Have you ever heard of a medically unknown symptom (MUS)? If you go to a general medical practitioner for primary care instead of a chiropractor, you will no doubt be familiar with this scenario: You have been living with aches and pains that come and go and the odd, persistent, unexplained symptom. You chalk it up to age or the weather. You mention these things to your primary care physician, and sometimes they concur that it’s your age, or even say it’s all in your head! They might run tests. … [Read more...] about Medically Unknown Symptoms (MUS)
Happy Birthday Chiropractic Care! On September 18, 1895, Harvey Lilliard was the lucky recipient of the first chiropractic adjustment, given to him by Daniel David Palmer, D.D., in Davenport, Iowa! The story goes that Lilliard, a deaf janitor in Palmer’s office, was working with his shirt off. Lillard bent over to empty the trash can and Palmer said that Lilliard had a vertebra out of position. As the story goes: He asked Lillard what happened, and Lillard replied, "I moved the wrong way, and I … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Chiropractic Care!
We hope for a sound mind. We hope for a healthy body. We hope for enough money to live and to give. We hope these things for our loved ones, too. What happens when one thing changes and hope is hard to muster? What happens when everything happens at once? Moments when life is falling apart and we find ourselves feeling hopeless? When Jerome Groopman, MD was interviewed by the New Yorker about his book, The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness, he discussed Christopher … [Read more...] about The Healing Power of Hope