Position open for a Chiropractic Assistant - now accepting resumes

Mark  Howarter

The Chiropractic Experience is currently seeking a wellness-minded, enthusiastic person to join our team, starting at up to 30 hrs/wk. Previous experience not required. So if you or someone you know is interested in learning more about the position, please bring your resume to our office at 2449 Iowa St., ...

Red Shoe Walk to raise awareness on domestic violence

Karrey Britt

**BY SARAH AYLWARD** In order to understand the trials and tribulations of others, we are often told to walk a mile in their shoes. [The Willow Domestic Violence Center][1] is asking community members to do just that during its first annual Red Shoe Walk and 5K on May 6 at ...

The Power of Probiotics

Sean  Cailteux

Bacteria have a reputation for causing disease, so the idea of tossing down a few billion a day for your health might seem — literally and figuratively — hard to swallow. But a growing body of scientific evidence suggests that you can treat and even prevent some illnesses with foods ...

Lose Weight: Eat Breakfast

Sean  Cailteux

What's for breakfast - coffee? Most mornings, we barely glance at the kitchen. Fixing breakfast takes up precious time that's in short supply. But there's ample evidence that the simple act of eating breakfast -- every day -- is a big part of losing weight, lots of weight. "People skip ...

HAVE-A-HEART in 2011 for Oklahaven Children's Chiropractic Center

Sean  Cailteux

The Chiropractic Experience joins **Oklahaven Children's Chiropractic Center**'s annual fundraiser **"HAVE-A-HEART"** for the 12th year in a row, scheduled for Valentine's week. For 48 years, this non-profit center has been helping children regain their health through the power of chiropractic, operating solely through private donations, without federal, state or United ...

Happy 11th Anniversary to Dr. Mark and The Chiropractic Experience!!!!

Sean  Cailteux

**On January 28th, The Chiropractic Experience will be celebrating its 11th anniversary**. The chiropractic practice, founded and operated by Dr. Mark Howarter, has been providing the Lawrence community with excellent chiropractic care for over a decade. If you haven't visited us in a while, or you are new to the ...

Want a Good Night's Sleep? Then Never Do These Things Before Bed

Sean  Cailteux

As most of us are aware, sleep is one of the cornerstones of good health. Six to eight hours per night seems to be the optimal amount for most adults, and too much or too little can have adverse effects on our health. Interrupted or impaired sleep can weaken the ...

Lawrence TOYS FOR TOTS drop-off

Sean  Cailteux

Just a reminder that The Chiropractic Experience is your **"Toys For Tots"** drop-off next week, December 6th-10th. Bring in a new, unwrapped toy and help make the holiday happy for a Lawrence child. Also, Santa will be stopping by on Wednesday, December 8th @ 5:30pm. So bring your kids and ...

5th Annual TOYS FOR TOTS Holiday Gift Drive at The Chiropractic Experience

Sean  Cailteux

The Chiropractic Experience is proud to sponsor its 5th Annual TOYS FOR TOTS Holiday Gift Drive December 6th-10th. Help us make 500 Children in Lawrence smile by dropping off brand new toys at 2449 Iowa St., Suite Q (in the Holiday Plaza to the north of Paisanos). In exchange for ...

Don't let Vitamin D deficiency ruin your Winter!..

Sean  Cailteux

Vitamin D has gained popularity over the years because of the many positive effects that it has on health, including decreasing our vulnerability to certain infectious diseases such as **THE FLU!!** In fact, many doctors recommend taking vitamin D as opposed to getting a flu shot, which has terrible side ...

The Biggest Winner Challenge (Final Results)

Sean  Cailteux

After 13 weeks, the challenge has concluded. All of the commitment and dedication has yielded an increase in fitness, energy, athletic performance, and a combined weight loss of 64 pounds!! Kjrsten Abel lost 15 pounds, and her push-ups increased from 12reps to 40! She battled through some aches and pains, ...

FAMILY WELLNESS NIGHT @ Sunflower Elementary.....Tonight, October 13th from 5-7pm

Sean  Cailteux

The Chiropractic Experience is proud to organize the 3rd Annual **Family Wellness Night tonight, October 13th, from 5-7pm**. So grab the kids and join us for an evening of FUN **at Sunflower Elementary School.** Some of the featured services include: - Chiropractic Experience Nerve scan - FREE chair massage - ...

When Life Gives You Lemons Squeeze Them Into Your Water, And Enjoy These Added Health Benefits

Sean  Cailteux

I find myself constantly urging my patients to drink, drink, DRINK plenty of good, pure water. Our bodies are nearly 70% water after all. And If we allow ourselves to dehydrate even slightly we limit our body's ability to transport nutrients to tissues, eliminate toxins, and function optimally on a ...

LIGHT THE NIGHT with The Chiropractic Experience

Sean  Cailteux

The Chiropractic Experience will be out in full support at this year's "Light The Night" event Saturday, October 9th. We will have a booth setup from 5:30-7:30pm providing **FREE** chair massage. So come out and support this great community event, and stop by our booth for a relaxing massage.

