Posts in the ‘Research’ Category

Massage During Pregnancy

Have you wondered about Prenatal Massage and if it is beneficial for you during your pregnancy? Studies have shown that getting a massage during pregnancy is an instrumental ingredient to prenatal health. Prenatal massage can help by: Reducing anxiety Decreasing symptoms of depression Reducing muscle tension and joint pain Improving labor outcomes Benefiting delivery and

Feet as the Foundation

  Toe pain, foot pain, ankle pain – oh my!?!?! Have you or do you suffer from pain or other irritating symptoms (e.g. including but not limited to numbness, tingling, sharpness) in any of these mentioned areas? How about symptoms in your calf, heel, lower leg, foot, or even at the ankle? Do you have

Stress: What does that look like for you?

In the month of February, Dr. Amanda asked her patients the following question; what do you think of when you hear the word “stress?” Immediately my mind went to the physical indicators of stress that I as a Massage Therapist see; tense neck and shoulders coupled with headaches. In Dr. Amanda’s office she left a

Why ‘Women’s Chiropractic?’

What is “health?”  Is it having a strong immune system?  Is it absorbing all the nutrients your body needs to survive?  Is it being hormonally balanced?  Is it being able to be emotionally available to your family and friends when things are tough?  Health is all of these things!  Too often in our society, we

Three Ways to Enhance YOU in 2016

1) LAUGH LAUGHTER IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED BECAUSE: • Your laughter relaxes you. A good, heart felt laugh relieves physical stress and tension, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. • Your laughter boosts your immune system. Influence not only your own immune system, but others. Laughter is contagious…health is contagious. Laughter decreases stress hormones and

Dr. Amanda, what is Torque Release Technique®?

Torque Release Technique® (TRT) is a neurologically-based 21st-century model of chiropractic that has been developed by combining the most effective, evidence-based adjusting techniques.   It utilizes an advanced analysis, based on neurological function of the muscular system, without the need for expensive machinery or diagnostic tools.  This advanced neurologic analysis allows Dr. Amanda to oversee the

Movement: The Hidden Nutrient for the Body and Brain – Part 1

This post is the first in what will be a three-part series. Recently, our staff and I had the privilege of attending a pediatric seminar. It was an amazing day learning about the specific issues that little kiddos deal with ranging from ADD & ADHD to autism spectrum disorders and seizures. We learned about the

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