2017 Aug 15

Healthy Living – The Solution for Poor Health

By |2017-08-15T13:40:10-04:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cancer, heart disease, diabetes, pulmonary disease...The chronic disease crisis we currently face must be addressed in rapid fashion. Cardiovascular (CV) and pulmonary diseases, diabetes as well as several forms of cancer are leading causes of poor health and death around the world. These conditions have a significant impact on the quality of life of individuals, [...]

2014 Dec 11

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Laser Therapy

By |2014-12-11T14:55:24-04:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most frequent peripheral nerve problem, caused by the compression of the median nerve at the wrist in the carpal canal. There is no agreement with regard to initial treatment for CTS, which may be conservative or surgical. Conservative treatment of CTS includes wrist splints; mobilization and adjusting of the wrist, shoulder and [...]

2014 Dec 9

Smoking: Bad News for Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

By |2014-12-09T08:33:08-04:00December 9th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Cigarette smoking (CS) has clearly negative effects on the musculoskeletal system.  Epidemiologic evidence also shows that smoking is a risk factor for chronic pain, including back pain. In terms of the musculoskeletal system, the relationships of cigarette smoking with the reduction of bone mineral content, osteoporosis and fractures are the best known.  However, there is evidence of [...]

2014 Oct 25

Essence of Wellness Joins Patriot Project

By |2014-11-20T09:33:26-04:00October 25th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Essence of Wellness has joined forces with the Patriot Project by making time available to treat at least one Active Duty Service Member, their family, Wounded Warrior or Gold Star Dependent a week at no charge. The Patriot Project is a grass roots movement to provide chiropractic care to all Active Military, their Families, Wounded [...]

2014 Sep 3

Make the Best Health Decisions for You and Your Family

By |2014-09-03T21:56:20-04:00September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Attend this free online health summit from September 8-15, 2014 to: Learn why health and medicine will look very different over the next decade and how that will affect you. Find out which health practices you can integrate now to improve your life Educate yourself and learn how to take control of your health and the health of those you care about. Access the latest [...]

2014 Mar 8

Laser Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

By |2014-03-08T22:05:54-04:00March 8th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heel pain is one of the most common problems of the foot, accounting for up to 15% of foot-related symptoms presenting to physicians and 1% of all visits to orthopedic surgeons.  The clinical manifestations can be disabling, and despite its high incidence, the specific cause of plantar fasciitis is poorly understood although it may be associated with systemic disease, local changes to the [...]

2014 Mar 1

Best nonpharmacological treatment for obesity?

By |2014-03-01T10:24:58-04:00March 1st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Progressive declines in physical activity over 5 decades have occurred and have primarily caused the obesity epidemic.  Obesity is characterized by the deposits of fat in various parts of the body; it is now evident that fat tissue also acts as an endocrine organ capable of secreting many chemicals (cytokines) that are thought to be [...]