Archive for November 2008

Pregnancy: A Topic Close to Home

November 25, 2008

Spinal Column Radio Chiropractic and Pregnancy Podcast[originally published in KCN, November 1997]

PregnancyWe’re at the “Any-Day-Now” stage.  My wife Keri and I are anxiously awaiting the birth of our first child.  We are excited and feel good knowing we have done everything within our power to prepare for a healthy baby:  eating good foods, exercising, getting regular chiropractic adjustments, attending our Bradley child birth classes, and avoiding alcohol, second-hand smoke, and  medications.

Unfortunately for many expectant mothers, the joy of impending birth is diminished by pain and discomfort.  And because the traditional medical remedies of pain relieving drugs are not advised , their 40 week term becomes more like a sentence rather than a time to cherish and enjoy.

Whoa!  Wait!  Back up a paragraph…regular chiropractic adjustments?  How can they help?

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Sublu-What??

November 25, 2008

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[originally published in KCN, October 1997]

Subluxation (Sub•lux•a•tion).  It’s what we chiropractors treat.  We have been trained to detect them and are the most qualified at treating them.  So just what is a subluxation — besides just another $25 word that we doctors came up with?

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Welcome

November 25, 2008

Welcome to our blog!  In additiblogwelcomeon to the abundance of chiropractic and health-related articles found on our home website, AnchorChiropractic.net, this blog contains even more.

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A Chiropractor’s Education Never Ends!

November 25, 2008

chiroeducation

[originally published in KCN, September 1997]

Ever wonder what sort of educational training your local chiropractor had to complete to hang his or her shingle out?  Every once in while I’ll get this inquiry; however, I know more of my patients probably are just as curious.

Many people are surprised to find out that chiropractic education is every bit as comprehensive as is medical education.

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Chiropractic 101

November 24, 2008

[originally published in KCN, July 1997]chiro101

I remember in my first year of chiropractic college that one of our assignments was to ask three complete strangers to explain what a chiropractor does.

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