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30 Day Health Challenge: Aug 14 – Sept 12

  Starting Monday Aug 14, we will post daily health challenges to take your health and wellness to another level! Follow the guidelines to be entered into weekly raffles. Where to find the challenges: Join our group on Facebook: Platinum Chiropractic 30 Day Health Challenge Website: http://www.platinumchiroca.com/ Instagram: @platinumchiro Contact Kristen at info@platinumchiroca.com with any questions.

New Location

  The wait is finally over! We’ll have some giveaways to celebrate our soft opening next week, so make sure you come in and visit! Soft Opening Hours:  Monday July 24: 9-12 and 4-7 Tuesday July 25: 9-12 and 4-7 Wednesday July 26: Closed Thursday July 27: 9-12 and 4-7 Friday July 28: 9-13

Stress and Your Health

Image from Well Adjusted Products We all know that too much stress can lead to decreased health; but how? Well, we know stress causes a fight or flight (sympathetic) response in our bodies. When this occurs, our bodies’ muscles create tension. When this tension is repetitive, chronic or severe enough, it causes a shift in the …

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Programmed for Health

You’re not sick because you have pneumonia; you have pneumonia because you are sick.  This is a very important concept to understanding health, sickness, and disease. We talk a lot about how HEALTH is programmed into your body. Health is a default setting that is expressed when we perform genetically compatible actions, such as moving …

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Hip Flexors

Hip flexors are muscles that cross our hip region, allowing us to bring our legs up to our torso, such as in walking and running. There are two groups of hip flexors; the quadriceps located on the front of your thigh, and the iliopsoas, which attach to your spine from your leg.   Sitting, as …

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Segmental Movement Dysfunction

Similar to that of the Movement Deficiency Syndrome (MDS), which we talked about a few weeks ago, we are living in an epidemic of Segmental Movement Dysfunction (SMD). SMD 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 …

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Every Two Weeks

You might have wondered why we recommend to get checked and adjusted a minimum of two times a month once you have reached the Protection phase of care. The reason is to prevent arthritis and joint degeneration. The journal Clinical Biomechanics reported as far back as 1987 that joint immobility, such as that which occurs …

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Welcome UBV!

Good news everybody! For those of you living in San Jose, CA and similar latitudes, as of Monday March 13 at 1:10 pm the sun will reach 50 degrees above the horizon, which is when UVB sun rays can penetrate our atmosphere. What does that mean to us? Sun rays contain ultra violet lights such …

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Mobility Seminar Saturday March 11

  Dr. Karo will be leading a Mobility Seminar at NCFit’s Steven’s Creek location next Saturday March 11. An event like nothing you’ve attended before, we will uncover ways to measure and improve your mobility, followed by a discussion on how to implement your new knowledge into a road to rehabilitation and injury prevention. The …

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NCFit Corporate Cup 2017

This past weekend we participated in the Corporate Cup, a one day fitness competition between Silicon Valley’s businesses. Platinum Chiropractic was one of the sponsors at the event, where we gave away t-shirts, shaker bottles, and information about our focus in Neuro-Structural Correction. Folks always ask if we “work” on people during these events, and …

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Movement Deficiency Syndrome

Dr. James Chestnut coined the term ‘Movement Deficiency Syndrome’ to identify the necessity of both physical activity and exercise on human physiology, function, and health.  Physical activity and exercise are necessary components to keeping our bodies in working order, via supporting our genetic requirement for sufficient and pure movement. Our genes literally require movement to express …

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Pain

Pain is a fact of life we all experience at some points in our lives. And while it is unpleasant, it is also an important part of living life on earth. Pain is often ridiculed, but it is also very important to our survival. So what is pain? pains a signal from our body alerting …

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Purification Program

Its that time of year again. Our 21-Day Purification Program is back by popular demand. September 25 – October 15. This is a structured program that combines eating whole foods, drinking nutritious shakes, taking supplements made with whole food ingredients, and exercise to help you cleanse and build healthy lifestyle habits. The menu includes a …

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The Choice is Yours: Fix the Cause or Cover it up

Abnormal body alignment due to injury or improper movements or postures done repeatedly, such as sitting and working at a desk, create spinal problems. These spinal problems put pressure on the nerves. This nerve pressure then creates health problems. You can: 1) fix the structure with chiropractic care or 2) cover up the pain signals …

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Nutrition Seminar: Tuesday March 29 @ 7:30 pm

  Do you know what kinds of foods to eat?  What kinds of food to avoid?  What supplements are a must and which ones to avoid?  Do you know the best times to eat? If you would like to find out more about eating for your health and performance, this is the nutrition talk for …

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Mobility

Dr. Karo’s Mobility Class at NorCal Crossfit San Jose, every Wednesday at 5:30 and 7:30 pm Mobility is the ability to move your body freely in all the normal and available ranges of motion for your body. Mobility is a hot topic in fitness and in organized sports because it seems to be the “secret” to …

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