In Applied Kinesiology (AK) I have a large tool bag of treatment techniques that allows me to treat a very wide range of health problems. Like most chiropractors, I do full-spine (always with low force) as well as extremity (hands, feet, elbows, knees etc) adjusting. One area that AK excels in is cranial and sacral [...]
Depressed, tired, cranky, “blah” feeling? This amazing 30 second self treatment can transform your mood!
I think we all have times when our mood is not what we'd like it to be. We may have been feeling fine a few hours or even a few minutes earlier but now we're feeling down, apathetic, nothing seems worth doing. We may also feel cranky. Maybe extremely cranky even while we're depressed! Here [...]
Ginger has been used for centuries to aid digestion, and help with motion sickness. In recent years, it has also been found to be effective for cooling the fires of chronic inflammation (the subject of my last Health Talk) and fighting viral infections. Earlier studies have found ginger to be helpful in breast, prostate, [...]
This has been the worst flu season in many years. Fortunately, although there have been a lot of colds, very few of our patients have had the flu. One of the most horrible parts of this flu season has been the number of deaths, especially in children. It's important to know a couple of things. [...]
The Vagus nerve, also known as the 10th cranial nerve is one of the most important nerves on the body. What does it control? How about nearly every organ! When this important nerve is not functioning properly, it can result in problems throughout the body. Fortunately, there are several methods within Applied Kinesiology (AK) to [...]
In this video, I take you on a tour of several highly nutritious "weeds" that help reduce inflammation, reduce cholesterol and block dental plaque formation.
What do problems with coordination, learning, digestion, ileocecal valve (ICV) induced toxicity, food allergies, and SIBO (Small Intestional Bacterial Overgrowth) all have in common? Well, aside from the fact that everything in the body is connected and influences everything else, some new studies indicate that dan tian may be a key factor in all of these. [...]
It's been known for several years, that vitamin D from sunlight is key for preventing several types of cancer. Ironically this includes several skin cancers, including melanoma. The irony is that, since people have been warned that sunlight exposure causes skin cancer they have been avoiding sun exposure or wearing protective clothing or sun [...]
For our patients and friends who are using the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. The SCD, is the best diet tool I have found for helping heal some serious metabolic problems. People both in our practice and elsewhere have reported that the SCD has helped with: Digestive and intestinal problems including: Celiac disease Colitis Crohns Irritable bowel [...]
It looks like the whole country is going to be dealing with this new swine flu outbreak. So far there have been no cases reported in Iowa but it's likely this will change in the next few weeks. While there's no need to panic, this may be worse than anything we've dealt with for a [...]