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Benefits Of Chiropractic: Low Cost, Preventative Healthcare Oct 30th, 2019

  Traditional medicine is all about the Benjamins—a multi-trillion-dollar industry that is only getting richer and more costly. Know what else is going up? The number of sick people! How does that make sense? Because healthcare is sickcare. But remember what Benjamin Franklin said? “An ounce of prevention is worth...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: It Makes You Happy! Oct 29th, 2019

Happy Halloween! We’re closing out Chiropractic Health Month by sharing the very best benefit of all when it comes to chiropractic care: It makes you happy! Our two words of the day: endorphins and enkephalins, which happen to be the two most powerful painkillers naturally produced by the body. They...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Remedies Breathing Problems Oct 26th, 2019

Here in North Texas, it seems most of our patients struggle with allergies and difficulty breathing—if you don’t, consider yourself among the lucky ones. But it isn't just allergies that affect our breathing.  We live in one of the fastest developing metros in the U.S. and that means constant construction,...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Arthritis Pain Relief Oct 24th, 2019

There are many types of arthritis; osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are among the most common. Whichever type you may have, and wherever you are on the spectrum in terms of arthritic development, you can most likely benefit from chiropractic care.  But first, a bit about what arthritis is....

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Corrects Gait Abnormalities Oct 23rd, 2019

Equestrians well know the importance of proper gait—when it comes to grooming a thoroughbred, gait can make or break a winner. Since you’re reading this, we’ll assume you’re not a quadruped, but for bipeds like us humans, proper gait ensures that we’ll remain upright and pain-free so that we can...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Alleviates Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Oct 22nd, 2019

  Carpal tunnel syndrome, aka median nerve entrapment, is one of the most common nerve disorders, affecting somewhere between four and 10 million Americans. It is caused by repetitive stress on the wrist joint, which houses the median nerve. And it is also easily treatable with chiropractic. So how do...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Frees Frozen Shoulder Oct 21st, 2019

  Got frozen shoulder? Please consider chiropractic before surgery! Chiropractic care can absolutely cure frozen shoulder. How, you ask?  First, we need to understand a bit about frozen shoulder, aka adhesive capsulitis. With this condition, the ligaments and muscles surrounding the shoulder joint become extremely stiff and painful, sometimes seemingly...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Better Balance Oct 19th, 2019

  Ever feel off balance? Many of us sometimes do, but often we write it off as we’re just having an off day or not getting enough sleep. And that might be the case, however most people never really test their balance to know what is normal for them and...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Better Posture Oct 17th, 2019

Does posture really matter? Absolutely! Poor posture leads to destructive forces on the spine and spinal cord that lead to misalignments and the resulting stress on surrounding muscles, joints, and nerves. If you have kids, just watch how they hunch beneath the weight of their backpacks as they walk into...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Lowers Blood Pressure Oct 17th, 2019

  Step away from the meds! Yep, there’s scientific research and loads of clinical evidence to support chiropractic as an excellent tool for managing your blood pressure: A very specific adjustment to the atlas, in the upper cervical spine, results in a marked drop in blood pressure.  Injuries and shifts...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Lymphatic Drainage Oct 16th, 2019

Lymphatic drainage may not sound like the sexiest topic ever, and you might be wondering what it’s got to do with you. The answer: pretty much everything. The lymphatic system is, in a nutshell, the body’s garbage collector and removal system—it helps us clear metabolic waste. In modern life, we...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Boosts Immunity! Oct 15th, 2019

  It’s fall(ish), and North Texas temps are swinging from 90 to 60 and back again—who else is feeling congested and run down? Yep, welcome to cold season! But really, our immune systems are under constant attack, not just from the weather, but from all the junk and toxins in...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Joint Health Oct 14th, 2019

  Ever wake up on a Monday morning and feel like your ankles and knees could use some WD40? Chiropractic adjustments aren’t just for your spine—chiropractors are also concerned with keeping your knees, ankles, hips, wrists, shoulders, even your fingers flexible. We are trained to adjust these extremity joints, because...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Relieves Stress Oct 12th, 2019

