• 7 Reasons to See a Chiropractor (2/8/2019)- If you overdid it in the gym Soft tissue injury is not something to ignore or let slide. The sliding surfaces of your muscles will become stuck together by scar tissue that your body lays down to stabilize the injury, many times compromising the nerves in entrapment. Active Release Technique (ART) is great at treating acute and chronic injuries by breaking up adhesion and restoring normal motion between and within tissue. Many times the joints of the body can become fixed or malposition when you over do it in the gym. Chiropractic Adjustments can release this problem and allow your
  • KISS & Chiropractic this Valentines Day (2/6/2018)- KEEP IT SIMPLE SIMPLE. People want to be healthy. People want to live to their fullest potential. People want to feel good, have more energy, sleep better, and accomplish everything on their to do list. What is the ONE THING that can give you all of this? The simple answer to KEEP IT SIMPLE SIMPLE this month is a healthy well functioning body. “Where do you get one of those?” you might ask.  Simply by taking the best care of the one that you have! The first key to a healthy and well functioning body is: MOVEMENT. That’s right! Give
  • A Healthy Lifestyle Involves the Nervous System and the Immune System: Find out why and how to get in on the movement! (6/16/2015)- The health of your lymphatic system plays a huge role in your body’s ability to fight and defend itself against diseases, the common cold or even seasonal allergies. When the lymphatic system has blockages your body will manifest an array of signs and symptoms depending on the location and severity of the blockage. Some people will be irritated more by pollen, dust, or cat dander. Some people may develop digestive discomfort or asymptomatic digestive dysfunction that can lead to more serious health problems as time goes on. A more serious lymphatic problem, lymphedema is affecting more people every year. Your
  • The breath of life and CSF: The Fluid that Feeds the Nervous System (1/28/2015)- We take over 20-thousand breaths in a given 24-hrs! That is a lot of oxygen, and we essentially cannot live without it! Oxygen in and Carbon dioxide out all day, every day!  We all keep it going, most of us without a second thought. We are trained in elementary school how to assist someone who has stopped breathing with CPR, giving them a fighting chance to breath on their own again. Did you know that your simple act of breathing everyday affects even more than the chemical reactions taking place in your lungs? Yes, you are supplying your blood with
  • Down the river from the stomach is the ICV: Illiocecal valve “The Great Mimicker of Many Conditions” (1/12/2015)- In the previous blog we covered a problem that can occur with the stomach. We mentioned that what is occurring in the stomach can have a great effect on the rest of the digestive tract. Most disease processes begin with problems in the gut. This is no surprise when we remember that 80% of the body’s immune defenses are are located there! There are significant reason why we want to make sure there is 100% function in our digestive system. The pH of each area is regulated by the nervous system. The stomach is designed to be very acidic and
  • Could your Chest Pain and Heart Burn be as simple as your stomach out of place? Sliding Hiatal Hernia (1/6/2015)- “Heart burn” and pain referred into the chest wall are often treated with antacids over the counter or even by more serious proton pump inhibitors from a physician. Could these treatments be eliminating symptoms short term without correcting the underlying problem? What is causing your chest to burn in pain shortly after you have just had the best meal of your life? Why does the food you love suddenly disagree with you? Many times, I have found, along with other doctors who use Applied Kinesiology that these terrible symptoms have nothing to do with the type of food at all,
  • The Adrenal Glands: Is your Body’s Check Engine Light Red? (12/15/2014)- The adrenal glands are important glands in the body. They sit on top of the kidneys like snow caps on mountains. These glands are very important in the production of several types of hormones in the body involving the inflammatory response, blood sugar, water balance, blood pressure, and sex hormones; totaling over 50 individual hormones. When the body is under high stress, damage to this gland is one of the first signs to show up and last to go away during healing. The adrenals are our stress assessor! If you have a stress problem you will have an adrenal problem.
  • What To Do About The Flu and Other Viruses (10/30/2014)- Immunity is what we count on to ward off foreign organisms from taking hold and wreaking havoc in our body. Life-long immunity develops over time; as we are exposed naturally our body develops warrior like defenses to keep us from getting sick. Flu shots by-pass this natural process, putting foreign viruses beyond our bodies natural intelligence mechanisms. This creates a systemic immune response that does not last. An example of long-lasting immunity can be found in the natural history of chicken pocks. The best way to never get chicken pocks as an adult is to get it as a child.
  • The Benefits of Getting Your Body Adjusted (1/8/2014)- The Benefits of Getting Your Body Adjusted.    
  • Why Everyone Should Get Adjusted (7/23/2013)- A healthy nervous system enables the body to function optimally. This includes the body’s ability to heal itself. An important aspect of the body that the nervous system affects is the immune system. When the immune system and nervous system are working correctly, your body has a greater ability to resist everyday stresses that have the potential to result in dysfunction and disease processes. The result of a properly functioning nervous system is better health, better function and a better life.      How can the function of the nervous system be affected?  The central nervous system consists of the