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

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