Sciatica

Emotions and Chiropractic

One of the biggest benefits of an adjustment is how it changes a person’s life instantly from a psychological, emotional, and neurological point of view. When you are adjusted, your nervous system becomes relaxed and at ease. Your nervous system shifts from Sympathetic (fight or flight, stressed, tense) physiology, to a more balanced Parasympathetic (rest, …

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Webinar Recording: How to Strengthen Your Immune System

For week four of talking about our immune systems and how to keep them strong, we have the recording of last week’s zoom webinar. We invite you to share this video with any friends and family that you think could benefit from our care here at Platinum Chiropractic. At the end of the video, there …

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Webinar Recording: How to Strengthen Your Immune System

Focus on Gut Health

Immune System 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 …

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Focus on Gut Health

Sleep and Your Immune System

You all ready for Tip #1? 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 immune system function normally is to sleep. Reduced sleep actually increases inflammation in our bodies, reducing …

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Immune System Health Month

This week kicks off our series on Immune System Health! Our goal is to give you some tips you can implement right away so that by the time proper flu season rolls around you are in the best position you can be in! It has never been so important for us to each do everything …

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Immune System Health Month

Coming up in August, we will be focusing on our Immune Systems, what they do, how to take care of them, and how to make sure they are working at their best. It has never been so important for us to each do everything we can to take care of our health, and the health …

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Upgrade Your Work-From-Home Setup!

Remember that super cool sit/stand desk converter we raffled off earlier this year? Now is your chance to get one for yourself! As our newest Platinum Community Partner, Anthrodesk is offering the Platinum Family 10% off their website! As we are all working from home more, our workspaces may not be the most conducive to …

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Stress and Your Health

We all know that too much stress can lead to decreased health, but how? Stress comes in three different forms, Chemical, Emotional, and Physical, and each impacts our health differently. Let’s start with Chemical stress. Every day we encounter chemical stress through food, water, pollution, and what comes in contact with our skin. Foods that …

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Movement Class

Feeling stiff? WFH got you down? Stand up and follow along with our latest episode of Stay Active, Stay Healthy. During the movement class, I touch on why it’s so important to move your body. Movement is genetically essential for our DNA. What that means is, moving your body signals your DNA to make healthy …

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Drug-Free Healthcare

This healing is constant, 24/7, and is regulated by your brain. Your brain and your body stay connected through multiple systems, the master of which is the nervous system. And where is your nervous system housed? Yep, you guessed it, your spine! When everything in your body is connected and working correctly, without interference, all …

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The Time is NOW to Focus on your Health

I am sure you have all heard by now that the Shelter in Place order has been extended for a few more weeks. Meanwhile, more industries have been allowed to re-open including construction, childcare services, and outdoor businesses. Here at Platinum, we continue to be open as an essential service to provide you with the …

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Dr. Karo’s Top Stretches for Low Back Pain and Sciatica

We’ve got a new video for you with some stretches and movements you can do for your low back from the comfort of your own home! Which is where we all are right now. These movements can help to relieve low back pain, sciatica, hip pain, tight hip flexors, tight hamstrings, and herniated disc symptoms. …

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Secret Stretches to Prevent Pain

Interactive Mobility Class On Tuesday, March 10, Dr. Karo Isajan will be teaching an Interactive Mobility Class: Secret Stretches to Prevent Pain. We will be going over the best stretches for eliminating pain and bringing a better flow and ease to your body. This class will focus on the whole body, covering the best stretches …

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Fasting for Health!

Intermittent Fasting, Extended Fasting, Water Fasting, Dry Fasting, Autophagy…. What does it all mean and how can fasting help you reach your health and weight goals? On Tues Nov 12 join us for our workshop: The Details on Fasting.Dr. Karo will be going over the common types of fasting, including the differences between intermittent and …

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Spinal Function & Hormonal Health

Hormones, whether we like it or not, we all need them. But how does your body know how much and when enough is enough? And how does your spine play a roll? Hormones are chemicals produced by certain glands like your thyroid, adrenals, and reproductive organs. They make tons of reactions in your body possible, …

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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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Sciatica, Lower Back Pain, Leg Pain

Sciatica, Lower back pain, leg pain …. it is likely that yourself or someone you know has or is currently experiencing one or more of these symptoms. But what is sciatica really?  Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of your sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back at L1-S1, goes through …

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Massage, Physical Therapy, & Chiropractic

How do these different approaches to physical care help to resolve your health concerns? Each of these approaches have their place in your care, but each work in different ways. Let’s use a house as an analogy. Imagine you start noticing difficulty in sliding the house windows up and down, or the doors not shutting …

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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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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 …

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