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Flip Flops and Foot Pain

By | 2018-05-14T19:48:56+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Pain|

Summer is almost upon us, and we can finally kick off our shoes and slip on our beloved flip flops that we like to live in all summer. As a chiropractor, I also love to wear flip flops and find myself subject to their pitfalls if I’m not wearing the right brand. As the [...]

Top 10 Headache Cures

By | 2018-05-14T19:12:48+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Acupuncture, Allergies, Chiropractic Care, Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Pain, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

Headaches can be either one of life’s little annoyances, or they can be life altering. Headaches are a sign that life is overwhelming your body’s homeostatic state and changes are needed to get things back to normal. We often like to blame known triggers such as allergies, fatigue, stress, or hormones as the cause [...]

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Multivitamins: Are they worth it?

By | 2018-04-17T16:24:22+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Stress, Thyroid and Metabolism, Vitamins and Supplements|

You might think that you can get all of your nutrients from healthy food. Numerous health-conscious people do. Unfortunately researchers would disagree with this. As far back as 2002, the Journal of the American Medical Association said, “Most people do not consume an optimal amount of vitamins through diet alone.” The Food and Drug [...]

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Is Carb Loading Dead?

By | 2018-04-03T11:52:52+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Running, Weight|

In today’s low-carb/no-carb world, is there still a place for carb loading before your next game or race? As much as I would love to give you one specific rule that everyone should follow, nutrition is just not that simple. In this article we will give some guidelines to follow for those trying to [...]

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SIBO: What is it? How can it be stopped?

By | 2018-03-20T11:47:05+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Disease, Healthy Eating, Pain, Vitamins and Supplements|

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, better known as SIBO, is an emerging diagnosis. It is being used to better understand the cause of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other chronic bowel diseases. Just a few years ago, SIBO was more of a theory than a true diagnosis because of a lack of diagnostic testing and a [...]

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Detox With Bone Broth – A [LivFit] Case Study

By | 2018-03-06T18:48:59+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Sleep, Stress, Thyroid and Metabolism, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Our next [LivFit] class is fast approaching in just a few weeks. I thought this might be a great time to share some of the information that we cover in our three-week seminar series. We like to teach this important nutritional information by using case studies taken directly from patients of the office. These [...]

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How Long Will You Live?

By | 2018-02-07T03:32:34+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Chiropractic Care, Exercise|

How long are you going to live? There is a doctor in Brazil that has developed a test to help determine your chances of surviving the next 5 years. The Sitting Rising Test, or SRT, was developed by Dr. Claudio Gil Araujo, MD, PhD, a specialist in exercise and sports medicine at Clínica de [...]

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Dry Needling and Acupuncture: Are they the same?

By | 2018-01-20T00:55:45+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Pain|

Dry needling and acupuncture can be very helpful chiropractic tools. Dry needling is often administered WITH acupuncture during a routine acupuncture treatment. However, a full acupuncture treatment is not given when dry needling is only applied to a muscle. Acupuncture and dry needling, while using the same needles, are two very [...]

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Are You A Sugar Addict?

By | 2018-01-08T15:26:34+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Are you a sugar addict? After the holidays this might be easy to answer, but hard to admit. What does it really mean to be a sugar addict, and can you break this addiction? Sugar addiction obviously begins when you crave anything that contains this sweet ingredient. Eating sugar triggers production of natural opioids [...]

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Understanding Disc Bulges

By | 2017-12-14T13:10:47+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Videos|

A pinched nerve, sciatica, carpal tunnel, nerve stinger, and herniated disc are all descriptions of a serious nerve condition that affects thousands of people each year.  This painful condition is often described as a tingling and burning sensation that radiates down the nerve of an extremity to the hands or feet.  Nerves are important [...]

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