How to Get the Most Out of Exercise (part 2)

In part one of this series I mentioned that each of us may have a unique goal and objective for exercising. We discussed how important it is to set the right expectations for success and how to create a working plan. What I’ve found over the years is that while our goals may be different…

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How To Get the Most Out of Exercise (Part 1)

Good Results Start with Good Questions What is the best way to exercise? Is exercise always good? How much is enough? I get these questions a lot from patients and friends. While they are pretty good questions that have pretty good answers available, before I can begin to share what I know I need to…

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What’s Up With Allergies?

For many people, the seasons of spring and fall are marked by terrible allergies.  Just like clockwork, when the seasons change, the noses start running, the eyes watering and the stuffy head congestion starts up.  What’s going on here?  Why are immune issues like allergies and asthma on the rise?  According to the CDC allergies,…

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Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy and Childhood

Some people are surprised when they hear about a pregnant woman receiving chiropractic care. What they don’t know is that it is very beneficial for both mom and the growing baby! Here are a few things to consider. Chiropractic for Pregnancy and Post-partum During pregnancy the mother’s spine and pelvis undergo significant postural changes caused…

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10 Things Most People Don’t Know About Chiropractic

When I first started chiropractic practice nearly 20 years ago, I noticed that there were a lot of people who didn’t really know much about chiropractic. Since then, the average person seems to know quite a bit more about what I do but I’m still surprised that chiropractic is still so misunderstood. It seems that…

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Stem Cell Therapy: Advances in Regenerative Medicine

Let’s face it. Pain is no fun! When our bodies hurt it can really take the wind out of our sails and make us miserable. Millions and millions of Americans are trying to find viable solutions to manage chronic joint pain from old injury or osteoarthritis.  It is estimated that over 111 million prescriptions for…

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Putting Out the Fire of Inflammation

Heart Disease. Cancer. Obesity. Diabetes. Arthritis. Autoimmune disease. Stroke. Together these diseases represent close to 80% of all deaths in Western Civilization.  So I ask, what do they all have in common? Inflammation!  Not the big obvious kind like when you sprain your ankle or jam your finger. We’re talking about the smoldering, low-level, chronic…

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The Highs and Lows of Life and Healing

I had a very interesting conversation with a patient the other day. This patient had been in a few days prior and on that first visit, they were feeling “on top of the world”. On the subsequent visit, their mood was low and I could tell they were struggling.  They wondered what had happened and…

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Spinal Decompression: Non-surgical Treatment for Disc Injury

We are excited to announce that our office now has the latest technology to treat acute and chronic lower back pain that is caused by disc injury and degeneration.   While it is true that chiropractic adjustments are typically the first line of therapy for musculoskeletal pain, adjustments alone are sometimes not enough for more difficult pain…

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Protecting Your Heart with Exercise

February is Heart Health Month and since heart disease is still the number 1 killer of Americans each year we’d all better have a comprehensive strategy for protecting our cardiovascular system. How Bad Is It? The statistics on the state of heart health in the US are sobering: In the US, over 2000 people die…

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