Dr. Thorburns Tip – Household Chores, Protect Your Back

Greetings to you, Here are some useful advices for protecting your back health while doing housework.  This info comes from the American Chiropractic Association website. Household chores can be a pain in the back!  Unless you’re careful, routine activities around the home – washing dishes, vacuuming, even talking on the phone – can strain your back, including

Dr. T’s Health Tip – Shoes, Wallets, Purses – Burbank Chiropractor

Greetings to you, Here are some tips about shoes, wallets, purses and briefcases: For women: If you wear high-heeled shoes for an extended length of time, this can increase the normal forward curve of the back and cause the pelvis to tip forward. This alters the normal position of the pelvis and spine that is

Dr. Thorburns Health Tip – Children and Chiropractic

Greetings to you, Chiropractic care is becoming more and more popular for kids these days. According to a study in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, children make an estimated 30 million annual visits to Doctors of Chiropractic. Results from a recent survey found that DCs are the alternative practitioners most often consulted by

Dr. Thorburns Tip – Spices Reduce Effects of High Fat Meal

Antioxidant Spices, Like Tumeric and Cinnamon Reduce Negative Effects of High Fat Meal Greetings to you, Here’s an interesting tidbit…. ScienceDaily – Eating a diet rich in spices, like turmeric and cinnamon, reduces the body’s negative responses to eating high-fat meals, according to Penn State researchers. “Normally, when you eat a high-fat meal, you end

Dr Thorburns Health Tip – Prunes Help Prevent Osteoporosis – Chiropractor Burbank

Greetings to you from Dr. Thorburn, Here is an interesting health study on prunes: No Bones About It: Eating Dried Plums Helps Prevent Fractures and Osteoporosis, Study Suggests ScienceDaily – When it comes to improving bone health in postmenopausal women — and people of all ages, actually — a Florida State University researcher has found

Dr. Thorburn’s Health Tip – Finding Headache Triggers – Chiropractor Burbank Ca

Greetings to you, Headaches come in many shapes and sizes. There are migraines, tension headaches, toxic headaches, blood sugar headaches, TMJ headaches (related to the jaw), adrenal fatigue headaches and a few more. There are things that can “trigger” or set-off a headache. When you get a headache, look back to the previous 24 hours

Dr. Ts Health Tip – Olive Oil Reduces Stroke – Chiropractor Burbank Ca

Greetings to you, Here’s an interesting study from a recent research journal: Journal of Neurology Study Shows Olive Oil Use Reduces Stroke Researchers from three French cities followed more than 7,000 people age 65 and older. They looked at how much olive oil they consumed and whether or not they had strokes.  148 stroke incidents

Dr. Thorburns Tip – Eat Fish for Heart Health – Chiropractor Burbank Ca

Greetings to you, A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine offers good evidence that eating several servings of fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids each week may reduce the risk of heart disease and early death. The study was conducted by researchers from Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in Boston, and it compared

Dr. Thorburns Health Tip – Acid vs Alkaline – Chiropractor Burbank Ca

Greetings to you, There is a lot of talk about body pH, meaning “the potential of hydrogen”.  The pH level is a measure of acidity or alkalinity, which takes numerical values from 0 (maximum acidity) through 7 (neutral) to 14 (maximum alkalinity).  Our ideal blood pH is slightly alkaline, with a normal range of 7.35

Dr Thorburns Health Tip – Calcium vs. Drugs for Bones – Burbank Chiropractor

Greetings to you, A study done at the University of Illinois has found that adults who increase their intake of calcium and vitamin D usually increase bone mineral density and reduce the risk of hip fracture markedly.  Co-author of the study, Professor Karen Chapman-Novakofski said that prescription bone-building medicines should be a last resort.  Besides

Dr. Thorburn’s Health Tip – Holiday Parties – Chiropractor Burbank Ca

Dr. T’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