What’s a better pain reliever than opioids?

On October 23, 2015, in Chiropractic, Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

Are the benefits of opioids worth 16,235 deaths per year?

How You can Make your Baby a Good Sleeper

On May 10, 2012, in Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

As the father of a 2 year old boy, and with another newborn on the way, I am very familiar with the ‘unique’ sleeping schedules that come with being a parent.  I am also familiar with no less than a dozen different theories on the best techniques to get your child sleeping through the night.  […]

Icy Hot versus Bengay?

On May 2, 2012, in Alternative Medicine, Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

There are dozens of different pain relieving creams, gels, and ointments available in drug stores and doctors offices everywhere.  And they all claim to be more effective than the other “leading brands”.  But which one works the best for muscle soreness and trigger points that make up the most common consumer complaints? A new study […]

Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect your Brain from Obesity?

On April 18, 2012, in Wellness, Which Nutritional Supplements Work, by Kelly Golob DC

Metabolic syndrome is defined as a group of risk factors that are usually seen in combination and all cause an increase in heart attacks, strokes, and type II diabetes.  The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is rising dramatically in our country and the most common symptoms include “apple-shaped” obesity, insulin resistance, and high blood pressure.  But […]

Is Beef Still for Dinner?

On March 22, 2012, in Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

 From fast food drive-in hamburgers to ground beef tacos to that juicy steak for dinner; no source of protein may be more of a fixture in the standard American diet than Beef.  This, and other sources of red meat are not the only sources of high-quality protein available for us to choose from, but they […]

How Little Exercise Do You Need?

On March 7, 2012, in Exercise, Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

The American Heart Association and many other groups recommend 30 minutes of exercise 5 days per week for good overall health (150 minutes per week total).  Unfortunately, despite mountains of evidence showing us the clinically proven, cost-effective benefits of exercise, most Americans do not come close to this mark when it comes to their routine […]

Is Diet Soda good for your Heart?

On February 29, 2012, in Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

Many people drink diet soda as an alternative to traditional soda in an attempt to lose weight or prevent weight gain.  The benefits of maintaining a healthy weight are well known and too numerous to list, but include a lower risk of all the major causes of death in our country such as cancer, stroke, […]

Do iPads equal Neck Pain?

On February 15, 2012, in Chiropractic, How to Treat Neck Pain, Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

Ipads and other tablet computers have exploded onto the scene of the personal technology revolution.  This new breakthrough has made it easier than ever to carry a computer with us everywhere, thus allowing us to access the internet, watch movies, and even predict the future from wherever you are.  But does all this new power come […]

How to avoid a Weight Loss Roller Coaster

On January 25, 2012, in Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

One of the most challenging aspects of losing weight is avoiding the dieting rollercoaster, where your weight yo-yos back and forth with each new fad diet that comes along. Recently the American Journal of Preventative Medicine published a study attempting to understand why this diet rollercoaster phenomenon exists…