Omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil, alpha-linolenic acid

Taking cod liver oil as a source of vitamin D first became popular in 19th Century England. Fish oil has been studied for heart health since it was found that Greenland Inuit people may have a lower risk of heart disease despite eating a high-fat diet. The main essential fatty acids in the human diet […]

“To lift or not to lift?”

If a great Shakespearean protagonist had, anachronistically, joined a gym, his internal existential inquiry might have been, “To lift or not to lift?”. Many centuries later, the identical inquiry, or controversy, persists. Joining a gym (health club) usually implies the new club member is going to engage in strength training in one form or another. […]

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinsons is a degenerative disorder of the brain, results from the destruction of cells that produce dopamine. Typical symptoms include rigid muscles, tremor, bradykinesia (slow movement), gait disturbance, and postural instability. How Chiropractic Care Relates to Parkinson’s Disease The exact cause of Parkinson’s disease continues to be investigated, but some of the latest research shows […]

TemporoMandibular Joint Disorder

Does it hurt when you chew, open wide to yawn or use your jaws? Do you have pain or soreness in front of the ear, in the jaw muscle, cheek, the teeth or the temples? Do you have pain or soreness in your teeth? Do your jaws make noises loud enough to bother you or […]

Chiropractic Care for Torticollis

Torticollis, also known as wry neck or loxia,[note 1] is a dystonic condition defined by an abnormal, asymmetrical head or neck position, which may be due to a variety of causes. The term torticollis is derived from the Latin words tortus for twisted and collum for neck Chiropractic management of congenital torticollis using a combination of spinal adjustments, cranial re-alignment and soft tissue therapies can produce rapid resolution […]

Riding the Brakes

We’re all familiar with the highway driving experience of being behind a person who is continually braking for no apparent reason. This is especially problematic if you’re in the left-hand lane. You’re zipping along at the posted speed limit and suddenly the brake lights of the car in front go on. You have to immediately […]

Tendonitis Treatment

If you are looking for information about how chiropractors perform tendonitis treatment, then you are probably interested in treating your tendonitis without medicine or surgery. Chiropractic medicine is used to treat all sorts of bodily problems in the head, back, neck, arms, legs, and other areas of the human body, and chiropractic can treat tendonitis […]

Chiropractic Sinus adjustment

Sinusitis causes inflammation of the tissues surrounding the sinuses, which are eight hollow cavities in the skull. Sinuses are located in the cheekbones, in the forehead, between the eyes, and behind the nasal cavity. Approximately 37 million Americans suffer from at least one episode of sinusitis each year. The most common form of sinusitis, acute […]

Sprains & Strains

Introduction Sprains and strains are usually minor injuries that are often occur during sports, exercise, or other physical activity. A sprain is an injury to a ligament, the tissue that links bones together at joints. Sprains happen most often in the ankle, knee, elbow, or wrist. Strains are tears in muscle tissue. They happen most […]