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

Healthy Holiday Gifts That Fit Everyone

We all have people on our gift-giving list who just seem to have everything, which makes them very difficult to shop for. I wanted to share with you a few of the healthy one-size, any age or gender gift options we have available at Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Burbank. A Gift of Pampering

What Else Can Chiropractic Do?

What Else Can Chiropractic Do?

Chiropractors move the bones of the spine away from the nerves, which reduces stress on the nerves. When the bones are realigned, the lining of the spinal cord and the fluids in the spinal canal and brain may become more normal which helps the nervous system work better. When your nervous system works well, your

The AMA Said What?

The AMA Said What?

Recently noted in the Journal of the American Medical Association is a study that is a long time coming. The goal of the study 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

Drinking Tea Can Be Good for Brain Health

Drinking Tea Can Be Good for Brain Health

A cup of tea a day may be just what the doctor ordered for lifelong brain health. And this may be especially so for those who are genetically predisposed to debilitating Alzheimer’s disease. This is according to a recent study led by Assistant Professor Feng Lei from the Department of Psychological Medicine at the National

Top Foods for Healthy Kidneys

Top Foods for Healthy Kidneys

Do you have problems with your kidneys such as infections or kidney stones? The kidneys are two of the very important organs in the body. They prevent the buildup of wastes and extra fluid in the body and they keep levels of electrolytes stable, such as sodium, potassium, and phosphate. They make hormones that help

Treating Lower Back Pain with Chiropractic

Treating Lower Back Pain with Chiropractic

Lower back pain is one of the most common problems plaguing adults today. When patients visit a physiotherapist, back pain is one of the most common injuries that are reported. Causes include muscle strain, accidental twisting of the spine, improper lifting of a heavy object, or sitting too long in chairs with inadequate support. Some

What is the Benefit of Chiropractic for Kids?

What is the Benefit of Chiropractic for Kids?

Over the past few decades parents, clinicians, and researchers have noticed positive changes in the behavioral, physical, and emotional health of children under chiropractic care. Many different behavioral conditions have been observed to improve with chiropractic care including ADD/ADHD, anxiety, and also focus, concentration, and grades in school. Since the nerves collectively control and influence