Category Archives: Reflections

Debbie Downer: Life Coach?

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If you are a fan of self-help and motivation books, but can’t find the time to sit and read for more than a few minutes at a time—I highly recommend a book by Steve Chandler called: 100 Ways to Motivate Yourself: Change Your Life Forever. Don’t be scared off by the subtitle: “Change Your Life…

Warning! Your posture is making you weak

Amy Cuddy Body Posture Confidence

Some research is saying your posture determines how you feel. Use this to your advantage.

The male health care crisis…!?

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After all, the spine, especially the top of the neck, influences the health of the heart, the lungs, the digestive tract, and the immune system. I know a few tough guys in my life that need help in those areas. Do you?

Why don’t people start chiropractic care?

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Why don’t some people consider chiropractic care? Even when they are no longer ignorant of the great results that are possible?

Is there an opposite to the placebo effect?

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Here’s the weird and potentially dangerous think about placebos. They have an opposite in something called the nocebo. When medical patients are told that a sugar pill may give them bad symptoms–they experience those symptoms!

Drive your chiropractor crazy: use this one phrase

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Here’s a confession. As a chiropractor there’s a combination of words that patients use that can drive me crazy in a matter of seconds. What does it sound like? It sounds something like this…

Where did all the upper cervical chiropractors go?

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While there are many reasons why the upper cervical chiropractic approach is hidden out in the open, perhaps the biggest reason is that there are too few upper cervical chiropractors to really influence public awareness. Let’s see why.

The secret science of haunted houses, and what they teach us about health

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Now, what does this experience in the haunted house have to do with your health? Everything if you are suffering from low energy, chronic pain, headaches, type 2 diabetes, or some other chronic problem.

Fantasy football fans should lament Peyton Manning’s surgery, but heed its warnings

Peyton Manning Neck Surgery

Not to get all John Madden with my pen, but when I look at Peyton Manning’s posture from the front I see real evidence that the underlying cause of his problem hasn’t been taken care of. He has not exhausted natural options first.

What the NFL may teach us about MS and similar diseases

Traumatic brain injury

Sometimes it takes a high profile NFL lawsuit to open a new conversation on the treatment of MS and other similar, neuro-degenerative diseases.