Study Shows Drinking More Water Has Numerous Health Benefits

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: A new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 US adults and found the majority of people who increased their consumption of water by a mere one percent also reduced their total daily calorie intake as well as their consumption of saturated

Preventing Heart Disease Through Your Gut

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: We’ve all heard the expression, “I feel it in my gut.” Cleveland Clinic researchers have demonstrated — for the first time — that targeting microbes in the gut may prevent heart disease brought on by a diet rich in red meat, eggs and high-fat dairy products. This novel approach centers around

Meet Acupuncturist Daphne Lim L.Ac.

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: I’d like to start off the New Year by introducing you to the newest member of our wellness team, acupuncturist Daphne Lim L.Ac. Daphne is a nationally board certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist. She uses acupuncture as a tool to help areas that need healing. She utilizes traditional forms of acupuncture, trigger

Who Knew? There are Health Benefits to Being Generous!

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Forget about Black Friday and Cyber Monday…I choose to celebrate Giving Tuesday! Studies have shown that being a generous person can lead to better health. It may lower blood pressure. Helping out friends and family could be one way to boost your cardiovascular health this holiday season. One study found that

You Asked for It and Now It’s Here!

Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center Adds Acupuncture Services With First Visit Discount! Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Beginning, Monday, November 30, acupuncturist Daphne Lim L.Ac. will be treating patients at Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center. Acupuncture involves gently inserting very fine needles in various places on the body to alleviate pain and to treat various conditions.

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

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

How to Support Your Pancreas

Greetings from Dr. T: Most people don’t know very much about this very important organ, the pancreas. A healthy pancreas is essential to good digestion. The pancreas is a glandular organ in the digestive systems located in the abdominal cavity behind the stomach. It produces several important hormones, including insulin. For now, let’s address the

Six Steps for Better Digestion

Greetings from Dr. T: Did you know that over 70 percent of your immune system is in your digestive track? This makes healthy digestion a key element in your overall wellness. Here are six steps you can take for better digestive health: 1. Chew your food. Chewing your food well allows your saliva to start

Can Chiropractic Really Fix My Irritable Bowel Problems?

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, July 15, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., I will be presenting a free in-office seminar, Can Chiropractic Really Fix My Irritable Bowel Problems? Do you bloat after eating? Do you have constipation and/or diarrhea? Do you have a lot of gas? Are you uncomfortable in your bowels? If so,