Why Your Baby Needs to be Seen by a Chiropractor

Greetings from Dr. T: You may read the above statement and ask, why would a baby need a chiropractor – they are too young to have back pain! If you think of chiropractic as only a pain-relief profession, you will think that a baby going to a chiropractor is quite silly. However, if you understand

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

Return of What You REALLY Need to Know About Your Lower Back

Greetings from Dr. T: Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., we will once again present our best-attended talk ever, What You REALLY Need to Know About Your Lower Back. This talk was previously presented to a full house in January, so you

Moderate Exercise IS Beneficial!

Greetings from Dr. T: As Americans, we tend to have an “all or nothing” mentality – as in “go big or go home!” But according to a new study released by the American Heart Association, with exercise, that isn’t necessarily so. Middle-aged women who are physically active just a few times per week have lower

What to Do About Shoulder Pain

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, February 25, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, OW! My Shoulder Hurts; What Should I Do Now? The talk will be given by associate chiropractor, Dr. Jessica Nardone. This interactive session will explain the anatomy of the

So What IS All the Fuss About ‘Inflammation’?

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, February 11, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, What’s All the Fuss About ‘Inflammation’? The talk will be given by associate chiropractor, Dr. Jessica Nardone. This interactive session will address what inflammation is and how can it

Chiropractic Treatment Can Activate Core Muscles

Greetings from Dr. T: According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the core is “a central and often foundational part.” When referring to the body’s core, we mean the muscle group that includes all of the muscles that are located in your torso that keep the body stable and balanced – some of the most important muscles

Health Tip – Almonds Can Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Greetings from Dr. T, A recent study has found that adding almonds to your diet can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy.  Research found that almonds significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. 1 These findings add weight to the

Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels, Dementia Confirmed

Greetings from Dr. T, Just when we thought we’d heard the latest news on the nutritional relevance of vitamin D, an interesting study was just published by University of Exeter in the U.K.  This robust international study associated vitamin D deficiency with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. An

Dr. Thorburn’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 their company in the holiday season. Walks