Turn off those pesky computers and electronic toys and get outdoors! Long days and warm temperatures mean you can go for an evening hike or bike ride and plan a family picnic and badminton game for the weekend. In the winter months you can enjoy sledding, cross country skiing, downhill skiing or even an old-fashioned […]

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Posture Perfect with Core Training and Stability Balls Your mother was right; posture does matter! Good posture encourages deeper breathing, aids focus and concentration, reduces muscle fatigue, decreases risk of injury and promotes healthy aging. In addition, strong core muscles are essential to supporting good posture and protecting your back from injuries during daily activities […]

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Did you know that the role of chiropractic in the Olympics continues to expand with the first ever inclusion of chiropractic in the Olympic Village Polyclinic? Dr. Bill Moreau, D.C. is the director of sports medicine clinics for the USOC and a few years ago I had the privilege of taking a class on adjusting […]

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From the Doctor’s Desk So many books…so little time! The 100 Year Lifestyle Workout is out, In Defense of Food is the 2010 choice of Silicon Valley Reads and Food Rules is just plain fun. So start reading and start getting healthy! Dr. Pamela Wells Core Classes Continue Get your ESS in Shape: Endurance, Strength […]

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One of the things I enjoy most about being a Doctor of Chiropractic is that I have the opportunity to get to know you, and often, your families. We look forward to seeing our “regulars” who choose to come in for for wellness care, and those who come in “as needed,” often with an interesting […]

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08 Jul July 08, 2009

National Healthcare Reform

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Chiropractic Articles, Newsletter

During his campaign, then President-Elect Barack Obama acknowledged the importance of including chiropractic in a national healthcare plan in a letter to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). Commenting that chiropractic care is “low-cost, drug-free, and non-invasive,” he further stated, “…steps should be taken to acknowledge the important care chiropractors provide, and knock down unreasonable barriers […]

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04 Jul July 04, 2009

Chiropractic Rated Tops

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Chiropractic Articles, Newsletter

A survey of 14,000 Consumer Reports subscribers, reported in the publication’s May 2009 issue, found that “hands-on” therapies, led by chiropractic care, were the top-rated treatments for people suffering from back pain. The survey also found that chiropractors were given the highest “satisfaction with care” ratings. Of types of treatment rated by respondents, chiropractic treatment […]

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Most of us are aware that inflammation occurs when we have an injury or tissue trauma. But did you know that poor diet can create a generalized state of inflammation of the immune and circulatory systems? And this chronic inflammatory state leads to the development of chronic diseases such as arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, cancer […]

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You may be aware that OTC pain relievers (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs or NSAIDs) increase risk of gastric bleeding, but did you know that these drugs have actually been shown to significantly delay and hamper healing of all soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, tendons and cartilage)? Metagenics, one of our nutritional supplement suppliers has put together an […]

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28 Jun June 28, 2009

Walk don’t Run

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Chiropractic Articles, Newsletter

When I was hiking recently, I noticed a number of people running the trails, most of whom probably should have been walking. I saw men and women barely lifting their feet as they struggled uphill, knees buckling inward, bodies shifting side to side. It was painful to watch! You can see the same thing at […]

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