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The #1 Cause of Bankruptcy Is….

Quick quiz: What’s the number #1 cause of bankruptcy in the United States? Most of us think it’s mortgage costs, unpaid credit-card debt, or even college costs. The real answer is: medical bankruptcy. So, let’s break this down… Bankruptcies resulting from unpaid medical bills will affect nearly 2 million people per year. Outside of bankruptcy, about 56 million adults -…
Brian Flannery
October 2, 2018
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What you don’t know about chiropractic may be a lot

In my role as chiropractor and family wellness expert, people sometimes come to me with  questions, concerns, hesitation and even fear about starting chiropractic care. I really understand - even though chiropractic has been around for a looong time with tons of research on its benefits, it still feels “new,” weird and untested to many people. Chiropractic has gotten a…
Brian Flannery
April 21, 2018
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Chiropractic and Allergies – Connection? Yes!

Hooray - it's Spring! Time to put on some shorts and go for a leisurely hike in the woods. Maybe you’re ready to dust off those golf clubs. How about tackling that flowering vine that’s been creeping toward the house all winter like Audrey in the “Little Shop of Horrors?” And…Maybe it all sounds like a good idea, but your…
Brian Flannery
April 13, 2017
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The Top Strategies to Grow Stronger Everyday

Your loving and kind Lafayette Chiropractor, Dr. Christina Alba, often points out that every day there are only two directions we move regarding our health: we are either getting stronger or weaker. Every morning you wake up with the choice on what direction you're going to move that day.  The alarm clock goes off and you're forced to take action…
Brian Flannery
October 13, 2014
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You Are So Much More…

Maybe from even before day one, you were told how weak you were.  You "needed" vitamin K for some reason, you had rounds of antibiotics, you received scores of vaccinations.  To this day you are inundated with ads and messages that tell you if you take this pill you'll be happy, this pill to sleep well, and that pill to…
Brian Flannery
September 25, 2014
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Don’t Avoid Stress…Just Handle It Better!

Your ability to handle stress is a key component in how well you are moving toward wholeness (more on the differences between health, wellness and wholeness later). Understand first that health is the normal state of your body and is essentially your ability to successfully adapt to most of the stresses that come your way.  Your ability to adapt to…
Brian Flannery
September 8, 2014
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The Painful Reward

Isn't it interesting that most people go see a Chiropractor because they are experiencing some sort of pain or symptom? Or even worse, they wait until that symptom interferes with their life negatively. They wait...you wait (let's not kid ourselves), until you encounter so much stress to your body (whether it enters your life physically, chemically, or emotionally)that it finally begins…
Brian Flannery
August 25, 2014