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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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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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When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, statistically speaking if you are like most, you may have already given up by now.  So…if you are still plugging along, you are succeeding.  Congratulations! While I am one of the fortunate ones who lost a boat-load of weight, it did not happen on my first try.  No...
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My Favorite Winter Tip Between the cold weather making us shut-ins and all the festivities of the season, is it any wonder that many of us pack on a few pounds during the winter months? Show of hands, how many of you have noticed that as we age, taking those extra pounds off once the...
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The last thing you or your kids want to hear is me saying that sugar represents a significant threat to their health, but it does. If you take a close look at the statistics there is no denying that sugar is bad for you.  From the early 1900’s to now the average per person sugar...
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It’s our failure to adapt It’s not stress that kills us.  Rather, it’s how we deal with stress.  It is our failure to adapt to stress that allows sickness and disease to manifest. This is Our Belief: That ALL diseases (pathology) come from a failure to adapt to any one of the three-dimensions of stress....
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Schools require all young athletes to have an up to date physical exam on file in order to be cleared for their sport. This typically 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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Do you spend an inordinate amount of time each day texting or working on your computer?  During these activities, our posture is held in a forward head posture repeatedly and for prolonged periods of time, and unless you are stretching backward periodically and getting a chiropractic adjustment every now and again, chances are you are...
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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.”