Back Pain

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 …

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Focus on Gut Health

Our immune system resilience (i.e., our ability to adapt and fight off bacteria and viruses) is dependent on our gut health. But unfortunately, our gut systems get abused during this time of year because of all the holiday food, treats, and alcohol. The biggest offenders to your gut health aside from antibiotics are alcohol, sugar, …

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Immune System Health Month

You all ready for Tip #4? I bet you can guess what it is based on our event last week. Yep, you guessed it, Fasting is another great way to strengthen your immune system response naturally, to help you better adapt and fight off potential viruses and pathogens. Take a look at our recap of …

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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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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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Segmental Movement Dysfunction

Segmental Movement Dysfunction takes the same principals as MDS and relates them to the joints or segments of the body. Each and every one of your segments are designed to move throughout their full range of motion everyday in order to stay healthy. When these segments don’t move, become fixated, or distort the proper alignment, …

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Health Challenge Day 20: Declutter Your Space

For Friday we are going all “Marie Kondo” (Tv show on Netflix) and cleaning up! Day 20’s challenge is to Declutter Your Desk. 

While we can’t get rid of everything that doesn’t “spark joy” and still keep our jobs, according to a study…

Health Challenge Day 19: Get Sweaty

Day 19’s challenge… Get Sweaty. Now that we are all warmed up from standing up once an hour, tomorrow’s challenge is to be physically active enough to break a sweat. 

Health Challenge Day 18: Stand Up

Since we could do today’s challenge from the comfort of our desk chair, Day 18’s challenge is; Stand Up at Least Once an Hour while you are awake. Seems pretty basic right? However,

Why Cut What Can Be Untied?

The Rubber Band Game… Ever played? When the physical obstruction leading to secondary issues (loss of circulation, finger ache, skin color changes) is removed, the finger can eventually return to more normal feeling AND function (assuming the damage isn’t irreparable). Here’s how the ‘game’ works: Wrap a rubber band around one of your fingers. Within a …

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The Opioid Crisis and Chiropractic

The opioid epidemic is a serious problem and we are proud to be a part of the solution. Before you turn to pain medication, find out if Neuro-Structural chiropractic can help you. I am sure you have all heard about the opioid epidemic that the US is facing, but did you know that chiropractic care can …

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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. Do you wonder why your back hurts? One of the causes can be improper tensioning your hips. Since your hips are directly tied in to your lower back, there are a …

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Normal Structure is NOT an Option

We all know that the human body has a normal temperature, a normal blood pressure, and normal eyesight, but most of us are unaware that there is also a normal when it comes to the structural alignment of the spine. What would happen if there were a shift from the normal alignment of your automobile? …

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Common But Not Normal

Headaches and Back Pain The most convenient treatment is to ingest a drug that will fool the body into not feeling its own cry for help. It’s convenient, fast and cheap. But it ignores the underlying cause, which, more often than not, is a Neuro-Structural shift putting pressure on the nerves and muscles of the …

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Head to Toe Spinal Show

We will explore ways to decrease your risk of injuries which cause back pain, neck pain, disc herniations, arthritis, and sciatica, just to name a few. May’s workshop is the “Head to Toe Spinal Show” and will be on the 2nd THURSDAY May 10th. Dr. Karo will be going over how our bodies are designed and meant …

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Normal is Not an Option

At Platinum Chiropractic we focus on Neuro-Structural Correction because restoring and protecting your body’s normal structural alignment is a key factor in maintaining optimal health and wellness. We all know the human body has a normal temperature, a normal range for blood pressure, and normal eyesight, but most of us are unaware that there is also …

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Head to Toe Spinal Show

Prevent Injuries causing back pain, neck pain, disk herniations, sciatica, headaches, and so much more. Prevent Injuries that cause back pain, neck pain, disc herniations, sciatica, headaches, joint degeneration, arthritis and so much more.   This month’s 2nd Tuesday Workshop: Head to Toe Spinal Show. Dr. Karo will be going over how our body’s are …

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Neuro-Structural Correction

What is Neuro-Structural Corrections, and how is Platinum Chiropractic different from other chiropractors? Since most chiropractors in this area 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 muscular spasm Increase range of …

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Objective Measures

Here at Platinum Chiropractic, we focus on a specific specialty of chiropractic care called Neuro-Structural correction, not symptom reduction. Structural shifts cause secondary conditions in the body such as pain, tension, poor mobility, and many others. When we correct the neuro-structure, those secondary conditions that are caused by a structural shift tend to go away. …

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