Getting your health back after a spine injury can be problematic if you do not approach it holistically. What is meant by holism? In general it is caring for the person as a whole vs. individual parts, and using techniques that assist different bodily systems. It can be treating the mind as well as the […]
We cannot thank our family, friends, patients, and allied health care providers enough for referring patients to our practice. There is no other form of advertising that attracts the quality of patients as those our patients refer to us. So, here’s some information that may help you tell others about us: Chiropractic has been around […]
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If there is no “popping” sound accompanying an adjustment, did the joint move? Try this: “Pop” one of your knuckles and notice how far the joint moves. Try again, and even though the joint moves just as far, there is no sound. So, whether a joint “pops” or not does not correlate with if it […]
Newton’s Cradle is a simple device that demonstrates the laws of momentum with a series of swinging spheres. The progression of many health problems can be described in a similar, sequential manner.
A small slip, fall or bump nudges your spine out of alignment and produces stress in your Nerve System called a Subluxation. It creates a state of Dis-Ease, a disruption in the body’s ability to maintain perfect health. Over time, Pathological changes in cells lead to physiologic Dysfunctions in organ systems which you eventually experience as Symptoms. If this negative momentum is allowed to continue, the last ball in line is Death…
Many patients are unaware of their health issues until ball #5 – well after the negative cascade begins. That’s why Chiropractors encourage preventative screenings for Subluxations. The goal is to get checked before the first ball swings.
It’s Summer time!
It’s about time! Summer has finally arrived, and is working its way to a full swing. This means increased outdoor activities. Some of these activities include: gardening, sports or home improvement projects. According to the National Gardening Association, American households, as many as two out of three, take part in some gardening activity every year. These activities vary based on where you are, but usually include: transplanting trees and shrubs, removing overgrown or dead branches from trees, raking leaves, planting spring flowers and bulbs, controlling those pesky weeds, and mowing your quick growing lawn. Whether you’re a master gardener or an aspiring amateur, please keep these back safety tips in mind.
- Bend at your knees and hips to lift objects.
- Alternate or use both arms whenever possible.
- Keep your elbows bent.
- Never rest your body weight on your elbows.
- If it’s at all possible, work below shoulder level. If you have…
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Many people seem surprised to find out that the chiropractic education process is so extensive. I usually reply, “…whether you’re planning to become a chiropractor, medical doctor, or dentist, it takes four years of college followed by and additional 4-5 years of additional education (med school, dental school, chiropractic college) simply because there is that […]