How to Reverse the Aging Process

Bottom Line: Aging, injuries, and the effects of gravity. They all lead to degenerative changes of your spine and body. You may be surprised to learn that even conditions like disc herniations can be a normal part of the aging process. So how do you slow down father time and move on from those pesky aches and pains as you get older? Well, it’s not with any magic pills or risky surgeries. Your body…

Can Chiropractic care correct my neck problem?

Bottom Line: Have you ever had neck pain that slowed you down and kept you from doing the things you love? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of people every year suffer from neck and arm pain caused by a disc herniation. The good news is that you don’t have to rely on medications, injections, or surgeries to get back your quality of life. New scientific research has actually shown HUGE improvements with…

More people find relief with chiropractic than standard medical care alone

  Bottom Line: For years, progressive doctors have been fighting to effect one of the worst epidemics ever: addiction to prescription pain medications. But, thanks to a pharmaceutical industry that has billions of dollars to spend on lobbying and advertising, it’s been an uphill battle. In the United States alone, over 300 million prescriptions for pain relievers are filled each year. The reason? Until recently, prescribing pills has been the standard medical care for acute pain and…

What’s Off-Label Medicine and Why Should You Care?

Bottom Line: Remember the most recent drug commercial you watched? The list of possible side-effects and complications often include everything from diarrhea to death. Believe it or not, all of those crazy ‘side-effects’ and increased risks are to be expected from the drug when properly prescribed for the purpose it was approved for. That’s called an “on label” prescription. A drug prescribed “on-label” means that it has been FDA approved to treat a specific condition. When…

Getting Adjusted Makes You Stronger

Bottom Line: Did you know that a chiropractic adjustment doesn’t just help reduce your pain levels it actually helps you get stronger? It’s true. Researchers measured the electrical activity in the arms and legs before, during and after a chiropractic adjustment. What did they find? An increase in cortical drive post chiropractic adjustment. That’s science-speak for more strength. A combination of strength and flexibility will help keep you active and pain-free.…

Chiropractic Brain Octane

Bottom Line: Well before buttered coffee and MCT oil became a popular trend, Dr. Roger Sperry (a neurobiologist and Nobel award winner) had a staggering finding regarding human performance. He discovered that, 90% of stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by the movement of the spine! Why it matters: Recent research uncovered even more ways that a chiropractic adjustment stimulates your brain function. Researches have measured that our brain…

I like to pretend that headaches are just my memories fighting each other

Bottom Line: Did you know that one of the side effects of headache medications is….well…headaches! Yes, many prescriptions that are taken for headaches tend to actually contribute to headaches. But, headache sufferers may not need to take these medications to find relief. New research indicates that chiropractic care can significantly decrease the frequency of tension headaches. Why it Matters: Headaches are a pain. Literally and figuratively. Too many people (maybe…

Happiness is…not having a headache

Bottom Line: Wake up. Go to Work. Suffer with a stiff neck. End the night with a headache. Repeat. Hopefully, this doesn’t sound familiar. But for millions of people this is their daily cycle. The good news? It doesn’t need to be that way. Studies have shown that people who utilize chiropractic care can improve the range of motion in their neck and also decrease the severity of their headaches.…