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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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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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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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With 80% of the population experiencing back pain at some time in their lives, it should be no surprise that there are a number of injuries that can cause back pain.  For example: We can injure our back from lifting, pushing or pulling things. Motor vehicle accidents have also been known to initiate back and...
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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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Three types of stress, mental, physical and chemical, have a cumulative and lasting effect on our spine, our nervous system, and our life.  Stress automatically begins a negative chain of events that affect our muscles, our nerves and our spine. It should be no surprise that every dimension of stress is dramatically increased throughout the...
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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.”