60 Second Chiropractic

60 Second Chiropractic

Chiropractic care does wonders for the spine, neck, and upper and lower back. But did you know that chiropractic is a great source of healing for many other ailments? • Jaw – Excessive stress, teeth grinding, and spinal problems can cause TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders. Skilled chiropractic care can directly rebalance the muscles of the

60 Second Fall Allergies

60 Second Fall Allergies

Summer had ended, and we’re finally enjoying some cooler fall weather. You’re sneezing and sniffling all day and into the night. What’s going on? Allergies occur when the body’s immune system mounts a vigorous response to a foreign substance — in this case, tiny grains of pollen. Specialized immune cells start churning out antibodies to

60 Second Whiplash

Whiplash! Just saying the word brings scary visions of screeching tires, broken glass, crunching cars, and pain. Lots of pain. What is whiplash, and when does it occur? Whiplash is a sudden, forceful forward and backward bending of the neck, resulting in damage to the soft tissue of the neck and head – the muscles,

Important Things to Know About Symptoms

Symptoms are the last thing your body tells you in the disease process. In order to have symptoms, you must first be unhealthy. Symptoms may come in many forms — aches, pains, swelling, tingling, burning, allergic reactions, indigestion, headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, and others too numerous to mention. Symptoms are only the tip of the

Who Said We Rock?

Who Said We Rock?

A study was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that is a long time in coming. The goal was to “systematically review studies of the effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for acute (less than six weeks) low back pain.” Twenty-six clinical trials were used to measure the improvements

Emotional Health Secrets

Emotional Health Secrets

A recent article in Medical News Today shared the results of a study of almost 200,000 participants. It was found that individuals who have back pain are more than twice as likely to experience a range of emotional health conditions including anxiety, depression, psychosis, stress, and sleep deprivation. And yet another study published in the

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

Get Your D On

Get Your D On

Just when we thought we’d heard the latest news on the nutritional relevance of vitamin D, an interesting study was revealed by the University of Exeter. This robust international investigation associated vitamin D deficiency with a substantial increase in the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. The team found that study participants