Koren Wellness Articles

Chiropractic in the Time of COVID-19: A Missed Opportunity?

July 5, 2020 | 7 Comments

Chiropractic organizations, chiropractic schools Chiropractic’s overall reaction to the COVID-19 “pandemic” has been disappointingly “non-chiropractic” because it has not been congruent with chiropractic’s philosophy and world view. I’m not referring to individual DCs of course. Many have not drunk the “Kool-Aid®” and have not been scared into submission by the herd-like mainstream media. If you…

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Crib Death Dropping: A Silver Lining to the Lockdown

June 30, 2020 | 13 Comments

First a little background on crib death Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or crib death (cot death in the UK and Australia) is the sudden, unexplained death of an infant under one year old. It is the leading cause of death for babies between one and 12 months old, according to the National Institute of…

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If You Wear A Mask You Should Get Vaccinated

June 2, 2020 | 6 Comments

Highlights Germ Theory vs. Hygienic School Face Masks Make Us Sick End The Lockdown—Everyone Back To Work Just Follow The Rules Land of the Free, Home of the Brave Germ theory vs. hygienic school Question: What does the wearing of a face mask have to do with vaccination? Answer: Both subscribe to the same germ theory.…

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Iatrogenic Illness

May 29, 2020 | 7 Comments

The nursing home pandemic:
Let’s be clear, this entire Wuhan Flu (Covid-19) so-called pandemic is a hysterical overreaction to a seasonal flu. The numbers of deaths and cases have been inflated to justify the overreaction—the computer models on which the lockdown, etc. have been based were found to be seriously incorrect and there is no proof lockdowns, social distancing, masks and all the other things we’re doing make any difference at all. …

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posture-personality

Posture-Personality Correlations

Posture-personality correlations: emotional profiling As discussed in my previous post on spinal stress, posture reveals emotional stress as well as physical stress. Posture-personality correlations exist. My mentor, Dr. Lowell Ward, discovered that it was possible to accurately “read” a personality by analyzing a person’s posture. For example, a person with their head in front of…

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spinal stress

Spinal Stress: What It Can Tell You

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

2019 Top Ten

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 needed

Weight Loss: Waiting for Poundage to Go

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

Gratitude: Count Your Blessings & Focus on the Positive

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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