Pain Free Flat Line

nsaid flatline

A recent study published in the Europe Heart Journal links the use of NSAIDs with 31% increase in heart attacks. It further says “The findings are a stark reminder that NSAIDs are not harmless.” Swap the pain for a potential heart attack – not exactly and even trade is it?

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Innate’s in Your Corner

Innate's in your corner

Life can feel like a boxing match.  The stress of daily responsibilities, mental fatigue and the loss of health can beat you down.  But there’s one thing in your corner that helps you overcome it – your innate intelligence.

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Healing on a Spare

spare healing donut

In case you get a flat, the temporary “donut” in your trunk is meant to get you off the road and to the nearest service station for proper repair ASAP. Manufacturer’s instructions warn you to take it slow and easy when driving on them – those tiny tires aren’t designed to withstand the load of normal driving. But regardless of that warning, you’ve probably seen some idiot speeding down the highway on one, oblivious to the potential risks.

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Forest for the Trees

Symptom tree hugger

“Seeing the forest for the trees” is an expression of PERSPECTIVE. It’s the ability to step back and see the whole picture of a given situation, instead of clinging to a narrow, limited, myopic one. Focusing on the BIG IDEA is necessary to achieving any worthy goal.

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Don’t Blame the Tee

Chiropractic Tee

It’s just a golf tee, a small piece of wood barely weighing an ounce.  But when you bent to pick it up after finishing the last hole, it may as well have been a 300 lb barbell.  You felt your back pop and now the searing spasm is setting in.  How could such a little thing cause such a big problem?

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Congruency Points

dental exam

When was the last time you went to a doctor who said “here take these drugs because I use them myself and they make me healthier” or “here’s a new shot for your kids, I’m not certain of the side effects, but I gave it to all mine because the pharmaceutical rep said it was good for them.”  Even when it comes to flu vaccines, the TV MD may say it’s OK on camera, but behind the scenes, they won’t dare push it on their own family members.

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Unwind with Chiropractic

unwind with chiropractic

Ever feel ‘wound up’ from the stresses of life? You feel tight and distorted, like a rubber band that’s been twisted to the brink of snapping? That tension you’re feeling isn’t in your head… it’s actually in your Nerve System.

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Treating the Bark

ouching dog

You walk into your Chiropractor’s office, hop on a table and point to where it hurts. But the Chiropractor adjusts a totally different part of your spine… not even close to where you feel the pain. Why is that?

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Pharmaceutical False Start

Rx Starting Line

Spike a fever – run for some Tylenol. Get an ear infection – dash for an antibiotic. Big Pharma wants us to race for a drug every time a symptom or illness challenges us. But is it better to let your body run its own race without interference from the drug companies?

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Houston We Have a Subluxation

Rx Starting Line

The brain stem is the most important, central command center of your body (like Houston control).  Located at the base of your brain and extending into your upper cervical spine, it serves as the crossing point for trillions of nerve fibers that carry the data of life from your brain, to your body.

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