The Bluffs Chiropractic and Family Wellness

Strengthen Your Adrenal Health..

Date: November 3, 2014 | Time: 2:07pm | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Stress is a natural part of the holidays. Learn better ways to combat it here.Strengthen Your Adrenal HealthGetting enough SLEEP is one way to help strengthen your ADRENAL health. Find out more here >> <view entire article>

Positioned For Pain? ..

Date: October 31, 2014 | Time: 4:00am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Improperly positioned monitors are a big source of back pain. Read these OSHA guidelines for setting up your work station: For Pain? Improperly positioned monitors are a big source of back pain. Read these OSHA guidelines for setting up your work station: Amplifeied.... <view entire article>

Chiropractic -- "So You May Know"..

Date: October 29, 2014 | Time: 7:29am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Chiropractic -- "So You May Know"Amplifeied.... <view entire article>

No More Missed Messages..

Date: October 27, 2014 | Time: 12:56pm | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

See a chiropractor to get checked today!No More Missed Messages You don't want your brain to miss a message from your body, do you? Keep the lines of communication open with chiropractic! Amplifeied.... <view entire article>

Prescription drugs: The next epidemic? ..

Date: August 19, 2014 | Time: 11:48am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

A research study released by Mayo Clinic reports that nearly 70% of Americans take at least one prescription drug and more than half take at least 2 drugs. This compliments a 2010 British study that shows, among the 14 developed countries studied, the U.S. is a solid #1 in per-capita prescription drug use. Along with the realization that we are dead last in health outcomes among 17 developed nations surveyed by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine.... <view entire article>

Tylenol Overdose..

Date: August 14, 2014 | Time: 6:46am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Recently, Men's Health released an article stating the problems with acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. The article, link at the bottom of this post, notes a study regarding the dangers of acetaminophen as being the biggest cause of liver failure in the US. This study was published in the journal Hematology. A common misconception with acetaminophen is the various medications that it is used in. The maximum recommended dose is 4,000 mg per day which equals 8 extra strength.... <view entire article>

Ankle sprains and medicine..

Date: April 29, 2014 | Time: 7:08am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

This morning on the radio they were talking about ankle sprains. There is a new clinical trial for patients with ankle sprains to test out a new 'pain relief' patch that goes on the ankle to alleviate discomfort. They mentioned that you could ice it and wrap it but it would take days for the pain to go away and they believe this new patch will remove the pain completly. The problem with this clinical trial is it goes against.... <view entire article>


Date: December 3, 2013 | Time: 10:36am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Stretching has gotten a bad reputation for many years. In gym class you were told to stretch before and after any activity. Some people 'bounce' when they stretch while others hold it. There are a variety of ways to stretch and as many opinions as to the benefits and pitfalls of stretching. To put these to rest, stretching is great for the body when used properly. It can increase the amount of motion that you have in your joints, reduce.... <view entire article>


Date: November 6, 2013 | Time: 7:54am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Stress has become a fact of life for many people. From having a full plate at work, to always rushing around at home, there are an infinite number of things that can cause stress. This can have several impacts on the body ranging from headaches and body pains to weight gain and depression. Some people take medication to alleviate these symptoms, but often are presented with a trade off of having side effects from the medications. There are more natural.... <view entire article>

Headache Treatments..

Date: October 16, 2013 | Time: 3:12pm | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Headaches are a burden on our daily lives. They have the ability to stop us in our tracks and change our entire day. The most recent post described the various types of headaches that we can experience. This post is about the methods that you can use to either reduce the intensity of a headache or stop them from happening.Headaches can range in intensity from minor annoyance to debilitating pain. There are options to help alleviate this problem. .... <view entire article>


Date: September 16, 2013 | Time: 6:37am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Headaches are something that almost everyone deals with. There are multiple types, causes, and treatments for headaches. Headaches, according to the National Headache Foundation, effect over 45 million people. This includes the almost 28 million that suffer from migraines. About 20% of children and adolescents experience significant headaches. Headaches come in all forms. They can be mild or intense. Below are the various types of headaches that typically effect people. Tension Headache: The most common form of headache among adults.... <view entire article>

Pills are Not Always The Best Alternative..

