Osteoporosis: To Drug or Not to Drug – That is the Question

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, May 6, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., I will be presenting a free and informative talk, Osteoporosis: To Drug or Not to Drug – That is the Question. Osteoporosis is a common bone condition that makes bones thinner and more fragile because of reduced bone density, and it puts

Celebrate Earth Day Starting with You!

Greetings from Dr. T: You can take steps towards making the world a healthier place by changing the part of the world you live in – starting with reducing chemicals in and around your body. Here’s some easy ways to get started: • What kind of deodorant do you use? If it contains aluminum, change

Why Your Baby Needs to be Seen by a Chiropractor

Greetings from Dr. T: You may read the above statement and ask, why would a baby need a chiropractor – they are too young to have back pain! If you think of chiropractic as only a pain-relief profession, you will think that a baby going to a chiropractor is quite silly. However, if you understand

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

What to Do About Shoulder Pain

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, February 25, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, OW! My Shoulder Hurts; What Should I Do Now? The talk will be given by associate chiropractor, Dr. Jessica Nardone. This interactive session will explain the anatomy of the

Magnesium: A Must-Have Mineral for Good Health

Greetings from Dr. T: Most Americans would greatly benefit from increasing their intake of magnesium. Magnesium is found in foods such as nuts, seeds, leafy greens, peas, beans and whole grains. Supplementation is also a good way to increase this vital nutrient while not increasing caloric intake. Few people are truly deficient in magnesium, but

So What IS All the Fuss About ‘Inflammation’?

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, February 11, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, What’s All the Fuss About ‘Inflammation’? The talk will be given by associate chiropractor, Dr. Jessica Nardone. This interactive session will address what inflammation is and how can it

Eat Your Produce for Better Bone Health

Greetings from Dr. T: According to a recent study at the University of Surrey in Surrey, England, potassium salts (bicarbonate and citrate), which are plentiful in fruit and vegetables, play an important role in improving bone health. The results also showed that these potassium salts contained in fruits and vegetable reduce bone resorption, the process