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End Childhood Ear Infections

Here is a familiar scenario for parents of young children:  Your child is feverish, irritable and pulling at her ear.  She may complain that her ear hurts.  Off you go to the pediatrician, who peers into your child’s ear, declares it infected, and hands you a prescription for a 10-day[…]

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

If you spend a lot of time running or bicycling, you may be all too familiar with Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS).  This injury is the second most common cause of knee pain for runners and is often seen in cyclists as well. The iliotibial band is a band of tissue[…]

Planning a Natural Childbirth

Childbirth in industrialized countries today tends to be a carefully managed medical procedure.  But more and more women are having their babies in a different way.  Natural childbirth minimalizes or eliminates medical interventions, letting the mother do what countless generations of mothers have done before her — trust her body[…]

Chiropractic for a Comfortable Pregnancy

Low-back pain is one of the most common complaints your doctor at Chiropractic for Life hears from pregnant patients.  Over half of pregnant women experience back pain at some point — not a surprising statistic since the physical changes a woman undergoes during pregnancy place an enormous burden on her[…]

Optimal Wellness: A Laughing Matter

Your doctor at Chiropractic for Life focuses on teaching patients all-natural approaches to disease prevention and wellness.  One such approach is incorporating a daily dose of laughter into your life.  Not only is a good case of the giggles a lot of fun, scientific research shows that laughing has powerful[…]

The Superfood Powers of Coconut Oil

Again and again, modern science confirms the nutritional value of traditional whole foods, even those it once deemed unhealthy.  Coconut oil is a prime example of a newly popular — yet very old-fashioned — functional food.  Used for centuries in its native Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim, coconut oil[…]

Chiropractic Care for “Growing Pains”

Your doctor at Chiropractic for Life is often asked if the term “growing pains” is fact or fiction. Researchers agree that the periodic aches and pains children feel in their legs are real.  The term “growing pains,” however, is actually a diagnosis of exclusion; in other words, it’s often used[…]

Why Not to Sleep With the TV On

Your doctor at Chiropractic for Life believes a good night’s sleep is an integral part of the chiropractic lifestyle:  a philosophy that focuses on preventing disease before it occurs. Studies show that one of the greatest contributors to sleeplessness – in addition to stress, work demands and family pressure —[…]

Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

This year, thousands of women will receive the frightening diagnosis of breast cancer.  Survival rates for the disease are improving, but treatments tax patients’ bodies, and the deadliest cancer for women still claims many lives annually. The good news is that you can reduce your risk of developing breast cancer. […]

Highlights of Recent Chiropractic Research: Beyond Musculoskeletal Pain

Many recently published studies focused on the role of vertebral subluxations in wellness.  Vertebral subluxations are areas in the spine where motion is restricted or bones (vertebrae) are out of alignment.  Your doctor at Chiropractic for Life corrects vertebral subluxations using gentle maneuvers called chiropractic adjustments.  In addition, chiropractors teach[…]