Chiropractic for Life


The Dirt on Antibacterial Products

You use antibacterial soap when you wash your hands, antibacterial dishwashing liquid to scrub your dishes and antibacterial wipes to clean your kitchen countertops.  But is this all-out bacterial assault really necessary? Studies are beginning to question the cumulative effect of antibacterial products on antibiotic resistance.  The studies are reporting:[…]

Is an Aspirin a Day Really a Good Idea?

Does an aspirin a day actually keep a heart attack away?  Is it possible to take too much aspirin?  Will I develop any complications if I take aspirin on a daily basis? These are just some of the questions that patients ask Dr. Smith about aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) therapy. In[…]

Hydration: Key to Spinal Health And Overall Wellness

Chances are you’re familiar with the admonition to drink an adequate supply of water.  But do you know the science behind this advice?  What exactly does water do for our bodies? Plenty, says Dr. Smith.  Among other important functions, adequate water consumption is crucial for spine health. The spine takes[…]

Chiropractic May Help Prevent Multiple Sclerosis

According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, multiple sclerosis (MS) affects 2.5 million people worldwide. Fortunately, research reveals that chiropractic may offer MS sufferers relief from symptoms, and it may even help prevent the disease. An insulating substance known as myelin protects nerve fibers in the brain and spine.  MS[…]

Whiplash and Jaw Problems

A crucial tenet of chiropractic is that the body works as a whole and should be treated as such, not as a series of isolated parts.  Doctors of chiropractic, like Dr. Smith, understand that dysfunction in one area of the body will affect function in others areas.  The relationship between[…]