Hi. My name is Dr. Matthew Gianforte and I would like to personally welcome you to LifeWorks Integrative Health. We are one of the first Integrative Health Clinics in the Kansas City area. An integrative practice incorporates a combination of physiotherapy, chiropractic, nutrition and functional medicine, as well as a blend of medical treatment.
- Changes the function of your cells, genes, and hormones
When you go into intermittent fasting, it puts a stress on the body. The body then adapts to that stress. Example, if you are lifting weights by changing the strength of the muscle, or the bones begin to adapt,
About 46 million people in America are suffering from arthritic pain. Did you know that arthritis can be preventable and in some cases – can actually be reversed?
It is important to understand arthritis and the steps you can take now to prevent it from happening.
Arthritis is an inflammatory reaction that happens in the joint.
When do you go see your doctor? Most people tell go to their doctor when they have a pain, symptom, or some condition going on in their body. That approach to health is very degenerative. Let us explain it by looking at the disease timeline. The disease timeline is the time when disease starts in your body to when the disease ends.
Highest Rates of Knee Surgery
The rate of knee surgery in the United States is virtually out of control. In 2017 over 700,000 total knee replacements were performed. According to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery article in 2005, this rate is expected to increase by 3.5 million surgeries per year by 2030.
The Evidence Based Approach to Back Pain
As the cost, disabled workers, and opioid addictions rise, the entire medical community is looking for the best approach to back pain. While many are looking for the “next big thing” in spine care, those who are on the forefront of spine care research are looking back to the 100 year profession of chiropractic care.
Let’s talk about forward head posture and what it means. Forward head posture is when your head is forward, out in front of the shoulders. I want you to pay attention to this because your kids’ health depends on it along with yours. Your kids and our kids are the future of our health and future of our country so we want to make sure we take care of them,
Estrogen gets its fame primarily from the drop of this crucial hormone in the menopause years, but years before that hormone shift, estrogen plays a critical role in overall health, and hormone health. Estrogen dominance is when the balance of estrogen compared to other hormones, particularly progesterone, is off. This may not be because estrogen levels are massively high,
Thyroid Doctor Overland Park, KS
What Is The Thyroid?
The thyroid itself is an organ in your body. It is butterfly shaped and is located in the base of the neck, kind of right below the Adam’s apple. It is about two-inches long and the two lobes lie on either side of your windpipe.
You may have heard this term if you have gone to a chiropractor or physical therapist in the past, but I want to make sure you really understand what that is.
Corrective care starts with testing to see how your body is functioning on the inside,