Labonte Disc Institute Chiropractic Blog

This is Not a Diet, This is a Way of Life

You’ve probably noticed the word “diet” has become a dirty word.  ‘Diet’ books are one of the top selling book categories, with dozens and dozens of new titles on a big seller like Amazon.com at any one time.  But over the past few years, they’ve almost all gone out of their way to say that what they recommend is not actually a diet.

Our Health Needs are Much Greater

An iconic scene from the movie “Doc Hollywood” shows Dr. Ben Stone, played by Michael J. Fox, the hottest star of the day, upended by the old-time local doctor.  The old-timer walks in and saves the day from the panicked newcomer, who was in the midst of making a giant mistake.  It turns out the patient, a young child, who was almost rushed in for emergency abdominal surgery, just needed a cola (of all things) to solve his stomach ache.  Crisis averted. 

Cutting Edge Technology

By: The developer of chiropractic would have fit in beautifully today in our mobile, connected, digital culture.  BJ Palmer, the son of chiropractic’s founder, was a remarkable man who took over a tiny healing art and was largely the man responsible for turning it into the second largest healthcare field on the planet. I say…

Don’t Get Old

By: As a chiropractor, the job involves teaching, sharing, and interacting with patients constantly. That is one of the most important, and also one of the best, parts of the job.  It is the difference between the realm of the theoretical, and the realm of the real.  When you work all day every day with…

Don’t Get Old

By: As a chiropractor, the job involves teaching, sharing, and interacting with patients constantly. That is one of the most important, and also one of the best, parts of the job.  It is the difference between the realm of the theoretical, and the realm of the real.  When you work all day every day with…

Kids Today Are Moving Less Than Ever

By: And so is (nearly) everyone else. Between television, phone screen time, coding workshops, and wired school classrooms, many kids today are growing up sedentary. While at the same time, research has shown that we understand more than ever the benefits of movement for children’s development –  For their physical health, their emotional health and…