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Segmental Movement Dysfunction

Similar to Movement Deficiency Syndrome (MDS), which we talked about last week, we are living in an epidemic of Segmental Movement Dysfunction (SMD). SMD takes the same principles 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 …

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Movement Deficiency Syndrome

Dr. James Chestnut, who we had the opportunity to see present this weekend, 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 …

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Movement Deficiency Syndrome

Proactive with Probiotics

Our digestive tract (gut) — also called our 2nd brain — contains trillions of microbes. The good and bad bacteria living in your gut microbiota help your body carry out a multitude of essential physiological functions such as help digest food, extract nutrients from food, support immune system resilience, promote healthy metabolism and even influence …

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Sciatica, Lower Back Pain & Leg Pain

You or someone you know likely has or is currently experiencing one or more of these symptoms. But what is sciatica? And how can we help you heal?Sciatica refers to pain radiating along your sciatic nerve path, which branches from your lower back from the 1st through 5th Lumbar and Sacral level (L1-S1) and goes …

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Where Did the Magnesium Go?

Magnesium plays many significant and essential roles in your body. It is a mineral, ion, electrolyte and cofactor in over 300 enzyme reactions in your body, necessary for transmission of nerve impulses, formation of bone and teeth, cardiovascular health, muscle relaxation and much more. The list of conditions related to magnesium deficiency is long. There …

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Biology, Not Belief

Chiropractic is simply biology, more specifically anatomy and physiology. There is a certain way your body operates, and if you cooperate with how it works, you have the best chance to be Healthy. Every disease has one thing in common: the body no longer functions normally. To be healthy, you have to make sure that …

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Biology, Not Belief

“When I went in for the first time I couldn’t feel my right arm”

Platinum Chiropractic is fantastic, I recommend it to anyone and everyone! When I went in for the first time I couldn’t feel my right arm. Both Dr. Karo and Kristen were so kind from the beginning. Kristen got me in on the same day and Dr. Karo calmly talked me through my panic. Within only …

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“When I went in for the first time I couldn’t feel my right arm”

Emotional Stress

As we have been talking about the last few weeks, Neuro-Structural shifts in your spine result from your body’s inability to adapt to stress. And those stressors come in three forms: Chemical, Physical, and Emotional. This week we are talking about Emotional Stress. You can check out the chart above for some examples of Emotional stressors, but I am …

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Emotional Stress

Physical Stress

When physical stresses are too much for our body to adapt to, the spine and nervous system get shifted. When people think of Physical Stress, they commonly think about sudden traumatic events, such as car accidents, falls, or surgery. And these are good examples. However, physical stressors most widely come from repetitive misuse and underuse, …

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Physical Stress

Chemical Stress

A  Neuro-Structural Shift  or NS Shift occurs during stress. Stress comes in three different forms, Physical, Chemical, and Emotional. When these stressors are too much for your body, your spine and nervous system compensate by creating a NS Shift. This week we are talking about Chemical Stressors. Please take a look at the table above for some ideas …

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Chemical Stress

What Controls Your Health?

Check out this video from Dr. Karo for the answerhttps://vimeo.com/712406302 Every part of your body (cells, tissues, and organs) is controlled by your nervous system, which is your brain and spinal cord. Your brain is housed and protected by your skull and your spinal cord is protected by 24 moveable vertebrae. In between each vertebrae, …

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What Controls Your Health?

Omega 3s & Pain

By now, you may have heard about supplementing Omegas 3s. But do we really understand why they are so important, how they can help reduce our pain levels, and WHY we need to supplement?Pain is a signal from our body telling us there’s something happening. Usually, during chronic pain, we have an overproduction of proinflammatory …

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Omega 3s & Pain

Work Station Check!

What’s Causing My Neuro-Structural Shifts? We already know that Neuro-Structural Shifts are caused by stress, and stress comes in three forms: Chemical, Physical, and Emotional. If you missed that article, you can check it out here. When you come in for regular appointments, Dr. Karo checks your body for Neuro-Structural shifts and adjusts your spine and …

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Work Station Check!

Regain Your Energy!

Group Starts May 9th Our Platinum Nutrition Program supports the body’s natural toxin-metabolism processes and brings healthy lifestyle habits into focus. Providing your body with the right proportions of organic whole foods and nutritional supplements is one of the main (if not most important) pillars of optimal health. Aside from getting checked for Neuro-Structural shifts …

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Regain Your Energy!

“My quality of life is where I want it to be, and a large reason for that is because of Platinum Chiropractic”

Migraines and Headaches… just a normal part of life right?NOPE! Many patients come to us with daily headaches and migraines. They can’t imagine life without pain. It stops them from attending events, playing with their kids, and succeeding at work. It costs them time and money in expensive hospital bills. But after just a few …

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“My quality of life is where I want it to be, and a large reason for that is because of Platinum Chiropractic”

Optimal Neuro-Structure w/ Nutrition

Proactively Help Your Body Prevent Shifts with Nutrition As you all know, here at Platinum, we focus on restoring and maintaining your Neuro-Structure (brain, spinal cord, nerves, and vertebrae). Our bodies have an amazing ability to regulate themselves and respond to change, always striving to function at their best. However, Toxins, Traumas, and Thoughts put stress on …

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Optimal Neuro-Structure w/ Nutrition

Meet Ashley!

Over the last month we have added a new face to the Platinum Family. Many of you have already met Ashley, but here is a little more about her. Be sure to introduce yourself on your next visit! — Hi everyone! I just joined the Platinum team several weeks ago and it’s been great meeting …

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Allergy Supplemental Support

Last week we talked all about how Neuro-Structural Chiropractic helps with allergies, seasonal and otherwise. If you missed it, you can find the full article here. So now that we have your nervous system working at its best to combat allergies, we can talk about what supplements can also provide support. Omega 3s Allergies are …

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