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October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month.  Chiropractic Care Can Be Part Of The Solution. According to the National Safety Council, Americans are more likely to die from an opioid overdose than a car crash.  The National Safety Council report released earlier this year, found that the probability of dying from an opioid overdose in...
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Our cells require sugar for energy.  We need it for our very existence.  How much, however, do we need? Sugar, while necessary, like so many other things in life, a little may be good, but too much can have severe consequences.  There are some who believe that sugar kills. It’s true, indeed, in large quantities,...
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Is whenever a patient quits care.  Fortunately, it does not happen often, but when it does…understandably the staff and I are sad. Patients stop care early-on in their treatment plan for two main reasons… either they have experienced significant relief and they are feeling great or because they are experiencing little to no changes in...
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Do you take ibuprofen for muscle and joint pain on a regular basis? Perhaps even every day?   May I inquire how that has been working for you?  What if I told you that, while you may experience temporary relief, over the long haul, you are actually making your joints worse? The good news is,...
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I’m referring to that little kink you have in your neck or back. What’s that you say, you have one in both your neck and back?  I thought so. Something else I can almost bet is that it has become progressively worse over the years, no matter how many times you “crack” your own neck...
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Schools generally require all student athletes to have an up to date physical exam on file in order to be cleared for their sport. This exam can be the yearly wellness visit most pediatricians perform or be done by a nurse and include an eye, ear, nose and throat exam, as well as a scoliosis...
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Our bodies can use different fuels to heal and keep going strong.  Specifically, these fuels are carbohydrates and fat (also known as ketones). The standard operating system for our bodies is to run on carbohydrates.  They are a quick source of energy.  Carbohydrates, burn like a fireplace – producing smoke and soot.  On the other...
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Do you think about drinking water more in the summer to replace the water lost through perspiration?  While that is a good idea, the reality is that we should always be hydrating our bodies, even in the dead of winter.  Research has shown that 70-80% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. What’s the big deal?  We’ve...
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What images are conjured up for you when you think about the word stress?  Many people recognize the existence of physical stress but when you say the word STRESS, mental stress is what typically first comes to mind.  Those are just two-dimensions of stress.  Did you know that there is a third called biochemical stress...
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Helping You Find Wellness

Dr. Holst’s ultimate goal is for all of his patients to achieve wellness. Why is wellness better than simply “getting better?” Wellness is your optimal health. Dr. Holst’s over 30-year experience has enabled him to look deeply into determining the real cause of your pain. “I always take the time to fully explain my findings to you. We want to go beyond making you feel better, while being mindful of your time and individual concerns.”