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The Connection Between Chiropractic Care and Nutrition

If you were going on a long trip, you wouldn’t fill up your car with cooking oil instead of gasoline. You would make sure it had the right fuel for the job ahead. You might even make a trip to the auto shop to make sure everything was in working order. The same is true of the food you put into your body to fuel your life. However, healthy foods and eating right are not the only necessity for a ...
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Improving Your Golf Game With Chiropractic Care

“I’ve been going to a chiropractor for as long as I can remember. It is as important to my training as the practice of my swing.” -Tiger Woods, Pro Golfer Research published by the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine has confirmed what most pro golfers already know: regular chiropractic care can indeed improve your golf swing and, as a result, lead to improved overall performance of your play. ...
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No Quick Fix: Opioids Ineffective for Lower Back Pain

Although the drugs can have some short-term effects, opioid-based painkillers such as oxycodone and Percocet have largely minimal effects on chronic lower back pain unrelated to other injuries, according to researchers.  The causes for lower back pain not linked to an injury or other condition can be difficult to determine, according to doctors, and the evidence that opioid drugs, or any others, a...
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Discover Health & Wellness Helps Supply Food to Local Social Services Agency

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When it comes to being a true neighbor in each corner of the Denver metro area, Discover Health & Wellness (DHW) medical staff and patients from all eight locations stepped up to the plate.  Literally. Organizing and promoting a three-week long inaugural Thanksgiving Food Drive in conjunction with local food blog Mom’s Bistro, each DHW location gathered food and life necessities and delivered...
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Detox Yourself with Chiropractic

If you don’t have any back or neck problems, you may have never even considered a chiropractor. But I’m here to tell you why you should. Chiropractic (coming from the Greek words that mean “hands” and “practice”) is a practice that involves manipulating your spine and joints in order to encourage proper alignment. When our spines or joints slowly get out of place over time, or abruptly due to a...
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DEEP BREATH: How Chiropractic Relieves Stress

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life. In fact, it is becoming a sort of new normal in today’s hectic, fast paced, high pressure society. And stress symptoms should not be taken lightly. It is important to address the symptoms and find ways to reduce the stress. Chiropractic is an effective stress reliever. What is stress? In literal terms, stress is the state of emotion...
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Is Chiropractic the answer to the Opioid Epidemic?

Seizing on the opioid epidemic as a chance to expand their reach, naturopaths and chiropractors are aggressively lobbying Congress and state governments to elevate the role of alternative therapies in treating chronic pain. They’ve scored several victories in recent months, and hope the Trump administration will give them a further boost. Their most powerful argument: We don’t prescribe addicti...
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Back to School and Sports: Keeping Young Athletes Healthy and Fit

It’s back to school time, when more kids are involved in sporting activities. Although being part of a football, soccer or Little League team is an important rite of passage for many children, parents and their children could be overlooking the importance of proper nutrition and body-conditioning needed for preventing injuries on and off the playing field. Highly competitive sports such as foot...
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Jet Lag comes with its own baggage: Preventing Travel Aches and Strains

Traveling can be rough on the body. Whether you are traveling alone, on business or on your way to a sunny resort with your family, long hours in a car or on an airplane can leave you stressed, tired, stiff and sore. Prolonged sitting can wreak havoc on your body.  Even if you travel in the most comfortable car or opt to fly first class, certain pressures and forces from awkward positions can r...
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Focusing on the Neck to Treat Migraines

Migraines are a debilitating condition that affects 36 million Americans, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Those who suffer from migraines lose untold amounts of hours in productivity at work, time with family, and live under the fear of when their next attack will come. According to the Migraine Foundation, migraines rank in the top 20 of the world’s most disabling medical illnesses...
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