What’s at the Top of your Christmas List?

"So what do you want for Christmas?” my parents probed while I was on fall break. As a poor college student, there seemed to be many things that could have made that list, but only one was at the forefront of my mind: “A new pair of hamstrings.” While my classes were going well, my [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:29:03+00:00December 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diane was getting sicker…

It was a busy afternoon in the office. Diane was planning on leaving early to catch a plane from O’Hare, and her stuffy nose from the day before was getting worse. Her telephone answering voice had turned into a rather poor advertisement for the office and you could feel her increasing discomfort. She had [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:40:55+00:00August 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What If I Hadn’t….?

What if I hadn't become an upper cervical chiropractor and stayed in music? What if I had not been able to detect my daughter's subluxation that was quickly killing her with a brain infection? What if I had not been able to restore balance to my wife's spine so that she could heal and [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:41:18+00:00August 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trump Picks Kennedy to Lead Vaccine Commission

President-elect Donald Trump asked Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., to chair a new commission on vaccine safety and scientific integrity, Kennedy said today. Kennedy has been a vociferous proponent of vaccine safety in the past. His appointment could breathe new life into the search for the as yet unknown link between vaccines and autism. Beginning [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:15:22+00:00January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 than [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:17:20+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Landscape of the Brain

When we use the NUCCA procedure 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 reason why [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:21:59+00:00November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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, [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:24:30+00:00September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:26:12+00:00April 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Upper Cervical Care – Rockford

The question arises what we actually do in our office.People often think of a chiropractic office 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 procedures, pain is often the last thing to [...]

By |2019-05-17T00:33:28+00:00July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments