Stay in Shape This Fall!

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Stay in Shape This Fall

Don’t let the cooler air and the thought of being bundled up all winter get you off track with your fitness goals this fall and winter! A better way to think about it? Get your fitness plan going this season to ensure that you are in routine and already feeling your best once spring reaches us again! Here are some simple tips to staying in shape this season. Continue reading…

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Body Hurting After Working In The Yard?

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Body Hurting After Working In The Yard

This is the time of year where we get the most calls of people having back pain from yard work. If you have been having a very relaxed summer, going on vacation, hanging out around the pool and then got outside this weekend and dig a bunch of holes, cut the grass, planted a bunch of flowers, tilled the garden and raked leaves, it is probably pretty obvious why your back hurts. Allowing yourself to become deconditioned and then doing repetitive activities you haven’t done for months hurts.

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Gluten Allergy: Is it Really Bad, Or Just a Fad?

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Gluten Allergy Is it Really Bad, Or Just a Fad?

What is gluten? It is a protein found in wheat and grains. It starts as two protein strands, glutenin and gliadin that, when mixed with water, link together like glue to form strands. It’s found in the seeds of wheat, and, because of its sticky quality, it’s used in foods to hold ingredients together, mostly in things like bread, pasta, crackers, cereal, salad dressings and lunch meats. Continue reading…

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Diabetes Facts You Can Use

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Diabetes Facts You Can Use

Whether or not you have Diabetes yourself, you likely know someone that has it. To help give insight into this condition, we’ve compiled some information about it, what causes it, tips on recognizing it, and actions to take if you find yourself or a loved one faced with it. Continue reading…

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Making Sense of ADHD

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Making Sense of ADHD

Options for Naturally Addressing the Symptoms of ADHD

The condition known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been assigned as a
diagnosis to children and adults alike. Up to 9% of teens and 4% of adults have shown signs and
common symptoms associated with a diagnosis of ADHD: difficulty concentrating, impulsiveness,
inability to sit still and excessive energy. Continue reading…

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Making Sense of Headaches – Causes and Cures

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Making Sense of Headaches – Causes and Cures

Headaches have affected 90% of the human population at some point in their life. 75% experience
episodes of headaches on a regular basis, 50% have had a severe headache and 12% have had a
migraine. These are amazingly high statistics.

Headaches can be categorized into four groups: tension headaches, migraine headaches, sinus
headaches and cluster headaches. Here is some information about each, with suggestions on how to
handle them when they show up, and a couple tricks to (hopefully!) avoid them altogether. Continue reading…

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Natural Painkillers – The Great Nine

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Natural Painkillers – The Great Nine

Pain, for many people, is inevitable at some point in life. Living an active lifestyle, for athletes or non-athletes, is an adventure that occasionally results in injuries or other pain. While drugs are an easy answer, we’d like to provide some drug-free alternatives that can help your body handle pain naturally. As a chiropractor, I believe the first thing you should do is be adjusted. Chiropractic adjustments have been proven to alleviate pain as they open the nerve pathways of your body, allowing natural healing to occur. We suggest these nine ways to handle pain, without drugs. Continue reading…

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How Can Chiropractic Help Me? Chiropractic Information You Can Use

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How Can Chiropractic Help Me

What is the best way to care for your body? Where do you turn to get information, and how do you know if that information is dependable and reputable?

When you are experiencing body pain or discomfort, it’s difficult to maintain the frame of mind needed to search for the answers that will offer a better understanding of your condition. If you ask friends, family or associates you will likely get as many different answers and opinions as the number of people questioned. Continue reading…

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10 Lifestyle Choices That Will Help Your Back (If You Change Them!)

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10 Lifestyle Choices That Will Help Your Back

This isn’t good for you and that isn’t good for you, stop this, do that. I know, I know.

I recently came across some interesting tidbits that make sense; simple and basic ways to make your life a lot happier and healthier.

Pick a couple to work on and see how you feel in a couple weeks. Hopefully, you’ll never look back. Continue reading…

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What Is That Click?

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Most adjustments or spinal manipulation are associated with a click or cracking sound, but did you ever wonder what that noise is? The click occurs when there is a separation between the sides of the joint. When the joint separates there is a sudden release of carbon dioxide from the joint. Continue reading…

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