Date: August 27, 2013 | Time: 7:08am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Over the past decade prescription drugs have become the 'go to' option for many symptoms. There is a downside to taking drugs; side effects. These side effects tend to cause us to take more prescriptions to aid in helping the side effects from the the original prescription. Do you see a spiral effect here? This leads to not only an impact on your wallet, but also on your health.All medications have some degree of side effects. Some are.... <view entire article>

Eating Whole Grain Is A Great First Step..

Date: August 15, 2013 | Time: 4:58am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

These days there are hundreds of different diet options to choose from. From weight watchers to the Paleo Diet. Every where you look there is a new plan that promises to make you healthier. The truth of the matter is that while all of these diets can work to some degree, a true "diet" is a change that you can stick with for a long period of time. Restricting too many calories, changing to food that you don't eat, or.... <view entire article>

Water Is Vital For Optimal Health..

Date: August 6, 2013 | Time: 11:09am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

People ask how much water is enough? The true answer is, there is no uniform answer. Water makes up about 60% of your body weight and is vital to the various functions that occur on a daily basis. The body's need for water changes based on many factors including exercise, internal disease, where you live, and overall health. A lack of water in the body can lead to dehydration and an inadequate amount of water to perform normal, daily functions,.... <view entire article>

Movement is the key to joint health..

Date: July 30, 2013 | Time: 10:22am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Everyone moves, some more than others. The thing about moving is that there is more to it than just burning calories and using it to get from point a to point b. Movement is vital to joint health for many reasons. Some of these reasons are because of the overall benefits of movement such as weight management, cardiovascular health, and circulation health. Others are more specific to joints. Joints consist of two or more bones surrounded by a capsule filled.... <view entire article>


Date: July 24, 2013 | Time: 7:03am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Pain can change our lives. We want to get up from bed, go to work, play with our kids, and have an active day free from the fear of pain. We are stopped in our tracks by pain! We can change the activities that we do to avoid pain, we can take drugs to reduce pain, or we can find out what the pain is caused from and fix it! That is what chiropractic does, fix the underlying problem that.... <view entire article>

Walking Can Help..

Date: July 17, 2013 | Time: 1:13pm | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Walking is a great way to start and continue any weight management plan. It is low impact on the joints and is a great start to increasing your physical activity. Walking is now a way to potentially help individuals with low back pain. Low back pain can be an inconvenience to many. It changes the way that we move and the things that we do in our everyday life. Chiropractic is a great way to treat back pain, but what.... <view entire article>

What do you consider wellness?..

Date: July 9, 2013 | Time: 10:34am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Wellness is a word that has been thrown around a lot recently. To some it is being fit, to some if is a whole body experience. How do you describe wellness? Tell us in the comments, on Facebook or twitter.- Posted using BlogPress from my iPad.... <view entire article>


Date: July 2, 2013 | Time: 7:00am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

It's that time of year again. The weather is changing, everything is heating up, and summer is in full bloom! Allergies are a common symptom that people experience this time of year. Chiropractic and acupuncture are beneficial in both treating and alleviating allergy symptoms. Chiropractic and acupuncture keep your immune system and nervous system in full working order to fight off allergies and keep you at moving!Call today and schedule an appointment to be evaluated and treated for allergies.... <view entire article>


Date: June 18, 2013 | Time: 6:34am | Posted By: Dr. Mike Zwiener

Scoliosis can have a large impact in a persons life. When we think of scoliosis, we think of something that kids get that can only be corrected with surgery. In fact, scoliosis can happen at any age, and all the the most severe cases can be treated to reduce or slow down the progression of scoliosis with chiropractic care.Come in today to get evaluated and increase your quality of life. (636) 326-2525The Bluffs Chiropractic and Family Wellness- Posted using BlogPress.... <view entire article>