Wednesday Q & A with Dr. JJ - Migraines

Question: I have debilitating migraine headaches and hate taking medication, is there anything that Chiropractic can do to help?

Yes, Chiropractic has been shown to help tremendously. In the past two weeks, I had two patients come in with active migraines that would have sent them home to lay in...

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Illness and Diet

"No illness which can be treated by the diet should by treated by any other means."
-Moses Maimonides



Moses Maimonides was a 12th-century rabbi, physician, and philosopher. This quote is one of the more brilliant things I've read. Modern physicians could learn a lot from what Moses Maimonides was...

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Friday Feast - Paleo Asian Flank Steak

Paleo Asian Flank Steak with Napa Cabbage Saute

This is one of the best meals I've ever made.  Erin was running late to a meeting the evening I made this and announced she would "just have a bite or two..."  After a "bite or two" she actually finished the entire plate!  You know...

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Lack of Sickness Doesn't Equal Healthy

"Just because you're not sick doesn't mean you're healthy."
~Author Unknown


 

To paraphrase Thomas Jefferson, this should be one of the truths of life that are held self-evident.  Health is not the mere absence of disease but is the optimal functioning of the person in all aspects of...

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Wednesday Q & A - 3 Ways to a Healthy School Year

It's that wonderful time of year again!  Across the country parents are letting out a giant sigh of relief as they send their children back to school and structure once again fills their home.  It's also the time of year that I get asked how to best keep kid's healthy and focused the...

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Why I'm Not Afraid of the Big Bad Measles

 If you listen to the media reports I am one of the irresponsible parents that's causing the current outbreak of measles; a disease that the medical profession has “eradicated” in the Americas.  But, I ask, who is more irresponsible?  Me for not injecting my healthy...

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Friday Feast - Italian Pork Tenderloin & Primal Pesto Roasted Root Veggies

Italian Pork Tenderloin
Primal Pesto Roasted Root Veggies

This was a simple Primal Pesto Roasted Root Veggies recipe.  I marinated the pork tenderloin the whole day and it was great.  The Primal Pesto Roasted Veggies made the meal though.  I would never have thought about coating...

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Why I Stopped Taking Insurance

A Few Reasons I had to Stop Billing Insurance

I get asked all the time by patients why don’t I take their insurance.  So I thought I would write the doctors perspective on insurance.

First, let’s start by recognizing that insurance companies did not get rich because they paid...

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Friday Feast - Paleo Meal Shrimp Scampi & Basil Broccolini

One of the quickest, easiest Primal Paleo meal we have done.  It was super fast, tasty, and great for a busy weeknight meal!  The Shrimp Scampi was simple and really delicious.  I'm a big fan of butter to cook with as it adds so much flavor to the shrimp.  I thought this would...

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Wednesday Q & A with Dr. J. J. - Should You Adjust a Baby?

I get asked this question a lot, and the simple answer is, yes!  Babies and children respond amazingly well to Chiropractic care.  I even adjusted my daughter, Lilly, within the first hour of her birth. In my opinion, it is essential to adjust newborns at birth because, quite simply,...

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