Is Chiropractic just about neck and back pain?

Questions and Answers About Chiropractic:  Question: Why is chiropractic considered a treatment for back and neck pain by many people? Answer: It’s a matter of real estate, i.e. location. Doctors of Chiropractic work on your spine and structural system in order to release nerve interference or nerve stress (subluxations). We work on that part of the body because that’s where the nerves are. Because chiropractors work on the spine it is assumed we are treating spinal pain. But why do children with asthma, bedwetting and allergies respond to chiropractic care? Why do women with menstrual cramps or those with headaches and migraines respond to chiropractic care? Why is there better sports performance and improved balance, vision and hearing? That’s because nerves from your spine are like telephone wires connecting your brain to your internal organs, glands, muscles and many other body parts. They need to communicate with no static or interference. However, … Continue reading

Nutritional Therapy Advice

What’s the #1 nutrition mistake? Not eating nutrient-dense foods. Some foods give you an abundance of life-sustaining nutrients – these are known as “nutrient-dense foods”. Other so-called “foods” have no nutritional value or even negative nutritional value – they drain you of nutrients. These are processed “junk foods” manufactured with sugar, high fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated vegetable oil and white flour. Soda (pop), margarine, canola oil are toxic and artificial sweeteners such as NutraSweet™ (aspartame), Splenda® and Equal® are linked to brain tumors, memory loss, and vision damage. GM or genetically-modified foods are to be avoided. Soy is especially unhealthy because it is often genetically modified, difficult to digest and affects the thyroid and hormones. Exceptions are fermented soy products such as soy sauce, natto, tempeh, and miso. Nutrient-dense foods include healthy fats and oils (olive oil, coconut oil, butter, tallow, duck fat, lard), grass-fed beef and … Continue reading