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  • DEAFNESS CURED
    DEAFNESS CURED By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro 1895 in Davenport Iowa Daniel David Palmer pressed on a bone in the upper back of Harvey Lillard and Mr. Lillard, who was deaf, had Read more
  • HEALING HEAT
    HEALING HEAT By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro We have heard that we need to warm up our muscles before we work out.  Did you know that in the process of healing heat Read more
  • OCCUPATIONAL INJURY
    OCCUPATIONAL INJURY By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Whether you are a laborer, a desk jockey, a landscape worker or an athlete you have the potential of an occupational injury.  We are talking Read more
  • LONG TERM CARE
    LONG TERM CARE By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro “Long Term Care” is a range of services and supports you may need to meet your personal care needs.  They claim that most long Read more
  • SORE WINNERS AND SORE WORKERS
    SORE WINNERS AND SORE WORKERS By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro By this time of the season you are sore, if nothing more.  Whether from sports or working in the yard or at Read more
  • HAMSTRING INJURY
    HAMSTRING INJURY By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Hamstrings are the most commonly strained muscles of the thigh.  Sports that require highly developed, explosive forward speed and motion are the most common sources Read more
  • CORRECT POSTURE MONTH
    CORRECT POSTURE MONTH By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro May is correct posture month.  Most posture and spinal problems are caused by things we do wrong.  The backbone is not one bone but 24 Read more
  • ENDURANCE TRAINING
    ENDURANCE TRAINING By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro The secret to all great athletes is endurance training.  The great boxers train for a 12 round fight by sparring for 24 rounds.  The golfer Read more
  • CONTUSIONS AND DEEP BRUISES
    CONTUSIONS AND DEEP BRUISES By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you remember getting punched in the arm as a kid?  If you were hit hard enough you got a bruise.  You called Read more
  • PLAYING ON MEDICATION
    PLAYING ON MEDICATION By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro First things first: there are times that you need to be on medication.  Whether it is an antibiotic, a pain pill, or insulin, there Read more
  • IMPROVING YOUR FAMILY’S NUTRITION STEP BY STEP
    IMPROVING YOUR FAMILY’S NUTRITION STEP BY STEP By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro The evidence has been around for years of the role nutrition plays in health.  Today we can hardly pick up Read more
  • ACHILLES HEEL
    YOUR ACHILLES HEEL BY: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro This old expression refers to the weak link in your armor.  In ancient times it referred to the part of the protective suit of Read more
  • PAIN CONTROL
    PAIN CONTROL By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Nobody likes to be in pain.  Pain interferes with mobility, concentration, productivity, flexibility, sleep, appetite and attitude.  So it is no surprise that people are Read more
  • SPRING INTO YARD WORK WITHOUT INJURY
    SPRING INTO YARD WORK WITHOUT INJURY By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Its spring and you know what that means.  Time to brush the dust off those gardening tools and spruce up your Read more
  • NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH
    NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro March is National Nutrition Month and provides an opportunity to refocus attention on food intake and nutrition. There are so many books, diets and Read more
  • X-RAY STUDIES OF THE SPINE – STANDING OR LYING DOWN?
    X-RAY STUDIES OF THE SPINE – STANDING OR LYING DOWN? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro If you have ever had back pain you likely felt better lying down than standing up.  With Read more