Recently, I lent my backcountry water filter to my daughter for an upcoming camping trip she was taking. The filter company has a very appropriate name- First Need. No, no, no, contrary to popular belief, the first need is not coffee : ) We talk a lot about nutrition at Francis Chiropractic but one of [...]
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Cold Light Laser Therapy One of my favorite treatments that we offer is Cold Light Laser therapy. I have shared its healing effect with many of you who have had injuries such as broken bones, shingles, ear infections, muscle sprains, tendonitis, inflammation, plantar fasciitis, and more. There are 3 different lights in our laser and they [...]
A few weeks ago we talked about the Omega Testing that is available at our clinic, and I wanted to give some more information about the different options we have for these essential fatty acids. As I mentioned in a previous email, the Omega 3 Fatty Acids are essential, first for life and second in diet because we [...]
We are in a hard situation with Covid. As I was walking around my land this past week, I kept seeing thistles. At first, I didn’t think too much of them, but as I continued to walk, it occurred to me that right now we are in a thorny situation. One thing I have learned [...]
Dear Friends, What is a Paradigm? No, it is not two coins (sorry, I couldn’t pass up a good pun!) It is much more powerful than that; it’s the way you look at things, it is your thoughts. Thoughts drive behavior and behavior controls results. Dr. Dan what are you talking about?! I’m saying that [...]
Fish Oil is Essential I am often asked by patients if I had to take ONE supplement what would it be. In other words what should everyone, or at least nearly everyone, take as a supplement. That answer without pause would be Fish Oil. Fish oil, Omega Three Fatty Acid, EPA- DHA, essential fatty acid, [...]
Hi Everyone, Recently I heard an analogy that I shared with a patient who was feeling defeated about how little weight she had lost, even though she was trying in diet and exercise to do so. The analogy I shared was of a fly in a window, trying harder and harder to fly through to [...]
Dear Friends, We should take a look at our New Years resolutions and see how we are doing. It was been an easy year to have them derailed! A resolution is no more than a goal, so let’s set some goals for ourselves this month. How about it- a reboot to the year! I like [...]
Dear Friends, Last week I suggested everyone look at being grateful and I will take my turn here. In the 27 years we have been in practice in Plymouth, I have never been more thankful than I am for our staff. The last 10 weeks they covered for each other when some were unable to [...]
Dear Friends, We hope you enjoyed a wonderful weekend, while keeping in mind and memory how grateful we are for all those whose sacrificed for our greater good. We are forever indebted to those who gave the greatest sacrifice. We are pleased to announce that all our therapists are taking patients again, so if you need [...]