Nature's Way Back To Health

 

MUELLER  CHIROPRACTIC

 

Is Your Lifeline To Better Health

 

Serving patients needs for over 21 years in the Lehigh Valley

 

From The Desk Of Dr. Mueller    .


 
 
Dr. Karl Mueller
Mueller Chiropractic
2909 Route 100
Orefield PA, 18069
(610) 366-7061
drkarlchiro@verizon.net
www.MuellerChiropractic.com
 

This newsletter is dedicated to your good health. Please accept our personal invitation to explore its contents and forward it to others you care about!!!
 

 


The Wellness Approach
Meet Our Staff
JJ Virgin PHD/Food Choices 
Your Childs Health/Tips For Pregnant Women 
Our Gift To You and Your Loved Ones

 

The Wellness Approach Versus Traditional Health Care 

 

Inside Out vs. Outside In

If a patient has high blood pressure, a standard medical approach would be to choose a drug that lowers blood pressure, and ask the patient to take the drug. This may serve to lower the blood pressure, but ignores the underlying cause that is making the blood pressure high, and runs the risk of side effects complicating the person’s recovery. Whether it’s a nutritional issue, faulty control by the nerve system or a manifestation of stress, the medication could decrease the blood pressure, leaving the problem causing the symptom of high blood pressure unaddressed.  

The Wellness Approach

Wellness is a state of optimal conditions for normal function… and then some. The wellness approach is to look for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments would optimize the conditions for normal function. That environment encourages natural healing, and minimizes the need for invasive treatment, which should be administered only when absolutely necessary. When the body is working properly, it tends to heal effectively, no matter what the condition.

When the body heals well and maintains itself well, then there is another level of health that goes beyond “asymptomatic” or “pain-free” which reveals an open-ended opportunity for vitality, vibrant health, and an enhanced experience of life. This is true for mental and emotional health as well as physical health. While some people may suffer psychological disorders, creating an atmosphere of mental and emotional wellness will address all but the most serious problems.

 

Meet The Staff


From the Desk of
Karl E. Mueller, D.C.

Has been in practice for over 21 years in the Lehigh Valley. Graduate of York College Of Pennsylvania with a B.S. degree in Human Biology. Graduate of Pennsylvania College of Straight Chiropractic in 1989. Areas of specialty include Chiropractic Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, and Electrodiagnostians. Doctor Mueller is a dynmaic speaker and lecturer in the field of health and wellness. Reconized in 1993 as the Doctor of the Month through Markson Mangement Services.

Princeton's Who's Who in Chiropractic. Nonimated by Governor Tom Ridge to the State Board of Chiropractic in 1996. Dr. Mueller has been active in the community politcally receiving recongnition through the local and state parties. Dr. Mueller sits on local boards including youth and community service. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus 10921 Council, and has achieved the level of For! th Degree Knight. He is a member of the Honor Guard for the Allentown Archdiocese. He has been a youth coach for over 14 years, past President of Parkland Football Boosters, and currently a PIAA official in Basketball. Dr. Mueller is part of the fabric of our community, he resides with his wife Michelle in Orefield, and he has 2 sons, Troy and Tyler.


Office Manager-
Michelle Mueller

Associate Degree in Liberal Arts at OCC. Worked for medical and as well as chiropractic offices and has 25 years experience. Areas of interests include insurance billing with certification as a Chiropractic Assistant through NYCC/Markson Management Services. Past President of Common Wealth Allied Health Services and Review. Active in local politics and received the Golden Tusk Award. Active in the community including church, youth organizations, High School Football and Basketball Booster Clubs.

Massage Therapist/Chiropractic Assistant-
Annette Marth

Certified in Massage Therapy for the past 15 years. Educated through St. John's Neuromuscular Pain Relief Institute, including Health Options Institute. Also certified as a Chiropractic Assistant in the field of adjunctive therapy through NYCC/MMS. She has been working for Dr. Mueller for the past 15 years.

 

-JJ Virgin, PhD, CNS/Celebrity Wellness Expert


 

In my work on the Dr. Phil Show, the entire crew utilizes Chiropractic care.  We have directly seen its positive effects on our own health and well being. But more so, we have keenly observed those guests on the show in our "Biggest Loser" segments that do not use Chiropractic care.  The difference in overall health is markedly different. 

It is my sincerest suggestion to you that the greatest gift you can give yourself, and those of whom you love, as well as those that love you, is the gift of health and well being. Your Chiropractor is an expert in these areas. Please ask for suggestions to make your life and the life of your loved ones the very best it can be.

 This month, I'll focus on what you're eating. I have a few great ways to toss Ben and Jerry out of your house and replace them with fruits, vegetables and other exciting ways to reenergize your life food wise.

