The effects of spinal manipulation go way beyond merely affecting the joints of the spine.  Chiropractors have been talking about this since the beginning of the profession as accounts of miraculous healing have been shared over the years.  Science and technology are also advancing which is allowing us to come to the realization of how […]

Often concussions also include an injury to the neck due to the nature of how most head injuries occur.  As a result this can exacerbate concussion symptoms and even lengthen the recovery time for a head injury if not properly identified and managed.  This is especially true in the pediatric population. A research study published […]

In lieu of Breast Health Awareness Month, let’s discuss what thermography really is…………. Facts: According to the American Cancer Society, Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and risks increase with age. Current research suggested that 1 in 8 women in the US will get breast cancer in their lifetime Thermography is the […]

Fish oils are loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that help dampen inflammation, good for brain health and nervous system function, support the cardiovascular system, lowers lipid count, supports blood vessels and much more. They are not produced in the bodies and come from food sources or via supplementation. Examples include: […]

Turmeric is a flavorsome spice used in Indian cooking and is the main ingredient in curry powder. It is not only known for its flavor but also known for its healing properties. Turmeric contains a powerful phytochemical known as curcumin.  Curcumin has powerful inflammatory fighting properties that have been used in ayurvedic and Chinese medicine […]

Lectins are substances that bind sugars and carbohydrates together found in regularly consumed foods. There are two subclasses of lectins: Prolamins (like gluten) and agglutinins.  Lectins are the toxic part of plants natural defense system against pests, fungal infections, and predators. Nowadays, genetically modified grains i.e. corn contain higher levels of lectins to deter predators […]

“The impediment to action advances action.  What stands in the way becomes the way.” –Marcus Aurelius Often times when it comes to making changes in our health it requires us to make lifestyle changes, such as exercising or eating a different way then we are accustomed to, therefore change can be difficult and we struggle […]

Today’s recognized father of Epigenetics is Dr. Bruce Lipton. He initially coined the term in 1995. Epigenetics is the change in organisms due to modifications in gene expression rather than gene code alteration. Changes are due to signaling to DNA within the body influenced by environmental forces and our perceptions/beliefs. Dr. Lipton’s book, Biology of […]