Do Steroid Shots Work For Pain?

Do Steroid Shots Work For Pain? As a chiropractor, a majority of my patients come in due to pain; neck pain, low back pain, rib pain, knee pain, etc. Like most doctors I take a detailed health history on my patients to help figure out how I can help them, this includes any past medical interventions and surgeries. Time and …

Are Americans Overmedicated?

Are Americans Being Drugged? As a physician there is one fact that I can’t seem to understand: America makes up 4.44% of the World population, we consume 80% of all the pharmaceuticals produced in the world, making us the most overmedicated society, and yet we remain one of the unhealthiest nations. According to a study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, …

Ancient Chinese medicine put through its paces for pancreatic cancer

Ancient Chinese medicine put through its paces for pancreatic cancer SAN ANTONIO (March 3, 2014) – The bark of the Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense) has traveled a centuries-long road with the healing arts. Now it is being put through its paces by science in the fight against pancreatic cancer, with the potential to make inroads against several more. UT …

Cholesterol: Fact or Farce?

Cholesterol: Fact or Farce?   For decades we have been told that cholesterol is the cause of cardiovascular disease. But is that really the case? Back in the 1960´s cholesterol was ignored by doctors until it exceeded 300, now anything above 250 is considered a problem. Standard nutritional advice has been to avoid meat, eggs and butter to keep a …

SE Alaska Featherweight MMA Champion Christian Rotola

Christian Rotola preparing to defend his title. Today our patient Christian Rotola came in to get adjusted before his fight tonight at the Alaska Beatdown XIV: The Fall Brawl.  We’re wishing him the best of luck tonight – He’s trained hard, and we know that he won’t have any problems winning tonight again Henry Dehling.

Digestive problems may be caused by issues with your neck

You neck may be the cause of your digestive issues. IBS, Crohn’s Disease, diarrhea, constipation and many other issues can be caused by spinal subluxations. This is a huge interest of mine! In fact I have even published a peer reviewed research article on the subject of IBS and chiropractic care. How digestive issues relate to bone structure in the …

Genetic Roulette Movie Trailer

Recently the full-length feature was on Alaskan PBS. What is the cost of GMO food on our society, our pets, our ecosystem and the future of our health? Film maker Jeffery Smith exposes the truth in his documentary Genetic Roulette. “It made me cry,” was the comment I heard today.

Natural Homemade Sunscreen Recipe

Natural Homemade Sunscreen Recipe Natural Sun Protection is where to start! It used to be that most jobs involved working outdoors. We didn’t have sunscreen available – In fact there was also very little skin cancer back then. With summer upon us, and though this isn’t a huge problem here in Southeast Alaska, many people will be traveling this summer …