Chiropractic Care

Sit at Work? Top 10 Tips For People Who Sit!

Make sure you sit upright in your chair.Choose a chair that supports good posture with back support. If your chair doesn’t have a  support that allows you to sit straight up with your shoulders back and relaxed, try sitting at the edge of the chair to keep your back straight.  This will help issues with …

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Sit All Day? Try A Standing Desk

Do you sit all day every day? If you’re like most people then you probably sit for an average of 11 hours per day… WOW! No wonder so many of us experience lower back pain, hip pain, leg pain, disc herniations, and many more health issues. Since we sit while we eat, drive, at work, and …

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Low Back Pain? It’s All in the Hips! SOLD OUT

Yes, you read that correctly. Our very first workshop of 2020 has reached capacity! In fact, we have a waiting list. If you haven’t reserved your spot, send Kristen an email to be added to the waiting list. If you have a spot reserved, be sure to attend or let Kristen know no later than …

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How Dr. Karo Got His Start

Ever wonder how Platinum Chiropractic and Dr. Karo got their start? Since December is a time for family, we thought this would be a nice time to share with our Platinum Family the WHY behind Platinum Chiropractic and why we are so passionate about helping the community to live the lives they always dreamed of, …

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Low Back Pain? It’s All in the Hips!

Do you sit all day every day? If you’re like most people then you probably sit for an average of 11 hours per day… WOW!Do you wonder why your back hurts? One of the causes can be improper tensioning in your hips. Hip flexors are muscles that cross our hips in the front, when these …

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Disc Herniations

Health and wellness is more than just a job for us; we are passionate about helping people live the lives they always wanted through a healthy body. During the holidays, you’re going to be around many friends and family, and health is one of the most commons topics of conversation. I’d like Platinum Chiropractic to …

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Bulletproof Your Immune System Tip #3

We are moving on to tip 3 of our Bulletproof your Immune system series for Immune Health Month. If you missed weeks one and two, you can check them out here. This may seem like an obvious one, but its importance cannot be understated. Tip #3 is Get Lots of Rest! Get Lots of Rest Studies continually show that 8 hours …

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Bulletproof Your Immune System

Happy Halloween! We loved seeing all of your costumes this year, both in the practice and online!  November is Immune Health Month, and to celebrate we are doing a series of tips on how to strengthen your immune system. Over the next few weeks, we will be hi-lighting simple things you can do to stay healthy …

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Spinal Function & Hormonal Health

Hormones, whether we like it or not, we all need them. But how does your body know how much and when enough is enough? And how does your spine play a roll? Hormones are chemicals produced by certain glands like your thyroid, adrenals, and reproductive organs. They make tons of reactions in your body possible, …

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Qigong… Try it Out!

Coming up on September 10th we have a very special workshop planned for you all. Special Guest Nick Loffree will be introducing us to Qigong. As Nick explained below, “In Qigong we use simple fluid movements that mirror patterns in nature to cultivate more energy and vitality, while relieving stress, stiffness, and pain.” Come experience what that means first …

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What a Weekend! What a Seminar!

Concussions, Alzheimers, and other Neurodegenerative conditions We are just back and super excited to share with you all that we learned this weekend about the newest developments in the science and research of brain and nervous system health. Research is linking conditions like Concussions and Alzheimers and showing how chiropractic care can help! How cool …

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Text Neck…. Who Cares?

Anterior (Forward) Head Syndrome⠀ We do! But WHY?  Before we talk about why, we need to talk about how your body’s structure works. You see, in an anatomically normal spine, the head (ear) should be suspended directly over the shoulder. Your head is suspended, not by an inflexible rod, but by a curve formed by …

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What is a Neuro-Structural Shift?

A Neuro-Structural (NS) shift consists of two anatomical components. The first is the biomechanical component, which is made up of the structural spinal vertebrae. These are the 24 moveable bones, and discs in between, that make up your spine. The other is a neurological component, made up of the spinal cord and delicate nerves, which are the wires that …

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2nd Tuesday Workshops

We are excited about the workshop line up we have planned for the rest of 2019. We are on a mission to empower our community to live longer, healthier lives and have designed this line up to help you get the most from your care and give you tools to use for the future. Make …

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Paleo, Keto, Fasting Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended last Tuesday night’s workshop (and brought a guest) on the most important things to know about Nutrition. Hopefully you all left with a few takeaways you can implement into your daily lives right away. Small changes make a BIG impact over the long term.  One simple way to get …

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Why Continue with Protection?

The purpose of our Protection Plan is to insure that you protect the gains achieved during the initial stage in your relationship with our practice. When someone has completed their Neuro-Structural Corrective Care Plan and achieved great results, they are then eligible for Protection Care. A question we often get from non-patients is “Why would your …

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Gut Health & Probiotics

By now everybody has heard of gut health and how important it is to our overall health. This is because there is an important connection between your digestive system and your brain. What’s more, recent studies show that your brain affects your gut health and your gut affects your brain health.  The communication system between …

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Exercises for Sciatica and Back Pain

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of your sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back at L1-S1, goes through your hips and buttocks, and down each leg. Next Tuesday we will be talking about what causes this and what you can do to help manage and prevent it. Our June workshop …

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Sciatica, Lower Back Pain, Leg Pain

Sciatica, Lower back pain, leg pain …. it is likely that yourself or someone you know has or is currently experiencing one or more of these symptoms. But what is sciatica really?  Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of your sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back at L1-S1, goes through …

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Massage, Physical Therapy, & Chiropractic

How do these different approaches to physical care help to resolve your health concerns? Each of these approaches have their place in your care, but each work in different ways. Let’s use a house as an analogy. Imagine you start noticing difficulty in sliding the house windows up and down, or the doors not shutting …

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