At Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center, we offer a highly personalized approach to patient care. We work with you to develop a health care program that fits your individual needs and expectations. Here are five traits to look for when choosing a Chiropractor: 1. They listen to you and your needs. Not everyone wants the
Ah, computers. We can’t live with them, and we certainly can’t live without them. People are commonly spending upwards of eight hours a day in front of their computers, and as a result, they are often suffering from computer neck pain. When the neck is held in one position for too long, it starts reshaping.
Anyone who has suffered with sacroiliac pain knows that it is no laughing matter. Going up the stairs, getting out of the car, vacuuming, even walking can be so painful that a person can feel like never leaving their home because it hurts so much to move. Sacroiliac pain is felt on one side of
You have probably heard the expression ‘pinched nerve’ and you may have thought at some time that you had this problem. What exactly is a pinched nerve? What are the symptoms? How is it treated? A pinched nerve is a nerve that has pressure on it or pulling on it, causing irritation. The spine consists
Every day there seems to be conflicting news from the world of nutrition. One day, coffee is good for you, and the next day, coffee is bad. How can we make sense of all the data and come up with a plan that works for us? By sticking with the basics. Here are seven small
A clinical state of chronic, widespread muscle pain, the term “fibromyalgia” means pain in the fibrous tissue – muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Fibromyalgia has become more common today and affects up to 5% of the population. Many sufferers ache all over and experience fatigue, foggy thinking, irritability, and sleep problems. The muscles feel pulled, and
If ever there was a time to become aware of ways to build up your immune system, that time is now. And it may be easier than you think. Here are a few recommendations.1. Eat an antioxidant-rich diet. Choosing the right foods is one simple way to keep the body protected from the damaging effects
Inflammation is a term used when the cells of the body do not function correctly — their chemistry is “off”. It does not mean that you have a red or swollen area. You can have inflammation without having pain. When the inflammation gets bad enough, a body part will fail. Irritable bowel syndrome, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis,
A recent study has found that adding almonds to your diet can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy. The study was led by Professor Helen Griffiths, Professor in Biomedical Sciences and Executive Dean of the School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University in Birmingham, UK. Researchers tested the
As Americans, we tend to have an “all or nothing” mentality – as in “go big or go home!” But according to a study released by the American Heart Association, with exercise, that is not necessarily so. Middle-aged women who are physically active just a few times per week have lower risks of heart disease,
Scientists wanted to find out what in foods prevented scurvy. The answer, it seemed, was ascorbic acid because when it was given, people did not get scurvy. However, in nature, ascorbic acid does not exist alone. It is always found with many other compounds such as rutin, flavonoids, amino acids, ascorbate oxidase, and tyrosine, all
We have all been at home a lot over the past two months, and I hear there has been a lot of eating going on! Maybe too many sweets, carbs, the wrong kind of fats. Yes, the Standard American Diet (SAD). It’s time to think healthy! Here are some tips for getting back on track.