September 2015

CHRONIC PAIN ~ Immortelle~PRIME TIME CLASS

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Fall is a great time to focus on your health!

We are so happy to have you along on this journey with us. It has been a great year of doing what we love, sharing what we know, and touching the hearts and lives of those in our family and communities. Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

Sharing the 'Gift of Health' through Education

Tuesday, December 16th, 10:30 AM and 6PM (TWO CLASSES)

'Oils of the Bible' Class

Higgins Chiropractic Clinic 1250 Northwood Center Court, CDA


Coming in JANUARY:

'PRIME TIME HEALTH' - 4 Week wellness class (see below)

CHRONIC PAIN

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Why Chronic Pain?

Are you suffering from chronic joint pain? Maybe it’s in your elbow, or shoulder, or knees, or even in your back! Maybe it’s all over — where it feels like it’s in ALL of your joints!

Well, you're not alone! Approximately a third of our nation suffers from chronic pain. And what's worse, half of those feel that they can't get better, or don't know what to do about it. So they just live with it.


Suffering fron Chronic Pain

We are constantly putting our joints, ligaments, and connective tissue under stress and damage. It’s a normal part of life. As a matter of fact, it is this “normal” stress and damage that is the reason exercise is so important. When tissue is damaged, our bodies respond to the “injury” by sending healing cells (stem and blast cells) to repair the damage. The place of the “injury” is healed and becomes stronger.

It’s all terrific. Unless, of course, we aren’t repairing ourselves!


Oxygen Utilization

Why would some injuries not heal, and spiral down into chronic pain? What happened to the built-in healing mechanisms our bodies have? It comes down to one main thing: oxygen utilization—specifically in a localized area (i.e. a joint).

Ligaments and joints are well-known for being areas of a decrease in oxygen utilization. Did you know that a healthy ligament (or joint) has 1/10th the oxygen tension of that in tissue only millimeters away? So right from the start—even when healthy—we are set up to have major decreases in oxygen utilization in joints and ligaments—more so than other parts of our bodies—and thereby causing degeneration and chronic pain. The older we get, the less we utilize oxygen, and the more we are subject to degeneration and chronic pain. It seems like nature is just against us with this.

Here is what might happen:

We all have a natural decrease in circulation to our joints and ligaments. And as we age, it gets worse. Then something happens—some kind of trauma. This produces edema and inflammation, which causes more of a decrease in oxygen utilization, which causes a localized increase in lactic acid production, free radical damage, and necrosis, which is the foundation for sensory irritation and injury, which causes chronic pain.

The Good Part

Even though it looks like the odds are against us, and most will have to deal with chronic pain, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. That "light" is simply this: if you can increase the oxygen utilization in that local area (joint or ligament), then everything reverses—the tissue regenerates, and chronic pain disappears.

This is where Prolozone Therapy comes in. By injecting oxygen and nutrients directly into the local area of degeneration, the utilization of oxygen instantly increases—starting the regeneration, and allowing full healing to occur.

If you or someone you know is suffering from chronic pain, ask Dr. Bill about the Prolozone Therapy.

Immortelle

Oils of the Bible Class DECEMBER 16th

Focus on your health this FALL

PRIME TIME Class starting OCTOBER 2015