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  • Cause and Effect
    Poor posture, muscular overload, disobeying proper biomechanics can cause pain and discomfort Read more
  • California Chiropractic Association (CCA) Marks September 2017 Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month
    California Chiropractic Association (CCA) Marks September 2017 Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness MonthBusiness Wire September 7, 2017 September is designated Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month, raising public awareness about non-pharmacologic options - Read more
  • Why am I not feeling better?
    What you need to do in order to fully recover from an injury or illness, including rest, diet, and smart activity. Read more
  • What your posture tells you about your health
    Consider your body as you would a tent. Your spine represents the poles that give shape to the tent, the fabric of the tent is like your muscles, and the guy lines Read more
  • One-handed driving
    Go ahead, admit it. There are times when you lean over on to the console and drive only with your left hand or lean on the window sill and drive with Read more
  • April Health News you can use
    WHY CHIROPRACTIC CARE IS IMPORTANTSometimes I think I talk too much, trying to explain to my patients how and why the body works the way it does, and why it just failed that Read more
  • STRESS REDUCING STRATEGIES
    Have you noticed that a lot more people are stressed these day; the election, the economy, exposure to carcinogens, you name it. What can a person do? You can do a number Read more
  • Staying warm
    I know that our Southern California winters are no match for the Midwest or Northeast, but we do occasionally get temps into the 30s, and I have noticed that a few people have Read more

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  • A User's Guide to Healthy Knees

    Healthy knees require continuous motion. However, our generally sedentary lifestyles are at odds with the maintenance of robust knee joint architecture. Left motionless throughout large portions of the day, over time knee cartilage will break down and knee ligaments will become lax. These chronic changes ...

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  • Detective Story

    When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes applied himself to a difficult case, he famously utilized his powers of deduction. Holmes assembled and examined the facts before him and employed a scientific method of analysis to arrive at a solution that took into account of all the elements of the ...

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  • Learning From History

    Whether we're driving a car, riding a bike, or trying to record a spare at our local bowling alley, our musculoskeletal system bases its decision-making on past history, that is, what it has learned before. Drawing on years of experience, recorded deep within our muscle memory, we're able to avoid an ...

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  • A Center for Health

    Mindfulness programs and practices frequently describe a process of locating your "center." One's center may be conceived as a focus of energy, both spiritual and physical, by which all activities may be grounded and from which all activities flow. Similarly, ballet teachers and gymnastics instructors ...

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  • Wildfire Inside of You

    Comparisons between the inner world and the outer world have been frequently drawn by philosophers, nature writers, and visual artists. For example, "seeing the universe in a grain of sand" is a well-known aphorism. The number of neurons in your brain has been compared to the number of stars in the Milky ...

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  • Hitting for the Cycle

    In baseball, hitting for the cycle means that a batter hits a single, a double, a triple, and a home run during the same game. Hitting for the cycle is a rare baseball event, occurring about as often as a no-hitter by a pitcher. Certainly, a great deal of skill is involved in accomplishing such a feat. ...

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  • Find Inspiration in Walden

    In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of the United States' greatest writers, naturalists, and philosophers, not only walked the length and breadth ...

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  • Yoda and Yoga

    In the film classic "The Empire Strikes Back," the iconic Jedi master Yoda inscrutably refers to "the Force" during training sessions with his disciple, Luke Skywalker. Yoda informs Luke that he "must feel the Force around you." Yoda himself is frequently seen assuming what may only be described as intergalactic ...

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  • Hip and Knee Security

    Everyone knows someone who has undergone hip or knee replacement. These surgeries are no longer exclusively performed on older persons and are now not uncommon procedures for many patients with persistent, significant hip or knee pain. Problems that lead people to be willing to undergo joint replacement ...

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  • Making the Grade

    The recent school year has long been over, but the echoes of learning, striving, and achieving persist. We may, if we choose, apply these remembrances of ourselves when we were in school to the circumstances of our health and well-being. We all want good health for ourselves and the members of our families, ...

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