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Concussion

Concussion

In this video you will get to hear our patient Audrey before she started care in our office. What a difference time makes when your body is HEALING. We are so proud of Audrey and so glad we have been able to be a part of her journey of restoration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FLWL2uj3ws ...
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Pain Is Normal…Right?

Pain Is Normal…Right?

Learn the truth about chronic pain, and what can be done to fight it It is always surprising to me when I have a conversation with someone and they comment, “Oh, you know….I get the normal amount of headaches, just a couple per week.” My immediate thought is WOW! You are getting several headaches per week- there is nothing “normal” about that! Pain or headaches aren’t something that a person should experience on a regular basis; pain is a warning sign to the body that there is something abnormal or malfunctioning. Most pain is interpreted by a cluster of cells ...
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Contact Sports and Migraines in Pittsburgh

Contact Sports and Migraines in Pittsburgh

Professional Athletes and Migraines The pro football running back Trent Richardson was recently in the news because of migraine headaches.  Richardson is just another of many athletes who regularly experience migraine headaches.  Dwayne Wade, Percy Harvin, Troy Aikman, Serena Williams, Terrell Davis, and many others are known to have chronic migraines ...
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High Blood Pressure and Upper Cervical Care

High Blood Pressure and Upper Cervical Care

“More than 360,000 American deaths in 2013 included high blood pressure as a primary or contributing cause. That is almost 1,000 deaths each day.”                                                                                     - Center for Disease Control  The Problem - 70 Million American adults have high blood pressure. That’s 1 in every 3! - 1 of every 5 don’t even know they have it. - High ...
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“Cold & Flu” is NOT a Season! 5 Steps to Staying Healthy Throughout The Winter

“Cold & Flu” is NOT a Season! 5 Steps to Staying Healthy Throughout The Winter

As we recall learning in school when we were children, there are 4 seasons: Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring. “Cold and Flu” is NOT one of them! So why do we do we constantly hear about “cold and flu season”? It is evident that people tend to get sicker in the winter months than throughout the rest of the year. Why? As my grandmother used to say, “you went outside and caught a draft”! Well, not quite. Although it is obviously important to bundle up in the winter in warm layers, just being cold doesn’t necessarily give you a cold ...
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Don’t Suppress That Fever! A Natural Approach to Boosting the Immune System

Don’t Suppress That Fever! A Natural Approach to Boosting the Immune System

Fever is a powerful part of the immune system, as it interferes with pathogen growth, inactivates many pathogen toxins, and facilitates a more intense immune system response. “Fever is a systematic response to infection. It is generally agreed that moderate elevation of the body temperature improves the body’s disease fighting capacity.” 2 Although we often think of them as negative and problematic, symptoms such as a fever, swollen glands, nasal discharge, etc. are a sign that the body’s immune response is functioning as it should. According to Dr. Stephen Cummings, symptoms represent the body’s efforts to heal itself. By treating, ...
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