Posted tagged ‘wellness’

Wellness: Asking the Right Question

November 29, 2013

640px-Iceberg_with_hole_edit[originally published in KCN, May 2012]

Imagine for a moment that you are sitting on an iceberg.  Now imagine that you are oblivious to this fact.  As you sit there you begin to notice something:  Your body is shaking and your hands and feet are turning blue.  For good reason you become very concerned, “What’s wrong with me?” you ask.

As you pursue a diagnosis for your condition, you are evaluated and prescribed medications to improve your circulation and calm your jittery nerves.  The medications seem to work at first, but you soon find that you must continue taking them for ongoing relief of your disturbing ailment.

Sound silly?  Perhaps.  But I think many of us are unknowingly sitting on “icebergs.” (more…)

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Magical Chiropractors

November 1, 2013

Magic Hat[originally published in KCN, November 2013]

“What separates a good chiropractor from a great —or magical — chiropractor?”

That was the question I was confronted with when a novelist from Italy reached out to me for technical assistance with her latest book.  I’ve been asked a lot of questions about chiropractic since I first stepped foot in the profession twenty-one years ago, but never this one. (more…)

Expect Miracles: Loud and Silent

October 4, 2013

[originally published in KCN, October 2013]

The developer of the chiropractic profession, BJ Palmer, used to imprint upon the walls of his office: “Expect Miracles.”  Why?  Because we chiropractors are afforded a front row seat to witness them everyday as we serve our patients.  It’s pretty amazing!  But it’s greater than you might think.

Expect Miracles (more…)

The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 1

December 13, 2009

Join us as we count down the days until Christmas with the American Chiropractic Association’s “12 Days of Health and Wellness.”

From the American Chiropractic Association:

It’s fun to get into the holiday spirit and participate in all the festive activities that abound this time of the year, but the added demands of the season can also stress the capacities of our bodies.  The American Chiropractic Association is providing the “12 Days of Health and Wellness” to remind you to take some time to care for yourself, too.

Each day focuses on a different health and wellness topic.  Embracing the tips provided during the 12 Days of Health and Wellness could make you happier and healthier than ever in the New Year.

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