Does Misophonia Affect the Ability to Learn?

Chances are, you know someone who finds a variety of sounds including chewing, slurping or eating, the clicking of a pen and many more, extremely annoying. Scientifically known as misophonia, there is no known cause for the condition, however, as more and more research is being done, it has become clear that for those who…

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A Functional Approach to Movement Disorders

Nearly everyone has experienced a twitch in their eyelid or muscle spasm in an extremity at some time or another. Most of these movements are completely normal and are often due to overuse of muscles, fatigue or dehydration. But for some, involuntary muscle spasms or other movements indicate a deeper problem. In fact, medically classified…

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De-Mystifying Migraine

De-Mystifying Migraine: -Dr. Jonathan Arkin                 Migraine is a disorder that’s millions of Americans are diagnosed with.  In fact, roughly 39 million men, women, and children are afflicted in the US and potentially up to a billion people worldwide.  It is the third most common illness in the world and is so much more than…

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Sciatic Pain? Here’s 5 Natural Remedies

Unlike prescription drugs or surgeries, chiropractors have been highly successful with providing gentle and natural relief from sciatic pain, with no harmful side effects. Your chiropractor will devise a plan to help you recover from sciatic pain over time. But what about in the meantime? Look no further than these easy ways to find relief…

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Got Acid Reflux?

Got Acid Reflux? -Dr. Jonathan Arkin   Acid reflux is a disorder that affects millions of Americans every year, and unfortunately the common treatments for it are horribly ineffective. Acid reflux, commonly called GERD or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, is when we have a backsplash of acidic material from the stomach into the Esophagus.  Not only…

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Adult Scoliosis: Understanding the Facts

What is Adult Scoliosis? Adult scoliosis usually affects adults who have been diagnosed with scoliosis as an adolescent. These adolescent patients are commonly diagnosed with Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis (IAP). Though many adults with scoliosis have been affected by scoliosis since their childhood, there are some cases where adults can develop scoliosis later in life.  …

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When Is A Headache Normal?

Headaches are very common. Almost everyone has a headache occasionally and 1 in 20 adults have a headache nearly every day. Migraines affect 1 in 7 adults across the world. Let’s take a closer look at when a headache is normal, types of headaches, and when to worry about your headache. When a Headache is…

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Breathing-Take Control of your Brain and pH.

Breathing: How to take control of your Brain and Blood Dr. Jonathan Arkin                  One of the worst stressors to our health is the concept of pH imbalance.  If we go back to science class in school, we will recall the idea of homeostasis.  Our blood is supposed…

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Effective Prevention and Treatment for Soft Tissue Injuries

Damage to muscles, tendons and ligaments through the body are commonly referred to as soft tissue injuries and usually occur from a sprain, strain or overuse of a particular part of the body. One of the most common types of injuries, and the most common type of sports-related injuries, soft tissue injuries affect thousands of…

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For Brain Health, Eat Your Greens!

You have probably been hearing since childhood, “Eat your greens!” Long touted for healthy heart benefits, leafy greens are getting noticed for a new reason. As it turns out, this age-old advice is truly great as leafy greens benefit our brains in addition to our bodies, keeping us young, helping with memory and even possibly…

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