Who Knew? There are Health Benefits to Being Generous!

At Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center, we’re celebrating Christmas by supporting the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program and the Farm Worker’s Education Christmas program. You can feel great and even reap health benefits by helping others this holiday season! The spirit of giving is the very essence of the season and there are always people

What Else Can Chiropractic Do?

Chiropractors move the bones of the spine away from the nerves, which reduces stress on the nerves. When the bones are realigned, the lining of the spinal cord and the fluids in the spinal canal and brain may become more normal which helps the nervous system work better. When your nervous system works well, your

Energy Drinks — Not So Harmless

Energy Drinks — Not So Harmless

The popularity of energy drinks is unfortunately on the rise among adolescents and young adults who find themselves in need of higher energy levels to handle the demands of school, work, social life, and more. In 2014, energy drink sales reached nearly $50 billion worldwide according to BeverageDaily.com. Energy drink users may notice increased cognitive performance,

What You Must Know About GMOs

What You Must Know About GMOs

Whether we like it or not, GMOs are a part of the American dietary landscape and they are something we all need to become more informed about. And, and it turns out, learn to avoid. According to the Grocery Manufacturers Association, 70-80% of the food we eat in the United States, both at home and

Will Your Brain Survive?

Will Your Brain Survive?

What if you could get a glimpse into the health status of your brain and other organs? What if you could do something to improve the health of your brain on a cellular level? Your body is composed of billions of cells. Every cell has a cell wall which protects the insides of the cell.

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

Burbank Chiropractor Believes Natural Pain Relief Is Better for Your Heart

A study published in the March issue of European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy indicates that the use of NSAIDs – non-steroidal anti-inflammatory over-the-counter drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve), and more – may increase the risk of cardiac arrest. This is yet another reason why this Burbank chiropractor recommends avoiding NSAIDs