  Happy Saturday! We’re just back from the TX / OU game (we still love our Longhorns!), and we’re ready to decompress. One major benefit of getting regular chiropractic care is chilling out! Adjustments stimulate the deep centers of the brain that control autonomic function and the parasympathetic nervous system...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Pregnancy Pain Relief Oct 11th, 2019

  Baby on board making you feel stiff as a board? Pregnant women should be getting adjusted for all those aches and pains on a regular basis! But ironically, only about 20 percent of pregnant women seek chiropractic care. We can certainly understand some trepidation—can I lay on my stomach?...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Improves Digestion Oct 10th, 2019

Many of us struggle with finding solutions for normal digestion. Millions of people suffer from regular constipation, diarrhea, IBS, Chrohn’s disease, heartburn/GERD, and IBD (irritable bowel disease). Some skeptics out there might be wondering what on earth can chiropractic do for my gut? We’ll tell you. Conventional medicine can only...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Relieves + Prevents Headaches Oct 9th, 2019

  It’s Wednesday—bring on the midweek headaches! And since it’s also Day 9 of Chiropractic Health Month, we’re sharing one benefit of chiropractic adjustments each day…Relieving and preventing headaches is definitely a benefit!  Headaches are complex and can have many causes, including seasonal or food allergies, malnourishment, lack of sleep,...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Bye, Tech Neck! Oct 8th, 2019

  Hey, you on your phone! Ever heard of “tech neck?” Bet you just sat up a little straighter. ;) As technology continues to explode at a supersonic clip and as the amount of information out there compounds every minute, humans are constantly struggling to keep up. How many of...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Prevents Neuropathy Oct 7th, 2019

Ever get “pin and needles?” That tingling feeling is neuropathy, and it’s usually caused by compressive forces—inflammation, extra bone growth due to disc degeneration, and overly tight muscles—being placed on the nerve roots and on the peripheral nerves that exit from the spinal cord and vertebrae. This can be the...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Prevents Spinal Degeneration Oct 6th, 2019

Back pain, especially low back pain, is the #2 reason for doctor visits in the United States—and it’s a top reason for missed work and loss of wages. How is this possible?! Unfortunately, evolution is partly to blame.  As our ancestors became more upright and thus more agile within our...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Improved Range Of Motion Oct 5th, 2019

What’s everyone up to this weekend? Maybe you’ve got a softball game or you’re planning a long bike ride, having one last pool party or taking the kids to play laser tag. Too often we hear people say that maybe they need to slow down or not push too hard...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Sleep! Oct 4th, 2019

  Raise your hand if you can’t sleep. It is estimated that some 50 to 70 million Americans—approximately 1 in 3 adults—aren’t catching those necessary Zs. And unfortunately, there is no overstating the importance of sleep: Chronic lack of sleep is scientifically proven to increase inflammation in the brain and...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Natural Back Pain Relief Oct 3rd, 2019

For National Chiropractic Health Month, we’re sharing one benefit of chiropractic care each day in October. This is a big one: natural back pain relief. Chiropractic adjustments are a preventative measure against back pain because they encourage normal motion in the spine, muscle activation, and nerve conduction. All this in...

Benefits Of Chiropractic: Better Circulation Oct 2nd, 2019

Misalignment in the spine puts unwanted pressure on the blood vessels to cause poor circulation—poor circulation can lead to brain fog, headaches, blurred vision, balance issues, and mood disorders. With a chiropractic adjustment, we re-align the structures that may be putting pressure on the blood vessels to restore proper flow.For...

October Is Chiropractic Health Month! Oct 1st, 2019

Because we believe so much in the power of chiropractic and because Dr. Jake wants everyone to feel great, we’re offering FREE CONSULTATIONS this month to any new patients interested in learning more about how chiropractic can ease pain, improve functions, and make you happier and healthier. We’ll also be...

CBD Mocktails & Conversation (Get 25% CBD!) Jul 22nd, 2019

Let's talk about CBD! Join Dr. Hennen for a special talk and ask all your burning questions about CBD. You'll also learn about Swiss Relief—the organic, non-GMO, sustainably farmed hemp-based CBD tinctures and body salves we're loving right now. Plus, you'll get to enjoy a relaxing CBD mocktail and get...