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The [LivFit] Approach to Inflammation & Depression

By | 2017-09-18T22:49:28+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

We are continuing our series of teaching our [LivFit] approach to nutrition this week on the subject of inflammation and depression. We start with the challenging question of “Is depression a result of a chemical imbalance of the brain or a result of inflammation from a poor diet and lifestyle?” Science has told us [...]

[LivFit] Approach To Weight Loss

By | 2017-09-11T12:13:47+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Stress, Weight|

All this month we are sharing our views on health through nutrition, something we call [LivFit]. Our [LivFit] seminar is our most popular health class and this fall, we are teaching a new and improved version of it. In order to introduce you, or remind you, of our [LivFit] approach to health, we are [...]

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[LivFit] Cardiac Health

By | 2017-09-05T17:40:39+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Disease, Healthy Eating, Recipes|

This fall we will once again teach our [LivFit] seminar series. We have taught this seminar in our Roanoke chiropractic office over the past 6 years to hundreds of people. But this [LivFit] seminar is going to be unlike any other. We are taking it up a notch this year, as we will be [...]

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Supplements to Help You Travel

By | 2017-08-22T17:41:31+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Sleep, Vitamins and Supplements|

Don’t leave these supplements at home if you are traveling in the near future.  Many people struggle with keeping healthy when they travel.  The stress of traveling, lack of sleep, poor nutrition, and the exposure to foreign bacteria and viruses leave us susceptible to illness during travel.  We put together a list of the [...]

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Can School-Age Children Benefit from Chiropractic?

By | 2017-08-07T13:09:40+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Chiropractic for adults simply makes sense. As adults we work 40+ hours per week and then come home to do more work. If we have some free time as adults, we go and work out and stress our bodies even more. So chiropractic to reduce joint pain, improve soft-tissue function, and allow us to [...]

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Using Your Desk as a Gym

By | 2017-08-02T11:41:06+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Stress, Videos, Vitamins and Supplements|

If you’re like most Americans, you may spend hours every day sitting. You may sit at a desk, in a car, on a couch, or at a kitchen table any of which can cause harmful damage. Sitting appears to be minimally exertive but through our inactivity we are activating many muscles. Even those who [...]

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How The Mid-Back Causes Low-Back and Neck Pain

By | 2017-07-10T16:37:26+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain|

Computers have definitely led to an increase in workplace efficiency. However, they have also had a major impact on American workers' long-term health and well being. American office workers are some of the most focused and hardest working employees in the world but the long sedentary hours are taking a toll. Even as future [...]

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The Top 10 Supplements & Top 5 Essential Oils

By | 2017-06-23T12:48:36+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Disease, Pain, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

It's Patient Appreciation Week! We're celebrating the 13th anniversary of our Roanoke, Virginia chiropractic practice this month, and we're looking forward to starting our 14th year with the healthiest patients we've ever had. We invite you to enjoy 15% off all of our supplements, pillows, essential oils and diffusers, and foam rollers through July [...]

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13 Things We’ve Learned in 13 Years of Practice

By | 2017-06-12T13:19:34+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

I just returned from a new certification class in Italy where I was fortunate to learn a new twist on the soft-tissue technique that I have used in practice the past 13 years, Active Release Technique. This class was refreshing and challenging. It is a good feeling to know there are still innovations in [...]

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The Most Important Muscle For Your Hips and Knees

By | 2017-05-21T20:24:38+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Sports Injuries|

I was asked today “As a chiropractor, do you treat hips?” This is not the first time that I have been asked this question, not the first time this week even. But yes, chiropractors treat hip problems. We also treat knee, ankle, and foot problems. We might have different approaches, techniques, and tools to [...]

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