Get in Gear

When you turn your neck or twist your back does your spine snap, grind and ratchet like a bicycle chain stuck in mid gear? That grating noise could mean something’s out of alignment. Your spine is made up of movable …

Where You Really Live

What do you use to see with? If you said your eyes… you’d be wrong. How about hearing? If you said ears… wrong again.  You don’t see or hear with your eyes or ears. Those are just end organs for …

Playing with Stress

According to Dr. Hans Selye, the father of stress and disease theories, “…it’s not stress that kills, it’s our reaction to it.” In essence, your health is influenced more by your inability to manage the tensions of Life rather than …

More Than Just a Knot

Are those knots in your muscles back again? You just had a good massage, and you REALLY felt great after. But you wish that feeling would last for more than just a day or two.  Maybe there’s something you can …

Daylight Adjustment Time

What does turning your clocks forward and adjustments have in common?  Both give you more LIGHT – get it?  The primary purpose of Chiropractic is to locate and correct Subluxations.  If you break the word down you get: SUB = …

Maintaining the Goose

We all have excuses for not getting to the Chiropractor more often – too many appointments, too many responsibilities, too many ‘you fill in the blanks.’ You’re the golden goose and you have little time and LOTS of people to …

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 …