The experience of many practice members who receive chiropractic adjustments is that with regular chiropractic care they feel healthier, don’t get sick as often, and certain body ills tend to improve without drugs or other medical intervention. How does this occur if chiropractic simply moves bones and reduces joint inflammation? The answer was discovered almost 100 years ago. Back in 1921, a medical doctor, Henry Winsor, set about to understand if, in fact, there was a corre
With so much uncertainty in the health care of our country it is vital to educate ourselves to benefit the next generation to come after us. Birth today can be very traumatic, especially with all the technology and medical intervention that takes place on a regular basis during birth. (Recall the Journal of American Medical Association study showing that the U.S. ranked last for neonatal mortality, infant mortality, and for the health of newborns.) As a result, there has been
ADHD is classified as a neurobehavioral disorder. According to the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, twelve percent of U.S. children and teens had a diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 2011, a number that has jumped by 43 percent since 2003, making it one of the most common childhood disorders. Between 66 and 85 percent of these children maintain the diagnosis into adolescence and adulthood.
Yet, both the ra
Did you know that the most common immune disorder is an allergic reaction? The world allergy organization estimates that about 30-40% of the worldwide population is affected by one or more allergic conditions such as eczema, rhino-conjunctivitis, asthma and potentially life-threatening allergies to foods, drugs and other substances. What exactly is an allergic reaction? An allergic reaction is the body's natural defense mechanism designed to keep out foreign invaders. Some of
You probably know someone who suffers from a sleeping problem such as insomnia or sleep apnea. In fact, 40% of the population currently struggles with sleeping problems. Both insomnia and sleep apnea are extremely common issues that many people face. Most people try pills, teas, and potions to try and get some rest at night, but there is good news! Chiropractic care can help with these issues. Chiropractors have actually found misalignment in the atlas and axis (the first two
When thinking of Chiropractic care, most people often think of harsh practices which involve a lot of "twisting" and "cracking". This would definitely deter people from thinking chiropractic care could benefit the senior community. However, senior citizens could benefit tremendously from chiropractic care. In fact, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association issued a release about the benefits of Chiropractic care for senior citizens. Dr. Christian Kollar, president of the MCA, no
Research Ties Vertebral Subluxation to Common Childhood Ailments StartFragment Below you will find a sample of the research linking vertebral subluxations and nerve interference with specific childhood ailments. Ear Infection Investigators evaluated 46 children under the age of five with ear infections. A full 93% recovered within 10 days of chiropractic care ( J Manipulative Physiol Ther 1996; 19:169-77). Another study looked at 5 children with recurrent middle ear infection