One Degree of Change

  Have you ever noticed that some things only require a tiny, itty-bitty change? Do you know the difference between one degree and another when it comes to temperature? One degree can make a difference in an entire state of matter – solid to liquid (ice to water) or vice versa. One degree of change..

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Concussions… My Story

In my office, I frequently see people suffering from conditions such as migraines, headaches, vertigo, fatigue, and chronic pain. Most of the time people can remember a head or neck trauma they once sustained, and since then they have not been the same.   Recently we have decided to hold free monthly workshops on these conditions…

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I Am On The Run!

It has always been a dream of mine to run a marathon. My sister is my first inspiration to run one. I would look in awe at her when she would tell stories of completing a marathon in one of the major U.S. cities or on some exotic remote island. The idea of running 26.2..

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Let Me Tell You Why People Fly to Me

Alooohhaa! Hey there – Dr. Addison here on Kaua’i, Hawai’i. We sometimes run into a huge problem on Kaua’i. We don’t have many specialists here. Therefore, many people in our community have to travel by plane to other islands to get specialized testing and care. Does this sound familiar? It might not be a plane..

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What Happened to Superman?

Why is the upper cervical area (upper neck) so important to health and well-being? The upper cervical area is essentially the epicenter of your body. It is the most important area for communication from your brain to your body. Complete loss of that communication can be devastating.  Superman had a severe injury to his upper..

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3 AM and Wide Awake: Why Do I Have Insomnia?

Sleep problems can be defined in 3 different ways:  insomnia, disturbed sleep, and restless sleep.  Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep.  Disturbed sleep is the inability to stay asleep for a full night’s rest.  Restless sleep is when you can fall asleep and stay asleep, but the quality of sleep isn’t good.  The end..

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Double Your Chances for Success

Have you ever found it difficult to get to the gym, whether it be from lack of time or lack of motivation? Are you not seeing the results or goals you had set out to attain? Are you bored with your current workout program? In this blog post, we will answer those questions, help you..

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Do I Really Need to Get X-rays?

Do I Really Need To Get X-rays? That’s a fair question to ask as a patient. In some branches of health care, such as dentistry or orthopedics, x-rays are routine and are performed without any doubts or questions. Patients understand that without x-rays, the dentist or orthopedic surgeon would be flying blind, and the quality..

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How Did I Get Sick?

Miracles From Heaven – Have you seen the new movie trailer? I have been waiting for this movie to come out for a few months now to share this post with you. If you have any understanding about the work we do here at The Specific, then you understand that UNRESOLVED traumas happen, and they..

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