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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF PILLOWS - WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
    THE IMPORTANCE OF PILLOWS - WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro They can be made from foam, feather, cloth or other materials.  They come in all sizes Read more
  • PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND THEIR SIDE EFFECTS
    PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND THEIR SIDE EFFECTS By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro All drugs have side effects.  Watch any TV commercial promoting a drug and you hear the list of potential side effects Read more
  • OSTEOPOROSIS - What Is It And What Is The Best Treatment?
    OSTEOPOROSIS - What Is It And What Is The Best Treatment? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone.  As a Read more
  • BLOOD PRESSURE - How To Lower Your Blood Pressure
    BLOOD PRESSURE - How To Lower Your Blood Pressure By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro One of the first things that gets checked when you visit the doctor is your blood pressure.  This Read more
  • MEDICAL ANALYSIS
    MEDICAL ANALYSIS By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Pulses per minute, blood pressure, and blood chemistry all give numbers to measure.  Facts.  Clues. As we gather these numbers we relate them to accepted “normals”. Read more
  • FOOT OR LEG NUMBNESS
    FOOT OR LEG NUMBNESS By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Many people experience foot numbness or tingling at some point in their lives.  A position that limits blood flow, like sitting on your Read more
  • 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