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Why are Omega 3s So Important?

Omega 3’s are essential fatty acids that our body needs to produce healthy and normal cells. They are the building blocks necessary to make brain tissue, nerve cells, and blood vessels.  Without them, our bodies do the best they can with lesser quality building blocks. They create poorly functioning cells and building materials, which lead …

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“By the time I left the office, I was walking out of there standing up straight with my head held high unassisted”

My husband and I started seeing Dr. Karo a little over a year ago and it’s been the best chiropractic experience I’ve ever had. I had to have emergency surgery a few months into treatment at Platinum Chiropractic. I couldn’t walk or stand up straight when I wobbled into the practice 2 days post op. …

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“By the time I left the office, I was walking out of there standing up straight with my head held high unassisted”

Are You Doing Daily Stretches?

This month we have been focusing on the importance of movement. Epigenetics (how your habits and environment impact your gene expression) states that movement is essential for healthy gene expression. Moreover, the only way your joints receive nutrients in and push waste out is through movement. So let’s keep it moving! Check out this video …

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Segmental Movement Dysfunction

Similar to Movement Deficiency Syndrome (MDS), which we talked about last week, we are living in an epidemic of Segmental Movement Dysfunction (SMD). SMD takes the same principles as MDS and relates them to the joints or segments of the body. Each and every one of your segments are designed to move throughout their full …

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Movement Deficiency Syndrome

Dr. James Chestnut, who we had the opportunity to see present this weekend, coined the term ‘Movement Deficiency Syndrome’ to identify the necessity of both physical activity and exercise on human physiology, function, and health. Physical activity and exercise are necessary components to keeping our bodies in working order, via supporting our genetic requirement for …

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Movement Deficiency Syndrome

“When I went in for the first time I couldn’t feel my right arm”

Platinum Chiropractic is fantastic, I recommend it to anyone and everyone! When I went in for the first time I couldn’t feel my right arm. Both Dr. Karo and Kristen were so kind from the beginning. Kristen got me in on the same day and Dr. Karo calmly talked me through my panic. Within only …

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“When I went in for the first time I couldn’t feel my right arm”

Work Station Check!

What’s Causing My Neuro-Structural Shifts? We already know that Neuro-Structural Shifts are caused by stress, and stress comes in three forms: Chemical, Physical, and Emotional. If you missed that article, you can check it out here. When you come in for regular appointments, Dr. Karo checks your body for Neuro-Structural shifts and adjusts your spine and …

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Work Station Check!

“My quality of life is where I want it to be, and a large reason for that is because of Platinum Chiropractic”

Migraines and Headaches… just a normal part of life right?NOPE! Many patients come to us with daily headaches and migraines. They can’t imagine life without pain. It stops them from attending events, playing with their kids, and succeeding at work. It costs them time and money in expensive hospital bills. But after just a few …

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“My quality of life is where I want it to be, and a large reason for that is because of Platinum Chiropractic”

How To Use Your Foam Roller

Foam rollers are great tools for self-massage. You can use them against the wall or laying on the ground to massage muscles all over your body. A healthy muscle should be soft and not tender to the touch. Not sure how to use your new foam roller? Check out these illustrations for some ideas.

The Platinum Difference

Many people come to us because they have symptoms such as back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, muscle tension, headaches or migraines, reduced strength, poor sleep, or a reduced quality of life. They are tired of covering up their symptoms with medication and therapy and are looking for real solutions to the underlying cause of …

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What Were Those Corrective Exercises?

As a part of your care plan, Dr. Karo has given each of you corrective exercises to do at home in-between your visits. Patients who stay constant and committed to their home care see an increase in their healing and their bodies ability to hold an adjustment. For your reference and as a refresher here …

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What Were Those Corrective Exercises?

“Even though I no longer have chronic issues, I get regular chiropractic care to allow my body to be a strong, supportive healing machine!”

Last week we talked about the Long Game, the benefit of long term Neuro-Structural Chiropractic care. If you missed it you can find it below. But you don’t have to just take our word for it, check out this testimonial below. “I’m crying right now… because I feel so amazing! I’ve been receiving chiropractic care …

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“Even though I no longer have chronic issues, I get regular chiropractic care to allow my body to be a strong, supportive healing machine!”

60-watts, or 100?

That depends on YOUR individualized needs. Everyone is different, so we use objective measures and offer individualized care plans based on your needs and health goals. The purpose of a Neuro-Structural Chiropractic adjustment is to restore the normal biomechanical function of your spinal column and to clear any neurological interference. We do this to ensure …

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New Year Check In

How is everyone feeling after the holidays? Stiff? Achy? Inflamed? “But all I did over the holiday was relax…” This is something we hear over and over this time of year. And reminds us that Neuro-Structural Shifts are caused by stress on the body that comes in 3 forms: Chemical Stress (foods, drinks, medications, etc.) …

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New Year Check In

Shifts Happen… But How?

What Causes a Neuro-Structural Shift? The short answer, STRESS! A Neuro-Structural Shift or NS Shift occurs during stress. Stress comes in three different forms, Physical, Chemical, and Emotional. When these stressors are too much for your body, your spine and nervous system compensate by creating a NS Shift. An example of Chemical stress is eating …

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Shift Happens!

What is a Neuro-Structural Shift? Two weeks ago, we talked in-depth about exactly what Neuro-Structural Correction is. If you missed it, you can check it out on our blog here. This week, we will elaborate on what a Neuro-Structural Shift is, how it leads to dis-ease, and how it impacts you and your ability to …

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What Is Neuro-Structural Correction?

At Platinum, we focus in Neruo-Structural Correction. But what is Neuro-Structural Correction, and how is Platinum Chiropractic different from other chiropractors? Since most chiropractors are of the conventional variety, I think a great place to start would be to define what is considered to be “conventional chiropractic” care. Conventional chiropractic has the following goals. Decrease …

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Mobility Discs

You have been asking all week, “What is that new blue disc sitting on the chairs?” It’s a Mobility Disc for you to use before and/or after your adjustments. Once Kristen has directed you back into the adjusting room, you can sit on it and move your pelvis left to right, front to back, and …

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Mobility Discs

Check Out These Healing Stories!!

Every day, you all come into the practice and update us on your health journeys and examples of the incredible healing potential of the human body. We are excited to share that recently, you have reported: healing from diabetes and no longer needing medication, kidney health improving and normalizing, and being able to climb Mt. …

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Chiropractic for Kids

From birth trauma to everyday bumps and falls, Neuro-Structural Chiropractic offers NATURAL, DRUG-FREE solutions to keep your children developing at full potential. As you have already experienced for yourselves, Neuro-Structural Chiropractic adjustments: reduce nerve interference, increase your immune system function, improve your digestion, and increase your body’s ability to heal, grow and develop. All of …

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