Constipation

The most common digestive complain in the US is constipation. Over 4 million people complain of frequent constipation which equates to just over 2% of the population outnumbering all other chronic digestive problems. This includes both adults and children. Why does Constipation Happen? Chiropractic can help with constipation, especially adjustments to the lower spine (lumbar).  […]

Infantile Reflux (GERD)

Infants can have what is called infantile reflux or esophageal reflux disease (GERD). When this happens they are constantly vomiting back up their food which makes it difficult to gain weight. When this happens it is referred to as “failure to thrive”. Gaining weight is something an 8-10 lb baby NEEDS to do and can […]

Breastfeeding Difficulties

Breastfeeding is by far the best decision for feeding a newborn. In the sense of immunity, neurological, digestive, mental, and physical development, there is nothing that can replace natural mild from the mother. But, when there are breastfeeding difficulties, it can be frustrating for the family and add unneeded stress. More and more women are […]

Colic

Babies with colic can add stress to an already stressed household with a new baby. Colic is defined as comfortless crying in a baby or young child. They can exhibit periodic fussiness that can last hours to days. The most common age group for this to occur can be anywhere form 3 weeks old to […]

Webster Technique

What pregnant mother doesn’t want to reduce delivery pain and delivery times up to 60%? Through a technique created for mothers called the Webster technique, the chances of a dystocia (difficult birth due to mal-positioning of the baby) birth are drastically reduced. Is your chiropractor proficient with the Webster technique? Did you know that chiropractic […]

Health Insurance

Health insurance should cover everything right? In today’s world however, it doesn’t. That’s especially true when it comes to health insurance. if you think about it, your car insurance does’t cover general maintenance on your car like oil changes or filling it up with gas. Yet, many people think their health insurance should cover everything. […]

Take Less Medications and Save Your Money!

What would you give in order to take less medications and save more money? Almost 50% of people in the US are taking at least 1 prescription medication in the last 30 days. If you take a look at 3 or more medications you see over 23% of the country still according to the CDC. […]

Torticollis

Torticollis can be quite the pain in the neck (literally) with infants. Torticollis can be classified as a severe muscle spasm in the anterior of the neck that causes the head to be pulled down and to the side. It can be painful but usually it’s just holding the head there and looks worse than […]

Infertility

Starting a family is something most couples look forward to. Sometimes, it’s more difficult than they initially considered. According to womenshealth, 1 in 6 couples in America will have infertility problems. In order to be considered in this category, you must have been trying for at least one year or at least 6 months if […]

Brain-Gut Connection

Have you ever had a “gut wrenching” experience or felt “butterflies” in your stomach during an experience? These expressions are used for a reason because the brain gut connection is an intimate one. Intimate Relationship The connection is so intimate in fact that they can closely influence each other. For example think of a food, […]

High Blood Pressure

It’s estimated that over 70 millions Americans (29%) have high blood pressure. Many of these people wont know it until they are older and get tested to find out as high blood pressure does not have symptoms in younger populations. In older populations it can result in dizziness, vision changes, heaviness in the legs, or […]

Epilepsy and Chiropractic

Epilepsy is in the top four neurological disorders though it can be brought on at any age. In order to be diagnosed with it, you must have two or more unprovoked seizures. Later on we’ll see what epilepsy has to do with chiropractic and how it can help. According to the mayo clinic, there are […]

Is Pain Bad?

Why do we have pain? Is it good or bad? Pain, although we hate it, can be a good thing. It’s part of the healing mechanism in our body to help indicate whether something is wrong or not, whether in our neck, back, shoulder, knees, ankles, etc. . Without it, we might break a leg, […]

Immune System

We only think about our immune system when we’re sick or fighting something off, but its what we do outside of that to boost our immunity that helps us reduce sick days. How can chiropractic help boost our immune system? Lets find out! What’s the Immune System Made of? Our body works as a whole […]

