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Forgive for the Health of It

Forgive for the Health of It Recent studies prove what Mom always said:  Holding a grudge hurts you more than anyone else. Nursing grudges affects body and mind, while forgiveness speeds healing.  Replacing resentment with compassion decreases odds for chronic pain and life-threatening maladies, such as heart disease.  Forgiveness also[…]

Sweet Health: The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Sweet Health:  The Benefits of Dark Chocolate This holiday season, chocoholics are getting an extra special gift — evidence that chocolate is good for you! What makes chocolate healthy?  Chocolate contains substances called flavonoids — natural antioxidants that help prevent disease.  Antioxidants inhibit a destructive reaction within the body, called[…]

What You Should Know About Automobile Air Bags

What You Should Know About Automobile Air Bags Global statistics support the overall benefit of air bags — when used properly.  At the same time, however, the chiropractic community wants patients to be aware of certain dangers associated with air bags — specifically injuries that affect the musculoskeletal system. While[…]

Yogurt: Miracle Food or Commercial Hype?

Yogurt:  Miracle Food or Commercial Hype? Nutrition is a cornerstone of the chiropractic lifestyle.  That’s why we educate patients about wellness-focused eating — and help them distinguish nutrition facts from nutrition trends. Lately, yogurt advertisements have been extolling a variety of virtues for this staple dairy food, and patients have[…]

Eat Right to Fight Inflammation

Eat Right to Fight Inflammation Inflammation is your immune system’s response to injury or infection.  The inflammation process cleans out damaged tissue and sets the stage for healing to begin.  But if something interferes with the complex chemical balances of the immune system, the body fails to produce anti-inflammatory responses. […]

This Halloween Take Care Of Your Skeleton

This Halloween Take Care Of Your Skeleton Happy Halloween!  This year, while ghosts and goblins lurk outside, look within — to your own skeleton.  Bone health is an essential, yet often ignored, component of a winning wellness plan.  Taking care of your bones can scare off a host of frightening[…]

Chiropractic for Middle Back Pain Part II: Less Common Causes

Chiropractic for Middle Back Pain Part II:  Less Common Causes Middle back pain is a common reason why patients seek chiropractic care.  Fortunately, chiropractic is highly effective in correcting most causes of middle back pain. Most cases of pain in the middle back are associated with a widespread condition called[…]

Chiropractic for Middle Back Pain Part I: Common Causes

Chiropractic for Middle Back Pain Part I:  Common Causes If you have ever experienced pain in your middle back (thoracic area), you have plenty of company.  One study estimates that 30 percent of working adults experience at least one episode of middle back pain each year (J Occup Health 2009;51:177-92).[…]

Prevent Knee Injuries With Chiropractic

Prevent Knee Injuries With Chiropractic Many researchers believe that the knee is the most complex joint in the human body.  It is also the most imperfect and easily injured.  We teach patients how to keep knee joints in top form and ward off knee injuries with all-natural approaches. Knee injuries[…]

Prevent Knee Injuries With Chiropractic

Prevent Knee Injuries With Chiropractic Many researchers believe that the knee is the most complex joint in the human body.  It is also the most imperfect and easily injured.  Here are some tips to keep knee joints in top form and ward off knee injuries with all-natural approaches. Knee injuries[…]