Entries by daveminotti

A grateful heart is a healthy heart

Okay, so the truth is that a physiologically healthy heart is not scientifically created by being grateful. But it is true that many health benefits accompany thoughts of gratefulness, and your heart will be full when you take the time to reflect on all that you have to be thankful for! With the Thanksgiving holiday near the end of the month, November […]

Daylight Saving Time could impact your health!

The “fall back” portion of Daylight Saving Time adds an extra hour to one magical day per year. This year, it happens to be on Halloween night when the clocks turn back at 2am on November 1st. How could this scenario get even better, considering we’re adding an extra hour to Halloween!? Well, what if […]

You have to go forever – The Chiropractic Myth

It’s always fun to meet and get to know the people that make up our amazing community. When people learn that we’re chiropractors, we get an array of responses. We mostly hear about their problem areas, chiropractic experiences, and how chiropractic has positively impacted their lives. But sometimes, we get a look of fear with […]

How young is too young for chiropractic?

We get questions all the time about what age we start and why we adjust children. The most common reasons people go to a chiropractor is for secondary conditions such as headaches, neck pain, and back pain. Since that majority of kids don’t have those issues, they shouldn’t be adjusted, right? WRONG! Although pain reduction […]

Chiropractic vs. Physical Therapy – Is there a difference?

Have you ever been confused as to whether you should be seeing a chiropractor or a physical therapist? On the surface, it can seem like the two professions are very similar- both can help patients with injuries and both have a natural approach as opposed to treatment with the use of drugs and/or surgery. Even […]

Eating Organic – Is it worth it?

Food additives, pesticides, hormones, antibiotics… There’s so much to think about when grocery shopping. One of the most talked about choices is whether or not to buy organic. In an ideal world, with an ideal budget, we could purchase all of our foods organic; but sometimes, that’s just not feasible. So which foods are worth […]

Position Matters! Sleep Optimally

We frequently have patients asking what they can do at home to help them hold their adjustments. Amongst other things, picking an appropriate sleeping position is extremely important, especially since many patients experience secondary conditions such as neck discomfort after “sleeping funny”. So what’s the best sleeping position? As you may know, there are three […]