A study complete in January, 2010 published in the Clinical Rehabilitation Journal studied the benefits of chiropractic adjustments to physical therapy, and back education. The results showed that chiropractic adjustments(manipulation) group showed the greatest improvement from an individual treatment. “Spinal manipulation was associated with higher functional improvement andRead More >
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Two days down and 88 more to go. Hoping this post will help keep me accountable. My diet has been on target, although I should be getting in a few more calories. My body hasn’t been used to much exercise for a while and the fatigue I feltRead More >
You shouldn’t have to be a parent to recognize the devastating impact that Sudden Infant Death Syndrome could play in a family. It is a syndrome that I have seen medicine link to: mattresses, cribs, parents, genetics, vaccinations, as well as admitting they are not very sure ofRead More >
Monday was the start date, and I feel lucky to have gotten my first missed workout out of the way. New start date for P90X, today, 03/16/2010. I am going to do my best to document my journey. It isn’t my first go round with the P90X workout,Read More >
Chiropractic care continues to be well known for helping people with acute and chronic low back pain, as well as neck pain, migraine headaches, and other common spine related maladies. With low back pain being a chief complaint so often it my profession, it can be easy isRead More >
Chiropractic and the exercise program P90x go extremely well together. My wife and I are both P90x graduates, and absolutely loved the challenge of the program, as well as the results for our health. I have lost count on how many people I have recommended the program to,Read More >
This really made my evening when I saw a post from Dr. Jeanne Ohm, D.C., president of the IPCA. It is a fantastic interview and explanation on why it is recommended that children be checked by a chiropractor, and the benefits that can follow. In the last fewRead More >
One of the most common difficulties being a chiropractor is attempting to explain that the whole of the body is greater than the sum of its parts. Our bodies have been compartmentalized into specialties among medical professionals, and this can often create blinders for the doctor and theRead More >
As my wife and I have recently found out, choosing a qualified health care professional for our family is not an easy task. Luckily, we do not have a difficult choice when choosing a chiropractor, but here are some tips when you and your family are in needRead More >
No more antibiotics, and let the body heal itself. Were they talking to a chiropractor? Obviously not because the forgot to mention that chiropractic adjustments can relieve symptoms and ultimately allow the body to right itself when suffering from an ear infection.
In a follow up to my original article on chiropractic helping children eliminate chronic ear infections with the help of a chiropractic adjustment, is a nice news story done last year about that very subject. Ear infections do not need to be a normal part of childhood, andRead More >
Have you ever run into somebody that always needs proof? Your word, your experience, and more often than not the endless amount of proof you provide for them isn’t enough either. Due to some of the stigmas and myths that revolve and evolve around chiropractic, I have aRead More >
As my family and I begin to celebrate our Valentine’s Day, I wanted to take a moment to remember my mother, Beth. It was 4 years ago today that she passed peacefully at home, and ironically, on her favorite day of the year. Luckily enough, she had thoughtRead More >
I have been a little surprised at my reluctance when mentioning our homebirth choice, since I do no not have as much interest in defending my point of view as I used to. Realizing that your time is a very limited resource will do that. So I have done my best to collect some information regarding the actual statistics involving the safety and outcome measures of homebirths.
Something that I have not seen much coverage on is the inclusion of a Chiropractor in the expecting family’s homebirth team. It is getting much more common to have a midwife, midwife assistance, and doula. Having your family chiropractor on hand is something that cannot always be arranged, but I know most of my colleagues would love the chance to help the mother and child in this process.