Subluxation

60-watts, or 100?

That depends on YOUR individualized needs. Everyone is different, so we use objective measures and offer individualized care plans based on your needs and health goals. The purpose of a Neuro-Structural Chiropractic adjustment is to restore the normal biomechanical function of your spinal column and to clear any neurological interference. We do this to ensure …

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New Year Check In

How is everyone feeling after the holidays? Stiff? Achy? Inflamed? “But all I did over the holiday was relax…” This is something we hear over and over this time of year. And reminds us that Neuro-Structural Shifts are caused by stress on the body that comes in 3 forms: Chemical Stress (foods, drinks, medications, etc.) …

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Can Food Reduce My Healing?

Some common foods that cause inflammation and reduce healing: Dairy, milk, cheese Grains, bread, pasta, cereal Cured meats, salami, bacon Processed food, pastries, cake, sugary drinks Fried foods, potato chips, french fries, fried chicken These foods are harder to digest by our bodies, they cause inflammation in our gut, feed the bad bacteria in our …

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Can Food Reduce My Healing?

New Years Nutrition

Platinum Nutrition Program to Create Healthy Habits For many of us, once the holiday season is in full swing, our diet and nutrition goals fly right out the window. But not to worry, we have your back! The Platinum Nutrition Program (PNP) is a great way to: re-set after the holidays, start 2022 off as …

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New Years Nutrition

An Ounce of Prevention

Many people find the end of the year to be an extra stressful time. Some of the additional forms of stress people experience include: holiday foods, alcohol, sugar and cookies 😉 extra social engagements, year end work/school pressure, family pressure, cold weather, and travel. We already know that stress in any form is what leads …

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An Ounce of Prevention

Mental Health Exercise

Gratitude & Your Health Did you know that writing down 5 things you’re grateful for everyday can have significant beneficial affects on your health? It’s true! The science is pretty solid, being grateful for the good things in your life — even the tiny ones — may be a way to train your brain to …

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Shifts Happen… But How?

What Causes a Neuro-Structural Shift? The short answer, 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. An example of Chemical stress is eating …

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Shift Happens!

What is a Neuro-Structural Shift? Two weeks ago, we talked in-depth about exactly what Neuro-Structural Correction is. If you missed it, you can check it out on our blog here. This week, we will elaborate on what a Neuro-Structural Shift is, how it leads to dis-ease, and how it impacts you and your ability to …

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How Does A Neuro-Structural Shift Happen?

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 spine and nervous system, the spine adopts a NS shift as a compensation. This can happen to anyone, at any age, even in unborn children in the womb. …

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Proprioception, Your Sixth Sense

Proprioception refers to the sense or perception of your body position and movement. It’s your subconscious ability to know where your body is without touching or seeing it.  This sense is gained primarily from input from sensory nerves in tendons and the fibrous capsules of joints combined with input from your vestibular (balance) portion of the …

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Neurodegenerative Disorders and Chiropractic Care

Neurodegenerative and Chiropractic Care? I recently attended a seminar focusing on neurodegenerative disorders in relation to brain trauma and de-generation. These disorders, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Dementia, have comparable qualities that contribute to each of the disorders’ formation and corresponding decline of bodily functions. A study looking at the anatomical alignment of the Foramen …

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Chin Tucks: Good or Bad?

Chin Tucks? Did you know there is a special movement that only one part of your spine can bio-mechanically do? It is your skull and first cervical segment and the range of movement is called protraction and retraction (sliding forward and backwards without bending). You do this movement by sticking your chin out and tucking …

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Chiropractic & the Energy of a Lily

How does chiropractic work?  Here is a good analogy for how a subluxation (misalignment) in the spine interferes with the nerve system of the body and reduces its ability to grow and function.  Just like a subluxation, there is dysfunction/damage in the stalk preventing the plant from sending clear signals and information to the bud. Therefore the …

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