Walking In Santa Monica For A Great Cause

This past Sunday Dr. Carol and I participated in the American Heart Association Heart Walk. We started our 5K at the Santa Monica Pier and looped around the 3rd Street Promenade. We had a great time, and it was so nice to see so many supporters out there! We were also lucky that the weather was good to us,  it was a cool morning. My brother and his family joined us along with Dr. Carol’s friend and my son, Toshi. Hopefully next year we can get more of you out there to join us. Thank you to everyone who made a donation to our...

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Chiropractic For Headaches

Stress, neck and shoulder tension, poor posture and fatigue can all lead to debilitating headaches that make it hard to get through the day. In our office we use ART to release the surrounding muscle tension and break up any “knots” or adhesions. Many of these muscles attach to the neck and skull and when they get tight, they tend to pull on the bones, which can be one cause of your pain. We see dramatic results just using this technique. We also evaluate the joints to make sure they are moving correctly and may adjust or mobilize them to increase movement and realign the spine. Here are a...

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2014 Heart Walk

Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of all Americans? In fact, someone dies from CVD every 39 seconds! Heart disease also kills more women than all forms of cancer combined.  And congenital cardiovascular defects are the most common cause of infant death from birth defects. It is time to kick up our awareness and learn how to fight this disease. Our Embrace team is stepping out of the office and into the community. We will be participating in the American Heart Association Heart Walk. This is a 5K walk and a great opportunity to raise money and awareness for heart...

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Are You Ready For A New School Year?

Summer seems to go by so fast, and then we are stuck rushing to get ready for the new school year at the last minute. Here is a small list of tips to help you and your child prepare. Familiarize yourself with your child’s new teacher, schedule and classrooms. Get a list of things the child will need for the year from the teacher and prepare them early. With so much technology these days, it is also good to understand what students can and cannot have in the classroom. Get on a routine. Getting back in the swing of things after long nights and late mornings can be difficult. Ease your way...

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What is Omega-3 Fish Oil?

Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that are required for optimal health and most often come from eating fresh fish. Unfortunately, omega-3 is almost entirely absent in the typical western diet. Even people that do eat fish regularly often don’t get enough omega-3, since most of the fish are farm-raised and lack significant amounts of the omega-3 components EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). So we recommend that people take supplements that contain omega-3s, most commonly from refined fish oil. In our world of Chiropractic and Acupuncture, we highly recommend...

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