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3 MUST’s of a Car Wreck

3 MUST's of a Car Wreck It is not if; it is when you are involved in an accident involving a motor vehicle. Whether it is a car, a boat, a four wheeler, or even a motorcycle, the fact of the matter is, if you haven't had the pleasure of going through this awful...

Chiropractor Tips | How to Avoid Having to See the Chiropractor

How to Avoid Having to See the Chiropractor Let’s be honest.It’s a bittersweet interaction when someone approaches our office for care. We are upset that they have had some misfortune in regards to their health that has caused them to seek restoration for pain, or...

Time for Swimsuit Season!

Time for Swimsuit Season! We will name him, “John”, for our story, and HIPAA compliant purposes.“John” like thousands of Arkansan’s had been suffering from Ulcerative Colitis for over 20 years and was at the point that his gastroenterologist had told him it was time...

Yes, Little Rock, YOU Are Worth It!

Yes, Little Rock, YOU Are Worth It! One of my fellow health care providers here in Little Rock, AJ McMahan, with McMahan Counseling has a tagline within his counseling practice that I really resonate with, “Because YOU are worth it!” I LOVE that tagline so much...

The Difference Between Life and Rigor Mortis

The Difference Between Life and Rigor Mortis One of the coolest, yet slightly creepiest experiences I have ever had in my life was during Gross Anatomy II of Chiropractic College, when I had to dissect more than one human cadaver. Yes... a completely dead person, and...

Natural Insomnia Relief

Natural Insomnia Relief 95% of Americans suffer from insomnia at some point in their lives. Yes, that is not a typo; 95%! In dealing with quite a few patients that suffer from this predicament; there is a few commonalities that I have found with these folks. First, it...

Natural Headache and Migraine Relief

Natural Headache and Migraine Relief I speak from experience when I say that there is NOTHING worse than having frequent, or re-occurring headaches. One of the things that I see most frequently, and I am able to give my patients HUGE relief from is headaches, but more...

Life Without Headaches and Migraines

Life Without Headaches and Migraines You see, I work with people every day just like you, in convincing them that life is not meant to just survive through; it is meant to THRIVE through.Throbbing or pulsating pain, sensitivity to light, nausea and vomiting, blurred...

3 Keys to Picking the Right Pillow

3 Keys to Picking the Right Pillow I wish I had a dollar for everytime I saw an infomercial about the "Perfect Pillow", or the Bamboo pillow that smells like coconut oil, or the next greatest pillow that is out there GUARANTEED to get you a quality night's rest....

2 Things Neck Pain Sufferers Should Do Daily

2 Things Neck Pain Sufferers Should Do Daily There is one thing that is certain in this life as we age, and one of those is undoubtedly some sort of neck pain or stiffness. Whether we woke up with a "crick" that we attribute to sleeping wrong, or incur a trauma to our...

6 Month Proven Program for Healing Chronic Neck Pain

6 Month Proven Program for Healing Chronic Neck Pain It is simply astonishing to think that 85% of the U.S. population will suffer from back or neck pain at some point in their lives; with neck pain being 45% of that 85% of people. It is a condition that starts off as...

Diet Recommendations for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Diet Recommendations for Fibromyalgia Sufferers Fibromyalgia is one of those conditions that has stumped some of the most brilliant minds in medicine for years. The actual mechanism behind where fibromyalgia comes from has been something that hasn't been able to be...

Handling Fibromyalgia: The “Incurable” Disease

Handling Fibromyalgia: The “Incurable” Disease

Handling Fibromyalgia: The "Incurable" Disease It's no secret that Fibromyalgia is one of the most misunderstood "diagnosis" in our society today. You have these mood swings that you can't explain, fogginess, and the inability to remember anything or be...

3 Things We Learned from Steve Kerr, and Tiger Woods’ Story

3 Things We Learned from Steve Kerr, and Tiger Woods' Story As a kid, one of my favorite players was Steve Kerr. I was a HUGE Bulls fan growing up, and while most were big fans of Micheal Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman (and rightly so); I loved rooting for...

Is Upper Cervical Care Affordable?

Is Upper Cervical Care Affordable? One of the most frequently asked questions I receive when I encounter people within the Little Rock metro area is: “How much does it cost to become a patient, and a practice member at The Specific Chiropractic Centers?”; “Is it...

Could Upper Cervical Care Save Me $17,000?

Could Upper Cervical Care Save Me $17,000? What if I told you I had a way for you to make an extra 17 grand this year?Most people I know would take an extra 17 grand a year anyway they can get it. Well, in all seriousness, if you, or someone you know, is suffering...

How Could Upper Cervical Care Help My Migraines?

How Could Upper Cervical Care Help My Migraines? I know what you’re thinking... You’re probably thinking the same thing most of the patients we see for migraines we’re thinking upon investigating Upper Cervical Care as a possible long-term holistic, natural solution....

Hey Migraine Sufferer! Have You Been Tested for THIS?

Hey Migraine Sufferer! Have You Been Tested for THIS? One MRI could cost anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000 dollars at a time, and leave you with a finding of “unremarkable”, or “normal.” If you are a chronic headache or migraine sufferer, then this is probably...

Why is our Tagline: Get Hope. Get Well. Life?

Why is our Tagline: Get Hope. Get Well. Life? Hopeless. There is nothing more frustrating, disempowering, energy draining, and truly awful, than finding yourself at a loss of hope.At The Specific Chiropractic Centers, in our 17 offices around the U.S., we have...

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me This Existed?

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me This Existed? This is THE #1 most common thing that I hear from my patients once they learn about upper cervical specific care in our office at The Specific Chiropractic Centers, and see a “miracle” when it comes to their health.Just...

Two Easy Remedies for Insomnia Sufferers

Two Easy Remedies for Insomnia Sufferers 95% of Americans suffer from insomnia at some point in their lives. Yes, that is not a typo; 95%! In dealing with quite a few patients that suffer from this predicament; there is a few commonalities that I have found with these...

The Wisest Investment in 2017

The Wisest Investment in 2017 A wise man once said, in fact, it was Dalai Lama, that man sacrifices his health in order to gain wealth, and then sacrifices his wealth in order to regain his health. As a health care practitioner in today's world full of pills, potions,...

The Role the Nerve System Plays in Your Health

The Role the Nerve System Plays in Your Health As a chiropractor, my main emphasis is not on bones. Don't get me wrong; the bones are important, but when it comes to getting people dealing with long standing and recurring sickness and pain RESULTS when nothing else is...

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