"DISCOVER WELLNESS" DAY - September 16th 6-7:30pm

Sean  Cailteux

Please Join us at The Chiropractic Experience on Thursday Night, September 16th, for our annual "DISCOVER WELLNESS" Night. It will be an evening full of friends, food, and **FUN**, as you learn about ways to improve your wellness while participating in fun games with the chance to win one of ...

Top 10 Rules For Eating Right

Sean  Cailteux

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that at any given time two-thirds of all American adults are on a diet to either lose weight or prevent weight gain. And the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) estimates that each day Americans spend an average of $109 million on dieting ...

The Challenge Begins!!

Sean  Cailteux

The day was July 19th. As the sun began its gradual ascension into the early morning sky, three competitors found the will to leave comfortable beds, trading their soft, blanketed mattresses for the hard, matted floor of The Chiropractic Experience yoga studio. The fourth competitor, having just completed a night ...

How Diet Soda Can Cause Weight Gain

Sean  Cailteux

This video from Wellness Works discusses the importance of the Acid/Alkaline balance in the body, and how it relates to our diet. By the end of the video you should be able to answer the following questions: 1) Why are acid reflux medications among the fastest growing groups of medications ...

A Three-Step Process for Enhancing Golf Performance

Sean  Cailteux

Research studies confirm the importance of postural balance on effective biomechanical results. In a study on the effects of orthotic intervention on balance and proprioception among experienced golfers, data suggested a relationship between exercise and changes in standing balance and proprioception. [link text][1] [1]: http://www.dynamicchiropractic.com/mpacms/dc/article.php?t=41&id=54727

Chiropractic for MIGRAINES

Sean  Cailteux

If you suffer from migraines, you’re certainly not alone. They’re relatively common, affecting an estimated 10% of the population. What can be done to get rid of migraines? According to a recent study, chiropractic care may hold the answer. [link text][1] [1]: http://www.toyourhealth.com/mpacms/tyh/article.php?id=364

Don't Let Arthritis Slow You Down

Sean  Cailteux

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a particularly troubling form of arthritis because science views it as an auto-immune disease, meaning that the body's immune system actually attacks its own tissues as if they were foreign invaders. The good news is science also suggests there are natural ways to deal with the ...

Is Technology KILLING You?

Mark  Howarter

Your Body Is Sending You a Message Text messaging, video gaming, surfing the Internet - with technology comes repetitive behaviors and body positioning that can have dramatic health consequences, not the least of which is a condition known as forward head posture. Just think about it: hours on end with ...

Is Exercise the Best Drug for Depression?

Sean  Cailteux

Research has shown again and again that patients who regularly follow an exercise regimen see improvement in their depression -- improvements comparable to that of those treated with medication. Exercise not only relieves depressive symptoms but also appears to **prevent them from recurring.** And unlike medication, exercise has **no negative ...

Sports Massage - An Important Part of Your Training!!

Sean  Cailteux

Whether you are an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, regular sports massage can: - reduce the chance of injury, through proper stretching and event preparation, and through deep tissue massage; - improve range of motion and muscle flexibility, resulting in improved power and performance; - shorten recovery time between ...

Treating Shin Splints -- And Making Sure They Don't Come Back

Sean  Cailteux

[Whether you are a pro athlete, a weekend warrior or just on your feet all day, shin splints can strike at any time, causing substantial pain. Fortunately, there are precautionary measures you can take to prevent painful shin splints from occurring and/or get you back to full health if you're ...

Chiropractic Experience to host BIGGEST WINNER competition!..

Sean  Cailteux

Beginning July 19th The Chiropractic Experience will lead 6 contestants through a life-changing weight-loss competition, focusing on exercise, proper nutrition, and better lifestyle habits. This competition is open to the public, so if you think you have what it takes to be THE BIGGEST WINNER stop by The Chiropractic Experience ...

Massage Therapy Benefits Those With Cerebral Palsy

Sean  Cailteux

**This article from the August 2002 edition of *Massage Today* outlines the benefits of Massage Therapy for those living with Cerebral Palsy.** **Cerebral palsy (CP)** is a term that refers to many possible injuries to the brain during gestational development, birth, and early infancy. It is the result of brain ...

Big Pharma's Bold-Faced Lies that can Destroy Your Health and Wealth in 2010

Sean  Cailteux

[Here, Dr. Beatrice Golomb, MD, PhD, shares shocking information about the underbelly of medical science to help you understand how, and why, the "scientific method" has become so manipulated and willfully distorted by the drug industry.][1] [1]: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/06/12/beatrice-golomb-interview.aspx

Diet Tricks That Really Work

Sean  Cailteux

[According to Live Science, these diet tricks will actually help you keep off the pounds:][1] **Avoid corn syrup** Science shows that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is bad news. One study showed that rats who drank HFCS-sweetened beverages gained significantly more weight than rats consuming the same amount of calories in ...

Chiropractic Works...Better?

Mark  Howarter

On June 16, 2009, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius submitted a report to Congress, evaluating chiropractic services under Medicare. A survey was conducted of 3,464 people seeking chiropractic care for pain and/or difficulty walking, whose symptoms were described as severe or very severe, with 2/3 of those ...

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