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Your Non-Stick Frying Pan May Be Dangerous!

Posted by drrob on February 12, 2017 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (2)

There are safer alternatives to frying pans and cookware coated with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) — a key chemical found in Teflon.  PFOA is carcinogenic.  When frying pans are heated above 660 degrees Fahrenheit the non-stick coating can begin to degrade and relase these PFOA's into your household.  PFOA's have killed dogs and birds so it's probably toxic for...

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How Much Do You Know About Your Body?

Posted by drrob on October 28, 2016 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)


I often talk about how wonderful this body of ours is. We have an inborn wisdom within each of us that runs our body twenty-four hours a day, every day of our lives, and it can do it perfectly if there is no interference present. It is the innate intelligence, and at this very moment it is creating thousands of chemic...

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9% of 10 Year Old Children Have Spinal Degeneration

Posted by drrob on October 12, 2016 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Do you children need chiropractic care? YES

Does research support the need for children to have chiropractic care? YES

Do children see amazing results while under chiropractic care? YES

Technically, that should be the end of this handout. That's all that needs to be said. But just in case you want to know WHY; here it is...

A Scottish medical doctor did a study on 154 10 year ...

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Adaptability is Important for Health

Posted by drrob on September 5, 2016 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

When I have a new patient in my clinic one of the first things I educate them about is how stresses cause sickness.  Most sickness in the world, whether it is cancer, heart disease, depression or spinal degeneration is caused by 3 types of stresses we are constantly bombarded by:

1. Physical Stresses: injuries, repetitive movements, computer work, using cell phones & s...

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Chiropractic Care Helped Babe Ruth & Other Yankees Players Be Champions

Posted by drrob on August 20, 2016 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (8)

Babe Ruth is a legend.

Inducted to the baseball hall of fame in 1936, "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat" played 22 years in the major leagues, from 1914 to 1935.


This article in chiropractic is about 85 years old.


Dr. Rob

Heart Rate Variabiilty Improved with Chiropractic Care

Posted by drrob on February 16, 2016 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

With millions of people wearing FitBits and iWatches, Heart Rate Variability (HRV) has been gaining more and more attention. First off, what the heck is HRV?

Heart Rate Variability: the variation in the time interval between heart beats.

Why is this important, you ask? Scientists used to think that the heart rate should be consistent since the human body strives for homeostasis. However, recent research has be...

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Can Stress Kill You?

Posted by drrob on October 16, 2015 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The answer is YES. Stress can kill you.  Through evolution, the human body was designed to cope with short bursts of stress.  For example, when our ancient ancestors were being the hunters or the hunted.  Today's world has people experiencing sustained levels of stress throughout their day from work stress, relationship stress, financial stress, and time management stress. The stress never stops!

When we are ...

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Does Thanksgiving Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

Posted by drrob on October 10, 2015 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

For many years people have loved to curl up on the coach after eating turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.  Someone has probably told you in the past that it's "tryptophan" in turkey that makes you so sleepy after a turkey dinner.  Is this true?  The answer is Yes and No.

Turkey does contain the essential amino acid L-Tryptophan.  Tryptophan is important in the formation of a hormone...
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The Right Side is RIght

Posted by drrob on October 2, 2015 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

For some people being on the right side is what is right, but for others being on the right side means being sure that you will win. We certainly live in a culture that glamorizes whoever wins regardless of character. You can have a criminal record and live an unsavory and notorious life, but if you win the Super Bowl, you’re the hero. We’ve convinced ourselves that the content of a pe...

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The First Ever Chiropractic Adjustment

Posted by drrob on September 20, 2015 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Harvey Lillard (pictured above) was the first person ever to be treated with chiropractic care. The founder of chiropractic was Daniel David Palmer, originally from Port Perry, Ontario. Here's the story...

Lillard maintained the building where Palmer had his office. In September 1895 he told Palmer that he had lost most of his hearing and was almost completely deaf. Lillard added that he "could not hear the r...

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