3 Ways A Chiropractor is Different Than A Medical Doctor

If you’ve spent any time going through our healthcare system, you’ve likely noticed the alphabet soup that happens after many healthcare professionals’ names; MD, DO, RN, LPN, RD, PT, DPT, DC, and so on. Obviously, the most recognizable is the MD which stands for “medical doctor”, followed closely by DO which stands for “Doctor of…

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The Difference Between Health Care and Sick Care

What is the difference between health care and sick care and why does it matter?  In this post, I’m going to explain why there is a difference between the two and that it really does matter which perspective you align yourself with. What we call “healthcare” in this country is really a sick care model.…

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Here’s the Vision for Our Clinic

Integrative – To bring together or incorporate into a whole When I had decided that I wanted to open my own chiropractic clinic, I had to determine exactly what type of clinic I wanted to open.  You may not be aware but, chiropractors can specialize in many different areas, including pediatrics, sports, geriatrics, and so…

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Medications Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up To Be

In the video below, I briefly discuss medications and why they are oftentimes not a good thing.  If you don’t read another sentence of this post please read this next couple.  I am not saying that you should stop or start taking a medication or that every medication is bad and should never be used.…

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What I’m Excited About Right Now

I wanted to take a moment and talk about what has us excited here at Integrative Chiropractic.  The #1 thing that has me the most excited is that we are coming up on our first year anniversary of opening our clinic here in Verdigris, OK.  What a trip it has been these last 12 months…

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Stress and Eating: A Bad Combination

Stress eating or emotional eating is a fairly common problem for a lot of people.  Stress eating is what it sounds like; eating because you are stressed.  The reason we do it is because when we experience that feeling of stress, we look for a way to comfort or soothe that feeling. People find many…

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Why I Became A Chiropractor

In an earlier post I gave a little bit of my background.  I’ve just recently posted this video to our Youtube channel where I talk about my decision to become a chiropractor. Chiropractic changed my life and I hope to be able to do the same for other people.  I hope you enjoy the video.…

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Breathing and Back Pain: Why They’re Related

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Breathing.  Everyone does it (at least if you want to be around awhile you do) but how many of us do it right?  Right now you are probably thinking, “I didn’t know there was a wrong way to breathe”.  Well, for the sake of political correctness, I won’t use the word “wrong” but how about…

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Healthy Changes; Goal Setting Part 2

In the last post, I covered the first two parts of goal setting using the SMART-P method.   Today, I’m going to finish up the other letters and give you a couple more pointers on effective goal setting.  I want to make sure you get your money’s worth. The next letter is A which stands for…

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Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

You may be wondering, “How does a chiropractor treat plantar fasciitis?”  I actually chose to write an article about this condition specifically because it’s a condition that most people don’t know that chiropractors treat and that we can have a lot of success in treating. Before we get into treatment, let’s talk about what plantar…

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