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Sep
17
2019

Angry Orchard Hard Cider and Cheetos

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

“David! Put your jeans on!! I think patients are at the door!!! Hurry!!” I never thought I would utter those words in my own office. Good grief! The back story: Last Monday, the morning Irma was brewing, my husband and I left the house at 4 AM as it started to rain and headed to […]

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Aug
14
2019

Eating to Fuel Exercise

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

I read an interview with a nutritionist in the New York Times recently.  Since many Balance Atlanta patients and friends are very active and make exercise an important part of their lives, I thought I would share this helpful information with you. Now that I have decided I am a runner  (OK – so I […]

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Aug
7
2019

Ice or Heat?

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

To Treat An Injury: Ice or Heat? Posted April 12, 2009 You’re at the park on a glorious Saturday morning playing a friendly game of basketball with your fellow weekend warriors. You jump for a rebound and land awkwardly, twisting your knee, and drop to the ground in pain. Moments later, you’ve been helped off […]

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Aug
4
2019

Chiropractic Myths and Facts

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

As successful as chiropractic has become, there are a lot of myths circulating among the general public. Times have definitely changed for the better, but the fact is that many people still do not understand what chiropractors do. Let’s talk about a few of the more common myths about chiropractic. Myth #1 – Chiropractors are […]

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Jul
29
2019

Your Poor Feet

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

Huge numbers of people develop foot pain in their 60s, but it can start as early as the 20s and 30s. Excessive weight, diabetes and circulation problems can contribute to foot pain. Proper footwear and regular exercise can play a crucial role in preventing foot problems. The average person walks the equivalent of three times […]

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Jul
20
2019

Auriculotherapy

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

Auriculotherapy was developed by Dr. Paul Nogier, a neurologist, in the 1950’s. He became interested in the study when several of his sciatic patients related how they had been helped by a middle eastern woman. They reported that their suffering ended after she put a hot needle into their ears. Nogier began his quest to […]

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Jul
11
2019

Common Dance Injuries

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

Dancer’s Fracture “I landed badly from a jump and now it hurts to walk.” This is the most common acute fracture seen in dancers. This fracture occurs along the 5th metatarsal, the long bone on the outside of the foot. The typical method of injury is landing from a jump on an inverted (turned-in) foot. […]

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Jul
8
2019

From Stroke to Hope

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

Theresa has been a wellness patient since 1998. In her early 60’s, she has always been the epitome of health: exercise, good nutrition, loving family, positive attitude. Last year, she had a stroke. Apparently, a microscopic blood vessel in her brain had been defective since birth. Otherwise, there was no explanation for the stroke. Three […]

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Jul
8
2019

Torque Release Technique

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

(Article courtesy of torquerelease.com.au) Torque Release Technique in chiropractic language this is known as a “low-force,” “neurologically-based,” “tonal,” “subluxation-centered” assessment and adjusting technique. The methods TRT offers have firm foundations in science: 1) Anatomy and an understanding of the amazing structure of the spinal column, spinal cord and central nervous system. 2) Physiology and cutting-edge […]

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Jul
5
2019

Benefits of Chiropractic for Babies

Author: Caroline von Fluegge-Chen   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

•Improve the chance of a vaginal delivery for infants in the breech position using the Webster Technique to correct the mother’s pelvic and spinal alignment, thereby decreasing intrauterine constraint. •Decrease stress to the infant’s spine, skull and central nerve system during delivery. •Address potential spinal and cranial misalignments resulting from c-section, forceps, vacuum, prolonged, or […]

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