Oh My Aching Neck!

Oh My Aching Neck!

Neck pain is one of the most common reasons patients come in for a first visit. Many times ‘a pain in the neck’ is caused by an accident (usually a car accident), poor sleep position or posture, or work-related repetitive motion. Our necks are one of our most precious possessions. The neck is important because

Brain Robbers

Brain Robbers

Last week we discussed some great super foods for feeding your brain. But what about all the brain-robbing toxins lurking out there? Brain toxicity is a major factor in the development of neurodegenerative diseases. Today, there is no shortage of neurotoxins in our air, food, water, and products. Here are four of the major substances

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

Put Out the Fire!

Put Out the Fire!

If you have aches and pains, then you have inflammation – the fire within (not the “good” fire within). What would it be like to virtually reboot your health – to give yourself a second chance at feeling and looking your best? What if you could go through a metabolic detoxification and find a new

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

What is BPA & Why Should I Avoid It?

What is BPA & Why Should I Avoid It?

BPA (bisphenol-A) is a chemical used in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins like plastic bottles and liners of most food cans. Plastic lids on hot drinks can release BPA as heat and possible cold, too, increases the leaching of BPA. Receipts from cash registers, gas pumps, and ATMs are coated with BPA

The Benefits of Green Tea

The Benefits of Green Tea

For thousands of years, Asian cultures have enjoyed the benefits of drinking green tea. Over the past few decades, the western world has discovered these benefits and green tea has gained popularity as a hot or cold beverage. Whether you serve it up in a steaming mug or iced with a shot of your favorite