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When people are called dysfunctional, they may feel “diss-ed.”  However, the reality is that most people are either born with some imbalances or acquire dysfunctions through the different stressors of life like physical trauma, chemical/diet stress, and emotional dis-tress.  What many people fail to realize...

 "Cereal giant General Mills has announced that its original-flavor Cheerios will soon be made without the use of genetically modified (GM) ingredients...

The Role of Pec Minor in Shoulder StabilityPectoralis Minor is one of the most important and sometimes neglected muscles of the shoulder girdle. It attaches to the third, fourth and fifth ribs near the costal cartilage and inserts onto the coracoid process (part of the...

Dear Patients,Many of us have heard how wonderful and beneficial Kale can be when incorporated into a salad or meal.  In fact, I recently had a conversation with Betsy True, a certified Integrative Holistic Health Coach and Natural Foods Chef, about its many benefits.  Betsy's...

We are often asked, "what can I do at home to help me recover from my (insert injury)?" or "how can I recover quicker from my training run, ride, or swim?" One very effective tool that can be used at home is the Marc Pro...

Great Article on the Graston Technique: "Instrument-Assisted Soft-Tissue Mobilization Explained"https://www.aprcnj.com/site/pdf/ACA-Sep-2013-IASTM.pdfWe hope you find this article useful. ...

The Core:  It’s not just about sexy abs:Basically your “core” is all of the muscles that surround your organs in your abdomen. The abdominal muscles (the front) are the ones most associated with “the core”, but your diaphragm (the top), pelvic floor (the bottom), and...

New, Safe, Medication-free Migraine Treatment Available at APRC If you or anyone you know suffers from migraines you know that it can be an extremely debilitating problem.  Symptoms may include auras, light and noise sensitivity, dizziness, nausea, depression and many others, which can last anywhere from 2-72 hours. Unfortunately,...

Your back is made up of bones (the vertebrae, or spinal column, which protects your spinal cord) and muscles. The vertebrae are stacked like blocks; the spinal cord runs down the middle, and between the vertebrae nerves extend from the spinal cord to the left and right....

Back Pain Facts & StatisticsAlthough chiropractors care for more than just back pain, many patients visit chiropractors looking for relief from this pervasive condition. In fact, 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time. (1)A few interesting facts about back pain: Low back pain...

Sitting – Worst Exercise Ever!Sitting is an exercise? In your traditional sense of the word, it might not be. But it certainly feels like an exercise to all your spinal stabilizer muscles from your neck to your low back!  And just like any exercise where...

How to Treat Blisters Blisters, especially those on the feet, are caused by increased friction from rubbing, most commonly from shoes. They first start out as a burning, red soars and then puff up with fluid. There are different types of blisters and are not all...

Proven: Kids Get Smarter Just from Doing This One Simple Thing Posted by: Dr. Mercola | January 20 2012 |By Dr. MercolaAn extensive review of relevant research has demonstrated that the more physically active schoolchildren are, the better they do academically.Researchers analyzed 14 studies, ranging in size from as...

This article appeared in the New York TimesJanuary 3, 2012, 11:00 AM For Neck Pain, Chiropractic and Exercise Are Better Than Drugs By ANAHAD O'CONNORTony Cenicola/The New York Times What’s the best treatment for neck pain?Seeing a chiropractor or engaging in light exercise relieves neck pain more effectively than...

Chiropractic Care Contributes to Optimal Performance of Baseball World Series Champions 2011 St. Louis Cardinals and 2010 San Francisco Giants.Cardinal pitcher Jason Motte advocates chiropractic careCARMICHAEL, Calif. - Nov. 3, 2011 - As the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate their 11th World Series title and the San Francisco...

Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Publishes Landmark White Paper:  The Role of Chiropractic Care in the Patient-Centered Medical Home
CARMICHAEL, Calif. (Aug. 22, 2011) – The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising public awareness of the value of chiropractic care, announces the release of its hallmark white paper, “The Role of Chiropractic Care in the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).” Prepared by Discern Consulting, and with the input and support of a high-profile team, including Mark Zeigler, DC, president, Northwestern Health Sciences University and board member of the F4CP; Steve Kraus, DC, DIBCN, CCSP, FASA, FICC, CEO, founder, Future Health and member of the F4CP; John Hollingsworth, M.D., M.S., and assistant professor, University of Michigan Health Systems; Tom Evans, M.D. and president, Iowa Healthcare Collaborative -- and a panel of F4CP leadership -- this paper documents the value of chiropractic care in the next phase of healthcare delivery.