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  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. freshly paved road

    November 30, 2022

    Introduction Millions of Americans suffer with musculoskeletal problems.  These issues can present as back pain, neck pain, headaches, migraines, sciatica, muscle spasms and other issues. Most doctors are focused on symptom relief. They aren’t focused on finding and treating the root causes of what is driving these problems. The most common therapy used by doctors […]

  7. Chiropractor, Pittsburgh, 15228

    November 29, 2022

    Introduction Most people who suffer from acute or chronic back pain will go to a medical doctor for help.  Yet despite their best efforts, medical doctors fail to help most back pain, sufferers. M.D.s utilize medications as their primary means to help people. Research has shown drugs to be the most effective for acute, self-limiting […]

  8. meal plannng

    November 27, 2022

    1. Plan Ahead I find nothing is more frustrating than being hungry for a particular meal or snack and opening the refrigerator to find that I don’t have the ingredients to make it. What I have found is that eating healthy and eating well takes some planning. If you plan your meals in advance, you […]

  9. The Science & Art of Grocery Shopping

    November 25, 2022

    Stick to the Outside of the Store When grocery shopping, you want to stick to the periphery (outside four walls) of the store.  All of the nutritious foods are located around the walls.  All of the bad stuff is located on the inside. The Majority of Your Shopping Should Be In the Produce Section Of […]

  10. Stretch for Health

    November 24, 2022

    Each day people exercise, and in doing so, they unknowingly put themselves at risk of immediate or future injuries.   The reason is they are building fitness over dysfunction.   Dysfunction means their body isn’t working correctly.  The problems could be in the joints, the muscles, or abnormal posture (such as forward head posture or a rotated […]