When you go to a chiropractor, you may experience something called toxic release or toxic relief. It’s the same effect a physical therapist, acupuncturist, massage therapist, or medical doctor is helping you avoid when they tell you to drink plenty of water after therapy. It sounds scary, but it is a really good thing. This
Are you ready for a career on the road? Before you can become a commercial driver, you need to prove that you’re in good physical shape for a job behind the wheel by scheduling and passing a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical. Before you visit your doctor, you may wish to review the DOT physical
Whether you’re running, hiking, dancing, swimming, or playing basketball, it’s no secret that sports are a good way to clear your mind and care for your body. While exercise is an important part of self-care, it’s only one component. It’s easy to think that our resilient bodies are made of steel, but they require rest
Not all supplements are created equal. But, how do you tell the difference? This month, we had a nutritional supplement class with a Q&A session in our office. Our resident Chiropractic Internist, Dr. Steven Baca, and one of our supplement company representatives were on hand to answer your questions, including: How does supplementation work? Are
It’s completely normal to notice physical and emotional changes during the week leading up to your period. Your breasts might feel tender, and you may lack the willpower to say no to sweets. However, women who struggle with severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can have a more difficult time before their period. Simply put, PMS can
While many view pregnancy as a magical experience, few will deny that it can also be an uncomfortable one for mothers-to-be. When utilized correctly, prenatal massage techniques offer a safe, drug-free way to ease the aches and pains that childbearing tends to bring. Plus, they can provide welcome emotional support for expectant mothers.
You’ve probably heard health experts advocate for a holistic approach to medicine. It’s often presented as an appealing alternative to standard medical care, but many people don’t quite understand what taking a holistic approach actually involves. Is the idea of a holistic approach to health care new? What are its defining characteristics? Most importantly, is
When it comes to our health, today’s reality might look grim. Childhood obesity is on the rise, and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes has skyrocketed, but there’s good news: You don’t always have to reach for medications in order to regain control of your health. Achieving wellness starts with you, and you can learn
What you eat has a definite impact on your overall wellness, but in a world full of conflicting and ever-changing nutritional advice, it can be tough to know what you should be putting on your plate. For people with food sensitivities, things are even more complicated. How much do you know about food sensitivity symptoms?
Rethinking Health By Jordan Rackers Imagine a day when we go to the doctor to have the right food and exercise prescribed versus the right pill. We explain our symptoms and the doctor helps create a health plan instead of signing for a prescription. Far too often we don’t think about retaining our health until