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March 2011

Maitland Chiropractor Missed Disc Herniation or Protrusion?

Disc Protrusion is a generic term for a disc disorder that sticks out past the margin of the vertebral endplates and encompasses both disc herniation and bulging.  This term is best used when the data from the imaging studies is insufficient to discriminate between a herniated and bulging disc. Historically, when MRI was called NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance), almost 2 decades ago, the term protrusion was used exclusively.  This was …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor, Coconut Oil The Smart Choice

Most have heard that saturated fats are bad for your health and can lead to a host of negative consequences, like elevated cholesterol, obesity, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Over the past 60 years the American levels of heart disease, obesity, elevated serum cholesterol and Alzheimer’s have skyrocketed compared to our ancestors, and even compared to modern-day primitive societies regularly using saturated fat as a dietary staple. Multiple studies on …Read More