Category Archives: Articles

Getting BACK to Gardening!


With the return of Spring and warmer weather, many of us are already planning our gardens.  I just want to provide a gentle reminder that your garden plans will not take root (pun intended) if your back “goes out.”  Here are some tips I’ve found to help: Stretch – Just because you are not trying out for […]

AO Adjusting Procedure Explained

Dr. George Ellwanger’s colleague, Dr. Donald Liebell, DC, BCAO, of Virginia Beach, VA, gives an excellent explanation of how Atlas Orthogonal Adjustments work, so we are happy to have him do the talking for us.

Cure Your Headaches With Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic

Chiropractic manipulation has been demonstrated to be effective as an alternative or in addition to medication for the headache patient. The special work of Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic (AO) can offer even greater benefits.  They are not manipulations, rather they make specific adjustments. Chiropractic’s ability to correct biomechanical dysfunction may decrease the factors that contribute to […]

Chiropractic Offers Answers to Baby Boomers

An article in the April 22, 2005 issue of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research points out how chiropractic is perfectly situated to meet the needs and demands of the upcoming “Age Wave” of baby boomers who expect to live healthier, happier, longer lives by breaking free of traditional approaches to health care. “Age Wave” […]

Atlas Chiropractic Adjustments to Reduce Hypertension

An article appeared on Web MD in March 2007 about a study which shows some rather impressive results in the reduction of hypertension. The article was specifically about an upper cervical chiropractic procedure called NUCCA. NUCCA is one of a handful of upper cervical chiropractic adjusting procedures that has arisen from the efforts of Dr. […]

Chiropractic Care for Children: Are they too young?

There has been recent debate about the role chiropractic healthcare should have in the care of children. Recently, as a means of cutting expenses in state government, the North Carolina General Assembly has proposed legislation in the Senate that would make chiropractic coverage under the state health plan only for children greater than 5 years […]

Chiropractic and the Immune System

Researchers now know that there is a critical link between the body’s central nervous system and the immune system. Something chiropractic researchers have been aware of since the 1918 flu epidemic, when it was found that the rate of chiropractic patients that got the flu was less than half that of non-chiropractic patients. In 1974, […]

Wellness Care and the Chiropractor: How It Works

Wellness care by doctors of chiropractic may reduce health care costs, improve health behaviors, and enhance patients’ perceived quality of life. In 2005, both Medical News Today (March 7) and The Journal for Vertebral Subluxation Research (Feb. 18) reported major advances in how chiropractic helps to relieve stress in those who are under chiropractic care. […]

Chiropractic Adjustments Benefit the Entire Body for Even Healthy Individuals

In the April 26, 2004 issue of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, a literature review is highlighted that documents the health benefits of chiropractic care to people who have no symptoms. Vertebral subluxations are misalignments of the small bones of the spine that interfere with the nervous system, the primary communications system between the […]