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What is an Adjustment?

Chiropractors have one key word that they are commonly associated with, “adjustments”. But VERY few people actually know what an adjustment entails and what it does. Hopefully this changes that. What it is not: To talk about what an adjustment is, I think it’s a good idea to start with what it’s not. To start, …

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Quickfire Questions and Answers

Here are 10 random questions that we got this week, along with our answers!   Is it healthy to squat past 90 degrees? Yes, squatting past 90 is pragmatic, does not cause any damage, and has been found to help prevent injury. Does cracking your knuckles cause arthritis? No, that myth has been busted. It …

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The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch

  It’s common for professors to give what’s called “the last lecture”, a talk where they imagine they are about to die and describe what they believe matters most in life. In “The Last Lecture”, by Dr. Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, he didn’t have to imagine he was dying. He …

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Fascia

Fascia is one of my favorite things to talk about – and for good reason! The term itself is becoming more and more well-known, but there’s still confusion as to what it actually is and what it does. Hopefully this will help clear that up:   What is it? Simply put, fascia is connective tissue. …

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Enter the Zone – Barry Sears

“Enter the Zone” by Barry Sears is one of my all-time favorites, and I highly recommend it if you are interested in learning about the hormonal responses of food. Below are my personal notes.  Notes: The “Zone Diet” is not really a “diet” as much as it is a way of looking at the way you eat. …

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Pain Killer – Barry Meier

Below are personal notes I took for the book “Pain Killer“, by Barry Meier. It’s an exciting read that goes into great detail on the origins of the opioid crisis. He goes into WAY more detail in the book, but here is what I wrote down. Notes: There are really two crises in “The Opioid Crisis”: …

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Supplements

Fat-Loss CLA “Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a naturally-occurring fatty acid shown to be useful in supporting proper fat burning and the maintenance of lean muscle tissue. This product is a rich source of CLA, standardized to contain a minimum 78% conjugated linoleic acid as cis-9, trans-11 and trans-10, cis-12 isomers in a 50:50 ratio.” …

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To Tell or To Teach

One of the most important concepts in medicine is patient education. What good is it to tell a patient to do something if they don’t truly understand why. The term “doctor” means “teacher” in Latin, deriving from the word “docere” or “to teach”. With learning should come the desire and responsibility to spread that knowledge. …

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