Dr. Josh's Health Tips

Date: March 9, 2017 | Time: 8:00pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

Back pain steals hours of comfort and years of lifeApproximately 700 million people around the world suffer from back pain. Researchers estimate that nearly 85% of the population will suffer from some form of back pain in their lifetime. Recent research revealed a significant concern for anyone suffering with low back pain. Researchers warn that those experiencing low back pain have a 13% increased risk of early death. One of the most important preventative health care measures awaits through the.... <view entire article>





Date: February 9, 2017 | Time: 12:04pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

MD sets out to disprove Chiropractic by assessing spines during autopsies...The importance of the spine remains irrefutable in every laboratory, research center, doctor's office, and hospital all over the world today. Unfortunately, most doctors remain unaware of the significant contribution the spine plays on overall health and function.Many of the unwanted symptoms people suffer from have a direct or indirect connection to the spine. The current medical research provides a thorough explanation for how the chiropractic adjustment profoundly influences all.... <view entire article>





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Date: January 31, 2017 | Time: 10:32am | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

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Date: January 18, 2017 | Time: 6:40pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

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Date: January 12, 2017 | Time: 6:29pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

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Date: July 7, 2015 | Time: 10:20am | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

WHAT'S MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOUR NERVOUS SYSTEM?I Often get asked what type of food should I eat or what types of exercises should I do to be healthier. Both of which are great questions, but I respond with how healthy is your spine? If they aren't patients of mine, they will typically say "great," it doesn't hurt me at all. I then respond with that's great, but do you know what percentage of your nervous system even.... <view entire article>





DrOzRolfDr. Oz Gets Rolfed on the Oprah Show..

Date: January 15, 2014 | Time: 7:58pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

What is Rolfing? Is this something that could help ease muscle tension?If you're plagued by muscle pain, Dr. Oz recommends a technique called Rolfing, which he describes as "even deeper than a deep-tissue massage." This technique, which was developed by Dr. Ida Pauline Rolf, aims to separate bound-up connective tissues (or fascia), which link the muscles. "Rolfing literally releases the joints," Dr. Oz says. "When you talk to folks about the impact it has on them, a.... <view entire article>





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Date: January 8, 2014 | Time: 6:07pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

The above is the actual headline from the August 7, 2007 Milford Daily News in Massachusetts. This article addresses the benefits of chiropractic care in pregnancy. The article starts by following the story of one chiropractic patient, Amanda Giampaoli-Martinez, who was receiving chiropractic care throughout her pregnancy. The story notes that when Amanda was ready to give birth she called her chiropractor Dr. Maryam Ahsan, to be present at the birth. It was not two minutes after the birth of.... <view entire article>





Tips for Controlling Your Appetite..

Date: December 30, 2013 | Time: 6:17pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

With a new year upon us, weight loss may be on your list of resolutions. Hopefully you will incorporate some - if not all - of the tips below to kick off the new year with a healthier outlook and begin a journey to creating a new YOU! -- Dr. JoshWhen it comes to the math behind weight loss, it's all about "calories in, calories out." However, it's not always that black and white. If you suffer from constant.... <view entire article>





TeenweightHealth by the Numbers: 46..

Date: November 9, 2013 | Time: 7:32pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

46 percent of 9-11 year-olds who are "sometimes" or "very often" on diets, and 82% of their families are "sometimes" or "very often" on diets.Over one-half of teenage girls and nearly one-third of teenage boys use unhealthy weight control behaviors such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking cigarettes, vomiting, and taking laxatives 35-57% of adolescent girls engage in crash dieting, fasting, self-induced vomiting, diet pills, or laxatives. Source: www.NationalEatingDisorders.org.... <view entire article>





pregnantChiropractic Helps Women Avoid C-Section..

Date: November 8, 2013 | Time: 7:29pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

From the April 1, 2007 issue of the Monterey Herald in California comes an article with a story of a woman who was having trouble with her pregnancy. Jennifer Hernandez was 36 years of age, and 32 weeks pregnant when her obstetrician told her she was facing a Caesarean delivery because the baby in her womb was in a high-risk position. Hernandez's obstetrician performed an ultrasound which showed that her baby was 180 degrees from the normal head-down position.... <view entire article>





healthy happy peacefulTeaching Positive Action Instead of Preaching Perfection to Achieve Wellness..

