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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25 Jun June 25, 2009

Mommy and Me Workouts

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Chiropractic Articles, Newsletter

A patient of mine and new mom recently confided in me that she was ready to get fit again and lose those extra pounds that had stuck around since pregnancy. But with work, preparing healthy meals, and wanting to spend time with her 10 month old, she didn’t know how she could fit a trip […]

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20 Jun June 20, 2009

What’s Your Exercise Style?

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Chiropractic Articles, Newsletter

It seems like today we have more choices in exercise classes than there are flavors of ice cream at the local Baskin Robbins. There’s yoga (Hatha, Iyengar or Bikram), Pilates (mat or reformer) or YogaLates just to name a few. If you’re having trouble sticking with an exercise program or perhaps even getting started, maybe […]

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15 Jun June 15, 2009

Chiropractic for Olympians

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Chiropractic Articles, Newsletter

When I was a student at Palmer College of Chiropractic, I was privileged to be in the same class as Terry Schroeder, future four-time Olympian and current Coach of the US Men’s Water Polo team. Terry took time off from his studies to train and participate in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. I am […]

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Your back and neck muscles are working against gravity from the moment you get out of bed in the morning until the moment you lie back down at night. Fortunately, spinal muscles are designed for endurance. Recent research indicates that only about 10% of maximum voluntary contraction (mvc) is necessary to create spinal joint stability […]

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09 Jun June 09, 2009

Just added myself to the http:…

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Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #chiropractor #chiropractic #sunnyvale

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08 Jun June 08, 2009

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Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Newsletter

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