Love

Posted on 14. Feb, 2012 by drpeters.

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The Chinese character for LOVE: In the center, “HEART”, above is “BREATH”, below is “GRACEFUL MOVEMENT”. Love is the purest form of ENERGY. Love brings forth the purest Life. Anything that you can do to promote and nourish the fullest expression of this Love within others and themselves will move them further on the continuum [...]

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Posted on 07. Feb, 2012 by drpeters.

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This year we will focus on a “back to basics” approach to physical well-being and activity. From body mobility and movement, to fun and fitness, and even nutrition, our practice will look to key basic principles of each. We hope this encourages a return to the basics so as to build a stronger foundation for [...]

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Back to Basics: AN INTRO AND THE HEEL SIT

Posted on 07. Feb, 2012 by drpeters.

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This year we will focus on a “back to basics” approach to physical well-being and activity. From body mobility and movement, to fun and fitness, and even nutrition, our practice will look to key basic principles of each. We hope this encourages a return to the basics so as to build a stronger foundation for [...]

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Wus SUP?

Posted on 03. Sep, 2011 by drpeters.

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I’ve gotten the Stand Up Paddling (SUP for short) bug. I got it so badly that we will now carry Stride SUPs in our office!  The following is from the Stride website:
Stride stand up paddleboards offer freedom of movement and a platform for using the board for whatever you can imagine.  While some boards in the market [...]

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Let’s get (Meta)Physical

Posted on 04. Jan, 2011 by drpeters.

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Here is some neat info about the roots of Chiropractic care (Founded in 1895). Interestingly, the concepts are similar to many Eastern healing philosophies, e.g. yoga and Acupuncture.  In Chiropractic circles its called “The Big Idea”, and its goes like this:
1)   There is a Universal Intelligence in all living things
2)   This Intelligence controls and coordinates [...]

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Brush Your Teeth, Help Your Heart (oh, and get Adjusted too!)

Posted on 18. Aug, 2010 by drpeters.

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The British Medical Journal (2010;340:c2451) recently published that NOT brushing your teeth is related to a greater risk of cardiovascular disease due to the potential of oral inflammation.  Brushing only once a day increased the risks to 30%.  Brushing less than once a day increased the risk of fatal/nonfatal cardiovascular events to 70%!
In Chiropractic, we [...]

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No One is Perfect

Posted on 12. May, 2010 by drpeters.

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An anthropologist and I had a discussion about the evolution of the human body.  Turns out that as humans, we have only been upright (anthropologically-speaking) for a very short time.  This means to me that we really haven’t worked the kinks out.  In other words, whether or not you do everything right for your body [...]

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Get High Naturally (and Legally)

Posted on 20. Apr, 2010 by drpeters.

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Cannabis has been used by many to ease stress, reach altered states of conciousness, and relieve physical pain. New research has found that “cannabanoids” are biochemical agents found in the body that are related to pain relief. Chemicals in marijuana are structurally similar and hence mimic these substances. Researchers have also found that Acupuncture and [...]

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Strong Posture

Posted on 21. Mar, 2010 by drpeters.

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Check out this article on Posture. I have trained myself on the points made and use it on a daily basis to help improve posture and attempt to slow down the aging process in my clients.
http://www.dynamicchiropractic.com/mpacms/dc/article.php?id=54530

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Games are for Fun, NOT Business!

Posted on 18. Mar, 2010 by drpeters.

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The current American Health Care System has created an environment that forces healthcare businesses to play games with costs. Games such as billing ridiculous amounts for medical supplies, e.g. the infamous $200 band-aid, or providing one fee for one person and another fee for another person. Health care costs are the #1 reason that families [...]

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