Broken Tailbone

One of the most well known parts of the spinal column or vertebral column is the tailbone. This segment is also known as the coccyx. This four or five part portion of the human vertebrae is very fragile and sensitive. The tailbone is joined to the sacrum by a joint that is comprised of cartilage. This area represents the bot … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Are There Really Safe Herniated Disc Exercises?

What is a Herniated Disc? Having a herniated disc may cause you discomfort but it should not make you feel like it is the end of the world. A herniated disc is something that happens when the disc between the vertebrae in the spinal column is damaged. The spinal column is a very important part of your body. It is what helps … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Alternative Medicine for Sciatica

There are many alternative medicines to relieve and cure the pain of sciatica, other than taking over-the-counter drugs. Sciatica is a combination of many symptoms usually caused by inflammation on one of five nerve roots that create the sciatic nerve, or by pressure and/or inflammation of the sciatic nerve itself. The sympt … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The Skinny On Fat

By Al Sears, MD Guess what they feed a pig if they want to make it as fat as possible as fast as possible? Low-fat milk. Because if they give the pig milk with fat in it, the pig gets satiated. It's satisfied and won't eat any more. But if they give it low-fat milk, it will eat the grain they feed it forever bec … Read More

Filed Under: Weight Loss
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

  Note from Jesse: Did you hear that the International Agency for Research on Cancer (part of the World Health Organization) concluded this week that cell phone use may cause cancer? They put cell phone use in the same category of risk as the pesticide DDT and exhaust fumes. We've known about the cancer hazard of ce … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Women’s Health: Advice to Ignore?

By Al Sears, MD Most of the "advice" I see on Dr. Oz and Oprah, in Women's Health and in the New York Times Magazine on Sunday seem to center on the same things. These reports I've been seeing lately give women advice like suggesting you eat fake, processed "health" foods like flaxseed. But they're unnatural to you … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

MEN ONLY: The Real Cause of “Bedroom Trouble”

By Al Sears, MD When men come to my clinic feeling tired, worn out and unable to perform in the bedroom, the first thing they ask me for is that "little blue pill." But these men don't need drugs. I discovered the REAL culprit behind these "male problems." It's a lack of circulation. As you age, your blood ve … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Is Extra Virgin Olive Oil A Health Tonic?

  Extra virgin olive oil can be a tasty addition to your food. But did you know it's one of the most health promoting oils available? It provides tremendous health benefits in addition to its wonderful flavor. You can use it on your pasta, salad, fish, vegetables, and many other dishes. Regular use of extra … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Mind and Body Techniques

Alternative Techniques You Would Never Guess Would Reduce Pain and Bring Healing - Mind-Body Techniques Steven Hefferon, CMT PTA, CPRS Why do we call mind-body techniques such as massage, meditation, hypnosis, or acupuncture "alternative" treatments when they've been around since the dawn of Man? If these techniques have … Read More

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The Alexander Technique

by Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA This article is another in our series on the alternative health systems that prove to be helpful and restorative. The Alexander Technique is a method of bringing the body back to its natural movement through the study of how bodily coordination and mind set offset it. The purpose of the Alexan … Read More

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