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The Wellness Blog features articles that focus on ways you can improve your health, happiness, and overall well-being. We will discuss topics that educate and inform you of current procedures and technics for improving your state of mind and body. Feel free to peruse our Wellness Blog of current News and Articles. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We are always happy to answer your questions and help you decide what treatments are best for you.

The Foot Bone is Connected to the Pain Zone

The foot is an amazingly complex mechanism with 26 bones, all of interest to your chiropractic health. In addition to bones big and small, the foot has muscles, nerves and more than 100 ligaments, working together to perform our daily tasks. Now multiply all that by two and you have the picture of a normal healthy person.

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Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation: Naturally Revitalize the Energy of the Face

Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation or the "Acu Facelif" is a process of opening the energy meridians of the face and related areas and stimulating nourishing energy. The Acu points, used with needles and/or with finger pressure, help clear toxins, smooth the flow of Qi/ vital energy and strengthen this energy in the face.

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Sleep Makes You Brainy - Literally!

A recent study, published in an online October edition of the prestigious academic journal Neurology suggests that people who have trouble sleeping may also experience quicker shrinkages of their brain mass. The study in question was conducted by several researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Oslo, Norway.

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The Best Way to Develop a Strong Core

Until a few years ago, fitness instructors and training experts alike swore by the efficiency of the sit-up, when it came to helping their clients develop a strong core. Planking, or planks, was almost unheard of. The trends have changed since, as research has proven that planks are a sure-fire way to slimming down one's waist and developing tight abdominal muscles. What happened in the meantime?

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The Benefits of Massage

We all know how good a well-done massage can feel. But a professional massage should do more than soothe the soul, it should also provide our bodies with multiple health benefits, sometimes even targeted towards a specific problem the recipient of the massage is struggling with. The idea is surely familiar to everyone, but people often wonder what the health benefits of massage are exactly. So, without further ado, here is the list of the main benefits a proper massage can offer you.

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How to Teach Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Food

Did you know that you can change the kind of food you prefer, rewiring your brain to actually crave healthier foods, without much effort? A new study published in Nutrition&Diabetes indicates that you can get your brain to change its cravings simply by exposing yourself to healthy foods, repeatedly.

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Ice Massage, A New Therapy for Back Pain Relief

What's the first thing you do after you hit your head on the kitchen cupboard or sprain your ankle? Ice the spot as soon as possible and wait for the inflammation to go away. Ice has many hidden talents and one of them is to relieve back pain. There are so many sophisticated therapies for the treatment and management of back pain, but ice still remains one of the most efficient means of therapy out there.

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Dental Amalgams, the Leading Cause of Environmental Mercury Pollution

Do you know what the leading cause of environmental mercury pollution is? Dental amalgams! It is a well-known fact that dental amalgams which contain mercury are a danger to patients and dental practitioners. Apparently, dentist offices in the US are the biggest source of mercury in wastewater. Once in the water, mercury converts to something much more toxic and dangerous, especially to the brain and nervous system: methylmercury. Fetuses and young children are especially sensitive to this powerful toxin.

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Physical Components that Determine Mattress Quality

If you are thinking of purchasing a new mattress there are many aspects that you should take into consideration. The most important things you should worry about are the physical components, as they determine the overall capabilities of the mattress. Here are the most important elements which require additional research, and also a few explanations regarding their importance.

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What You Should Know Before Purchasing a New Mattress

Shopping for a mattress is a huge deal, because it has the power to determine how you will feel for the upcoming years. Mattress shopping is not something you should take lightly, nor is it something that should be done "on a low budget", because it will directly influence the way that your spine is aligned during the night, your mood in the morning, and whether or not your muscles will be able to relax after a long day.

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10 Great Reasons to Give Chiropractic a Try

Anyone's who has ever tried chiropractic, or who knows someone else who has, can attest to the beneficial effects and little to no side-effects that this medical practice has. It relieves pain, it involves no medication and it can literally change the patient's life. How? In a great number of ways, many of which have been proven by science, time and again – as well as attested to by the experts at Shin Wellness. Read on to learn more about the many ways in which giving chiropractic a try can virtually turn your life around.

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Dr. Gallego Featured on CBS News - Focus on South Florida 2013

Welcome back everyone. Our focus on a new year, new you would not be complete without sharing with the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Time to put away the Champaign. Although that can be healthy sometimes. Joining us now to help us achieve the wellness and improved quality of life we're all seeking is Dr. Wendy Gallego, founder of the Shin Wellness Center.

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Ergonomics and Back Pain

We all wish to change our lives for the better, but sometimes a desire to bring about change is not enough. Motivation helps, but clinical hypnosis can transform the entire process, based on subconscious patterns, into an easy, comfortable, enjoyable one.

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Can Standing Up While You Work Help Your Back?

We all wish to change our lives for the better, but sometimes a desire to bring about change is not enough. Motivation helps, but clinical hypnosis can transform the entire process, based on subconscious patterns, into an easy, comfortable, enjoyable one.

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Your Posture and Back Pain

We all wish to change our lives for the better, but sometimes a desire to bring about change is not enough. Motivation helps, but clinical hypnosis can transform the entire process, based on subconscious patterns, into an easy, comfortable, enjoyable one.

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Neurofeedback (EEG Biofeedback) Is An 'Evidence-Based' Treatment For ADHD According to New Research

Evidence-based treatments (EBT) try to specify how doctors should make decisions by identifying evidence that may support a new standard practice, and rate it according to how sound it may be scientifically. The goal is to eliminate less helpful treatments in favor of those that have more positive results.

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4 Things You Didn't Know about Hypnosis

Hypnosis activates certain parts of the brain. Your brain is less active during TV watching sessions than when you sleep.

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How to Reduce Stress

While stress is, indeed, a serious issue, there are several ways to cope with it, in order to function better within the framework of your fast-paced life. Here are ten such methods.

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Hypnosis for Children

Children can often be spotted drawing, watching a favorite cartoon on television, listening to a story or engulfed in one game or another. They are so focused on their activity that they literally don't hear others calling out to them.

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The Causes of Stress

High achievers will argue that a reasonable quantity of stress in one's life is actually a good thing. They are partly right. With the right coping strategies, some stress can determine you to give a specific endeavor your best efforts, to stay creative, and to keep up an active lifestyle.

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What Can Hypnosis Do for Me?

We all wish to change our lives for the better, but sometimes a desire to bring about change is not enough. Motivation helps, but clinical hypnosis can transform the entire process, based on subconscious patterns, into an easy, comfortable, enjoyable one.

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