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Doctors of Chiropractic (D.C.’s) as Primary Care Providers (P.C.P.’s) in addition to Medical doctors (M.D.’s) and Doctors of Osteopathy (D.O.’s) add a new dimension to the field. Using D.C.’s as PCP’s has the potential to: Reduce healthcare costs - 85% less prescription drug costs, 60% less hospital stays, 62% less... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Festa Chiropractic
Roll Your Eyes to Fall Asleep Scientifically, it is known as Eye Movement Desensitization Response or EMDR if you’d like to look it up. Long ago it was known as counting sheep, jumping over the moon, etc. It’s so simple you might have a hard time believing it. Well, since... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at Festa Chiropractic
By Guy Riekeman, D.C. on behalf of Life University When Isaac Newton watched an apple fall from a tree and decided to apply mathematics to the speed and time of falling fruit, he did more than discover the principles of calculus (Yes, this is the guy to blame for those... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Festa Chiropractic
The season of gratitude should be all year long if we knew what was really good for us. We’ve been told to count our blessings everyday, but did you today? Do it with your prayers every night and/or every morning. Do it with your exercises, morning tall glass of water,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
Mom runs the show. She takes care of just about everything important at least, but who is taking care of her? What would the world be like without her? Sad, I can tell you that for sure! Moms do so much with so little credit and, to make matters worse,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
One of my favorite people ever was my “Uncle Jim”. He could tell you that your house was on fire and make you laugh at the same time. One of his favorite jokes was something about how a thermos keeps its contents either hot or cold and the punch line... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
For some help, let’s look at an old riddle: What is greater than God, more evil than the devil, rich people need it and poor people have it? Nothing, unless you deeply love somebody else and then that person’s nervous system would be more important than your own. When it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
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Nearly everybody knows about pinched nerves in the low back causing numb legs, feet and toes. Some even know that the best place to go to get to the root of the problem is to the chiropractor. But did you know that any nerve in your body can get pinched?... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
More Pharmacies Mean More Personal Care Homes How Many Pharmacies Do We Need? Really? The fact that we have one, or even two, on every corner of our small, economically challenged, and humble zip code, says a lot about how we are taking care of ourselves. They are there because... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
What if Your Child Only Functioned at 75%? What if you only functioned at 50%? Chances are, somebody you know’s heart is only functioning at 25% or less. How and why is this happening? Well, it depends on who you ask. The highly trained Doctors of Chiropractic look deep to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
Sugar Equals Boogers I’ve done the research and it is true. The more sugar your children eat, the more boogers they will produce. It makes perfect sense when you think about how our bodies work. Mucus is produced in excess for a variety of reasons, one of them being a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
Ever wonder why Doctors of Medicine (MD) don’t like Doctors of Chiropractic (DC)? Here may be some potential reasons: MD’s treat diseases; DC’s treat people. MD’s use chemicals; DC’s use natural products. MD’s remove organs; DC’s revive organs. MD’s have high malpractice premiums; DC’s have low malpractice premiums. ($50,000-$300,000) ($1,000-$3,000)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
As a philosophy it is the science of all sciences. It deals with subjective, ethical religion- the science which treats of the existence, character and attributes of God, the All-pervading Universal Intelligence. Its possibilities will become unlimited when His laws and our duties as a segmented, personified, portion thereof, are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
We are the accumulation of all the things we have ever done. All of the thoughts, actions, postures and the products we have consumed. Wow, right? If you were to take note of how many of these are good vs. bad for you, how do you think you are doing?... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
The answer is the same as the old riddle: ‘What’s better then God, more evil than the devil, the rich need it and the poor have it?’ Nothing. Nothing, except maybe the nervous systems of those you truly love. Why is it so important? What does it actually do? Ask... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
What Happens When You Get Adjusted? When you receive a chiropractic adjustment, pressure is taken off of your nervous system and more appropriate signals can be transmitted between your brain and your body. If the part of your body that begins to receive clearer, stronger signals is your heart, the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
How to be Healthy …not just not sick Surviving or thriving, which would you say you are doing? When you ask “how are you doing”, how many people say “ok”, “alright”, “oh you know, I’m getting by” vs. “excellent”, “fantastic”, “couldn’t be better”? And isn’t it annoying when they do... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
Headaches are a Symptom No matter what kind of name your headache is given, it is only a symptom of something going wrong inside of your body – or inside of your head. Just because it has a name like migraine headache, cluster headache, tension headache or my favorite, just... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at Festa Chiropractic
What is the Cost of a Subluxation? The epidemic of vertebral subluxation is evident everywhere. From the simplest kink in the neck to peripheral neuropathy, it is as common as tooth decay or arthritis. Everybody eventually has one. If you are reading this, your subluxations are likely being reversed or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Festa Chiropractic
What is Your Calling? We are all here for a reason. We are exactly where we are for a specific purpose, be it a lesson or a blessing. Are you open to learning? If so, congratulations and keep your eyes, ears and hearts open. If not, why not? Have you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Festa Chiropractic
It’s big business for the medical profession. What does it cost this year? The last couple I knew tried the medical approach spent $40,000 then got pregnant naturally after they had given up. How does that happen? Have u ever really thought about why some people have a hard time... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Festa Chiropractic
Obviously, we provide vitamins but why? Can’t we just get them from our food? Well yes, that’s the optimal means of getting all of the nutrition we need to balance the sixty thousand chemical reactions occurring every second in our bodies. Unfortunately, we don’t eat real food anymore. It is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Festa Chiropractic
Got the G.E.R.D? You don’t want the GERD! You don’t want any acronym, label, condition, disease or any thing else that falls under the category of a medical diagnosis. The medical profession is very quick to tell you “what” you have or at least to agree to your self diagnosis... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Festa Chiropractic
Did you even know you had an antenna? Your receiving and broadcasting system, your nervous system, is the worlds most sophisticated antenna. It receives and interprets hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of bits of information every second. It determines the proper actions and reactions and transmits this information back... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at Festa Chiropractic
If You Knew What We Know, You’d Do What We Do Ever get tired of leading a thirsty horse to water that it just won’t drink? Frustrating, I know. I cringe every time I have to explain what a GMO is (genetically modified organisms – I did it again) or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2013 at Festa Chiropractic