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St. John's Wort and Depression

Posted on 07-21-2017

Introduction St. John’s Wort, is one of the most well known herbs for treatment of depression. It was also a favorite herb among traditional healers medical to ‘drive out the devil&rsqu...

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Common Digestive Disorders

Posted on 07-21-2017

Introduction For some unknown reason, there are more people today complaining of digestive issues than ever before. The digestive tract starts at the mouth and ends at the anus and in between run t...

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Health benefits of Onions

Posted on 07-21-2017

Introduction Onions are part of the allium family of herbs and vegetables that also includes garlic, chives, leeks, and scallions. Allium vegetables have been cultivated for centuries. Initially on...

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Aluminum Toxicity

Posted on 07-14-2017

Introduction Although aluminum is the second most common metal used in manufacturing after iron, aluminum has numerous potential harmful effects on the health if accumulated within the body. Its in...

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How Chiropractic Fixes Hip Pain

Posted on 03-29-2017

Hip pain is too often a nagging nemesis that speaks to us with each step we take. At night the conversation deepens into roar, each time we roll on to the bad hip. Too many of us have hip pain and mos...

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Most Americans Can't Do Squat!

Posted on 03-09-2012

Please let me rephrase that, most Americans can't do A squat. WHY? As Americans, we are chronic sitters. Sitting creates weak gluteus muscles and weak abdominals. This unfortunately, is not a ...

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Do I have a Weak Back? Am I Twisted?

Posted on 03-02-2012

The answer in most cases is a resounding YES! Studies now documented the largest group of people likely to get low back pain (LBP), are those with current or previous LBP! There are several facto...

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Childhood Scoliosis

Posted on 09-30-2011

Scoliosis is the sideways curvature of the spine that can affect children when as they start adolescence. More commonly found in females, it affects about 2 percent of the population. Common symptoms ...

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Stop Bruxisum Forever

Posted on 09-30-2011

The bothersome nighttime grinding that wears down teeth, messes with your bite, and is annoying to our spouse. After reviewing many online articles, one thing is clear, that the cause of bruxism is un...

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Torn Hamstring, Torn Groin

Posted on 09-30-2011

A 29 year old female tears hamstrings and groin while doing splits on a slippery floor. Her legs slide out (weak adductors) and she stretches further than anticipated (ouch). Injury is now 2 months ol...

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Purple Tongue?

Posted on 09-30-2011

Occasionally I have patients that feel worse after an adjustment, and often times upon asking to see their tongue I notice that they have a purple tongue. In Chinese Medicine a purple tongue is an ind...

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Neck and Shoulder Assessment

Posted on 09-30-2011

It's been said that we carry the weight of the world upon our shoulders. It's true, I find that in the vast majority of people, the shoulders hold more tension than any other area. So the ques...

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Shoulder Pain?

Posted on 09-30-2011

Can't move or lift arm past 90 degrees? Is there a sore area in the very front of the shoulder about a half inch around? Back pain near or under the shoulder blade? How about pain on top of the should...

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Girl throws out knee, can't walk. Back on feet after adjustment.

Posted on 07-06-2011

Kaly wasn't quite sure what happened to her knee. One minute it was fine, the next minute it twisted and she couldn't walk. "50% of her knee problem is from me", says her concerned father. "See look I...

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Chiropractic Care for Bunions

Posted on 07-06-2011

Ladies, those fashionable women's shoes, high heel stilettos, and tight shoes cause an array of foot maladies. There is a high price for fashionable foot wear, unfortunately bunions and foot surgeries...

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Personal Injury Claims Mistakes

Posted on 07-06-2011

First thing, add Med Pay to your auto insurance policy. This covers your medical bills in the event you are hit by someone else. This puts you in the most favorable position, but if you let this one s...

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Runners Knee, Patellofemoral Pain and Tibial Torsion

Posted on 07-06-2011

Recently read an article on Runners Knee AKA Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). Common among runners and occurs when there is a kneecap (patella) tracking issue. The author of the article and his so...

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Chiropractic Sports Performance, Running Faster in one Session.

Posted on 07-06-2011

10 years ago I had the opportunity to study with David Leaf DC, Chiropractor for the New England Patriots.  He taught me importance of gait analysis, i.e. watching how a person walks or runs. Wat...

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Sitting Injuries, Low Back Pain and Core Strength

Posted on 07-06-2011

Can sitting too long cause an injury? YES!  Many of my patients sit countless hours at work and fit nicely into this category. As we sit most of us put too much curve into our backs, for too much...

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Sports Performance. Tibial Torsion, you're pulling my Leg?

Posted on 07-06-2011

Today a patient asked me 'to pull her toes again, just like I did last time, because it helped her to run better'.  It's a rare event that any woman will ask me to pull her toes, (and her foot ad...

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Disaster Preparedness

Posted on 07-06-2011

Disasters can happen anytime. Several ancient texts are quoted as saying that more disasters are on the way, yet how many of us are prepared for even the next large earthquake? I am a survivor of the ...

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Whiplash and the Complications

Posted on 07-06-2011

That violent shaking of the head in a MVA happens in a fraction of a second demolishes neck alignment, leading to vertebral degeneration in 7 years, without proper intervention.  Neck pain, heada...

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For a Cold or Flu use Vitamin D

Posted on 07-06-2011

Clinical studies now show that if you are deficient in vitamin D your immune system will be suffer. You will have a 40% greater incident of colds, flu, and other upper respiratory infections. The best...

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