October 16, 2011

Hip pain, Low Back pain, Corrected with Upper Cervical Alignment

The search for maintaining health is somewhat like mining for gold. When you use regular chiropractic care it is like finding a stream that has good quality gold, but when you use the upper cervical chiropractic care, you have hit the mother-lode.
October 16, 2011

Vertigo, back pain, and a life turned upside down

I wish I would have discovered upper cervical chiropractic care far earlier than I did. I also wish the radiologists who examined my MRIs and the Neuro-Ortho Surgeon who examined the MRIs and the spinal X-rays would have been educated in the detection of an Atlas Subluxation.
October 16, 2011

Sharp low back pain, headaches, tingling resolve with NUCCA care

I am back out on the soccer field a few times a month now – not as aggressive a player as before but it feels good to be able to get out and run. The past few months, I am out running the track 2-3 times a week...
October 12, 2011

Ten reasons to try upper cervical chiropractic care in Anchorage, AK

There are many reasons to give upper cervical chiropractic care a try in Anchorage, AK. Many of them are deeply personal to the patients who walk through our doors. Although there are others that may be unique to your situation, here are ten good reasons why you might want to make your next consultation with a health care provider in an upper cervical chiropractic office.
October 6, 2011

Six things upper cervical doctors do differently than other chiropractors

Upper cervical doctors are different than other chiropractors. To help you understand the differences, here are the top six ways your upper cervical doctor will be different than any other doctor of chiropractic that you will see.
August 30, 2011

How many chiropractic adjustments do I need? Part 2

Because we look at the spine from the perspective of “balance first” and not “joint alignment first” we tend to make fewer chiropractic adjustments than other chiropractors do. We improve the balance, and let the body's intelligence move the spine for itself, which it does, often with remarkable speed.
August 23, 2011

Chiropractic adjustments: how many do I really need? Part 1

Anchorage residents are asking: How many chiropractic adjustments do I need? Here’s the short answer: “It depends.” How many chiropractic adjustments you really need depends on two very important things. What you want out of your chiropractic care. The system of care your chiropractor is using. In this article, let’s talk about you and your use of chiropractic care first. We’ll save part two to talk about what your chiropractor is doing with his or her system of care. “How many chiropractic adjustments do I need?” Can only be answered when you’ve answered the question: “Why am I visiting the […]
August 9, 2011

Anchorage residents ask: “Is it okay to pop my own neck?”

It may feel good to pop your own neck. But usually that immediate feeling of relaxation disappears in a few minutes and it's replaced by a new desire to pop your neck again. Which means whatever good you think you might be doing isn't really lasting.
June 28, 2011

The Little Secret About Being Happy

I’d like to share an interesting study I came across just a moment ago because it confirms an important concept that I see illustrated time and again in those who come to me for help.   The study was conducted by researchers at the Kellogg School of Management and published recently in the January 2011 issue of Psychological Science.  The researchers were comparing how the thoughts and behaviors of of people were affected by both physical posture and by hierarchical rank or title.  They were surprised to find that posture had a more significant affect on behavior and psychology that […]
June 17, 2011

High Blood Pressure: Is Medication Your Only Option?

It’s well known that elevated blood pressure, called hypertension, can lead to a number of other health problems.  Left unchecked it can contribute to the development of atherosclerosis, heart attack, loss of vision, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, dementia and heart failure.  With all of these serious implications, it’s not surprising that doctors are vigilant and quick to take action when faced with a patient’s elevated blood pressure.  Unfortunately, this action almost always involves the prescription of high blood pressure medication, which often leads to increased dosages and changes in drug types as the body adapts to the effects of the […]