Does your side profile imply pain triggers?

Chiropractic Doctor Shawnee, KS

When you look at your side profile, what do you see? Are you standing up straight, or are you hunched over looking down? These small side profile observations could be potential pain triggers.

According to the American Chiropractic Association, up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lives.

How can a chiropractor help with TMJ?

Many people suffer from pain resulting from temporomandibular joint disorders, also known as TMJ. TMJ disorders can cause your quality of living to rapidly decrease, and if not looked at and treated by a professional, it could be life-altering. When considering medical treatment for TMJ, chiropractic care can be one of the best ways to treat your pain.

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.

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.

Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Pain Relief – 4 Pillars of Joint Pain


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.

Arthritis Causes and Prevention

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.  

Bone Medications

The Crack In The Theory Of Bone Medications

Alternative Medicine Overland Park KS

One of the most commonly prescribed classes of medicine for osteoporosis is one called Bisphosphonates. Since their introduction in the 1960’s, this class of medication has grown in popularity as well as controversy. Although seeming, still to some, like a “magic bullet” for osteoporosis, medical literature, and patient experience is proving otherwise.

Stem Cell Doctor

The Future of Arthritis

Stem Cell Doctor Shawnee KS

The future of medicine is intensely personal. From personalized cancer therapies specific to a person’s genetic code to supplement and lifestyle plans specific to results from comprehensive lab testing. Gone are the days (or so we hope) of standard protocols implemented the same for everyone. Among the most emerging and promising individualized therapies is regenerative therapy.  

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