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THINK POSITIVE FOR YOUR HEALTH

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on October 1, 2020

October is Positive Attitude Month! Your thoughts matter more than you think! Studies show people who see the glass half-full reap the benefits of lower stress levels resulting in a longer life span, lower instrance of cardiovascular disease, lower chance of…

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CAN ACUPUNCTURE HELP YOU?

Written By Dr. Aaron Andrews on April 23, 2020

Dr. Aaron Andrews, our newest Chiropractic Physician at PC Medical Centers, is certified in Acupuncture. He has completed 100 Credit Hours to become a certified practitioner of this ancient healing modality. Why do we say ancient? Acupuncture as a healing practice…

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10 SIMPLE STEPS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on April 16, 2020

We are living in uncertain times. Thus, it is important to boost your immune system now to reduce the risk of viral or bacterial issues. These steps are ALWAYS important, even when life gets back to normal: 1. BREATHE. Oxygen is element to…

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SCOLIOSIS CAN BE REVERSED

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on March 26, 2020

This is a follow up from last week’s BLOG Scoliosis is misunderstood & affects approximately 10 million Americans. Most people never find out about it until they develop pain as an adult. People ask us, “Does my child have scoliosis? How…

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IS YOUR CHILD’S BACKPACK CAUSING PROBLEMS?

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on March 19, 2020

Do you know what your child’s backpack is doing to their spine? Recently we have seen more children dealing with neck pain & possible scoliosis-related issues. One of the first questions to ask is, “How much does your child’s backpack…

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THE 5 DO’S & DON’TS OF HEALTH

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on March 12, 2020

Many people want to improve their health but are overwhelmed with information. Here’s a short list to get you started: THE DO’S — Which should represent 80% or more of your diet & lifestyle. Water: Drink half of your body weight in…

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GET EARLY HELP FOR SPINAL STENOSIS

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on March 5, 2020

Spinal Stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces in your spine, which can put pressure on the nerves that travel through the spine. Spinal Stenosis occurs most often in the lower back and the neck. A patient may not experience any…

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LOVE YOURSELF

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on February 27, 2020

It’s already the end of February 2020 and Valentine’s Day has come and gone. With so much focus on loving and taking care of your significant other we often forget to love ourselves. This matters more than you know. A…

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WHIPLASH: HOW TO AVOID IT

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on February 13, 2020

What is it? How likely are you to get a whiplash? What are the long-term risks? Whiplash is defined as an injury caused by a severe jerk of the head, causing it to go from front to back or side

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THINK and LOSE WEIGHT

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on February 6, 2020

Weight loss is a topic that has been misunderstood for decades. Products and services have been created and sold resulting in a multi-billion dollar per year industry. The marketing for this industry sells individuals on the idea of quick results…

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Is it your Neck or Shoulder?

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on November 4, 2018

Is it your Shoulder or Neck? Headline One of the most common questions we get is “is the pain coming from my shoulder or neck”? Above is a general idea of where the pain could be coming from. We…

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How Do Headaches Work?

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on November 3, 2018

Headaches are still extremely misunderstood! We see a lot of patients that say they have migraines, yet have symptoms of other types of headaches. We effectively treat all types of headaches by reducing the muscle tension and joint restriction associated…

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Sciatica! Who Has It?

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on November 3, 2018

Sciatica is often misunderstood and will affect up to 40% of the population in their lifetime. Most patients immediately run to the ER or Emergent Care with this type of pain but they should call their local…

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Scoliosis! Do you or your kids have it?

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on November 2, 2018

Scoliosis is extremely misunderstood and affects approximately 10 Million Americans today. Most people never find out about it until they develop pain as an adult! People ask us all of the time. Does my child have Scoliosis? How do I check…

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Can you prevent degeneration?

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on November 1, 2018

Let me ask you a question? Does degeneration happen because of age? Most likely you answered yes. Have all of your joints been in your body the same amount of time? Of course they have! So how can one joint…

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The Truth About Multivitamins!

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on March 26, 2018

There is a lot of debate about whether someone should take multivitamins or not. Which brand is the best? Are they helpful or harmful? Well, here is the simple truth. 1) There are two different types of multivitamins? You have a…

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Water and Weight Loss

Written By Dr. Greg Pursley on March 6, 2018

Over the past 5 years I have focused on learning the most effective ways to lose weight. I have come up with the 5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts of weight loss. The most important of the Do’s is drink water. Why…

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