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Carlson Chiropractic Blog

What are Essential Oils and how can they Enhance Chiropractic Care?

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jun 3, 2017 9:35:00 AM

What is an essential oil?

If you have ever literally stopped to smell the roses, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They are usually extracted through steam distillation, however, there are several other methods used.

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Topics: Health & Wellness

A Few Words About Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on May 8, 2017 3:57:00 PM

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones weaken and are at a significantly higher risk for fracturing. As people age, especially women, bone loss is one of the health indicators that are noted at a regular check-up. The painless, fast process of bone density testing is the best way to identify if you have osteoporosis or osteopenia. Osteopenia is an indication of lower than normal bone density and is a good “wake-up call” for proactive bone strengthening measures.

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Topics: Health & Wellness

Kevin's Decompression Therapy Testimonial

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Apr 26, 2017 11:16:06 AM

 

 

 

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Topics: Company and Industry News, Health & Wellness, Testimonial

The Causes of Arthritis in the Spine and How to Prevent Pain From Getting Worse

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Apr 21, 2017 8:03:00 AM

 

When we think of arthritis, we often imagine swollen and aching joints in the hands and knees of an elderly person. But did you know that arthritis can also occur, and often does, in the spine? Spinal arthritis can be very painful and debilitating.

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Topics: Company and Industry News, Health & Wellness

What supplements should I be taking?

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Apr 4, 2017 8:34:00 AM

 

 

It’s a common argument: “You don’t need to take supplements if you eat a healthy diet.” Although it is true that you can’t supplement your way out of a bad diet, supplements play an important role in supporting a healthy diet. Let’s look at some reasons you may need to take supplements.

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Topics: Company and Industry News, Health & Wellness

The Truths About Food Sensitivity Testing

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Mar 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

Have you ever wondered why there are so many different diets out there? Why does one diet work for one person, but not for another? We have all heard of someone who has lost weight by eating well, but what does that really mean? Does that mean eating salads, lean meats, vegetables and low glycemic

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Topics: Company and Industry News, Health & Wellness

Chiropractic Tips to Prevent Travel Aches and Strains

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Mar 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

Do you have an exciting trip planned soon? More than likely, it involves a long plane, train or car ride. This can leave you aching, stressed out, and having stiff back pain before the fun even starts!

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Topics: Company and Industry News, Health & Wellness

Why Do I Have to Come Back to the Chiropractor?

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Feb 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

We bet you have heard people say that "once you go, you have to keep going back to the chiropractor." This is true and not so true (but should be true). Let us answer this question for you!

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Topics: Company and Industry News, Health & Wellness

Cholesterol: Size Matters!

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Feb 17, 2017 8:04:00 AM

 

Cardiovascular disease, in which the principal manifestation is coronary heart disease, remains the single leading cause of death and disability worldwide. If you’re one of the many people with high cholesterol, you may have been prescribed statin drugs and told to eat a low-fat diet — the standard advice for

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Topics: fitness routine, Company and Industry News, Health & Wellness

You Know Your Dad's a Chiropractor When...

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Feb 10, 2017 8:05:00 AM

You know your dad is a chiropractor when ...

You don't get medicine for a fever. He gives you an adjustment and lets your body burn it off!

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Topics: Children's Health, Company and Industry News, Health & Wellness