Health and Wellness

Move Your Spine: A Joint Health Workshop

For August’s Workshop we will be having Mobility Class lead by Dr. Karo at the practice. This class’ focus… Move your Spine. Come learn how to manage the daily wear and tear on our joints as well as strategies for long term joint health… because who doesn’t want to prevent spinal degeneration! RSVP today because …

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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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Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge Day 16

Time to strengthen your core. Day 16 is Hollow Hold. You have all day to accumulate 5 minutes. Try 30 seconds on and 30 seconds rest, you’ll be done before you know it! Check out this great video on a hollow hold progression from Gold Medal Bodies. If you find straight legs too difficult, you can always …

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Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge Day 15

Patient Appreciation Challenge Day 15: Meditate for 10 minutes! Meditation doesn’t mean you need to be chanting in a temple in the middle of a forbidden forest… although that does sound fun. Find a quiet space and for ten minutes simply focus on your breathe. If your mind wanders – which it will – just …

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Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge Day 14

Are you all ready for Day 14? Reduce Caffeine Intake. Easier said than done, we know. But today, the key word is REDUCING not taking away. So instead of 2 cups, maybe just have 1!

Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge Day 13

It is always best to get your probiotics from food vs pills. What food you ask? High quality fermented foods such as sauerkraut , kim chi , kombucha , and apple cider vinegar . Yogurt and kefier are only OK if they are dairy free  and not high in sugar. The best products that meet …

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Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge Day 11

For Day 11 we are breaking out the Squats! Full range of motion squats are excellent for your joints! if you’re intimidated by the number, try to break these up into manageable sets. Modify these to your level, they can be done with no weight, a medicine ball, or even a barbell. You choose!

Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge Day 10

For Day 10 of our Patient Appreciation Challenge, we’re going green! There are plenty of things you can do to Help the Environment. Some ideas: Swap out disposable bags and cups for reusable ones. Donate items you no longer need or use. Hang dry your clothes Bike or walk instead of driving Carpool or take …

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Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge Day 8

Let’s get moving… put on your favorite playlist or grab a buddy! For Day 8 of our Patient Appreciation Challenge we are going to Run or Walk for at least 15 minutes. 

Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge Day 7

Tip: Read your ingredients. Sometimes sugar is added where we least expect it.  For Day 7 of our Patient Appreciation Health Challenge we are Skipping the Sugar and Processed Carbs. No quit sure what constitutes as processed? Ask us in the comments section and we’ll let you know! 

Meal Prep Recipes

As promised, here are a few recipes to help you with this weekend’s challenge. Preparing your meals ahead of time is a great way to make sure you eat healthy all week long, even with a busy schedule.  Chicken Veggie Bowl Ingredients (Makes 10 Meals): 20 ounces baked sweet potato 20 ounces cauliflower rice 40 …

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Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge: Day 5

Day 5 of our Patient Appreciation Health Challenge: Get your meal prep done! Day 5 is more of an all weekend challenge… Get your meal prep done for next week. Keep an eye out for meal prep recipes posted throughout this weekend.

Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge: Day 4

Hope you all enjoyed getting your hands into some soil today. For Day 4’s challenge, instead of reading your social media feed today, read a health-related  article to supplement your knowledge. Below are a few you might find interesting. https://www.platinumchiroca.com/blog/2017/9/25/neuro-structural-correction https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/02/18/insulin-resistance-causes-heart-disease.aspx https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/07/03/too-much-vitamin-d.aspx

Platinum Chiropractic Health Challenge: Day 3

Day 3 of our Patient Appreciation Challenge, plant something. Stop by the office for a gardening kit. Let’s start the year by cultivating something new! Planting and caring for something can be a great way to shift your focus and become less stressed. Not to mention, its great for the environment! Looking forward to seeing …

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Mobility Class with Dr. Karo

Mobility Class this Tuesday January 9th at our Santa Clara practice location. For January’s 2nd Tuesday Workshop we will be having Mobility Class lead by Dr. Karo at the new practice location in Santa Clara, CA. Learn how to move correctly, rehabilitate your body, keep your joints healthy, and improve mobility. Bring a friend and …

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January Health Challenge Day 1

Monday is Day 1 of our January Health Challenge. Your task: Stay Hydrated. Sounds simple enough, but it is easy to go through the entire day and forget to drink water. You should get half your body weight in oz of water each day, and no coffee doesn’t count ;). That’s roughly 2-3 liters of …

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Platinum 21 Day Purification Program

Finding yourself a little hesitant to join this year’s group Platinum 21 Day Purification Program? Then read this testimonial from one of last year’s participants:  “I decided to do the Platinum 21 Day Purification Program even though I was a bit skeptical, but I thought it would help jump start my journey to get healthier.  …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 30

Tomorrow is the last day of the Platinum Chiropractic 30 Day Health Challenge. Finish Strong! For Day 30: Come to our Grand Opening Party for our new practice location in Santa Clara, California.  For participating in the 30 Day Health Challenge you will receive an additional raffle ticket to be eligible to win the following prizes: An …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 29

Let’s begin our week with a little self care. For Day 29: Sit in Silence Without Distractions for 10 Minutes. Only two days left in out Platinum Chiropractic 30 Day Health Challenge. #platinumchirochallenge

30 Day Health Challenge Day 28

With only three challenges left, lets take a moment to be grateful. Day 28: List 10 Things You Are Grateful For. Share your Gratitude List on your Facebook page or your Instagram and include #platinumchirochallenge so we can find it.  You will be entered in a raffle to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card sponsored …

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