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  • Stress and Your Health

    It’s that time of the year. The holidays are an exciting and joyous time, but for many they can also be a source of stress. It is easy to get busy and forget to take the time to care for ourselves. When we are under stress, our immune systems are compromised, leaving us more susceptible … Continue Reading

  • Why Bone Broth?

    Why Bone Broth? – It is full of minerals -It fortifies the immune system -Enhances the digestion by healing the gut lining -It nourishes joints, tendons, ligaments, skin, mucus membranes and bone A well-made bone broth will give your body lots of different minerals.  Phosphorous, magnesium, sodium, potassium, sulfate, and fluoride will all be absorbed … Continue Reading

  • Sugar and Chronic Disease

    Excess sugar is a primary factor in countless chronic diseases, including but not limited to Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), Alzheimer’s, dementia, and cancer. Most people are completely unaware of how much sugar they consume each day. Sugars hide in 74 percent of processed foods under more than 60 different names … Continue Reading

  • Health and Balance in Babies and Children Through Chiropractic

    As parents it is essential that we observe our children to see that they are integrating into their world in an age-appropriate way. Imbalances can be indicated in a variety of ways depending on age. Babies may have difficulty feeding, arch their back, have an uneven head shape, or dislike lying on their stomach. As … Continue Reading

  • Breastfeeding: How Chiropractic Can Help

    Modern birthing procedures, even those with seemingly minimal intervention, are known to cause trauma and stress to the infant’s spine and cranium. The significance of birth trauma is often underestimated and without a chiropractic evaluation can go undetected. Undetected subluxations result in damage to the spine over the course of time and also manifest as … Continue Reading

  • The Chiropractic Adjustment

    Chiropractic’s purpose is to remove interferences to the natural healing power that runs through the body. When that power is released, the body is able to heal itself and express it’s full health potential. Chiropractic removes stress to the spinal nervous system. Stress to the spinal nervous system interferes with the proper functioning of the … Continue Reading

  • Back to School: Backpack Safety in Children

    While preparing for back to school it is important to pay close attention to your child’s backpack. Carrying overweight backpacks can cause serious damage to children’s spines. Heavy backpacks can cause a child to hyperextend, or arch, their back, or lean the head and trunk forward to compensate for the weight of the bag.  These … Continue Reading

  • Kale: The Green Superfood

    Kale is far more nutritious than other leafy greens and the benefits of adding it to your diet are numerous. Anti-inflammatory: Inflammation is the number one cause of arthritis, heart disease and numerous autoimmune diseases. Kale has the potential to prevent and even reverse these illnesses. Iron: Per calorie, kale has more iron than beef. … Continue Reading

  • Simple Changes to Improve Your Health

    How can I implement simple changes into my daily life to improve the health and wellness of myself and my family? Get moving First and foremost, just move. Stretch. Walk. Repeat. If you are not currently exercising, start small and add to your routine. Plan your workouts. Schedule them in your planner. Always have back-up … Continue Reading