Date: October 28, 2013 | Time: 10:22am | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

What steps are you taking to leading a happy, healthy and peaceful life? At our wellness center, we don't preach perfection. Instead we promote wellness by teaching positive action! There is always something you can do to achieve better health today! Focus on the positive food choices or physical activity you make daily. It all adds up and it all counts! Slowly but surely you can add on new layers of action to enhance.... <view entire article>





5 Reasons To Avoid Artificial Sweeteners..

Date: October 25, 2013 | Time: 4:11pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

By Margaret Wertheim, www.MindBodyGreen.comSeptember 29, 2013Cutting your sugar intake is crucial in order to prevent diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Unfortunate the average American consumes 76 pounds of added sugar per year. That's 23 teaspoons a day! The largest contributor to sugar intake? Soda and sugar-sweetened beverages. For many, the seemingly easy fix is to start using artificial sweeteners such sucralose, saccharin, aspartame, and acesulfame potassium, instead of sugar. Unfortunately, these artificial sweeteners have some pretty.... <view entire article>





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Date: October 23, 2013 | Time: 11:50am | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

20 represents the percentage of all American meals eaten in the car.Eating on the go can lead to poor food choices, poor digestion and malabsorption of nutrients. Also because you are concentrating more on driving than eating, you can wind up eating more food - and therefore calories - than you should. This doesn't do your body any good!Be more mindful of your eating!Planning ahead is the key to avoiding eating in the car. Making healthy food choices.... <view entire article>





Chiropractic Care May Reduce Anxiety..

Date: October 22, 2013 | Time: 10:22am | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

The above headline appeared on the October 1, 2004, "Newswise", and the October 6, 2004 "News-Medical.net". These news stories stemmed from a published report appearing in the September 20, 2004 issue of the peer-reviewed periodical, "Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research" Anxiety(JVSR). The report was a case study of a 19-year old female diagnosed with General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) who suffered from psychiatric symptoms as well as other problems for two years.This case study noted that this patient's previous medical treatment.... <view entire article>





ADHD Helped With Chiropractic, A Case Study..

Date: October 16, 2013 | Time: 4:21pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

In the October 2004 issue of the peer-reviewed research publication, the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), comes a case study of a child with ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), who was helped with chiropractic. The case was of a 5 year old boy who had been diagnosed with ADHD at age 2. The childs pediatrician prescribed methylphenidate (Ritalin), Adderall, and Haldol for the next 3 years. The combination of drugs was unsuccessful in helping the child. At age 5 the.... <view entire article>





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Date: October 15, 2013 | Time: 3:37pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

Chiropractors are not all equal.I have visited chiropractors since before most of my readers were born - starting in the 1960s. In that time, I've had my share of disappointments. In that time, I have seen lots of chiropractors who did the same adjustments again and again, providing only temporary relief. It was like being hooked on a drug that's expensive, temporary, and ultimately unsatisfying. So what was missing? Proper assessment.Why is assessment important? Without.... <view entire article>





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Date: October 14, 2013 | Time: 5:39pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

This number out of three adults in the United States are overweight or obese while one out of three children are overweight or obese..... <view entire article>





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Date: October 2, 2013 | Time: 4:23pm | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

At UTC Chiropractic, our purpose is to help you learn how to better take care of your body and your health. Everyone is on their own path to wellness. No matter where you are on your journey, we can help you get farther down your path. It's up to you how quickly you would like to travel but there is no FINAL destination in that, striving for wellness is a continuous journey with challenges to meet along.... <view entire article>





candyDid You Know This....About Sugar?..

Date: October 1, 2013 | Time: 11:25am | Posted By: Josh Caldwell, DC

The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar daily while the average child consumes 32 teaspoons daily.Refined sugar is linked to: insomnia, dizziness, allergies, manic depression, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, hypoglycemia, colon & pancreatic cancer, hair loss, ADD/ADHD, breakouts & skin irritation, obesity, Type II diabetes, metabolic syndrome.It can exacerbate mood swings, personality changes, irritability, asthma, arthritis, heart disease, cholesterol, gallstones and endocrine problems. According to the American Dietetic and Diabetic Associations, increased sugar consumption is the leading cause.... <view entire article>