     *Hang out in the produce aisle. Think of the produce aisle at your local grocery store as one of your primary shopping areas and really take a good look at what's offered. The fun part here is to buy a new vegetable each week and then go on the Internet or figure out a recipe to cook it in a healthy way. With most veggies, you can never go wrong stir frying in a little extra virgin olive oil with some fresh herbs or garlic. Once a week make a large pan of roasted veggies in your oven. Cut your veggies, drizzle with olive oil and then toss with some salt and pepper. Bake until brown, eat with your meals and save the leftovers for wraps and salads. When you have them handy, you will eat them.

     *Remember your protein choices. Too many people are still doing meals that are just one big carb bomb. Remember that protein is necessary at every meal including breakfast. Don't just have your steel cut oatmeal, but make sure to add two poached eggs. Make sure to add the whey protein to your shakes. Dinner shouldn't just be some pasta with cheese. Try some fresh wild salmon with veggies or some great grilled chicken with a wonderful salad. When you eat protein, you will feel full and satisfied.

     *Stop eating chemicals. Make a vow this year to take as many food chemicals out of your life as possible. This means nixing the diet sodas and boxed meals. Really read the labels and if you can't pronounce it then don't eat it. Remember that many so-called healthy sports drinks are also full of sugar and chemicals. One great benefit of getting rid of these chemicals is your skin will look brighter and glow.

     *Don't do artificial sweeteners - at all! Switch to the only sweetener I use which is xylitol, and just use a little bit. Get rid of all of the rest of the chemical gunk sweeteners. If you have a stash at home or in your bag or purse then get rid of them. Make sure you read labels because many foods are full of these chemicals.

     *Make healthy lateral switches when it comes to foods. I don't want you to just deny yourself, but make conscious lateral shifts. For example, if you love soda then switch over to sparkling water with some Emergen-C in it. It's a delicious mock-tail that tastes great. Soon, you won't even miss your soda anymore and may actually come to hate the taste of it. (Believe me, it's true).

     *Modify your coffee habit. Many of us have been kidding ourselves over the years about our little 800 calorie midday or morning coffee pitstops. It's time to realize that adding sugar, chocolate and whipped cream to coffee turns it into a very high calorie dessert. I'd rather opt for plain coffee and add a little organic Half & Half plus xylitol.

     *Realize that fat isn't the enemy. You should make sure to have the right fat or healthy fats like coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil. The fat from nuts is also perfect for good health. Many people rid their lives of fat and then use sugar as a replacement for flavor. Don't fall into that trap.

     *Work on retraining your taste buds. You might think that you can't live without sugar, but I bet that you can lose your taste for it. The key is to take it out of your diet and then retrain your taste buds to love the taste of spice and a bit sour. You'll be amazed that suddenly anything sugary will taste too sugary and you won't like it anymore. That's the key to freedom from a sugar addiction. Break the habit and then lose your taste for it.

     *Finally, don't live in denial. If you occasionally - and that doesn't mean every single day - want a special treat then use my three-bite rule. Take three ladylike bites (even if you're a guy) and then you're done. You will get your taste and not over indulge in a good thing.





 

 
 
Chiropractic tips for pregnant women:

Be sure to get adjusted regularly. Chiropractic care is important to help maintain a healthy skeletal structure and nervous system function throughout a pregnancy and childbirth.  

Do some gentle exercise each day. Walking, swimming, or stationary cycling are relatively safe cardiovascular exercises for pregnant women. Avoid any activities that involve jerking or bouncing movements. Stop exercise immediately if you notice any unusual symptom, such as nausea, dizziness or weakness.

Wear flat shoes with arch supports. Your feet become more susceptible to injury during pregnancy, partially due to a rapidly increasing body weight, but also because the ligaments that support the feet become more lax.

When picking up children, bend from the knees, not the waist. Your low back is much more prone to injury during pregnancy.

When sleeping, lay on your side with a pillow between your knees to take pressure off your lower back. Full-length "body pillows" or "pregnancy wedges" are very popular and can be helpful.

Eat several small meals or snacks every few hours, rather than three large meals per day. This will help alleviate nausea, stabilize blood sugar and allow your body to extract the maximum amount of nutrients from the foods that you eat.

Take a prenatal vitamin with at least 400 micrograms of folic acid every day; 800 micrograms is even better. Folic acid has been shown to dramatically reduce the risk of neural tube defects in a developing fetus. Be sure to check with your doctor before taking any vitamin or herbal supplement to make sure it's safe for you and the baby.

 
 

 

 

Health Pass Month!

May is Health Pass Month!  If you have a friend or loved one that you feel could benefit from drugless Chiropractic Care, simply call our off at the above number and mention this special program.

Health Pass Month - enables family members, friends, and loved ones, receive a consultation, examination, and X rays if needed, for $25! (Up to a $175 Value)  

Just call the office at the above number or respond to this newsletter and mention Patient Appreciation Week.  The greatest gift we can give to someone else is the gift of drugless health.

Please call our office for your appointment today!


 

We want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for referring your family and friends to us!! We are honored by your confidence in us and we thank you for your generosity and your loving concern for others.

We extend a warm welcome to all of our new practice members!!!

HAPPY SPRING!!!


 

 
 

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