Koren Wellness Articles

Spinal Stress: What It Can Tell You

January 14, 2020 | 6 Comments

Spinal stress: an accidental discovery The spinal stress story started in an unlikely place, in Middletown, Pennsylvania. After graduation, I worked for Monroe Schneier, DC in Middletown for a total of one week. I liked Dr. Schneier but didn’t like Middletown. Shortly after I left it was the site of a partial nuclear reactor meltdown…

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2019 Top Ten

December 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

2019 Top Ten: Highlights of the Koren Wellness blog So many posts this year touched upon so many powerful and unique topics that it was difficult to pick only ten as the 2019 Top Ten. But I tried. Let me know what you think of my selection. Click on the post title to read the…

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Weight Loss: Waiting for Poundage to Go

December 17, 2019 | 1 Comment

Longing for weight loss: are you fat? Oh my! That’s not a very politically polite thing to say, is it? Let’s rephrase that, are you pleasingly plump? A bit pudgy? Do more parts jiggle than you’d like? As Rodney Dangerfield once said, “Do you leave potholes when you jog? When you’re given a menu at…

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Gratitude: Count Your Blessings & Focus on the Positive

December 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

Gratitude and blessings Reflect on your present blessings, on which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. —Charles Dickens (M. Dickens, 1897, p. 45) How much of you is mind? How much of you is body? Yogi Berra once famously said, “Baseball is 90% mental and the other half…

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back pain

Back Pain: Learning the Lessons it Offers

For back pain: a natural alternative to the orthopedic surgeon, steroids and opioids A well-known chiropractor was suffering from back pain and disc pain, sacroiliac pain and searing pain going down his leg (sciatica). Some days he couldn’t walk more than ten feet before the intense pain forced him to stop and sit—even on busy…

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thumb sucking and head banging

Head Banging, Thumb Sucking and Toe Walking

Head banging, thumb sucking and toe walking concern many parents Are head banging, thumb sucking and toe walking serious issues? An article in American Family Physician describes the following: A young boy, 2½ years of age.… From the time the child was 12 months old, every night, he sat up in bed and repetitively banged his…

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PTSD

PTSD: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD: a plethora of symptoms Flashbacks, being haunted by uncomfortable dreams and thoughts, a racing heart, tightness in the chest, mood swings—these are only some of the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. As the name implies, PTSD develops after someone has experienced a trauma be it physical, sexual or emotional assault that filled…

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aspririn or flu shot?

Killer Flu or Killer Aspirin?

1918 flu: again? At various times people are scared into getting a flu shot. Why? Because the 1918 flu, often called the 1918 “Spanish flu,” could come back. Remember, that wasn’t just an epidemic, it was a worldwide pandemic: millions died! We are warned that it could happen again and a flu shot will protect…

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chronic illness

Chronic Illness: Allergies, Dyslexia,
Addictions and Weight Loss

“A whack on the side of the head, a kick in the seat of your pants.” Over half of all Americans suffer from a chronic illness; people are suffering all the time with illnesses that never go away (that’s a definition of chronic). The costs of chronic illness are overwhelming the healthcare system—so many people…

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vaccine injury compensation

$20 Billion in Vaccine Injury
Compensation in 2019 – So Far!

Vaccine injury compensation: how much??? If you’re following vaccine injury compensation, you may have seen the headline that appeared in the Vaccine Impact report: September Government Report Shows $206 Million Paid so far in 2019 for Vaccine Injuries and Deaths. https://vaccineimpact.com/2019/september-government-report-shows-206-million-paid-so-far-in-2019-for-vaccine-injuries-and-deaths/ The Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV—a committee of the US Department of Health…

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natural cancer cures

Natural Cancer Cures: Are There Any?

Natural cancer cures Do natural cancer cures exist? Are they more effective? Is the body trying to commit suicide? If the body is so smart, why do we get tumors and cancer? Why would an intelligent, wisdom-filled body create and nourish a tumor? Yes, nourish a tumor! The body feeds the tumor by growing blood…

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sharing healing secrets

Healing Secrets: Five Ancient Ones Most Healers Don’t Use

I’m revealing these healing secrets because … Much of modern medicine is expensive, ineffective, unnecessary, dangerous and suppressive (drives symptoms and stresses deeper). Those are some of the reasons why natural healing is gaining in popularity—it is safer, less expensive, more effective, and expressive (lets the body release its stresses and symptoms). Illich I. Medical…

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baby crying from pertussis vaccine

Pertussis Vaccine aka Whooping Cough Vaccine

Pertussis vaccine: crib death (SIDS) and brain damage? Reports of death and brain damage from the pertussis vaccine (the P in the DPT/TDaP shot) appeared in medical journals right after the shot began to be used. In 1933, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a paper describing two babies that died a few hours…

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posture of subluxation?

The Posture of Subluxation or Stress

The Posture of Subluxation or Stress: A breakthrough discovery for chiropractic and many other healing arts Nothing comes from nothing; we are all standing on the shoulders of giants. A brilliant, yet unsung hero of the chiropractic profession was Dr. Lowell Ward of Long Beach, California. I am honored to have known him and consider…

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