Common Conditions We Treat

Autoimmune Disease

There are more than 100 autoimmune diseases. Some of the most common  are rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, inflammatory bowel disease, Addison’s disease, hashimotos thyroiditis, graves disease, sjogrens syndrome and myasthenia gravis. What all autoimmune diseases have in common is the immune system, which was designed to protect the body, is now attacking the cells of the body. In summary: a compromised, poorly functioning immune system can no longer distinguish self from non-self.

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Morbid Obesity

What categorizes a patient as morbidly obese?

For men morbid obesity is a body fat percentage of 40% or above and for a woman it is a body fat percentage of 45% or above. This is measured by a Body Composition Analysis machine within our office. This will look at two key factors, Body Fat Percentage and Phase Angle. At our office we do not follow the traditional BMI.

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD

ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about the result of their actions) or be overly active.

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Chronic Pain

What is the answer to chronic pain patient’s dilemma? The new recommendations for chronic pain are to first seek relief through hands on treatments such as chiropractic care, acupuncture, therapeutic massage, rehabilitative exercises, trigger point therapy, lifestyle changes.

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Peripheral Neuropathy

30 million Americans suffer from some type of peripheral neuropathy. 70% of all diabetics develop diabetic peripheral neuropathy. 54,000 diabetics have amputations each year. More shocking is the fact that 75% of amputations are preventable.

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High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease and Stroke

High blood pressure puts you at risk for both heart disease and stroke. About 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure which is 140/90 or higher. Also approximately 1 in 3 adults have prehypertension which is 120/80 – 139/89, which is not yet classified as high blood pressure but is not in the ideal range. This leaves only 1 in 3 adults with blood pressure readings in the normal or ideal range.

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