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The Best Shoes for Back Pain

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Are you one of the millions of women whose shoe shopping habits border on addiction? Do you rush to buy this year’s latest trend, whether it’s a patent leather Mary Jane, a sleek pump with 3″ stiletto heels or a casual suede mule? If so, you might be setting yourself a for a trip to your local chiropractor. In many cases, the stylish creations that

How to Find the Right Chiropractor in Garland

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Just like selecting the best restaurant or choosing your favorite football team, everyone has an opinion on how to choose a great chiropractor in Garland.  While you might might absolutely love Dr. John, your neighbor might not. In many cases, in comes down to a matter of personal preference. That being said, there are certain guidelines you might use when looking for the ‘right’ chiropractor.

Heart Disease Prevention and Chiropractic Treatment

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Heart Disease – the term could spark apprehension in even the most health-conscious and fit person. Not surprising as cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US. Many different condition fall under the “umbrella” of heart disease, so we’d like to clarify a bit. What is heart disease? Heart Disease, also known as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is actually a group of diseases

Three Natural Supplements to Reduce Inflammation and Pain

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As a Garland chiropractor, I am always looking for new ways for our patients to control chronic pain. The first and most important method is by keeping your spine and joints aligned through gentle chiropractic adjustments. Our centrally located clinic makes this easy by offering most commercial insurance plans as well as affordable self payment rates. We also recommend a regular routine of stretching and

7 Immune Boosting Foods You Need This Season

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The first cases of flu are already making the rounds here in Dallas, Texas. So, it’s time to remind our family and friends of the natural ways to improve the immune system, your body’s first line of defense against nasty bugs and viruses. While the hospital and ER room are a vital resource for health emergencies, the old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth

Are You Suffering with Joint Pain? Ease it with Collagen

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Are your joints feeling a little stiff? Not moving with the easy fluidity you had in the past? Is it difficult to squat or run, or to simply toss a ball or pick up a child? You’re not alone. Studies indicate between 50 to 75 million people now suffer from painful swollen joints — and the number is increasing. It’s not that we don’t expect

Exercise Safety – 5 Ways to Begin Moving Again

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Has it been a while since you were able to exercise? Even with the best intentions, life can get in the way. Before you know it, it’s been months since you were able to flex your muscles and build up a sweat. Now you’re eager to get back into the groove—but guess what? Your body isn’t too happy about the prospect of having to work

Artificial Food Colors: Pretty, But Are They Safe?

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The basic definition of a food color additive is “any dye, pigment or substance which when added or applied to a food, drug or cosmetic, or to the human body, is capable (alone or through reactions with other substances) of imparting color.” That’s pretty straight forward. Artificial food colors color food. However—why is coloring food important to begin with? With or without an additive color,

Healthy Skin: How to Achieve and Maintain It

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Skin defines us. It’s’ our largest organ, serving as the protective covering that supports the life of all our other body parts. Even our hair and nails are skin extensions that provide additional protection. What skin does for us Besides being the most obvious body part that we present to the world, skin performs a number of crucial tasks: Prevents germs from reaching and injuring

Learning to Use the Healing Power of Music

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Having studied the healing power of music for decades, scientists know it has a profound effect on the mind, body and emotions. Music has a way to move us that seems to go to our very core as living beings and can transcend borders, cultures and race. Music can be highly therapeutic and healing. Stroke victims, for example, have recovered through intonation therapy when many

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