Piceatannol: The Answer to the Obesity Epidemic?

Forgive the hyperbole of the title, but this compound is truly one of the most realistic hopes we have, outside of diet/exercise, of exogenously treating obesity — and it is a naturally occurring compound. Piceatannol is a compound similar in structure to, and a metabolite of, Resveratrol. Resveratrol is a compound found in grapes, red wine, purple grape […]

Fox News Article: How Can Chiropractors Benefit Your Health?

Check out this great article over at Fox News about new research showing terrific results for chiropractic patients. The article cites research from the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics showing that an integrated approach to health care — featuring chiropractic care — resulted in a 51.8 percent reduction in pharmaceutical costs and 43 percent fewer hospital admissions. Other […]

WHEN You Eat May Be More Important Than WHAT You Eat

If you are of a certain age then you most assuredly recall either your grandparents or parents starting off most days with a ham/bacon/egg breakfast loaded with saturated fats, triglycerides, and cholesterol. Since the federal government (via the USDA and their vile “Food Pyramid”) indicted these components as factors for heart disease, most Americans now […]

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

We’ve had several patients ask for our opinion on the US government report on Vitamin D and Calcium supplementation. We understand why this issue is so confusing for so many of our patients — heck, most docs are not even entirely clear on the why and how of Vitamin D and Calcium supplementation. This article, […]

Exercise for Weight Loss: The Great Intensity Debate

Perhaps no more common or confusing exercise physiology concept exists — particularly when weight loss as a goal enters the equation — than that of Long Slow Distance (LSD) versus High-Intensity Training (HIT). Some physiological background information… A truly physically-fit athlete can do a century (100-mile bike ride) with brutal elevation changes using nothing for […]

60 Minutes On “Is Sugar Toxic?”

There is a great quick read over at the “60 Minutes” website that is titled “Is Sugar Toxic“. Some of the more interesting points from the article: Even though high fructose corn syrup has been recently linked to several diseases. There is metabolically no difference between HFCS and regular old table sugar or sucrose. In […]

What is Kinesio Tape & How Does it Help Heal?

Although Kinesio Tape has been around for over 25 years, Kinesio Tape has only recently become a serious therapeutic tool used by virtually every athletic trainer and sports injury chiropractor. In addition, Kinesio Tape is now a staple in treating a variety of non-sports-related conditions that chiropractors treat. History of Kinesio Tape Kinesio Taping, (aka: […]

7 Common Dry Needling Questions Answered

A brief history of Dry Needling The term “Dry Needling” has only been around since 1979 when a Czech physician named Karl Lewit discovered positive outcomes when treating patients with steroid injections, only he didn’t actually inject the medication. He simply used the dry needle at the targeted area and knew there was something else […]

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Understanding Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Degenerative spondylolisthesis, a long name for a common problem. In this article, we answer your questions about this condition. Who gets Degenerative Spondylolisthesis? Degenerative Spondylolisthesis (DS) is a fairly common condition we diagnose, most often occurring in the lumbar spine and affecting females more often than males. In fact, 20% of women will […]

Expert Network Recognizes Dr. Eric Mitz as Distinguished Professional

Dr. Mitz is a distinguished chiropractic physician and licensed acupuncturist. He is the only chiropractor in Indiana to be named a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. He is a Fellow of the Acupuncture Society of America and is listed as one of the “10 Best Chiropractors” for exceptional client satisfaction by the […]