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Changing Light Bulbs

If you came home, turned on the bank of switches in your hallway and noticed none of the lights came on in the back portion of your house, would you A: Change out all the light bulbs that didn't go on, or B: Go to the breaker panel in your basement to see which fuse [...]

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What happens when you plug ten appliances into one outlet and turn them all on at the same time? You blow a circuit! The same thing can happen when you surge an unprotected nerve system with STRESS. Picture your nerve system as an electrical outlet with multiple stressors plugged in. Turn them all on at [...]

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First Line of Defense

There's an old Chiropractic saying that goes... Adjustments first, drugs second, surgery last. It's a conservative philosophy of care for those who'd rather give their body a chance to heal naturally first, before calling in the medical cavalry. When it comes to back pain, science is finally in agreement. In 2017, The American College of [...]

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Too Much Turgor

Turgor is the scientific name for stiffness or rigidity within a tissue... a wilted plant, due to lack of water, has LOW turgor where as one with NORMAL turgor stands strong and upright while maintaining its flexibility. Your body also has turgor. When too high, you experience extreme stiffness and rigidity - that's a bad [...]

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Drained batteries need to be re-charged to work again - just break out a set of jumper cables, connect the proper terminals and restore the flow of power until the battery comes back to life. In some ways, chiropractic adjustments are like jumper cables. When your energy is low, your immune system is overrun or [...]

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Sucking Life

Just like liquid moving through a straw, the energy of life flows from your brain through your nerve system and permeates every part of your body. The more "open" and unrestricted your nerve pathways are, the easier life's energy flows and the healthier you'll be. Subluxations (misaligned spinal bones) squeeze nerves and restrict the flow [...]

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In Greek mythology, Achilles obtained his powers of strength and invincibility when his mother dipped him into the River Styxx. But because she held him by his heel, it was not washed by the water of the magical river. Achilles survived many great battles but as fate would have it, a poisonous arrow found the [...]

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What does leaving your tools out in the rain, skipping oil changes and delaying trips to your Chiropractor have in common? Neglect... Neglect is the number one cause of breakdown. 100% of the time, neglect is not done on purpose. Sometimes it's just the hustle and bustle of life that gets in the way. Other [...]

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Triple Dog Dare

You've been given the throw down. Your family and friends are egging you on to try their Chiropractor. But you don't 'believe' in Chiropractic and doubt it would actually work for your health problems. The question isn't whether you believe in Chiropractic, but rather do you believe in your own ability to heal yourself? You [...]

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Clark Griswold stands with bated breath and extension cord in hand as a childlike giddiness overtakes him. The family drum roll commences, he makes the anticipated electrical connection and VOILA... nothing happens. Clark has a power problem. Although the extension cords are all connected and each individual Christmas light has been inspected with precision, he's [...]

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