21. August 2018
Did you know the brain and human body has an operating system? The autonomic nervous system is in fact, the operating system of the human brain and life supporting systems of the body. I like to call it the automatic operating system, because it operates without any conscious effort from you. In other words, you don't have to think about keeping your heart beating or your lungs breathing, it just works. However, like any operating system, it can be corrupted under certain conditions.
05. July 2017
The ability of a baby to properly latch and feed is a complex suck-swallow-breathe sequence. This requires the function of 6 cranial nerves, 6 cervical nerves and a few thoracic nerves in order to coordinate as many as 31 muscles in the lips, cheeks, tongue, jaw, chin, soft palate etc. All of this soft tissue means that there can be involvement of many structures in problems of latch or abnormal suck. Let,s look at some of the muscles involved in moving the tongue. The three main muscles of the...
24. August 2016
Does My Fibromyalgia Pain Have A Primary Cause? Fibromyalgia is painful debilitating condition that mostly affects women between 20-50 years of age. The pain from Fibromyalgia can be so severe, that simple everyday tasks become challenging. It is estimated that 12 million people suffer from Fibromyalgia with many of these people going undiagnosed. These people are the mothers, sisters, daughters, neighbors, and friends of our community. Even though Fibromyalgia is most common is middle-aged...
25. July 2016
We always learn how much our mother was right as we get older. Do you remember your mother constantly saying “stand up straight! Don’t slouch!”, it turns out she was right all along. Your spinal structure is one of the most important things that can affect your health. The development of your posture is directly related to the development of your spine. The proper development of your spine results in a group of small bones called vertebrae that are designed to fit together to form an...