The Scale Moves Slowly

If you jump on the scale after every healthy meal you ate, looking for an immediate change, you’re going to drive yourself nuts. Doing good things for your body is good – but those good things may not register noticeable …

Why Check Your Eggs?

How many times have you had a minor fender-bender, or a slip on the sidewalk and never gave it a second thought?  Maybe your ego was bruised, but you didn’t notice any outward signs of injury.  What happened to you …

Before You Exercise

Hammer a straight nail, and it drives right into the wood.  Hammer a bent one, and it bends even more. The same principle applies to your spine. A properly aligned spine can withstand the forces you encounter every day (like …

A Chiropractic Valentine

There’s a lot to love about Chiropractic – the science of nerve function, the art of correcting posture and spinal alignment.  But the best part is the philosophy that gives meaning to it all. Physicians focus on body parts, psychologists …

Are You In or Out?

Many Chiropractic patients (especially those new to care) make the mistake of crediting the ‘adjustment’ for healing them, or taking away their pain.  Actually, adjustments don’t heal ANYTHING… it’s the time you stay IN adjustment, allowing your innate intelligence to …

Limitation of Thought

Principle #24 in Chiropractic states that the innate healing ability within us is limited by the matter it has to work with. In other words, your body’s ability to repair itself is only as good at the building material at …

Which Pothole Did It?

It’s a common question Chiropractic patients have… “Hey doc, what do you think did it to me this time?  Is it the way I’m sleeping, or maybe the stress at work?”  To tell you the truth, without 24/7 video surveillance …

Living with a Crooked Frame

If you’ve ever crashed your bicycle and twisted the handle bars out of whack, you probably got up, stabilized the front tire between your knees and muscled the frame back into alignment before hopping on again.  Everyone knows riding a …

A Better Healthcare Game

Poor Rudolf, the enthusiastic little reindeer with the quirky glowing nose – no one wanted to play with him because he was different.  There was a time when the Chiropractic profession was in the same sleigh. Before the famous 1987 …

RE-Creation

A Chiropractic principle states there is no process which does not require time, including the healing process. BJ Palmer (the developer of Chiropractic) believed that with time and clarity in the nerve system, the body could heal itself in just …

A Solid Foundation

Structures built on strong foundations last.  The same goes for your health.  If you want a healthy body for Life, you need to build it on a solid foundation of health care that will support it for a lifetime. Chiropractic’s …

Daylight Subluxation Time

  What does turning your clocks back and subluxations (spinal stress) have in common?  Both leave you with less LIGHT – get it!  The primary purpose of Chiropractic is to locate and correct Subluxations.  If you break the word down …

Nothing’s Scarier Than a…

Are you an overly anxious person?  Is worry a perpetual state of your being? Unfortunately, that constant ‘fear of what’s lurking under your bed’ mentality can be creating the chronic pain you have in your body right now. According to …

There’s More to a Blender…

If you bought a blender solely for the purpose of chopping ice, you’d be missing out on its potential to do so much more.  After spending some time with your new appliance you may discover it can also grind fresh …

A Nudge in the Right Direction

Prolonged healing can cause frustration. The time it takes to get better from an injury or illness can sometimes feel like an eternity – and unfortunately, science shows that if you BELIEVE that strongly enough, you can slow or stop …

Before the Flat

More work gets dumped on your desk at quitting time… School calls to schedule an emergency parent/teacher meeting… Stress pumps into your Life like air pumping into a bicycle tire, with no end in sight – if some pressure isn’t …

A Slow Robbery

Having your house or car broken into is violating. The feelings of shock, loss and disbelief are usually immediate when you first see the rummage and devastation of the event.  It’s obvious you’ve been robbed.  But what if the theft …

Band Aids Don’t Heal

When you get a paper cut, the natural thing to do (after getting over the pain) is clean it up and put a Band Aid on it to protect it from getting irritated. After a few days when the bandage …

Healing with the Brakes on

Have you ever felt like you’re spinning your wheels when it comes to staying healthy? You eat right, exercise five days a week and try to get enough sleep – you’ve got the ‘pedal to the metal’ when it comes …

A Party in Your Spine

So what’s with the popping associated with certain types of Chiropractic adjustments? Isn’t cracking your joints supposed to be bad for you? Not all Chiropractic techniques involve the ‘cavitation’ of joints (the escape of oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide, which …