Summer: The Season of the Fire Element

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Summer: The Season of the Fire Element The season filled with abundant energy, long days and sunshine. Summer is the season of yang, a time when the body undergoes vigorous metabolic (body energy) processes. Several thousand years ago, The Medical Classic of the Yellow Emperor put forth the principle that one should cultivate the yang […]

Warning! Health without Drugs Ahead!

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Warning: A high protein/low carbohydrate diet with essential vitamins is so effective in lowering blood pressure that if you are on blood pressure medications, you must be careful. You may become dizzy and faint within just a few days and you will need to be taken off your medication quickly.”   Isn’t that the kind […]

5 Common Pain Triggers That Might Surprise You

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First of all, I strongly believe that you should be grateful for the pain. Your body is responding appropriately, alerting you to some problem…screaming at you to seek help If you’re suffering from chronic pain that has no obvious cause, take a look through the list of triggers that follow. Oftentimes, physical pain may be […]

Chiropractic Adjustments for Joints in the Extremities

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Sure, you know that chiropractic alleviates pain, tightness and dysfunction (abnormal movement of spinal bones) in the spine that may impede nervous system activity. But did you know that chiropractic offers effective correction for problems in the joints of the upper and lower limbs/extremities (feet, ankles, knees, hip, hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders)? I address […]

Chiropractic Adjustments Relax Tense Muscles

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Chiropractic Adjustments Relax Tense Muscles Most of us know the discomfort of tense, “knotted” muscles. But you may not know that you don’t have to live with this pain. I want you to know chiropractic can help. What are muscular knots? Muscular tension, spasms or “knots” occur when muscles contract involuntary for a sustained period […]

Chiropractic Care for Golfers

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What do Tiger Woods, David Duval, Rory McIlroy and more than 75 percent of golfers in the PGA have in common? They all sing the praises of chiropractic. But you don’t have to be a professional golfer to benefit from chiropractic. Amateur golfers also reap the performance-boosting rewards from chiropractic care. Throughout the world – […]

Neck Pain

7 “Fixes” for Neck and Back Pain

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Back pain is something many of us deal with on an all too frequent basis.  I discuss back pain and belly fat in a recent blog post: https://fortmyerschirostudio.com/2016/01/07/back-pain-belly-fat-the-fix-to-both/   I also have discussed the purpose of pain in this blog post: https://fortmyerschirostudio.com/2014/12/19/the-purpose-of-pain/ I recently came across this article discussing some ways to “fix” back pain.  […]

Traction vs Flexion Distraction for the spine

When Your Doctor Recommends Traction Consider Flexion-Distraction

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Flexion-Distraction, a Chiropractic Technique is Deemed Superior to Spinal Decompression to Reduce Pressure in Injured and Bulging Spinal Discs Traction, as a treatment, has been used for centuries in an attempt to relieve radiculopathy and pain.  Seated, standing, supine, mechanical, manual; there are a vast variety of options when performing traction on a vertebral region. […]

Chiropractic Humor

Do You Have “Ticks & Fleas”?

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I have had many mentors throughout my life and career, but I think there are three who influenced me the most as a medical professional. 

How to Fix Dangerous Belly Fat

Back Pain & Belly Fat: The Fix To Both

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If your belly enters a room seconds before you do, chances are you’re on a first-name basis with Chief Aching Back. In the past 20 years, the incidence of obesity has tripled and complaints about back pain have doubled. I’m often asked, Could trimming your bulging middle (or backside) prevent those “gotta lie down” back-pain […]