Preventative Care

What to Eat & Why

We know you are all full of burning questions when it comes nutrition does and dont’s. Come to our workshop on Tuesday, Feb 18 at 6:30 pm and bring your questions! Learn the why behind what we should eat and what to avoid for lasting health Discuss tips for better nutrition decision making Learn the …

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Platinum Purification Program

Have you heard about our nutrition program? The Platinum Purification Program is a 21-day program designed to help participants learn to eat in a way that works best for them and their health and nutrition goals. Over the last 8 years in practice, we have refined and restructured the program with an emphasis on education so you can …

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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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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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Ringing in 2019

Come learn how to reinforce your Neuro-Structural care with corrective exercises that rehabilitate your body, keep your joints healthy and improve mobility. Tuesday January 15th at our Santa Clara practice location. Thank your for making 2018 an unforgettable year. We are grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve you in 2019.  Let’s start the …

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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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How Far will You Go?

It surprises many people that we have patients who use chiropractic regularly. Here’s five different ways that we see people along their continuum of care. Relief – Most people begin here. Their ache, pain or other symptom is often what prompts them to begin chiropractic care. Correction – With the most obvious symptoms reduced, many opt to …

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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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7 Ways to Bulletproof Your Immune System

Dr. Karo will address the top 7 things you can do to improve your immunity, and fight the flu. The workshop will be held at our practice location in Santa Clara on Stevens Creek Blvd. Reserve your spot today! December’s 2nd Tuesday Workshop will be about the immune system and strengthening your resistance during the …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 7

For Sunday we are back to mobility! Day 7: Couch Stretch for 2 Minutes Each Side.  If you Completed all 7 days this week; take a picture of yourself holding your couch stretch. Post it in our Facebook Group or your Instagram page and include #platinumchirochallenge You will be entered in a raffle to win …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 5

Ready for more stretching? For tomorrow, Day 5, the challenge is to accumulate 5 minutes of stretching each shoulder using the peck stretch. Click below to see the full video on how to do the stretch. Each interval of stretching should be no less than one minute, per side.  The full video is found on …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 4

And we are on to Day 4! For tomorrow the challenge is to Stay Hydrated! Carry a water bottle, filled with water. Drink and repeat. We recommend a non-soft BPA free plastic or glass bottle.  Did you know you should be drinking half your body weight in oz of water every day? Are you getting enough? …

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Movement to Test Your Nervous System Health

Movement and strength are signs of a healthy functioning Nervous System. Your brain is designed to move your body in order to secure resources to maintain health and survival. When we examine people neurologically at Platinum Chiropractic, we are looking at things like their posture, balance, gait, and muscle strength because it gives us an …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 3

Great job so far. For tomorrow, Day 3, read, from an actual book, for 20 minutes. If you are anything like me, you have lots of books around that you have been meaning to read. Set aside some time for yourself today and read one of them! #platinumchirochallenge

30 Day Health Challenge Day 2

No Artificial Sugars This can be a tricky one, but completely achievable. In fact this is one of my favorites of the challenges we have lined up for you. This is because it is a great reminder to check your ingredient labels. You might find yourself surprised by what you find. #platinumchirochallenge