Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: It seems like 2015 has just begun, and already we are ushering in a New Year! Make 2016 great by starting out with a healthy New Year’s Eve celebration. Here’s a recipe for a crunchy, delicious and nutritious treat certain to be a hit on your appetizer table! Mississippi Spiced Pecans
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Are you or is someone you love gluten intolerant? Here’s a festive pasta salad recipe from Rachael Ray and the Food Network that I adapted to gluten free and made for our holiday office party. Everyone loved it! Gluten Free Holiday Pasta Salad Ingredients Sea Salt One package of brown
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: As the classic Christmas song goes, “It’s the hap-happiest season of all!” But for many, the holidays can be a difficult, stressful time. Here are some healthy tips for avoiding holiday stress and making it your happiest season of all! • Keep nutrition in balance. Be sure to eat ample portions
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: We’re in the middle of cold and flu season, so here are some tips for staying healthy as we sail through the holidays: • Wash your hands more often and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Germs and viruses gain access to our bodies through our eyes, nasal passages, mouth
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Forget about Black Friday and Cyber Monday…I choose to celebrate Giving Tuesday! Studies have shown that being a generous person can lead to better health. It may lower blood pressure. Helping out friends and family could be one way to boost your cardiovascular health this holiday season. One study found that
Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center Adds Acupuncture Services With First Visit Discount! Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Beginning, Monday, November 30, acupuncturist Daphne Lim L.Ac. will be treating patients at Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center. Acupuncture involves gently inserting very fine needles in various places on the body to alleviate pain and to treat various conditions.
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: On Saturday, December 12, from 9:00 am – 12 noon, it’s Kid’s Day at Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center! We will be offering FREE Chiropractic exams for children from infant up to the age of 12. We request that parents accompanying their children to Kid’s Day bring a new, unwrapped toy
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: The bright orange color of pumpkin is a giveaway that it’s loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids converted to vitamin A in the body. In the conversion to vitamin A, beta carotene performs many important functions in overall health. Pumpkin is also an anti-inflammatory
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Digestion is the process of converting the food we eat into substances we can use on a cellular level. Did you know that over 70 percent of your immune system is in your digestive track? This makes healthy digestion a key element in your overall wellness. While the tendency is to
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Many people have their first experience with chiropractic care as the result of an accident. They come in seeking immediate pain relief as they have neck pain or back pain from being rear-ended in an auto accident; they have a sports-related injury, or they injured their back doing an everyday activity.
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Since we’re in the midst of Chiropractic Health Month, I thought I would take a moment to share about my journey and what led me to becoming a Chiropractor. For my entire life I have wanted to help people become healthier. I decided at the age of two to be a
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: In celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month, last week I explained how Chiropractic restores proper motion of the spinal bones which reduces nerve irritation, and how Chiropractors work on the other joints to restore normal movement. This week I thought I’d share about how Chiropractic can help with problems in specific