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10 Essential Body Systems – Neurological

1. Neurological Body systems are a group of tissues and organs that are designed to work together to make the body work in specific ways. Some organs are part of more than one system when they serve more than one function. Since all systems are necessary for sustainable life we refer to them as Essential Systems. We will look at each system in a separate blog over the next months in chiropractic terms so our readers can see the connection…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health Wellness, general

10th Anniversary Presentation

10th Anniversary Presentation* Welcome to our Celebration! Mabuhay stands for Long-Life and this is at the center of what we do for the community. I would like to thank Bacoor City Mayor Lani Mercado for joining in this celebration and for the Mabuhay staff for preparing this anniversary event at this, our oldest location. So why do we matter??? Let me tell you why… If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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Scoliosis Perspective

Scoliosis may be functional or congenital

Scoliosis Perspective Treatment of scoliosis, the lateral curving of the spine in an ‘S’ shape, is commonly misunderstood. The first thing to understand is that this is not a dreaded disease that medical scare tactics have forced many into undergoing spinal surgery. Second, spinal experts agree that a cure for scoliosis is not possible. To suggest this is irresponsible. The ideal process to best manage scoliosis is early identification at the ages of 8 or 9 for advanced cases and…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health Wellness, general

Posture Aids

There is a growing public opinion and awareness of the importance of good posture. This is not a new topic discussed here on docMIKEblog.com. This author has been quoted as saying: “As the Eyes are the mirror to your Soul, Posture is the mirror to your Health.” Today we can walk into a number of retail stores and find various products being sold that attest to improving one’s posture. Are they really able to do that? Truth is yes and…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health

Texting and Forward Head Posture

With everyone spending more and more time in regular use of their gadgets chiropractors are concerned about the higher incidence of Forward Head Posture we see with our patients. In early years this can alter normal development of the spine subjecting children to Kyphosis or Kyphoscoliosis. As we open this topic I would like to point our readers to a National Posture Campaign that can provide useful tools to improve posture. The best way to make the case is to let…

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DC / MD Co-Managing Slipped Discs

According to the World Federation of Chiropractors the Chiropractic profession is officially identified as: “The spinal health care experts in the health care system.” Most family doctors will be familiar with the medical specialists concerned with the spine, the Orthopaedic Doctor but they will be less familiar with the Doctor of Chiropractic. This article will focus on the condition they both share expertise in… the slipped disc. The difference in approach is entirely based on the different training and basic…

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docMIKE Blog 2nd ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

Happy 2nd Anniversary docMIKE Blog! This month we will reach 160 blogs published for the benefit of our followers. Every month we take note of the different topics asked by our patients and the community at large to plan out which blogs to write that month. Sometimes a different conversation puts one subject ahead of the line and we post that same week. As time goes on we are finding that our chiropractors are now referring to docMIKEblog daily as our patient…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health Wellness, general

Sleeping in – Good or Bad?

We work or study hard most days of the week, then on weekends, isn’t nice to just sleep in? Yea! But sadly, most people complain that they feel groggy or worse have body pains after they oversleep on a weekend.  Shouldn’t we feel better and more rested after longer sleep? Why is that? Our quality of sleep is best achieved after we have been asleep for a while and that normally takes place when we have a regular time to get to…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health

How Long Is the Chiropractor’s Education?

This is a common question. The International standard for completing a Chiropractic degree is eight (8) years after High School (Grade 12). A Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Science is the prerequisite to qualify for entering a Chiropractic College. There are two years of basic sciences and two years or more chiropractic clinical sciences including one year clinic internship and a thesis to complete some 4,500 hours to qualify for graduation. This is…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health Wellness, general

Who is a chiropractic patient?

“Who is a chiropractic patient or who goes to the chiropractor anyway?” Chiropractors come in all shapes and sizes as do their patients, as well as from all age groups and fields of work, from students to the aged and retired. If you haven’t had your spine checked and you live in Canada, USA or Australia you are in the minority as there is an adequate availability of chiropractors in your communities. If you live in other parts of the…

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