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Modern Chiropractic Part 3: Low Back Alignment and Your Overall Health

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

READ PART 2 In the first two parts of this blog series, we covered important details that everyone needs to know – about how chiropractic care is much more than musculoskeletal support. Don’t wait until you are experiencing back or neck pain before visiting with a chiropractor! 21st Century Chiropractic Care The truth is that…

4 At-Home Workouts to Stay Fit While Gyms Are Closed

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

Just because the gyms are closed, doesn’t mean that you need to be cooped up living the “couch potato” lifestyle at home. Physical fitness can be integrated into your daily lifestyle, making it easy to maintain a fit body regardless of your access to a public gym. How Exercise Supports Your Health How are you…

5 Ways to Build Better Posture

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

Posture and alignment problems are becoming an increasing issue in our modern society. People of all ages are suffering from “text neck” and other related spinal issues because of the slouching and poor posture when using the computer or a mobile device. Maintaining a good posture is essential to maintaining good body function, and it…

Inflammation and Obesity Are the Real Pandemic

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

Everywhere you turn, there are news headlines and conversations about the dangers of the pandemic. COVID-19 has changed our reality – having a far-reaching effect on every aspect of our lives. But is the virus the real pandemic? When we look at the bigger picture, it’s easy to see that many people are missing the…

5 Natural Strategies to Improve Gut Health

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

Everyone knows that digestion happens in the gut, but most people are unaware that this function affects immunity and disease. When your gut health is impaired, it can take a toll on your overall health – often leading to chronic illness and uncomfortable symptoms throughout the body. In fact, there is often the occurrence of…

Chiropractic & Motor Vehicle Accidents: What You Need to Know About Recovery

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

The impact of a car accident can change your life in an instant, causing serious injury to people of all ages. Whether it’s a fender bender or a major crash, it takes time to recover so you can get back to your everyday lifestyle. Annually, an estimated 6 million car accidents happen in the United…

Top 10 Reasons You Could Be Suffering from Headaches/Migraines

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

A sudden, severe headache can knock you out for the day – making it challenging to keep up with work and life responsibilities. This unseen pain can disrupt your vision and affect the way you interact with other people. Before you pop a pill to get rid of the pain, why not look at the…

How to Sustain Natural Energy All Day

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

When the alarm rings and you drag yourself out of bed, it can be hard to summon enough energy to get to the kitchen for a morning cup of coffee. The caffeine perk is enough to get you out the door, but then you find yourself reaching for energy drinks, soda, sugar, or more coffee…

Humor Promotes Healing: Laughter Is the Best Medicine

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

It’s hard to laugh when you are in pain, especially when the symptoms are overpowering your thoughts and making it hard to get through the day. But, did you know that laughter can start a chain reaction of responses in the body that can help with healing and pain management? There is truth to the…

Root vs. Above-Ground Vegetables: What’s the Difference?

By Dr. Todd Bunning, DC, PC

It’s no surprise that a diet filled with a variety of fruits and vegetables is an essential part of maximizing health. These plant-based ingredients are loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and many other health-boosting compounds. Above-Ground vs. Root Vegetables Vegetables can grow both above-ground and below-ground, with different health benefits coming from the various…

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How Does Social Isolation Affect Your Health?

In 2020, much of the focus of the pandemic has been placed on social distancing to limit the spread of the virus. While care needs to be taken, especially for the vulnerable and people with comorbidities, we also need to understand the long-term effects of social isolation on overall health. The truth is that loneliness…

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Modern Chiropractic Part 2: Is Neck Misalignment Contributing to Disease?

READ PART 1 READ PART 3 In the first article of this series, we discussed essential information about how chiropractic care expands far beyond the basics of musculoskeletal support. Even if you aren’t experiencing back pain or neck pain, you can enjoy a full range of benefits from chiropractic adjustments – affecting all organs and…

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Working From Home Tips: How to Prevent Health Problems While You Work From Home

With our COVID-19 driven year, many have found themselves working from home. Whether through preference or necessity, this situation is likely to continue into the foreseeable future. With the next wave hitting many parts of the country, the risk of fresh lock downs and lightning fast spread makes the decision a sensible alternative. Yet, poor…

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Modern Chiropractic Part 1: How Midback Misalignments Affect Health and Disease

READ PART 2 The human body is an intricate system, made up of smaller parts that work together in countless ways. One of the most important things we can learn from Functional Medicine is that all components within the body are connected – from head to toe. When these systems are balanced and working together,…

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9 Possible Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight

For some people, weight loss is pretty straightforward: They just need to cut out sodas and sweets and hit the gym regularly, and everything goes as planned. For others, especially those with a chronic health disorder, weight loss remains elusive despite doing everything right. Weight gain and weight loss resistance are very common symptoms among…

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Handling Store Receipts Raises Levels of Toxic BPA

A new study that had subjects handle store receipts showed BPA absorbed through the skin stays in the body much longer than ingested BPA. The study had subjects handle common store receipts for five minutes, then wear gloves for two hours before washing their hands. BPA measurements in the subjects’ urine showed BPA levels highest for…