Important Things to Know About Symptoms

Symptoms are the last thing your body tells you in the disease process. In order to have symptoms, you must first be unhealthy. Symptoms may come in many forms — aches, pains, swelling, tingling, burning, allergic reactions, indigestion, headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, and others too numerous to mention. Symptoms are only the tip of the

Who Said We Rock?

Who Said We Rock?

A study was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that is a long time in coming. The goal 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 the improvements

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

Get Your D On

Get Your D On

Just when we thought we’d heard the latest news on the nutritional relevance of vitamin D, an interesting study was revealed by the University of Exeter. This robust international investigation associated vitamin D deficiency with a substantial increase in the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. The team found that study participants

How to Defeat Your Tired Brain

How to Defeat Your Tired Brain

Too many decisions. Too much pressure at work. Too many personal demands. Too much going on without time to rest and restore. A tired brain (sometimes called mental fatigue) is a brain that is unhealthy and has trouble responding well to life’s needs. Tired brain occurs when the brain cannot tolerate all that it’s asked

Cod Liver Oil – Yuk!

Cod Liver Oil – Yuk!

We were having a discussion about the benefits of cod liver oil here at the office the other day when one of my staffers related a story from her childhood. Seems her mother had heard that cod liver oil was good for the immune system, and during a particularly bad flu season, she gave each

Is Dr. T Different?

There are a number of things that make Dr. T different from other Chiropractors. And it’s a good thing because these unique qualities directly benefit her patients. Since childhood, Dr. T has been interested in health and healing. She decided to follow in her mother’s footsteps and chose a career in nursing. At 17, she

Aging Healthfully

Aging Healthfully

Many people believe that moving into your senior years means illness and disability. Not so!  Especially today, aging healthfully can be accomplished by making positive lifestyle changes. Small and simple changes can often produce dramatic results. As we age, our organs just don’t function as well as they once did. Muscles slowly shrink, and our

Do You Make These Health Mistakes?

Do You Make These Health Mistakes?

Do you make these health mistakes? Are you one of those people who tries the latest vitamin or program that just came out? Do you suffer from pain and know in your heart that taking medication isn’t the best thing for you? Do you have trouble getting out of bed in the morning due to