Recipe from a chiropractor…

By Dr. Robert Cumming In addition to practicing chiropractic and acupuncture I have always had a great interest in food, most especially eating it, but more recently in its preparation as well. For this week’s blog entry, I would like to share an easy and fairly healthy recipe: Baba Ghanouj 2 large eggplants ¼ cup of well stirred tahini 3 …

Needles…in your ear?!?

By Dr. Robert Cumming Today I’d like to talk about a form of acupuncture that I frequently use called auriculotherapy or more commonly known as ear acupuncture. It is a form of acupuncture where very fine needles are inserted into the surface of the ear to achieve various physiological responses. It has a number of benefits over traditional body acupuncture …

SIT…STAND…SLEEP…

By Dr. Michael Stewart A lot of patients come to see us after suffering from some type of trauma, injury or accident. Many of these patients come to us suffering from neck pain, headaches, back pain, shoulder pain….and all sorts of other symptoms. But what if you haven’t suffered from some type of trauma, injury or accident but still have …

Planet Organic’s Cosmic Cookie Recipe

Blog by: Liz Ruggles I’m not sure about you, but I have a wicked sweet tooth. It’s very hard for me to pass on anything sweet, even though I’ve been trying really hard to exercise and eat right. Last month I went into a Planet Organic Health Food Store and they had some cookie samples. YES! Healthy cookie samples. NO! …

If You Sit At Work…

IF YOU SIT AT WORK – THIS IS SOMETHING YOU NEED TO KNOW! You have probably heard of the term “ergonomics” but may not understand how important this can be to you? Ergonomics is simply matching the work to the worker….but it is slightly more complex than that. I will give you 3 basic steps that will help you today… …

Back To School Zen

BACK TO SCHOOL ZEN No, that’s not a typo, I said Zen. How is that possible, you ask? What with all the “Back to School Sales” popping up just as you’re getting your summertime groove on? Whether you have kids who are going back to school, you’re going back to school, or even if you don’t fall into either of …

Graston Technique

~ by Dr. Robert Cumming Good morning, everyone! In my practice I evaluate, diagnose and treat a diverse number of sports injuries that typically involve soft tissue. Soft tissue injuries, like most other injuries, are as numerous and unique as the people that suffer them. Today I would like to talk about Graston technique which is a therapy that combines …

Tips To Prevent/Relieve Shin Splints ~ by Liz Ruggles

Ah, the dreaded shin splints. We’ve all experienced pain in the front of our lower legs before, due to exercise. Recently, I too fell victim to this pain, by literally jumping into skipping rope for a new workout routine without the proper shoes and not warming up my legs enough. So what are shin splints? Medically known as Medial Tibial …

TO BBQ OR NOT TO BBQ, THAT IS THE QUESTION by Dr. Jennifer Harrison, July 1, 2016

Summer time and BBQs just naturally go together. However, did you know that barbecuing can be extremely unsafe? Research has revealed the dangers of barbecuing ranging from the carcinogens that are created from charring when meat is cooked at high temperatures (HCAs – heterocylic amines), to the toxins in the smoke created from burning fat drippings that have fallen through …

Message from Jen Collins

Hello Again Everyone!!! This weeks blog entry comes with an important update! Our massage therapy team is back to full strength starting July 18. Jen Collins is excited to announce that she’ll be increasing her availability again after an amazing 10 months with baby Madilyn. A lot of you may have seen me around the clinic and even received treatments …