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Slumping doesn’t cause heart burn, right?

August 30th, 2018 (No Comments)

Here at the office we’ve spent a few weeks talking about digestion. Digestive problems are very common and all too often we only focus exclusively on food. We worry about what foods upset digestion and what foods and nutrients help. But many times we over look an obvious cause: Poor posture. Digestive issues that may [...]

Abnormal nerve function, affecting digestion?

August 30th, 2018 (No Comments)

Our nervous system is very complex. It’s a collection of nerves and specialized cells known as neurons that transmit signals between different parts of the body (read more). The questions is: Can abnormal nerve function affect digestion? Yes, abnormal nerve function anywhere in the spine can alter digestion. If abnormal messages are sent to the [...]

Chiropractor’s don’t really do that, right?

August 22nd, 2018 (No Comments)

While there are many strange rumors about Chiropractic care, some of them are actually true.  For example: Do Chiropractor’s all adjust (the gentle impulse that resets the nerve and the joint) the same. This is False.  Chiropractic has a variety of techniques used to adjust patients. This can depend on which college the Chiropractor graduated from [...]

A solution or opioids?

August 22nd, 2018 (No Comments)

Why were opioids recommended over solutions that were safe, effective, and non-addictive?  Most of us can say we know someone who has been affected by the opioid crisis, or at the very least we have all heard of it. Unfortunately opioids were recommended over solutions including; Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy and Massage Therapy. Do you know what [...]

Autistic child? Consider their spine

August 22nd, 2018 (No Comments)

Children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is rising significantly.  The diagnosis per the CDC is 1 in 68 children.  A massive increase since the year 2000, which was 6.7 per 1,000 kids.   While there is more research coming out with regard to the cause of ASD, we are focusing on behavioral challenges for [...]

senses trivia

July 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

What are the five senses? Sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. Which one of your five senses is the fastest in the body? Your overall fastest sense is your sense of touch because it doesn’t need to travel up to the brain. Your sense of touch is complicated. This is because it relates your sense of [...]

stress

July 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

We all handle stress a bit differently, right? How do you think our bodies differentiate between physical stress and mental stress? This is actually sort of a trick question because in fact, our bodies don’t differentiate between the two. It turns out that our brain treats a stressful interview or exam equal to imminent danger [...]

Pesky Pesticides

June 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

  T/F – Organic fruits and vegetables have higher nutritional value? F – While there is a difference with the pesticides between organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables, studies have shown that the nutritional value is actually the same. Why do you think it’s important for us to know about, and avoid pesticides? Pesticides are [...]

Pain can slow you down…but why?

June 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

We’ve all been slowed down by pain, right? But have you ever stopped and thought about why? What is the purpose of pain? Contrary to what you may believe, the purpose of pain isn’t to annoy you, although slowing down might be a good idea. The goal of pain is to keep you alive. Pain [...]

Posture

May 16th, 2018 (No Comments)

A while back when we talked about stress, we spoke about how many people who are stressed may have bad posture. We had a few patients ask us: What are some tips for improving posture? We talked so much about the results of bad posture and what can cause it, but we realized we didn’t [...]

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