From The Institute for Functional Medicine With the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease in the news, The Institute for Functional Medicine would like to remind you that there are several steps you can take to reduce your chances of being exposed to respiratory viruses and to boost your immunity in the event of exposure. […]
In response to the COVD-19 virus, all chiropractic tables will be disinfected between patient visits. This action goes beyond the recommendations by the CDC. I chose to implement this procedure at this time because the increased availability of tests for this virus will sharply increase the number of people affected by the virus. Please understand […]
The recommendations of washing your hands frequently, not touching your face, and coughing into your elbow is certainly important. However there are many things that you can do to bolster your immune system.
I recently listened to a Ted Talk regarding the disparity between race and access to quality healthcare. Dr. Mary Bassett a medical doctor who is presently the director of FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University clearly explained the problem that people of color have in obtaining quality healthcare. The reason for […]
Frequently I hear patients tell me that it’s the same pain I had last year. Or my neighbor has the same pain – just get you neck cracked. Or even worse, have you looked up your symptoms on the Internet and found that it could be anything from, “a cold in your neck” to cancer. […]
San Francisco could soon be the 1st US city to prohibit chemical flame retardant’s in all new upholstered furniture and children’s products sold in the city including online sales. A proposed ordinance under consideration by the Board of Supervisors would ban all flame retardants from children’s products including play and nap mats, nursing pads, changing […]
Our neck, also called the cervical spine, begins at the base of the skull and contains 7 small vertebrae. Incredibly, the cervical spine supports the weight of your head which on the average is about 12 pounds. While the cervical spine can move your head in nearly every direction, this flexibility makes the neck very […]
If you have been taking medications to block stomach acid this is a must read. Prescription and over-the-counter proton pump inhibitors (PPI) such as Prilosec, Prevacid, Photonics and host of other medications are primarily prescribed for acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). A recent study published by the British Medical Journal on May 30, […]