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If You Vaccinate, Ask 8!

By Dr. David Peterson, DC, FAAIM - She is just 16: the intelligent, lively pretty girl from Kansas, who was a high school gymnast, a cheerleader and got straight A’s until, in 2008, three Gardasil shots changed her life and she became one more Gardasil reaction statistic. Today, Gabrielle never knows when she will be back in the hospital emergency ... Read More »

Chiropractic and Acupuncture a more lasting combination than mainstream medicine

By Jenny L Crosby, DC - Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is the collective term for the traditional Eastern medicines of China. Oriental Medicine (OM) is the collective term for the traditional healing arts of China, Korea and Japan. Whereas Western medicine was interrupted through the centuries with wars, the plague, and the ensuing Dark Ages, Oriental medicine has had an ... Read More »

The Power of Doing Nothing

By Justine Froelker, MED, LPC  - The obligations of our busy lives keep us always on the go. There are bills to pay, kids to care for, things to do around the house, and a never ending to do list at work. All of these responsibilities lead us to believe that we don’t have the time to do things we ... Read More »

Tennis Elbow

By Lyndon B. Gross, MD, PhD – The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis - Lateral Epicondylitis, or “Tennis Elbow” is a degenerative condition of the tendon on the outside of the elbow. Tendons attach the muscles of the forearm (wrist extensors) to the outside bone just above the elbow (lateral epicondyle of the humerus). When the muscles contract, they pull on ... Read More »

Pelvic Floor Health for Women

Female pelvic health is a frequent topic in both the medical and popular press these days for two reasons. First, the baby boom generation has reached an age at which pelvic floor problems are common, and female baby-boomers are certainly not satisfied suffering in silence with problems their mothers and grandmothers had to accept without much choice. Second, gynecologic knowledge ... Read More »

Charting a New Course Using Neurofeedback to Retrain the ADHD Brain

As many parents raising a child with ADHD know, some days feel as if you’re living with the cartoon character Tasmanian Devil since it may seem as if your child never stops! You may feel overwhelmed with non-stop chatter, activity, ideas and, at times, bad behavior. Learning that ADHD is the root cause can make you feel as if a ... Read More »

Beat the St. Louis Heat and Stay Hydrated with Coconut Water

By Dr. Chris Maffit, DC – Delta Spinal Care Holistic Health and Wellness Center - Have you and your family tried everything to beat this crazy St. Louis heat wave? What about coconut water as a healthy, natural option to stay hydrated? You have likely noticed all the attention coconuts have been getting in the popular media recently . You ... Read More »

Combating Adrenal Fatigue

By: Frank Nuber, RPh. - Adrenal fatigue is a health disorder that can affect anyone, but especially those who experience persistent emotional or physical stress. It can contribute to other health conditions including allergies and obesity. It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of people will be afflicted with adrenal fatigue at some point in their lives. Despite this apparently ... Read More »

Why Do I Get Back Pain? (what to do about it)

How often are you in a seated position? Upon waking in the morning, you sit down to breakfast, you sit in your car on the way to work, you sit down at your desk, you sit down to lunch, you sit when you get back to office, you sit in your car on the way home, you sit down to ... Read More »

Mouth Breathing

Breath to humans is as similar in necessity as sunlight to a tree. But, if a tree receives sunlight from only one direction, the trunk and branches grow toward the light source, and the tree will become permanently deformed. If a child is unable to maintain a consistent, healthy nasal airway, the body will automatically program the system to take ... Read More »

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