Happy Fall!

We hope your summer was filled with a healthy dose of fun, a bit of work and, of course, rest and relaxation! 

September 22nd is Falls Prevention Day.  As we age, degeneration of the spine can impact nervous system function and increase the risk of falls. Balance problems and gait issues are also main contributors to falls in seniors. Did you know that chiropractic care can help correct vestibular disorders and musculoskeletal issues that underlie balance issues? Check out Dr. Reynolds' article and video on vertigo in the section below to learn more. 

This month marks a new beginning for our students returning to school, a chance to start on a fresh foot. You can help f uel your child's brain for optimal learning by starting each morning with a breakfast menu consisting of protein, whole grains and fruit.  Essential oils can also help promote focus and concentration and aid in de-stressing after a long day at school (or even at the office!) .  Contact our office about back-to-school rollerballs to help get your child in the right frame of mind for learning.

Wishing all our students much success in the coming year... and  Happy Labor Day to all!

Yours in health,

Dr. Keri Chiappino and D r. W. Brent Reynolds

P.S. Reminder to our NYC patients -- please note that our Upper West Side wellness office has moved just .3 miles northeast of our current location. (See article below for more information.)

Is Your Life Literally Spinning Out of Control Due to Vertigo?
Chiropractic Neurological Care Can Help Bring Your Life Back in Balance

Our sense of balance is something we don't really give much thought in our busy lives, until, of course, it is thrown off-kilter. 

Nearly 70 million Americans struggle with a vertigo, a vestibular condition that causes spinning or swaying sensations.  For them, life can be like a wild, unpredictable carousel ride - causing slight unsteadiness at
times, then picking up speed to a dizzying pace at others.  Lightheadedness, nausea, gait issues, feelings of being off-balance and ringing in the ear (tinnitus) are common, oftentimes daily, symptoms of problems within the vestibular system, the part of the brain that controls balance and stability.

Vertigo is an inner ear disorder that can have its origins in a neck injury, illness or even aging.  Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or BPPV, a common type of vertigo, is triggered by dislodged ear crystals that fall into the semicircular canal, causing sensitivity to head position changes and accompanying dizziness.  
For those living with vertigo, the persistent merry-go-around of imbalance takes a toll on daily living; due to mental fatigue, concentration and memory issues as well as the increased risk of injury and falls, many feel a loss of independence.  Anxiety and depression are common comorbid conditions.
Fortunately, there is a simple, non-invasive procedure known as the Epley maneuver which helps move the crystals out of the canal, alleviating spinning, dizziness and disequilibrium -- without prescription medication.  Dr. W. Brent Reynolds specializes in vestibular issues and has more than 10 years effectively resolving vertigo issues in his patients.   Check out his video above to learn more about the Epley maneuver and how it can restore balance without drugs or invasive procedures.  If you are experiencing feelings of imbalance, contact our office. 
Better balance can promote a better quality of life, free from the worry of falls and injury.  Let us help you restore balance in your life.

September 25th Lecture: Reducing Pain & Inflammation Naturally..with Essential Oils

Do you suffer with chronic pain or inflammation? Essential oils have been used for centuries for healing purpose, in fact, many oils have analgesic properties that are equivalent to or even surpass pharmaceutical pain relievers! 

Attend my lecture on September 25th and learn how to create your own essential oils rollerball to quickly and effectively target your body's trouble spots and promote healing. ($10 fee for non-members).  Seating is limited, so reserve your spot today! 631.265.1223.  

For Members Only: 

Join us Monday, September 11th at 7:30 pm for the second installment in our  "Members Only" lecture series at our Smithtown office.   Discover the many physical and mental health benefits of aromatherapy. Bring along your Young Living Essential Oils starter kit and learn how to make the perfect oil blend for your unique health concern.

Mark your calendar for the first Monday of each month going forward for our exclusive "Members Only" workshop. RSVP 631.265.1223.
Shed the Meds! It's Pain Awareness Month

Prescription painkillers are commonly recommended by the medical establishment for lower back, neck and neuromusculoskeletal pain.  In fact, on an average day 650,000 opioid prescriptions are dispensed, according to the Department of Health & Human Services. 

Oftentimes, what starts as a means to alleviate pain after an injury or procedure becomes a lifelong addiction.  Studies show that 4 out of 5 heroin abusers started out with prescription painkillers and at least half of all opioid deaths due to overdose involved a prescription opioid.

Pain Awareness Month is a good time to shine a light on conservative care options like chiropractic, neurofeedback, acupuncture and therapeutic massage therapies which offer safe, effective, non-drug options for healing chronic pain.  We recommend that e ffective pain management should start with chiropractic care as a first-line treatment tool to get to the source of the pain to provide relief and increase function.

Our office has a wide variety of tools to help restore your health. Call us to learn how we can help relieve your pain naturally.

Lose Weight & Feel Great ... the TLS Way!

Struggling to lose those extra pounds, but can't seem to reach your goal?  Let us help!  Our office is offering the TLS Weight-Loss Solution, a personally tailored plan that can help you balance your weight and lifestyle to help you get fit and trim in just seven weeks!

Our scientifically based program centers around low glycemic eating to help you lose weight effectively and keep it off. You'll learn how to obtain  a healthy body composition to increase the amount of muscle vs. fat body composition, and get daily tips for healthy cooking and snacking.

Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 7:15-8:30 at our Smithtown wellness center.  To learn more, call us at 631.265.1223 or visit our website www.tlsslim.com/newlifechiropractic.  
Our NYC Office has Moved

Beginning Friday, September 8, 2017, Dr. Chiappino will be seeing patients on Fridays in our new office located at:

279 Central Park West, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10024
(On the corner of 88th St.) 

Friday hours will be as follows: 
* Week A 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 
* Week B 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The new office is just .3 mile northeast of our previous location, conveniently located near the 86th Street Station's B&C subway lines.

Our phone number remains the same: 212.721.1188. Please call for directions.

Destress Naturally with Meditation

Have you every tried mindful meditation to relieve your stress? Practicing mindfulness can help relieve anxiety, feelings of being overwhelmed and sleeplessness, helping to put you at ease.  Dr. Chiappino has recorded downloadable guided meditations to help:
  • Achieve deep sleep
  • Shift your mood
  • Reduce generalized anxiety 
  • Reduce pain...and more
To purchase Dr. Chiappino's meditations,visit   www.newlifechiropractic.com/meditations.
Online Supplements

Check  out our nutraMetrix   e-store and our new Metagenics e-store. Open 24/7 for your e-shopping convenience!  
September Wellness Savings

Save 10% on in-stock nutraMetrix Immune 

  • Boosts the body's natural immune response
  • Clinical trials have shown that Wellmune┬« promotes a healthy immune system
  • Promotes beneficial activity of macrophages, T cells and natural killer cells, which engulf and destroy pathogens and foreign matter
  • Promotes healthy energy levels and vitality
  • Improves mental clarity

  • $25 off an initial acupuncture visit (private pay patients) for pain relief with Lori Fortunato, LAc 

Call us to take advantage of our September Wellness Specials: 631.265.1223
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