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HALLOWEEN FACEPAINTS- A DANGER TO YOUR HEALTH?

A patient and friend brought an article to my attention regarding face painting for Halloween. A study performed by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reported that 10 out of 10 children’s face paints tested positive for lead, which is a neurotoxin. 6 out of those 10 tested positive for either nickel, chromium or cobalt. All […]

Chiropractic adjustments boosts your immunity.

Did you know that chiropractic adjustments help your immune system? A spine with less physical stress will function better than a subluxated spine. Check out this article in Natural news that explains how it works in more detail http://www.naturalnews.com/031206_chiropractic_immunity.html So get your spine checked today!

Is it OK to exercise when you are sick?

If your symptoms are above your neck, it’s usually ok to exercise, albeit at a lower intensity than you’re used to. This includes symptoms such as: Runny nose Nasal congestion Sneezing Sore throat Headache If you have enough energy to tolerate it, increasing your body temperature by sweating from exercise will actually help to kill […]

Halloween facepaints-danger to your health?

A patient and friend brought an article to my attention regarding face painting for Halloween. A study performed by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reported that 10 out of 10 children’s face paints tested positive for lead, which is a neurotoxin. 6 out of those 10 tested positive for either nickel, chromium or cobalt. All […]

THE END FOR SIT-UPS?

The sit-up- oh we all have done many of these over the years. However, spinal loading studies have shown that they may do more harm than good. Don’t get me wrong, I’m sure your gym teacher in grade school was well intentioned when we were tested to see how many we could do in a […]

Posture, Health and Welness

Posture and normal physiology are interrelated. Posture affects and moderates every physiological function from breathing to hormonal production. Abnormal posture is evident in patients with chronic and stress related illnesses. Homeostasis and nervous system function are ultimately connected with posture. Despite the considerable evidence that posture affects physiology and function, the significant influence of posture […]

Neck pain- better outcomes proven with chiropractic treatment again!

Your neck is stiff, sore and locked up. Sleeping comfortably is a major feat and it takes an hour just to get moving in the morning. Should you call your doctor for a prescription, or maybe try a new pillow? In your case, a Chiropractor may hold the right key. In addition to supporting the […]

Menstrual Problems Helped with Chiropractic Care

On May 23, 2011, a case study appeared in the scientific periodical, The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, documenting the case of a 21-year-old woman who had not had a menstrual cycle in 5 years, and was helped by chiropractic care. In this case, a woman went to the chiropractor suffering from back […]

EXCESSIVE EXERCISE

Not long ago, researchers studied the heart health of a group of very fit older athletes — men who had been part of a national or Olympic team in distance running or rowing, and runners who had completed at least a hundred marathons. The results were unsettling — half of these lifelong athletes showed evidence […]

Chiropractic care for wellness

FROM A RECENT GOOD MEDICINE MAGAZINE “CHIRO care my help fight oxidative stress in healthy people Swedish researchers at the university of Lund found. Researchers compared people under regular CHIRO care for general wellness to patients with disease conditions such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease …they found that blood levels of thiol, an antioxidant promoting […]