Is organic worth it?

A Stanford study on organic produce, meat, and dairy was released titled, No Benefit Was Noted for Buying Organic vs. Conventional Food.  However, when delving into the study’s findings there was more to the studies than the headline revealed.      Most people choose organic to avoid exposure to pesticides, herbicides, hormones, antibiotics, and other chemicals used in …

An Easy-to-Keep 2021 Resolution: I will begin my yoga practice

A bit of history- Yoga is a physical and spiritual practice developed over 5,000 years ago in India that increases flexibility, strength, range of motion, and calmness, permitting you to age gracefully. The word yoga means union of the mind, body, and spirit. A complete practice consists of postures known as asanas. It also includes …

Managing Holiday Stress

Holiday stress may come silently bundled with over-stimulation, financial pressure, and unfulfilled expectations, along with the many occasions for fun and happiness.  Be realistic, you cannot please everyone. So, don’t try to buy or make gifts for everyone you know. Don’t try to see everyone you know. Live within your budget. Monetary concerns can produce …

Alignment Matters

Spine In Line/Feel Fine was a joke line in chiropractic school.  But there is truth in the comment; it is the basic premise of chiropractic. Just as your car has an ideal alignment, so does your body.  The central nervous system is composed of the brain and the spinal cord.  The vertebral column and cranium …

Healthy Gifts for any occasion from Dr. Mary

These are the gifts of health and well being I am pleased to offer my patients and their families. Massage reg $65/hr Nutritional Assessment and Counseling reg $65 High quality supplements Lumbar support pillows reg $27 in pillow-style or mesh-backed Cervical pillows reg $37 Yoga classes/punch card reg $130 for 10 classes Orthotics/footbeds reg $100 At one time …

Breathe… Life Back into Your Ambitions, Desires, Goals and Relationships

A simple fact of life is that there will always be challenges! When confronting these challenges, pause to take a deep breath! Have you ever noticed how an upset child breathes? —short, shallow, irregular breaths. Conversely, when you are in deep sleep, your breath is long and deep. Breathing is an involuntary action but it …

Maintaining a Healthy Liver

Proper liver health is critical to overall body health and lifestyle plays a major role. Your liver is one of the body’s largest organs, located in the right upper quadrant of your abdomen, just under your ribs. It has four primary functions: The liver filters the blood of impurities, Creates bile for the metabolism of …

Be Injury Free this Spring!

By using some simple steps and common sense procedures, you can more easily avoid common injuries and problems like fractures, sprains, sunburn and blisters. Working on your home this spring? Few activities are more satisfying. However, an injury can turn a satisfying activity into a miserable one with sometimes long lasting consequences. Here’s how to …

Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

In part one, plantar fasciitis was identified as a painful condition on the bottom of the heel. This article explores treatment options. In any injury always use the RICE mnemonic: Rest, Ice, Compress and Elevate. Plantar fasciitis is a painful, persistent problem that can be prevented/treated by proper personal care and the assistance of a …

What Causes Plantar Fasciitis?

In Latin, plantar refers to the weight bearing, ground-striking part of the foot and “itis” means inflammation. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the bottom of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is commonly referred to as policeman’s foot or jogger’s heel. The inflammation is typically characterized by swelling, redness and pain in the bottom of the foot, typically …

Call Now Button