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  1. Red Light Therapy

    December 12, 2022

    Introduction Red light therapy has been used to treat injuries, degeneration and various diseases. Years of research has shown that certain wavelengths of light within the red and infrared bands can be beneficial to living tissues. Two Factors to Consider There are two factors to optimize the benefits of red light therapy: the wavelength and […]

  2. ice or heat

    December 10, 2022

    Introduction Everybody experiences pain at one time or another. The pain may be caused by a new injury or a nagging old one. The bottom line is we want to feel better and to get out of pain as quickly as possible. Thermal modalities (such as ice & heat) are time-tested solutions to getting rid […]

  3. Orthomega-820

    December 09, 2022

    Introduction Fatty acids are considered essential nutrients meaning that we (humans) cannot synthesize them ourselves.  We must obtain them through our diet. There are a number of different types of fatty acids including omega 3, omega 6, and omega 9.   Omega 6 and 9 fatty acids come from terrestrial food sources from eating plants and […]

  4. Unlevel Pelvis

    December 08, 2022

    Introduction Lower back pain is an incredibly common problem that affects tens of millions of Americans each year. A very high percentage of hospital emergency department, as well as primary care physician office visits, are because of chronic lower back pain. Lower back pain affects all races, all genders, and people of all ages. Sedentary […]

  5. Tension Headache

    December 06, 2022

    A Very Common Problem Headaches are a very common health problem affecting 25 million Americans every year.  There are over 300 different types of headaches that have been categorized by neurologists and other specialists.  We spend billions of dollars each year for relief.  Not only is a significant percentage of the population affected on an […]

  6. folate

    December 06, 2022

    Introduction If I asked you which of these vitamins was found naturally in food: folate or folic acid, would you know the answer? If not, you’re in good company. Medical professionals, nutrition experts, and health practitioners frequently mix up the two. The terms are often used interchangeably. Are They The Same Thing? Many health professionals […]

  7. Chiropractic Adjustment

    December 04, 2022

    1. Chiropractic Doesn’t Work Chiropractic is like all health disciplines. It works for some problems and doesn’t work for other problems. For musculoskeletal problems (like back pain, neck pain, headaches, migraines, fibromyalgia, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated discs, auto accident injuries, work comp injuries, and sports injuries) chiropractic works exceptionally well. In fact, in many […]

  8. hypothyroidism nutrition

    December 03, 2022

    Introduction A great deal of information has been presented for optimizing thyroid function by way of nutrition.  Some of this information is good, and some is bad. This article will attempt to present the most scientific information on the nutrition-thyroid connection. The Anti-Goitrogenic Diet Goiter is a condition that causes swelling of the thyroid. Many […]

  9. autoimmunity

    December 02, 2022

    Introduction With the media’s focus on cancer and heart disease, most people don’t know we are living in the midst of an autoimmune epidemic. Some shocking stats: •  The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) estimates up to 50 million Americans have an autoimmune disease (AD). In comparison, cancer affects up to 9 million and […]

  10. Frozen Shoulder 15228

    December 01, 2022

    Introduction The shoulder is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. It is a ball and socket joint which consists of three bones (humerus, scapula and clavicle). There are some important bony landmarks in the shoulder include the acromion (a bony projection from the scapula), the clavicle (the collar bone) and […]