May 22, 2019

Remember when your mother used to say things like, “Eat all your vegetables.” And, “Look both ways before crossing the street.” “A person is known by the company they keep.” And let’s not forget her mantra, “Sit up straight! Don’t slouch!”

She was offering excellent adv...

May 22, 2019

What is Omega-3 and why is it important?

First, it is a fat. The good type of fat. The “omega” is simply a way organic chemists name the long string of carbon atoms. At one end is a carboxylic acid molecule (called alpha) and a methyl at the other end (called omega).

Ome...

May 22, 2019

Chocoholics take heart – literally that is. Seems that a bit of a chocolate bar might actually be good for your ticker.

Dark chocolate, not that dreamy milk chocolate that melts in your mouth. It’s a comfort food that we can all live with – in moderation of course.

Sever...

May 6, 2019

Here are some basic facts about tension (stress) headaches. They usually affect women more often than men. Generally, you feel them coming on slowly, usually in the middle of the day. Today’s chiropractic care is often remarkably helpful for tension headache sufferers.

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May 6, 2019

Louis Pasteur is responsible for the “germ theory” of disease. It’s based on the belief that germs cause disease and that exposure to them makes you sick.

Even on his deathbed, Pasteur confessed that it wasn’t germs that caused disease. Rather, it was the environment in...

May 6, 2019

Remember riding your bike up a hill so you could coast back down? There was an exhilarating sense of freedom as you accelerated to the bottom. When it comes to your health, are you coasting?

Coasting is a surefire way to invite a return of your original problem.

Imagine...

February 6, 2019

Betsy Mamtsis, 27, has had back and shoulder aches on and off since she was 16. Doctors couldn’t pinpoint what caused her pain, but physical therapy helped. Recently, when her back pain returned, her therapist focused on the Huntingdon Valley woman’s posture.

“She said...

January 11, 2019

While more investigation is needed to determine why, a 2018 study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found New Hampshire adults suffering with non-cancer low back pain were less likely to fill their opioid analgesic prescriptions if they...

January 10, 2019

Managing Neck and Back Pain in America

In the fourth installment of Gallup and Palmer’s annual report, we unveil new findings on Americans’ preferences for neck or back pain care, patient experiences with health-care providers and the prevalence of various methods for a...

June 18, 2018

The Health Benefits of a Digital Detox

Living in a world awash in technology can make life easier in some respects, but it can also be enslaving and detrimental to health and relationships. Whether we spend hours texting and tweeting or surfing and gaming, tech time can...

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