60 Second Pillow Talk

60 Second Pillow Talk

What pillow should I get? This is a very common question in my office. While there is no one perfect pillow for everyone, there are some definite guidelines. Correct posture for your neck is the underlying guide for pillow selection. You are supposed to have a curve in your neck. From a side view your

How to Save a Life

In light of the staggering U.S. opioid epidemic, I am joining with Chiropractors around the country during the October celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month to raise the awareness of drug-free pain relief alternatives through Chiropractic. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that as many as one in four patients

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

More Headaches?

More Headaches?

With our busy, high-energy lifestyles, many people tend to overextend themselves and find that stress, anxiety, and tension bring about frequent headaches.  What to do, what to do? Relax, there is a cure! The glands in the body that handle stress are called the adrenal glands. When these glands get overworked, they fatigue and you

Secrets for Headache Relief

Secrets for Headache Relief

Is getting rid of headache pain one of your New Year’s resolutions? Headaches are a common debilitating condition unfortunately shared by millions of people. Did you know that there are many types of headaches and that you can be plagued by multiple types? Headaches can be caused by the bodies’ reaction to many things including

Are Chiropractors Really Back Doctors?

Good question! Here it is National Chiropractic Health Month and you should know the truth about chiropractic. People come to us for pain relief and that is very wise because we are expert at relieving pain without drugs and surgery. But are you really using chiropractic to its fullest? Chiropractic is the art and science


Chiropractic 101: How Does It Work?

October is National Chiropractic Health Month, the annual celebration of the benefits of chiropractic care and its natural, whole person, patient-centered and drug-free approach to health and wellness.  I thought I would start off the month by offering a simple review of how and why it works. About 30 million Americans visit chiropractors each year.

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

Misalignment from Debilitating Spine Condition and Sciatica Pain Resolved by Burbank Chiropractor

Greetings from Dr. T: Sometimes a patient’s return to health is so pronounced that they just have to share their joy. Such is the case with Beth N., who gave us permission to disclose her story. It is extremely gratifying to see her radiating health and happiness. Here is her story in Beth’s own words:

Why Sitting is the New Smoking

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, April 15, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, Why Sitting is the New Smoking. Do you have a sedentary job? Do you tend to sit in the same position for hours at a time? Then this talk

Our 30th Anniversary Celebration!

Greetings from Dr. T: Many thanks to everyone who attended our 30th anniversary party last week. A great time was had by all! We were pleased to have the Mayor of Burbank, Dr. David Gordon, come by for a visit. Mayor Gordon presented me with a Proclamation from the City of Burbank in honor of