Charley Horse

Charley Horse is a North American term used to describe painful spasms or cramps especially occurring in the leg muscles where the muscles contract without your control and will not relax.   This type of spasm (i.e. The Charley Horse) often occurs when the...

Calcium

Calcium and Magnesium are important minerals that the body uses to function properly. Here is a list of it's beneficial functions: It excites nerves and is needed for muscle contraction, including normal heartbeat. Calcium makes bone stiff and hard.  Without it your bones...

Nutrition – Why Bother?

It is amazing how little we Americans know about proper nutrition.  On this subject, we are really, really stupid. I can’t tell you how many people have wandered into my office with a host of aches and pains, looking for an immediate result,...

Alternative Health Practices Aren’t “Alternative”

Sometimes it seems that Chiropractic and nutrition have been pigeonholed as “alternative” treatments a.k.a. Alternative Health.  Of course, this moniker, “alternative,” can summon images of crystals and incantations, magic spells and “laying of hands.” However, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, thought differently. ...