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The Great Highway

Gray’s Anatomy states that every organ, system and function of the human body is under direct control of the central nervous system. Every medical, anatomical and health related text will confirm that the nervous system is the master control system of the human body, from conception through death, and every single function reflects its activity. …

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The Great Highway

The Long Game

Last week we talked about the different types of Neuro-Structural Chiropractic Care that we offer in our office: Correction Supportive Care Protection and what health goals you can expect to reach from each. If you missed it, you can check it here. So the next question is, What health benefits can I experience from ongoing Neuro-Structural …

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The Long Game

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

Can Food Reduce My Healing?

Some common foods that cause inflammation and reduce healing: Dairy, milk, cheese Grains, bread, pasta, cereal Cured meats, salami, bacon Processed food, pastries, cake, sugary drinks Fried foods, potato chips, french fries, fried chicken These foods are harder to digest by our bodies, they cause inflammation in our gut, feed the bad bacteria in our …

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Can Food Reduce My Healing?

New Years Nutrition

Platinum Nutrition Program to Create Healthy Habits For many of us, once the holiday season is in full swing, our diet and nutrition goals fly right out the window. But not to worry, we have your back! The Platinum Nutrition Program (PNP) is a great way to: re-set after the holidays, start 2022 off as …

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New Years Nutrition

An Ounce of Prevention

Many people find the end of the year to be an extra stressful time. Some of the additional forms of stress people experience include: holiday foods, alcohol, sugar and cookies 😉 extra social engagements, year end work/school pressure, family pressure, cold weather, and travel. We already know that stress in any form is what leads …

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An Ounce of Prevention

Mental Health Exercise

Gratitude & Your Health Did you know that writing down 5 things you’re grateful for everyday can have significant beneficial affects on your health? It’s true! The science is pretty solid, being grateful for the good things in your life — even the tiny ones — may be a way to train your brain to …

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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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Systems Approach to Health

Diet/nutrition is one of the most important aspects to consider to get truly healthy and well. Food, water, supplements all work together to build healthy new cells for our body to use as a whole. Rather than looking at a specific deficiency of a possible nutrient, which is also very valuable, I like to think …

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Systems Approach to Health

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

Bad Health Runs In My Family… It’s Genetic

or is it? You’ve probably heard someone say that a health condition they have comes from their family gene pool. A common and often helpless saying is, “Cancer runs in my family.” The belief is that cancer, or any other health condition that a person may be struggling with, is caused by their genetics, that …

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ADIO is an acronym that we talk about in chiropractic philosophy. It stands for Above Down Inside Out This acronym is a reminder of how our bodies work, heal, and express life. All of our health and life come from above in our brain, down through our spinal cord, through our nervous system, and out …

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How Does A Neuro-Structural Shift Happen?

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 spine and nervous system, the spine adopts a NS shift as a compensation. This can happen to anyone, at any age, even in unborn children in the womb. …

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Stress & Your Health Event

We all know that too much stress can lead to decreased health, but how? Join us on Wednesday, June 10 at 5:30 pm as Dr. Karo talks about the impact of stress on our health and WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT. Register below for the event link: Welcome to Platinum Chiropractic we offer Services such as Complimentary …

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Stress and Your Health

We all know that too much stress can lead to decreased health, but how? Stress comes in three different forms, Chemical, Emotional, and Physical, and each impacts our health differently. Let’s start with Chemical stress. Every day we encounter chemical stress through food, water, pollution, and what comes in contact with our skin. Foods that …

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