Archive for January 2013

Eating for “Their” Profit

January 25, 2013

Eating for their Profit[originally published in KCN, August 2002 / cartoon provided by TomLamarCartoon.com]

If I was the CEO of a major drug company of pain and anti-inflammatory medications looking to boost my already incredible sales, I would open up a restaurant.  Why?  Because, food — if eaten in the improper proportions, from a biochemical standpoint — has the ability to create excessive and uncontrollable inflammation, making a chronic, painful, inflammatory condition all the worse.  Hence, the need for more of my medications.  It’s a great idea!
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Fighting a War for Our Veterans

January 18, 2013

800px-Jointcolors[originally published in KCN, March 2002]

Dear Valued Veterans,

Just wanted to let you know that in addition to the standard medical services that we have offered you in the past, you now have direct access to chiropractic care — no referral needed.  Our medical facilities will soon be staffed by  doctors of chiropractic standing ready to serve your health care needs.  We sincerely hope you will take advantage of this exciting new benefit.  You deserve it.

Your friends at the VA.

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Onions and Chiropractic

January 15, 2013

[originally published in KCN, April 2002]

OnionOnions and chiropractic?  A new culinary delight?  Perhaps. But the reality is that when most people finally show up in a chiropractor’s office their spine resembles an onion.  The symptom (usually pain) that eventually drives them to our offices is all too often an overt warning flag of a problem that has persisted for quite some time.  Like the layers of an onion, neglected spines are virtually layered with a history of stress and injuries — making the chiropractic experience akin to that of an archeological dig. What surprises a lot of people, is that the neck or back pain they’re experiencing as an adult, could have stemmed from the time they fell off the changing table as an infant, the fender bender Mom got into when they were a toddler, or the fall they took off their bike as a youth.  Or perhaps, they never had a fighting chance — perhaps their “onion” can be peeled back to an event we all share in common:  birth.

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