Dr. Moyer, Chiropractor, is a Colorado Board Certified Chiropractic Doctor graduating summa cum laude and valedictorian from Cleveland Chiropractic College in 2006. Dr. Moyer has experience helping people understand and eliminate moderate to severe pain such as lower back pain, upper back pain, neck pain, and headaches. Dr. Moyer is a spokesman for the American Heart […]
For the first time, the American Cancer Society on Thursday published formal guidelines for cancer survivors, focusing on the health benefits of maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and eating a healthy diet. The guidelines are published online in CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians.
Janet Jackson recently reveals her new weight loss and what she says is the cause behind her new healthy change.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses recent research that shows that sugar may not just contribute to weight gain, but that it can also take a dramatic toll on our health. He discusses the issue with Dr. Robert Lustig who believes that sugar is actually a toxin and that large amounts are killing us.
In addition to Physical and Emotional stress, your body and wellness can suffer from Chemical stress. Chemical stress is induced by toxins in your environment. This includes everything from the foods and drinks you consume to the medication you take to the air you breathe.
Part one discussed physical stress, a stress on the body that is visible in poor posture or in the form of an injury. In part two, we will cover emotional stress, which can be just as harmful to your body yet not visibly apparent like physical. According to Dr. Ben Kim, emotional stress is one of […]
by Randy Moyer, DC I often get asked by patients how safe chiropractic care really is. I generally answer that with a quick review of the costs of chiropractic malpractic insurance rates as compared with other health care providers. – Back surgeons generally pay about $100 – $150k in malpractice insurance per year. – Medical […]
Arthritis is a growing problem, rising along with the rates of aging Americans. Fifty million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis, and that number is expected to rise to 67 million by 2030, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The good news is massage therapy is an effective way to address […]
Every year 38 million Americans try alternative therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic treatments. How helpful are those and other alternative treatments? Consumer Reports’ survey of its readers found that hands-on treatments such as chiropractic and deep-tissue massage helped relieve back pain, neck pain, and osteoarthritis. And in the case of back pain, chiropractic care […]
(NewsUSA) – Many people who take medications for chronic pain sometimes wonder whether there is more they can do to manage their condition better. More and more, medical research is showing that the answer is a resounding yes. While prescription and over-the-counter medications can be useful in treating chronic pain, efforts to manage pain can […]
Massage therapy can help relieve the pain and inflammation of gout, a type of arthritis. New research shows the prevalence of gout in the U.S. has risen over the past two decades, and now affects 8.3 million Americans. Prior research found that gout incidence in the U.S. more than doubled from the 1960s to 1990s. […]
Let’s say there’s a new medication that could make you live longer, feel more positive, and improve your overall quality of life. It’s an elixir that doesn’t have side effects. It’s effective. And it doesn’t cost a penny. It’s out there. Really. It goes by many names — healthy living, wellness, prevention. Its components are […]
There is no question that massage therapy is a positive experience; now, research indicates people who choose positive, emotionally gratifying experiences age more successfully than do those people who don’t choose such experiences. The tendency to make good choices has been dubbed the “positivity effect.” The new research explains how and when this effect works […]
Interested in a massage this month? Locally known for outstanding massage therapy, Moyer Total Wellness is offering a special through the end of the month. Schedule a massage this month, and pay only $40. Want to upgrade to a 1.5-hr massage? Special price only $59.
Stiff shoulders? Aching back? In a time of high gas prices, a shaky economy, and political rancor, it’s no wonder that many of us are feeling a bit stressed lately. Add the usual aches and pains that come along with age, arthritis, sports injuries and the strain of hunching over a computer all day, and […]
For some, the notion of a massage conjures up images of spas smelling of lavender, or a special treat the rich get to enjoy to enhance a nap. Though these images are representative of the experience of some, there are massage techniques that can do a world of therapeutic good: ranging from medical diagnosis to […]
What Is Sports Massage? Sports massage is a form of massage that utilizes specific strokes to help athletes obtain maximum performance and physical conditioning by increasing power, endurance, and mobility—both before and after an event or exercise. Who Can Benefit? Sports massage is particularly beneficial when an athlete is in training for an event. It’s […]
If you expect to live into your nineties because your parents did, think again. A new study from Sweden has found that lifestyle factors are much more important than heredity in determining who lives longest. The researchers from Gothenburg University found that not smoking, drinking moderate amounts of coffee and having low cholesterol and good […]
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — With less than two weeks until Mother’s Day on May 8, the best bet this year is giving mom her choice for gifts and pampering, according to a new survey(1) conducted by independent research firm Toluna and released today by Buy.com®. Over one third of Americans (35 […]
Massage eases anxiety and depression, as well as leg and back pain, in depressed pregnant women, and their newborns seem to benefit as well, according to a recent study. “Massage therapy effects on depressed pregnant women” was conducted by staff of the Touch Research Institutes at the University of Miami School of Medicine, in Florida. […]
Our massage services have been gaining in popularity and we are now hosting a new website just for massage information. www.denver-massage.com. We have a new staff page that shows the massage therapists as well as their massage schedule. We will be updating all of these pages on a regular basis. Thanks!
Massage therapy has been shown to reduce depression, improve immune function, boost mood and increase relaxation. New research shows that people who are depressed are susceptible to premature aging of immune cells, which could in turn open the door to serious illness, such as diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, stroke and dementia. The findings indicate that […]
As many of you know, last week I (Dr. Moyer) completely tore my ACL and partially tore both meniscus in my left knee. OUCH! But, I am doing so much better now. I am walking normal and completely without pain. I am most likely going to still have surgery, but have delayed it 4 weeks […]
Moyer Total Wellness is being featured on Groupon.com today 4/20 and tomorrow 4/21. $39 for a 55-Minute Custom Massage and One-Year Massage Membership* at Moyer Total Wellness ($158 Value) To buy this deal, click here:http://www.groupon.com/r/uu11976232 *Valued at $99 – our Massage Members have access to unlimited massages for an entire year for only $40 per massage.
Since Biblical times, people have been fasting and cleansing for many reasons including better health, disease recovery, spiritual enlightenment and political protest. However, in our day and age the most people are not educated on the health benefits fasting and cleansing can provide. Before we can create healthy bodies and minds we must substitute toxic […]
Ahh… the famous question: “What is the difference between deep tissue massage and just deep pressure?” There seems to be a lot of confusion about this topic so we will attempt to delve into the unclear to hopefully shed some light on the subject- ONCE AND FOR ALL! Deep Tissue is a very specific massage […]
By Sabra Woodcock CMT As an athlete and massage therapist, I know the importance of regular body work to maintain healthy muscles and help improve performance. Anyone who routinely stretches their physical limits through movement such as running, cycling, hiking, swimming, dancing, tennis and other racquet sports, strength training and aerobics can benefit from a […]
If you’ve ever lost weight, you know how hard it is to keep it off. Ever wonder why some people are able to keep weight off, while others put it right back on? Read on for the 7 Secrets to Maintain Weight Loss. (And if you still have pounds to lose, these 7 secrets will […]
Is It Safe To Crack My Back? The possibilities of joint or nerve damage. By Henry S. Lodge, M.D. Q. Because my back often gets stiff and tight, it feels good to crack my back. Is this ok? A. In general, yes. People have been doing it for thousands of years, and it’s unlikely you […]
Many elite athletes consider sports massage an essential part of their training and recovery routine. Theses athletes report that a sports massage helps them train more effectively, improve performance, prevent injury, and recovery quickly. Historically, competitive and professional athletes have been some of the biggest users of sports massage. Today, a growing number of massage […]