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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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We recently had the pleasure of seeing a returning patient who had not received chiropractic treatment for 6 years.  She called because her neck gave out, although she felt it coming on for a while.  In fact, she said she was telling her husband for months that she needed to get back to see Dr....
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We would like to sincerely thank the thousands of patients we have touched, pun intended, over the past 33 years.  To show appreciation, we are having a Patient Appreciation Week next week! Without a doubt, my greatest joy in life comes from helping sick people to get well and overcome their painful conditions without drugs...
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By Dr. Peter Holst Many chiropractic patients use chiropractic to simply reduce or eliminate their pain.  This is great, we love offering medication free relieve to pain!  But we also want to be sure our patients are experiencing all the benefits that chiropractic can offer. There is a difference between being a chiropractic patient, and...
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Personal trainers and exercise gurus often talk about the importance of good core strength, but have you ever wondered…what is core strength and how do I get it? Where is your core?When we refer to our core, we are talking about that part of our structure that keeps us upright and balanced.  Specifically, it is the area...
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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.”