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Learning to be Healthy is Like Learning to Ride a Bike

When you learn to ride a bike, it’s important to know the rules of the road. In my case it was my dad who taught me: ride on the right, wear a helmet, use hand signals, and so forth.

It’s all good advice.

But even when you know these rules, you still don’t know how to ride. Your brain, muscles, and balance system still can’t coordinate their actions to create a positive result.

In the world of preventive healthcare, it’s like being told to eat nine servings of vegetables, exercise every day, get adequate sleep, and the like.

It’s all good advice. Follow it.

But none of it trains your brain, digestive tract, kidneys, liver, and endocrine glands to coordinate their actions to create a positive health result. Continue reading

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Manual Therapy and Asthma

It’s not a cure for asthma. But many practitioners of manual therapy believe that there are ways to improve lung function and help lessen the impact of the disease. Discover why. Continue reading

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When Relaxation Isn’t Enough

What are trigger points? Everybody’s got them, and they can cause pain and other havoc. Discover why simply relaxing can’t get to the core of your problem, and the simple therapeutic approach that can. Continue reading

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Treatment for Whiplash

Discover the latest scientific information about whiplash injuries and effective treatment for symptoms of whiplash. Continue reading

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Understanding CranioSacral Therapy Part 1

Discover the secrets of Craniosacral Therapy – one of the gentlest forms of hand-on treatment used by chiropractors and other body work experts. Continue reading

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Low Back Pain, Section 1

Here’s what I wish each of my patients – and all low back pain patients everywhere – understood about low back pain. Continue reading

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The New Science of Whiplash

Whiplash is for real. Science proves that people experience back pain, neck pain and headache months and years after an accident. What’s the best treatment approach? Continue reading

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Your Host: Ronald Lavine, D.C.

Back in high school I was a math whiz. I was excelling in advanced math classes at Princeton University at the ripe age of 14. If I had stayed with the plan, maybe by now I’d be heading a billion … Continue reading

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