Alternative Medicine

We All Need Each Other’s Help

Everybody needs a community. Research shows that the risk of chronic disease and mortality is directly related to high social stress. The feeling of being isolated has a risk for chronic disease higher than physical inactivity, alcohol consumption of over 6 drinks a day, and smoking 15 cigarettes daily. This social isolation is heightened by […]

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Functional Chiropractic

  Functional chiropractic?  If you’ve been following my email articles, everything I talk about is functional? The first time I was introduced into this term functional was when I was studying sports medicine. Along with the standard orthopedic and neurological testing we learned functional testing. What’s the difference? Actually there’s a very big difference. Standard […]

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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration   Macular degeneration is now the number 1 cause of blindness in adults. This is a silent epidemic of blindness which affects 1 in 10 people over the age of 60. The macula is in the center of the retina, which is the inside back wall of your eye. There are 2 types […]

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The Functional Medicine Approach to Treatment

Functional Medicine identifies health as a positive vitality, not merely the absence of disease, emphasizing those factors that encourage the enhancement of a vigorous life. The patient –centered approach is respectful of, and responsive to, individual patient preferences, needs, and values. It ensures that patient values guide all clinical decisions. The power of this therapeutic […]

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