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

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

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

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

Depression can be helped without medication

Kathy (not her real name) came to me with complaints of tiredness, headaches, restless sleep, anxiety and depression. In the course of conversation she said that she couldn’t go on this way-she no longer found joy in anything she did, work was a burden and she did not spend much time doing the things she

Dr. Thorburn’s Health Tip – Holiday Parties

Greetings to you, It’s the time of year for having fun at holiday parties. I have put together a few healthy eating and drinking tips here for you. Enjoy the season! 1. Engage in some good physical activity: take nice brisk walks with your loved ones and enjoy their company in the holiday season. Walks