Support Feed My Starving Children

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

You’re receiving this newsletter because you subscribed to our mailing list.Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe from this newsletter. Having trouble viewing this email? View in your browser.    Feed My Starving Children Charity Day at Marty Chiro! Feed My Starving Children Charity Day! Saturday, November 5th  8am-12pm Help feed starving children worldwide with Marty Chiropractic! Our doctors, massage therapists and staff …

One Way to Eat Well on a Budget

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Eating healthy doesn’t have to break the bank, but it’s very easy to spend a lot on a limited amount of food at certain health food stores.   Using coupons and buying in bulk can be helpful, as well as planning meals ahead of time and being creative with leftovers from one meal and transforming them to another meal.  Find …

Cupping: Olympic Hype or Effective Care?

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

So Michael Phelps broke the record for most individual gold medals at the Olympics. He now has won 13 throughout his Olympic career. This time, he’s also brought some attention to the ancient healing art of cupping. And he’s not the only one. The round deep red circles have been spotted (no pun intended) on other competing athletes as well. …

BACK to School and Posture

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

The new school year is almost here, which is bittersweet for some and a great relief for others.  As you go shopping for your child’s backpack and supplies, think about protecting the back and spine and how this might influence your purchase. Backpacks are often poorly worn and overly stuffed with heavy books and additional items. These are two great …

5 Tips to Protect Your Back

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

It’s the end of July, and there’s still a lot of summertime left to be enjoyed outside being active in the warmth before the school year starts and the weather changes to beautiful fall.  As you continue to be active, do it in a way that prevents injuries by following these tips as best as you can.   1. Bend with the …

What You Eat Affects Your Pain

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Did you know that whether you eat an apple or a cookie can affect your pain?  Yes it can, because it influences the inflammatory state of the body.

5 Reasons Your Neck Could Be Sore

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Neck pain is unfortunately common and well, painful.  When it’s sharp and intense, it usually limits range of motion and causes avoidance of positions and certain activities.  When it’s low grade pain and stiffness, it is usually ignored since it’s something most people can tune out of their mind.  But when pain doesn’t resolve on it’s own and especially when …

Three Things Your Chiropractor Wants You To Do

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

People that seek chiropractic care do so for multiple reasons. Many of these people are in acute pain.  They are having a flare-up after doing an activity, have a direct injury, or sometimes pain occurs for no apparent reason.  The truth, is that sometimes pain and injuries do happen with no direct cause. Some of these pains are avoidable by …

Learn about SPM’s and Chronic Pain

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

SPM stands for Specialized Pro-resolving Mediator.  So what does it mean to you?  Less pain and a more active lifestyle…   SPM’a are extracted from fish oil and concentrated into supplement form. They are different than traditional fish oil or EPA/DHA  and other long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements and are not a substitute for them.  EPA and DHA may be converted …

What is Cervical Spine Degeneration?

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

The term “cervical” in this case refers to the region of the neck. Cervical spine degeneration is a broad category term used to describe a host of types of joint pain and arthritic changes to the bone, cartilage, ligaments and inter-vertebral discs that are visible on x-ray or advanced imaging such as MRI or CT scans.  Lab tests that are indicative …