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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

“No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.” — Abraham Lincoln Father’s Day is acknowledged to remind us of the importance and the challenges of fatherhood. The often overlooked superhero of parental holidays, fathers don’t bask in the appreciation we give our mothers. They work tirelessly in the office, at the factory, or out in the…

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

As chiropractors, our goal when treating patients is to adjust our patients’ nervous systems and remove the subluxations to normalize energy. Proper subluxations release the body of toxins. Subluxation in the body is like kinks in a garden hose. When there is a kink in the tube, the water is unable to flow through the hose efficiently. We study and…

Vertebral Subluxations and Chiropractic Care

Vertebral Subluxations and Chiropractic Care

This post is the fifth, and final post, in a series taken from the article by Keith Wassung entitled “Asthma and Chiropractic: A Research Review”. This series focuses on Asthma, the epidemic, the anatomy of an asthma attack, conventional treatment, and chiropractic care. This week’s post looks at Vertebral Subluxations and Chiropractic care. Vertebral subluxations are devastating to a person’s…

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

While it is the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is more than a barbeque holiday and a three day weekend. On Monday, May 27, people will visit loved ones at cemeteries, volunteers will decorate parade floats, and children will march in parades. The truth is that many Americans have little connection to the holiday or understanding of how it…

Nervous System and Asthma

Nervous System and Asthma

This post is the fourth in a series taken from the article by Keith Wassung entitled “Asthma and Chiropractic: A Research Review”. This series focuses on Asthma, the epidemic, the anatomy of an asthma attack, conventional treatment, and chiropractic care. This week’s post looks at a properly functioning nervous system and asthma. A properly functioning nervous system should be the…

National Employee Health & Fitness Day

National Employee Health & Fitness Day

National Employee Health & Fitness Day, is a national observance day created to promote the benefits of physical activity for individuals through their worksite health promotion activities. Employers promote this program by: Leaving a piece of fruit on employees workstation Encouraging employees to hand deliver messages rather than using email or voicemail Providing worksite health screenings Sponsoring a healthy break…

Conventional Asthma Treatment

Conventional Asthma Treatment

This post is the third in a series taken from the article by Keith Wassung entitled “Asthma and Chiropractic: A Research Review”. This series focuses on Asthma, the epidemic, the anatomy of an asthma attack, conventional treatment, and chiropractic care. This week’s post looks at conventional asthma treatment. Conventional treatment includes the use of bronchodilators, steroids and allergy desensitization shots…

Treat Mom to the Gift of Wellness

Treat Mom to the Gift of Wellness

On the second Sunday of May, we honor the person who will drop everything for us, whose love is unconditional, and who will always listen to our problems. As a child, there was never a shortage of ways to please your mom on Mother’s Day. A sentimental poem or placing your hands into tempera paint to make a print was…

Anatomy of an Asthma Attack

Anatomy of an Asthma Attack

This post is the second in a series taken from the article by Keith Wassung entitled “Asthma and Chiropractic: A Research Review”. This series focuses on Asthma, the epidemic, the anatomy of an asthma attack, conventional treatment, and chiropractic care. This week’s post looks at the anatomy of an asthma attack. An asthma attack is caused by an inflammatory response…