Proper Alignment

Why should you care to be in proper alignment? What does it do to your health, mental clarity, and overall well being? Lets find out! Why’s it good? Why is it good for anything to be in proper alignment? Think of your car. If it’ not in alignment, it will start to pull one way […]

The Integrator

Why do chiropractors use instruments when adjusting? What makes the integrator in TRT different than others? Do they use it because they aren’t good with their hands? Let’s find out. The Integrator What makes the integrator used in torque release technique different than other instruments used is its extreme specificity. Not only Does it have […]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

If you work in a profession where you need to hold up your arms throughout the day then you may have heard of the term thoracic outlet syndrome throw around. If not then you need to keep reading because this is what you’re in for if you don’t do anything to prevent it.   What […]

Fibromyalgia

An estimated 5 million adults per year suffer from fibromyalgia, affecting vastly more women than men (7:1 ratio). Can children suffer from fibromyalgia? Is it better to treat via the medical or non-medical rout? What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia can be classified as a myriad of symptoms to include widespread pain, sleep problems, fatigue, and psychological […]

Asthma

According to the CDC, 1 in 13 people suffer from asthma. That’s roughly 8.3% of adults and children difficulty breathing. Why do people have asthma? Where does it comes from and what triggers it? How can we get rid of it and not have to worry about hauling an inhaler everywhere we go? Why do […]

Whiplash Treatment

Whiplash You’re sitting at a light or going through an intersection and you hear a screeching of tires and look just in time for someone to hit you in your car. After figuring out all the hassle with the accident itself, it’s time to take care of your health. There are about 16,000 car accidents […]

Desk Jockey Back Pain

Humans weren’t made to sit at a desk all day (desk jockey) or commute in a care for over an hour. Thus, most people who come into our office with neck and back pain are people who sit at desks all day. Why does this cause pain in our neck and back? What are some […]

Torque Release Technique

Not all techniques are the same when choosing a chiropractor to go to whether for a problem you’re having, or just for wellness care. Which ones are better? Why are they better? Which is the best for you? What do you like/dislike about the various techniques. Which have more research? Which get the best results […]

Joint Pain

Here in Colorado, we pride ourselves in how active we are. Whether this is hiking, skiing up in the mountains, biking, or running. One thing just about anyone who is active will experience in their lifetime is joint pain. This can be a sore ankle, knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Like the rest of america, […]

Anxiety & Depression

What does it mean to be anxious or depressed? What might be the cause of anxiety and depression? Can chiropractic care help to manage these mental diseases? What is anxiety and depression? The feeling of anxiousness is classified as the feeling of extreme worry, panic attacks, flutter of heart with possibility of chest pains and […]

Pediatric Chiropractic

What you MUST know before taking your baby to a chiropractor. Is it safe for babies to get adjusted? Why would they need to? We will find out below! Did you know parents around the country are taking their baby to a chiropractor, and it’s perfectly normal? Many parents make their way into our office […]

Stress Relief

We all have stress in our lives, there’s no escaping it. But, how we deal with that stress will help ensure we have a better quality of life. Stress can wreak havoc on our bodies, causing us to gain weight, lose sleep, be irritable, and even raise your blood pressure. It has actually been shown […]

Pregnancy & Chiropractic: Is It Safe?

Have you ever wondered if chiropractic is safe for mom’s who are pregnant, what it is good for, and why you should go to a chiropractor especially during and AFTER the pregnancy?   Is Chiropractic Safe for Pregnant Mom’s? Absolutely! Many pregnant mom’s don’t think about receiving chiropractic care until their 2nd or 3rd child […]

Ear Infections and Chiropractic

Recently we have had a surge of ear infection cases with children come into the office so lets talk about ear infections, why they appear and what we can do to make sure they don’t come back. What is an Ear Infection? Acute otitis media (middle ear infections) happen when there is an accumulation of […]

Sciatica

What is Sciatica? Most of us have heard of the term, but what really is “true sciatica”? If you have shooting pains that go down the back of your legs, then you already know the answer. To the lucky rest of us, its when the largest nerve exiting your low back and pelvis (your sciatic […]