Health & Wellness

Shifts Happen… But How?

What Causes a Neuro-Structural Shift? The short answer, STRESS! A Neuro-Structural Shift or NS Shift occurs during stress. Stress comes in three different forms, Physical, Chemical, and Emotional. When these stressors are too much for your body, your spine and nervous system compensate by creating a NS Shift. An example of Chemical stress is eating …

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Shift Happens!

What is a Neuro-Structural Shift? Two weeks ago, we talked in-depth about exactly what Neuro-Structural Correction is. If you missed it, you can check it out on our blog here. This week, we will elaborate on what a Neuro-Structural Shift is, how it leads to dis-ease, and how it impacts you and your ability to …

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Are Those Testimonials All Real?

Believe it or not, this is a common question we hear. When people read our patients’s stories and see all of the amazing health results, they often can’t believe what they see and ask, “are these miracles really real?” Yes they are! Every review and testimonial we have is from a real patient about their …

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What Is Neuro-Structural Correction?

At Platinum, we focus in Neruo-Structural Correction. But what is Neuro-Structural Correction, and how is Platinum Chiropractic different from other chiropractors? Since most chiropractors are of the conventional variety, I think a great place to start would be to define what is considered to be “conventional chiropractic” care. Conventional chiropractic has the following goals. Decrease …

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Systems Approach to Health

Diet/nutrition is one of the most important aspects to consider to get truly healthy and well. Food, water, supplements all work together to build healthy new cells for our body to use as a whole. Rather than looking at a specific deficiency of a possible nutrient, which is also very valuable, I like to think …

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Systems Approach to Health

Mobility Discs

You have been asking all week, “What is that new blue disc sitting on the chairs?” It’s a Mobility Disc for you to use before and/or after your adjustments. Once Kristen has directed you back into the adjusting room, you can sit on it and move your pelvis left to right, front to back, and …

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Mobility Discs

Bad Health Runs In My Family… It’s Genetic

or is it? You’ve probably heard someone say that a health condition they have comes from their family gene pool. A common and often helpless saying is, “Cancer runs in my family.” The belief is that cancer, or any other health condition that a person may be struggling with, is caused by their genetics, that …

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ADIO

ADIO is an acronym that we talk about in chiropractic philosophy. It stands for Above Down Inside Out This acronym is a reminder of how our bodies work, heal, and express life. All of our health and life come from above in our brain, down through our spinal cord, through our nervous system, and out …

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Feed Your Immune System

Tip #6: You Are What You Eat We couldn’t talk about supporting our immune systems without talking about Nutrition. What we put into our bodies impacts how our bodies function and defend us from infections or illnesses.  When we talk about nutrition, we are talking about the process of ingestion, digestion, absorption, and utilization of …

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Feed Your Immune System

Exercise & Your Immune System

Ready for Tip # 5? Exercise/Movement! We hear it all of the time right? Exercise to stay healthy. But what is it that is so important about exercise and movement? Movement is genetically essential for our DNA. That means how you move or don’t move is very important to your health. We need healthy signals …

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Meet Our Molekule

This week for Immune System Health we want to take a more in depth look at the Molekule Air Purifier we have in the practice. The Molekule cleans and purifies our air from not only smoke and chemicals, but also over 99.9% of bacteria and viruses. University of Minnesota testing proves Molekule’s PECO (10X more …

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Sun Sun Sun Here We Come!

Immune System Health Month Tip #3 We are sure you have heard it before, but it is so important it bears repeating. Having the proper levels of Vitamin D is ESSENTIAL to having a Strong Immune System. It acts like a hormone and enables our immune system to have resources and fast-acting soldiers that protect …

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Immune System Health Tip #2

By now, everybody has heard of gut health and how important it is to our overall health and immune system. 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 …

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Sleep & Your Immune System

Immune System Health Month Tip #1 We had some great guesses for what Tip #1 would be. Did you cast your vote? When we look at our immune systems, our goal is to help our innate immune system work how it was designed. One of the most important actions we can take to help our …

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Get Ahead of the Game!

Summer is in full swing, and with it comes more BBQs, more time outside, and an increase in our skin’s exposure to UV rays. Historically, we’ve been instructed to cover up, avoid the midday rays, and slather on sunscreen. But despite these warnings, the incidence of skin cancer is still on the rise. In fact, …

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Your Secret to Skin Cancer Prevention

Summer is in full swing, and with it comes more BBQs, more time outside, and an increase in our skin’s exposure to UV rays. Historically, we’ve been instructed to cover up, avoid the midday rays, and slather on sunscreen. But despite these warnings, the incidence of skin cancer is still on the rise. In fact, …

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Water: The Great Health Hack

Drinking pure water is one of the easiest ways to improve your health. Do you know that water helps you properly digest food and absorb nutrients? That it improves circulation and reduces inflammation? Water is remarkable, and it helps your body in so many ways. But you may not be getting all of the benefits. …

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Proper Pillow

Since we spend about 1/3 of our lives in bed, we think it’s really important to make sure our sleeping position doesn’t make our spine worse. Even better, what if it could help reinforce a healthy, neutral neck position? Most people don’t have a good pillow, use too many, or are constantly trying new ones …

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Check Out These Healing Stories!!

Every day, you all come into the practice and update us on your health journeys and examples of the incredible healing potential of the human body. We are excited to share that recently, you have reported: healing from diabetes and no longer needing medication, kidney health improving and normalizing, and being able to climb Mt. …

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Supporting You & Your Immune System

After the last year, I think we can all agree it has never been more important for each of us to do everything we can to take care of our health, and the health of our families. At Platinum, we are committed to helping more people experience their true health potential. Neuro-Structural Chiropractic care and …

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