All About Inflammation

Inflammation is our body’s defense mechanism. When our body recognizes an issue, it will start to heal itself through inflammation. Your white blood cells will release chemicals into your blood which will increase the blood flow to an area in your body. This can cause redness, warmth, and/or swelling. Sometimes, it also causes pain. There […]

6 Steps to Improve Your Life

In today’s I Want It Now culture, people are looking for Instant Gratification! We want it all and we want it now. We want: More Money without having to work too hard Fast Food so we don’t have to cook Better Health, in a pill Unfortunately, you have to take steps – to WORK for […]

All About Posture

Let’s talk about posture. When you read that, did you automatically sit up straighter? When posture is on your mind, you naturally take steps to correct it. That’s great! It’s the exact thing we want, constant postural awareness. When we are standing or sitting, even sleeping. We want to have that postural awareness all the […]

The Four Rules Of Lifting

Did you know that Dr. Holst is a certified Backsafe consultant? That means that he has undergone special training to help people who work in an industrial environment avoid injury. His training isn’t just for those who work in an industrial setting, it can be applied to anyone as they go about their day-to-day life! […]

Get Your Body Ready For Spring Activity

With the lovely springtime weather, you are more likely to head outside and begin participating in fun activities. Whether that involves playing softball or tending to your garden, a sudden increase in strenuous activity is bound to put stress on a body that has been mostly sedentary for several months. Chances are you may even […]

It’s Time To Celebrate! 35 Years of Serving Middletown, New York

  35 Years! On December 27, 2021, I celebrated 35 years as a practicing Chiropractor serving Middletown, New York. I’m a practicing chiropractor. I believe in helping people find solutions for their pain by looking deeper to the root of their issues and making recommendations to help them live a healthier lifestyle. I believe in […]

Are You Ready To Make A Commitment To Better Health?

Resolve To Eat Better in 2022! We are not talking about dieting to lose weight or making choices that prevent you from gaining weight. We are talking about making food choices that are healthy! Making a conscious decision to eat for better health can help you to avoid: Heart disease Diabetes Arthritis Autoimmune diseases Cancer […]

STRESS, it’s a killer!

For those who have been around our office for any length of time, you know that I frequently say that stress is what causes the conditions we treat at MHWC, although this is certainly also true for patients seeking traditional medical care. Stress is a three-dimensional problem. There is Physical Stress, Bio-Chemical Stress, and Emotional […]