Emotional Health Secrets

Emotional Health Secrets

A recent article in Medical News Today shared the results of a study of almost 200,000 participants. It was found that individuals who have back pain are more than twice as likely to experience a range of emotional health conditions including anxiety, depression, psychosis, stress, and sleep deprivation. And yet another study published in the

How to Save a Life

In light of the staggering U.S. opioid epidemic, I am joining with Chiropractors around the country during the October celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month to raise the awareness of drug-free pain relief alternatives through Chiropractic. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that as many as one in four patients

The AMA Said What?

The AMA Said What?

Recently noted in the Journal of the American Medical Association is a study that is a long time coming. The goal of the study was to “systematically review studies of the effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for acute (less than six weeks) low back pain”. Twenty-six clinical trials were used to measure

Treating Lower Back Pain with Chiropractic

Treating Lower Back Pain with Chiropractic

Lower back pain is one of the most common problems plaguing adults today. When patients visit a physiotherapist, back pain is one of the most common injuries that are reported. Causes include muscle strain, accidental twisting of the spine, improper lifting of a heavy object, or sitting too long in chairs with inadequate support. As

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Chiropractic 101: How Does It Work?

October is National Chiropractic Health Month, the annual celebration of the benefits of chiropractic care and its natural, whole person, patient-centered and drug-free approach to health and wellness.  I thought I would start off the month by offering a simple review of how and why it works. About 30 million Americans visit chiropractors each year.

Patient Success Story: Combination of Chiropractic and Nutrition Leads to Greatly Improved Health, Quality of Life

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: It’s always gratifying to see a patient make progress in their quest for health and wholeness. This particular patient has had great success with a combination of chiropractic and nutritional treatments. Read on to see how M.A. has improved over the past few months of seeking treatment at Thorburn Chiropractic and

Why Sitting is the New Smoking

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, April 15, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, Why Sitting is the New Smoking. Do you have a sedentary job? Do you tend to sit in the same position for hours at a time? Then this talk

Our 30th Anniversary Celebration!

Greetings from Dr. T: Many thanks to everyone who attended our 30th anniversary party last week. A great time was had by all! We were pleased to have the Mayor of Burbank, Dr. David Gordon, come by for a visit. Mayor Gordon presented me with a Proclamation from the City of Burbank in honor of

Come Celebrate Our 30th Anniversary — Wednesday, March 25 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Greetings from Dr. T: It’s hard to believe that it’s been 30 years since I opened my office on Burbank Boulevard! Over these past 30 years, I have seen thousands of people in pain and suffering. Until some friend told them, 80% of these people didn’t know chiropractic care could take them out of pain

Return of What You REALLY Need to Know About Your Lower Back

Greetings from Dr. T: Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., we will once again present our best-attended talk ever, What You REALLY Need to Know About Your Lower Back. This talk was previously presented to a full house in January, so you

Moderate Exercise IS Beneficial!

Greetings from Dr. T: As Americans, we tend to have an “all or nothing” mentality – as in “go big or go home!” But according to a new study released by the American Heart Association, with exercise, that isn’t necessarily so. Middle-aged women who are physically active just a few times per week have lower