Our guts are home to a collection of 100 trillion microorganisms (aka gut flora) that inhabits our intestines and have a powerful influence over our immune systems and mental health. Unfortunately, poor diets, overuse of antibiotics and elevated stress can often wipe out good bacteria in the gut, enabling bad bacteria to proliferate and take … Continue reading Nourishing Gut Health: Learn Tips to Balance Your Gut
Functional Medicine is a unique system of medicine that focuses on identifying the root causes of a disease rather than suppressing the symptoms. As a chiropractor and functional medicine practitioner, my goal is to empower my patients to take an active role in their health by educating them about the various environmental and lifestyle factors … Continue reading What is Functional Medicine?
Lower back pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint among chiropractic patients. There are many causes of lower back pain, and it can often be hard to treat. Chiropractic is a conservative treatment option that focuses on identifying the root cause of your symptoms to relieve pain and improve function. Below I discuss five simple … Continue reading Five Ways to Prevent Lower Back Pain
If you’ve decided to visit a chiropractor for the first time, there is a good chance you have questions about what to expect. Below, I discuss what you can anticipate during your first visit to a chiropractor. During your first appointment, your chiropractor will perform a thorough examination, which will include the following: Patient history … Continue reading What Should You Expect Before Your First Visit to a Chiropractor