Category Archives: aging

Improve Your Workplace Ergonomics

You probably remember your parents nagging you to stop slouching, and to stand or sit up straight. Although it may have seemed annoying at the time, the truth is that they had your best interests at heart. Slouching compresses the individual vertebrae of the spine, which places pressure on the...
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Chiropractic Care for Optimal Organ Function

When most people hear about chiropractic care, they immediately associate it with back or neck pain. While it is certainly true that the spine forms the basis of all chiropractic medicine, its benefits are not limited to just that region of the body. In fact, chiropractic adjustments can treat a...
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The Effect of Aging on the Spine

The spine is the backbone of the body’s skeletal system. It keeps a person upright and protects the spinal cord. As people age, the spine is often an area that develops problems. The spine is greatly affected by the slower cell renewal rate that comes along with aging and the...
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History of Chiropractic Care

Although most patients may only think of chiropractic care in terms of whether or not it can help alleviate pain, the truth is that chiropractic adjustments have a very long and colorful history above and beyond how it can help heal the human body. In fact, chiropractic’s history could read...
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Chiropractic Adjustments to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

It is no secret that treating erectile dysfunction is a booming business for the pharmaceutical industry. The two main medications approved to treat erectile dysfunction, Viagra and Cialis, are in direct competition. Furthermore, both pharmaceuticals are within the top 100 drugs sold in 2012. Viagra came in at number 53,...
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What to Expect During a Chiropractic Visit

For many people, chiropractic care is the treatment of last resort. They have most likely exhausted all conventional medical therapies, specialties, and medications in an effort to find that elusive cure to their medical problems. Perhaps they saw a program on television detailing the risks of spinal adjustments, or they...
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How Often Should Patients Get Chiropractic Adjustments?

Most patients initially come to see Dr. Nathen Horst for a specific complaint, such as lower back pain or knee pain. Once the pain has gone away, they may wonder why Dr. Horst wants to continue seeing them on a regular basis. After all, the pain has been cured, so...
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How Chiropractics Can Help Kids

Many patients prefer the use of alternative medicine techniques that trigger the body’s natural healing process and help it function at an optimal level. When it comes to treating children, many parents feel more comfortable trying natural therapies rather than potent medications or invasive diagnostic or surgical procedures. Chiropractic adjustments...
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How to Reverse the Aging Process

It seems science has proven you can “literally” age in reverse… Yes, age in reverse. I’m going to share something with you that I only share with my close patients.  Read it carefully if you want to know how to literally reverse the aging process.  If you don’t want to...
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