Tag: chiropractic


Feb

07

2010

Wheeled Shoes raise safety concerns, say chiropractors

The above headline comes from a March 15, 2007, PRNewswire and USNewswire release. The original release from the American Chiropractic Association expresses safety concerns both for the children who use them and others who must dodge children skating in crowded shopping centers and parks. These sneakers, commonly known as Heelys® are very popular but have been banned in many public places such as stores and...

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Jan

31

2010

Chiropractic story worth telling

From the August 3, 2002 issue of the Los Angeles Daily News comes an uplifting story that has been labeled by the paper as, “A Miracle on Hortense Street.  The story is of 10-year-old, Laura Bibb, a developmentally delayed girl, who as the newspaper reported, “went from being the neighborhood pity to the neighborhood Rocky.” As a baby, Laura was initially diagnosed as being mildly...

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Jan

29

2010

Antibiotics: Once hailed as a panacea, now realized as a problem

by Darryl Roundy, DC Since the discovery of penicillin in the early 1940s, the public has regarded antibiotics as the panacea (cure-all) for all that ails them. Antibiotics are used so frequently that most people fail to have any reservations for their use. In the last 15 years, antibiotic prescriptions to young children have risen 51%! The idea behind antibiotics, which literally means “against life,”...

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Jan

29

2010

Chiropractic: The best kept secret

Contrary to popular belief, chiropractic isn’t just for “bad” backs or “bad” necks. In fact, the first chiropractic patient was a deaf janitor who never had complaints of pain. After the coarse of three spinal adjustments, Harvey Lillard, the janitor, had his hearing fully restored. This “miracle” was the result of D.D. Palmer, a tenant at the building of which Mr. Lillard worked. After successfully...

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Jan

29

2010

I’m Concerned

It became apparent to me the other day how many patients come in to our office for care (correction of interference to the expression of optimum well-being), and yet their husband/wife/children are left at home.  Is it something I said?  Or, did I fail to express the importance of family care?  Is the failure to bring in your whole family due to time and/or financial...

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Jan

29

2010

Posture: Are you energy efficient?

Roger Sperry, the 1981 Nobel Prize winner for brain research is quoted as saying that, “Better than 90 percent of the energy output of the brain is used in relating to the physical body in its gravitational field. The more mechanically distorted a person is, the less energy available for thinking, metabolism and healing.”  When the spine is subluxated or misaligned, not only are you...

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Jan

29

2010

Dr. Roundy comes clean

In the last few months I’ve had several patients ask me what kind of patients I like to see.  Some have even asked what kinds of conditions I see that respond the fastest.  While this might sound like a simple question, I have to honestly say that I love seeing all kinds of patients with all kinds of complaints. But, to be more specific, I’d...

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