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Can Chiropractic Adjustments Boost Immune Function?

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You might only be reading this because you’re skeptical, but we’re glad you’re curious enough to read it anyway.  There are a lot of alternative treatments that claim to benefit the immune system, but generally, the claims are made in vague enough terms to make it difficult to be able to prove or disprove them. […]

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Live With the Seasons

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One of the most important parts of getting back to nature is the ability to live in tune with the seasons.  Before heating and air conditioning, refrigeration or just plain electricity and all that has become possible because of it, our ancestors had no choice but to live as the seasons dictated.  Their food, exercise, […]

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Playground Perils and a Healthier Summer

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When we think of the joys of childhood, we often imagine a scene of children running, laughing and playing in a playground.  While the playgrounds of today are much safer than than those of the past, with sharp corners eliminated and cushioned surfaces underneath, there are still a large number of emergency room visits resulting […]

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Summer Fitness Tips

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Today is the summer solstice – the longest day of the year. What better time to start planning your summer goals and activities? It seems more people are concerned with fitness over the summer, when they can’t hide under layers of clothing. Often, that means working too hard at the wrong times, which can lead […]

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Lifestyle Shown to Reduce Cancer Risk

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Each year, vast amounts of money are spent on cancer research and treatments and millions of people suffer with this most dreaded disease.  There is still much we don’t know about it, but one thing we do know is that lifestyle plays an important role in the development of cancer. I’ve been telling my patients […]

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Don’t Sacrifice Your Back for Great Abs

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Sit-ups and crunches have been the gold standard in abdominal exercise for the longest time, but all that is changing.  Personal trainers and US military experts now believe that sit-ups, and possibly crunches, too, are dangerous to the spine.  They put tremendous pressure on the lower back and can cause discs to bulge. The US […]

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April Gardening Does Not Have to Bring May Back Pain

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This is the time of year that eager gardeners and reluctant homeowners alike break out the gloves, tools and painkillers.  With the start of spring comes the often back breaking work of removing dead leaves and debris, pruning plants, fertilizing and preparing the garden beds.  Often, it also brings backache, leg pain and a host […]

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Benefits of Chiropractic for Children

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The majority of parents are diligent in taking their children to the pediatrician, dentist and optometrist for regular checkups, but fall short when it comes to the health of their children’s spine.  While Chiropractors focus on the spine, the fact is that the nerves passing through the spine provide nerve impulses to almost every part […]

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Inflammation can be a Real Pain

As a society, we have a tendency to view each of our health concerns as a completely separate entity, but a smarter, more holistic approach would be to look for common causes and try to address them.  Instead of thinking that you have a bum knee, lower back pain, a stiff neck and cardiovascular issues, […]

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