Head Injuries: Why Rest and Recover Might Not Be Enough

Concussion and treatment for them continues in the news as the long term side effects have shown up in retired NFL players. Other sports such as soccer, ice hockey, rugby, boxing, wrestling, cheerleading, and volleyball also have high risk for concussions. While many of the concussion risks and prevalence coincides with childhood and adolescent sports,

Nutrition for a Triathlete in Training

When getting prepared for a triathlon, it is crucial to not forget about nutrition. Triathlons require a competitor to test their level of endurance, strength and stamina. Simply working out without making changes to one’s diet may not result in the improvements a competitor is looking for. A trainer is happy to meet with you,

How To Get Rid Of Migraines

Natural Medicine Overland Park, KS

Migraine is the third most prevalent illness in the world, affecting around 39 million men, women, and children in the United States. It remains to be an important public health problem, being the leading cause of outpatient and emergency department visits. Migraines are most commonly experienced between the ages of 25 to 55,

Real Solutions for Peripheral Neuropathy

Alternative Medicine Overland Park, KS

If you suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy (PN) as a result of a car wreck, sports injury, fall, surgery, or diabetes you know first hand the limited treatment options available in the conventional medical system. Perhaps your doctor has offered you a wide variety of medications including those developed for depression such as Gabapentin.

Chiro, Opiods, Veterans

It is no secret that a significant contributing factor to the nations opioid crisis is the use of opioid drugs for musculoskeletal pain. A population with high rates of musculoskeletal pain and injury are United States Veterans. Of those veterans, female veterans report high rates of musculoskeletal pain than men. The packs they carry can weigh between 60-100 lbs and have severely damaged the musculoskeletal system of many US service people.

Problems with Cortisone Shots- Short Term Relief Costs Long Term Healing

When cortisone injections were discovered in the 1940’s, it was considered the medical breakthrough for joint, tendon, and cartilage related pain. It continues to be the option offered by many physicians for injury and arthritis. However, even as early as the 1950’s research began to show cortisone is not the “magic bullet” it was thought to be.

What is a chiropractor?

Chiropractor Shawnee KS

At LifeWorks Integrative Health, many of our patients did not have previous experience with getting treated by a chiropractor Shawnee, KS trusts until they came to us. They learned about the effectiveness of chiropractic treatments from friends, colleagues, or family members. If you are suffering from a painful physical condition such as lower back pain,

Slow Metabolism


A popular question many people ask is, “why does your metabolism slow down as we age?” I remember when I was young back in my teenager years and in my early 20s. Back then I could eat just about anything and get away with it and I’d be able to keep my weight very stable.

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