What You REALLY Need to Know About Your Lower Back

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, January 28, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, What You REALLY Need to Know About Your Lower Back. The talk will be given by our associate chiropractor, Dr. Jessica Nardone. This interactive session will address all you

An Avocado a Day May Help Keep Heart Disease Away

Greetings from Dr. T: For years, this delicious green fruit (yes, they are a fruit, not a vegetable) has been avoided by many due to its high fat content. According to a study published this month in the Journal of the American Heart Association, eating one avocado a day as part of a heart healthy,

How to REALLY Have a Healthy & Happy New Year!

Greetings from Dr. T: Mark your calendar — on Wednesday, January 14, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, Better Health in the New Year. What’s keeping you down — is it bad food and bad habits? Lack of sleep and exercise? Too many

Detox for a Healthy, Happy New Year

Greetings from Dr. T: Get your New Year off to a great start with one of our exciting new detox programs that will help you resolve health-robbing conditions! Detoxing isn’t the same as fasting.  During a detox, you replace unhealthy food and drink with nutritious ones that have a cleansing and healing effect on certain

Chiropractic Treatment Can Activate Core Muscles

Greetings from Dr. T: According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the core is “a central and often foundational part.” When referring to the body’s core, we mean the muscle group that includes all of the muscles that are located in your torso that keep the body stable and balanced – some of the most important muscles

Who Says Santa Isn’t Alive & Well in Burbank?

Greetings from Dr. T: 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 by helping others this holiday season! The spirit of giving is the very essence of the season and there are always people in

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Greetings from Dr. T: According to a recent survey by NBC’s Today Show, 46% of adults over 18 say they don’t get enough sleep. Experts offer advice like avoiding electronic devices hours before bedtime, watching caffeine intake, practicing relaxation techniques and going to bed and rising at the same times daily. What else can you

Dr. T’s Health Tip: Avoiding Colds and Flu

Greetings from Dr. T: The cold and flu season is upon us, so here are some tips for staying healthy as we head into the holidays: 1. Wash your hands more often and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Germs and viruses gain access to our bodies through our eyes, nasal passages, mouth and

Health Tip – Almonds Can Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Greetings from Dr. T, A recent study has found that adding almonds to your diet can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy.  Research found that almonds significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. 1 These findings add weight to the

Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels, Dementia Confirmed

Greetings from Dr. T, Just when we thought we’d heard the latest news on the nutritional relevance of vitamin D, an interesting study was just published by University of Exeter in the U.K.  This robust international study associated vitamin D deficiency with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. An

Dr. T’s Health Tip – How Much Water Should We Drink?

Greetings from Dr. T, During the sizzling summer months, everywhere we look we see Californians toting water bottles – in the car, at the beach, in the store, at the gym – we’re all taking water.  Yet so many people suffer from health issues that begin with dehydration. Not drinking enough water can cause the