Monday, April 30, 2012

“The Perfect Stress Reboot”

Have you ever had to restart your PC after the hard drive froze? You hit 'Control+Alt+Delete' to reboot the operating system and get everything running smoothly again. Your human computer (Nerve System) needs a periodic rebooting too.

Your Nerve System gets overwhelmed from daily stress. An urgent work deadline, unexpected family crisis or any inconvenient change in your routine are unsolicited stresses (spyware or a virus) that bog down your nerves. The result – your body slows down, runs sluggish and eventually "freezes up" with an illness. Getting a Chiropractic adjustment is like hitting the Control+Alt+Delete buttons. It clears your Nerve System of unwanted stress and gets you running fast again.

The stress our grandparents experienced in a week, today we get in just 24 hours! If you're not purging the tension from your Nerve System on a regular basis, your hard drive could crash. Get 'rebooted' routinely with Chiropractic care and stay ahead of the failure.

'Watching Your Back'

Dr. Heather Giesen

Monday, April 23, 2012

“Brown Spots in Your Lawn?”

You're proud of your lawn. You water it, feed it on schedule and try to keep the neighborhood kids off of it. But you missed a few spots with the fertilizer spreader and now dull, brown patches where the grass was STARVED of potential growth energy begin to show. A similar situation can happen inside you.

All the cells, organs and tissues that make up your body need an even distribution of neurotrophic (Life sustaining) energy from your Nerve System in order to flourish and grow. If parts of your body are deprived of this energy, likewise you'll develop dull brown patches (dis-ease) on your internal lawn. Chiropractors refer to it as being 'Subluxated.'

The goal of Chiropractic care is 100% coverage of neurotrophic Life energy in your body – and that's achieved by keeping your Nerve System clear of blockages at the spinal level. If you don't want to see ugly, brown, weak patches in your health, stay EVEN and consistent with your Chiropractic care.

'Watching Your Back'

Dr. Heather Giesen

Monday, April 16, 2012

“Unwind with Chiropractic…”

Ever feel 'wound up' from the stresses of life? You feel tight and distorted, like a rubber band that's been twisted to the brink of snapping? That tension you're feeling isn't in your head… it's actually in your Nerve System.

The constant, never ending stress of life builds tension in your nerves like an over twisted rubber band that robs you of experiencing the fullness of Life. Chiropractors refer to this state as being 'Subluxated.' If you don't regularly purge this tension from your nerves, it builds silently until a physical or emotional crisis manifests. The solution… release the tension with preventative Chiropractic care, and get control of your Life again!

Chiropractic care gently removes stress from your spine and spinal cord before a critical failure can occur. This is one 'rubber band' you need to keep clear! Unwind your stress with regular Chiropractic adjustments and start experiencing the tension free Life you were born to have.

'Watching Your Back'

Dr. Heather Giesen

Monday, April 9, 2012

“Treating the Bark vs. Adjusting the Cause…”

You walk into your Chiropractor's office, hop on a table and point to where it hurts. But the Chiropractor adjusts a totally different part of your spine… not even close to where you feel the pain. Why is that?

There's an old saying that goes when you step on a dog's tail, it barks out the other end. In Chiropractic, that means where you hurt (the bark) isn't necessarily where the problem is (the tail). Many times the symptom you feel in one area is due to a remote cause. For example, someone with sciatica may feel pain down their leg, but the cause of the problem is a Vertebral Subluxation in their spine.

Chiropractors know that if you address the cause of the symptom, the body will no longer have need to produce it. That's why Chiropractors focus on fixing underlying problems and not superficial effects. Chasing after symptoms is like a dog chasing its own tail – spinning around and around until it gets dizzy, confused and frustrated. It's much smarter to address the underlying cause from the start.

'Watching Your Back'

Dr. Heather Giesen

Monday, April 2, 2012

“Time to Get in Gear…”

When you turn your neck or twist your back does your spine snap, grind and ratchet like a bicycle chain stuck in mid gear? That grating noise could mean something's out of alignment.

Your spine is made up of movable bones called vertebrae, each joined perfectly together like the links of a bicycle chain. If one or more of these joints become stuck and misaligned it can slowly wreak havoc on the mechanical integrity of your entire spine. The result – pain, stiffness and premature arthritic changes.

Don't neglect the noises. Abnormal grinding (crepitus) of spinal joints may indicate early degenerative joint disease. Remember, unlike a bicycle chain, you can't replace spinal 'links' when they get damaged. Get your spine tuned up by a Chiropractor who is thoroughly trained in restoring the normal mechanics of your spine, and protect yourself from premature wear and tear.

'Watching Your Back'

Dr. Heather Giesen