Speak Up For Yourself

As with any good relationship, communication is key.  This is not only true in your personal relationships, but also with your healthcare providers.  In this article I’m going to give you some insight into the importance of communication between you and your chiropractor. So it’s important to mention these issues even if you think they […]

Ticked Off!

Ticked Off!

With Summer now in full swing, for some parts of the country that means tick season. Just mentioning the tiny little blood-sucking arachnids gives most people the shivers, and rightly so. Ticks are external parasites that live off the blood of mammals, birds, and occasionally reptiles and amphibians. They are known to carry and transmit […]

Supplement, Don’t Replace

  It seems like every six months I hear of a new miracle supplement on the market that contains the juice or    extract from some exotic fruit found only in a small region of the world and is supposed to help me achieve the health and vitality I’ve been   looking for!  Although these  supplements may […]


  Prep & Ready Time: 4.5 Hours     Yields: 8 Servings Ingredients: 4 cups cubed ripe melon 1 cup unsweetened apple juice 1/4 cup lime juice 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup fresh raspberries Fresh mint leaves ( ganish)  Directions: 1.   Combine melon, apple juice and lime juice in a blender; puree until smooth.  Pour the mixture […]

Loosen Up

Have you ever pulled your socks or bra off at the end of the day to find red marks and indentations where the garment rested all day?  Have you felt the itchy feeling left behind as that area begins to re-saturate with blood?  Have you ever wondered how tight and constrictive clothing might affect your […]

Summer Citrus

If you do a Google search for citrus fruit you will find that there are hundreds of varieties around the world. While some are more popular,  common, and available than others, they all share many health benefits. Citrus fruit are probably best known for their Vitamin C content, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. […]

The Dangerous Duo

 With summer quickly approaching, many of us are planning for barbecues, camping trips, and days at the beach, on the lake, or out on the golf course.  Two essentials for an enjoyable summer outing are sunscreen and bug spray.  But wait!  Before you slather on the SPF 50 and spray yourself down with insect repellant […]

Nutritional Management of Arthritis

Nutritional Management of Arthritis

The role that diet plays on both RA and OA has been    studied for over 80 years.  Up to this point there is little consensus among researchers as to the role of nutrition and supplementation regarding both of these conditions.  In this article I will list some of the most recommended and      effective approaches.  In […]

Physical Managment of Arthritis

Physical Managment of Arthritis

Now that you know more about what arthritis is, we want to give you some information on what you can do to treat arthritis. First, let’s focus on what can be done physically to treat arthritis. You may think that if a joint is arthritic you should try to rest it as much as possible, […]

Arthritic Knees

Understanding Arthritis

Arthritis is often referred to as a single condition.  However, it can be a component in over 100 conditions that affect 46 million adults and 300,000 children in the U.S.,    reports the Arthritis Foundation.  It can range from mild to debilitating and affect more than just joints.  Systemic forms can affect virtually any organ in the […]