Pumpkin – a Nutritional Powerhouse

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: The bright orange color of pumpkin is a giveaway that it’s loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids converted to vitamin A in the body. In the conversion to vitamin A, beta carotene performs many important functions in overall health. Pumpkin is also an anti-inflammatory

How Do You Know if You Need Chiropractic Care?

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Many people have their first experience with chiropractic care as the result of an accident. They come in seeking immediate pain relief as they have neck pain or back pain from being rear-ended in an auto accident; they have a sports-related injury, or they injured their back doing an everyday activity.

What Makes Me Different from Other Chiropractors

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Since we’re in the midst of Chiropractic Health Month, I thought I would take a moment to share about my journey and what led me to becoming a Chiropractor. For my entire life I have wanted to help people become healthier. I decided at the age of two to be a

What Else Can Chiropractic Do?

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: In celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month, last week I explained how Chiropractic restores proper motion of the spinal bones which reduces nerve irritation, and how Chiropractors work on the other joints to restore normal movement. This week I thought I’d share about how Chiropractic can help with problems in specific

Chiropractic Can Do What?

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: October is National Chiropractic Health Month —  horaaaayyyyyy!!! So it’s time to reveal the truth about Chiropractic. It’s a scientific fact that your brain, spinal cord and nerves control every single thing about your body-breathing, blood flow, digestion, energy level, all organ functions. So, if the nervous system is healthy, you

Patient Success Story: Combination of Chiropractic and Nutrition Leads to Greatly Improved Health, Quality of Life

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: It’s always gratifying to see a patient make progress in their quest for health and wholeness. This particular patient has had great success with a combination of chiropractic and nutritional treatments. Read on to see how M.A. has improved over the past few months of seeking treatment at Thorburn Chiropractic and

Allergies and Inflammation Begin in the Gut

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: With 70% of the immune system located in your digestive tract, the majority of illnesses begin in the gut with an autoimmune reaction that may progresses into systemic inflammation. Systemic inflammation can be linked to countless illnesses and even food allergies, environmental allergies, airborne allergies and more. The healthier your digestive