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UST Medical Student Assembly on Alternatives

UST Medical Student Assembly on Alternatives As part of the University of Santo Thomas’ Medical Student’s training program they created a day dedicated to Alternative Health Services, such as Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Herbology and Massage. They searched for Chiropractic online and discovered Mabuhay Chiropractic. Upon contacting our marketing department they presented their invitation to address their 2nd year Medical Student Class on the topic of Chiropractic. On Friday, November 18th, 2016 Mark Robson, spokesman for Mabuhay Chiropractic Clinics, presented a dynamic and inspiring…

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Personal Coaching Wellness, general

Sedentary epidemic

Sedentary life-styles of today are at epidemic levels and are contributing to many neuromusculoskeletal problems as well as a principal contributor to the highest incidence of Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin resistance in history. Where will people seek help from this epidemic? Today they have two choices: the customary drugs and surgery professions OR the natural and alternative professions; chiropractors being the most formally educated of this latter group. If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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The Bookends of Fitness

At the start of a brand new year, “fitness” is the buzzword. Every year millions of people begin exercise programs with the goal of getting themselves back into shape. The 100 Year Lifestyle model incorporates an acronym into the buzzword: FitNESS. It stands for Neurology, Nutrition, Endurance, Strength and Structure. To ensure that your fitness experience is a positive one and that you reach your short and long term goals, you must consider the bookends of fitNESS. If you liked…

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The Carbohydrate Flush

Today’s cultural eating habits have been trumped and redesigned by the “Big Food Industry” which consist of the multinational companies that manipulate the world’s markets in food supply and by the growing number of fast food franchises. To speak plainly, consumers have been manipulated, their foods have been manipulated, altered and packaged to best serve to bottom line of Big Foods. One unfortunate side effect of this commercial manipulation is the rapid rise in the occurrence of Type 2 Diabetes.…

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Metabolism in Weight Management

Diets create a lose / lose scenario where the glass is constantly seen as half full, of being denied things. When we replace the word Energy in weight management, meaning Energy Management, we are now dealing with a win / win scenario where the glass now becomes half full. Now the goal becomes focused on filling the energy glass vs. constantly trying to empty the glass full of fat. A Radical change in thinking, I will admit to that, but…

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Wellness, general

Teenage growth

Children undergo natural growth spurts under the timing of their body’s hormonal system and guided under the watchful nervous system. But growth means the body needs more materials to build itself up. Food is where we get these building blocks and by the time the digestive system processes the foods we eat they all break down into Proteins, Fats, Carbohydrates, micro-nutrients and water we add to our bodies. You can read other blogs we have written about the sources of…

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Fitness Focus – Thera-Band Rubber Tubing Exercises

Many of my chiropractic patients suffer with shoulder and other extremity problems; which are present in addition or in part as the result of their spine and nerve conditions; such as spinal misalignments and related nerve entrapment or irritation. I am placing this Thera-Band Instructional Manual on my blog to refer my patients to this manual and to promote general rehabilitative health to our community. If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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Exercise to avoid Diabetes

In the past 30 years, the prevalence of Diabetes Type 2 has skyrocketed to an epidemic level in the western world and Asia is not far behind. The WHO predicts that by the year 2020 fifty percent (50%) of Filipinos will be at risk of Diabetes type 2. What is causing the surge is not what you think; it’s not too much sugar or carbohydrates in the diet, but that is the second factor. PHYSICAL INACTIVITY is the principal reason…

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The 5 Ws of Health & Wellness

Even though people are doing many things to improve their wellness, they still take their body places and do things with it that gets them sick.  This BLOG is a very useful self-contained program that can be used by small groups (class, church, clubs ,etc.) to undertake a group support type of wellness workshop. You can do it! If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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Focus Wellness – Brain Body Disconnect

A 50 something year old patient saw me today after suffering an aggravation of his longstanding physical problems in the lower back and neck following his “desire to return to the game” and he was talking about Basketball. You guessed right, he overdid it! As much as I encourage people to stay physically active as part of general fitness efforts, along with good eating and good sleep habits, there is often a mental game that needs a reality check. It…

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