21 12, 2016

Oh no, not the Flu Season!

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oh no, not the Flu Season!

Is your immune system remaining strong this flu season? The immune system helps the body defend against everyday and acute stressors. Stress, inadequate sleep, poor diet, and general aging can leave the body vulnerable and less equipped to fight off seasonal immune system challenges. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more [...]

8 11, 2016

The Landscape of the Brain

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Landscape of the Brain

When we use NUCCA chiropractic in Rockford to balance the spine and people get better, we often hear “I don’t know what you do but I like it!” As technology continues to develop, we can actually see what is happening when we correct the misaligned spine. Using specialized scanning machines, we can see that the [...]

21 09, 2016

Brain Gauge by Rockford Chiropractor

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brain Gauge by Rockford Chiropractor

You may wonder what we are checking when we have patients lie supine or stand with backs against a grid. Fair question! Everything we do at Upper Cervical Care Center-Rockford, is designed to ensure your brain is communicating with your body without interference. Some parts of the brain manage posture, some manage eye function, [...]

7 04, 2016

It’s All in My Head

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00April 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s All in My Head

Running for Research I’m very excited about the Run for Research coming to Rockford on May 14th! The following is a transcript from a recent interview about the Run. Question: What exactly is the Run for Research? Dr. Orem: The Run for Research is an annual event where participants run, walk, or jog as [...]

5 02, 2016

Upper Cervical Chiropractic Rockford – Placebo or Not?

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Upper Cervical Chiropractic Rockford – Placebo or Not?

I was astonished to find this short, not very well crafted detritus moving around facebook today, and I wanted to point out some issues. Fostering doubt about something that has as stupendous a track record as that established by Dr. Scott Rosa is not just counterproductive, but represents a force that civilization has been [...]

20 07, 2015

Upper Cervical Care – Rockford

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Upper Cervical Care – Rockford

The question arises what we actually do in our office. People often think of the office of a NUCCA chiropractor in Rockford as a place where you get "cracked," or "manipulated," or a place where you go to get rid of pain. Getting rid of pain is a very good thing, but with chiropractic [...]

30 09, 2014

Ask the Doc: What’s the Hardest Part of your Job?

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00September 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ask the Doc: What’s the Hardest Part of your Job?

A recent Ask the Doc question inquired about the hardest part of the work I do; first, let’s start with what makes it incredibly rewarding. The best part of being a NUCCA doctor is helping people who are hungry to experience true health. NUCCA chiropractic in Rockford creates health through restoring connection between the [...]

5 03, 2014

Shots, Ear Flushes and “Metacations”

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00March 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shots, Ear Flushes and “Metacations”

In March, there are a number of important birthdays – one of them is my dear Papa, who turned 77 at the beginning of this month. Ever since I was a little girl, my grandfather was an important person in my life; in fact, he was one of my very first “patients.” While visiting [...]

24 02, 2014

That 1 Question

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00February 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on That 1 Question

This February marks 9 years since a very important question changed my thinking, and thereby, changed my life. Before I become the NUCCA chiropractor in Rockford that I am today, I played basketball in high school and loved it. In fact, my goal was to play basketball in college. However, I thought after the [...]

4 02, 2014

Ice Attack

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00February 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ice Attack

A few weeks ago, we were (again) hit by winter ice storm, leaving the parking lot with a strong resemblance to ice skating rink. I shuffled to my car – balancing a laptop bag in one hand and a handbag in the other – as if I were a 90 year old lady (I [...]