Food Drive 3.0

Food Drive 3.0

Food Drive 3.0 It’s that time of year again! The holidays are in full swing. I bet you are looking forward to your Thanksgiving holiday with your friends and family. In the spirit of giving, we are holding our annual food drive, Food Drive 3.0, during the month...
The Secrets of Meb Keflezighi

The Secrets of Meb Keflezighi

One-In-A-Million I’m lucky to call Meb my friend. Not only is he an outstanding human, he is an outstanding athlete that has put in the time training, day in and day out. He has won more races than I can remember. The most memorable are the Boston Marathon in...
Chronic Neck Pain: NUCCA a Possible Solution

Chronic Neck Pain: NUCCA a Possible Solution

CHRONIC NECK PAIN Millions of Americans suffer from back and chronic neck pain. Whether the pain was triggered by an event, like an accident, or is persistent over time, ongoing pain leads to decreased quality of life, poor productivity, and for some, prescription...
Get Ready for Our Pumpkin Contest 2.0

Get Ready for Our Pumpkin Contest 2.0

Our Pumpkin Contest Was So Popular Last Year We decided to host our pumpkin contest again this year. Our contest starts tomorrow! Come into the office and guess the weight of our giant pumpkin that we picked up at the pumpkin patch yesterday. Get ready for our pumpkin...
Baby Atlas: Why Kids Need Chiropractic Care

Baby Atlas: Why Kids Need Chiropractic Care

Atlas Care for Babies and Children Some people you know were dropped on their heads as babies. Some were clearly thrown in the air, hit the ceiling fan, bounced off the wall and fell out the window. The baby atlas can become misaligned easily since the muscles have...
Happy Anniversary to Us!

Happy Anniversary to Us!

It’s Hard to Believe It’s Our 4-Year Anniversary Time flies when you are having fun. It seems like just yesterday when we first stepped into our office space with our real estate agent, Martin Alfaro. He insisted on showing us this space because it was so...
Stress! An Easy Way to Reduce It!

Stress! An Easy Way to Reduce It!

Stress! Stress! Stress! Life gets busy. Life gets stressful. But we have a secret weapon. Stress! An easy way to reduce it! We both use Holosync, a downloadable product from Centerpoint Institute. The following is from their website, “Imagine, if you...
NUCCA Helps End Jaw Pain in San Diego, CA

NUCCA Helps End Jaw Pain in San Diego, CA

Do You Suffer from TMJ Disorder Symptoms? Headaches Facial pain Jaw pain Ear pain Clicking/popping when you open your jaw Difficulty chewing Limited mouth opening Uncomforable bite Changing bite Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) Muffled ears Worn-down teeth...
Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

What Makes This Day so Special? The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress in 1776 in Philadelphia. Knowing that we hardly stood a chance against the British Army, our founding founders stood their ground for liberty. They put their lives...
The Importance of Drinking Enough Water

The Importance of Drinking Enough Water

Drinking Is Good for Your Health Water is a critical component of your body, and adequate hydration is a must for your body to function properly. Up to 75% of your body weight is water! Disorders like as asthma, renal dysfunction, adrenal fatigue, arthritis, ulcers,...
4 Keys to an Awesome Vacation

4 Keys to an Awesome Vacation

We Are Travelers & Foodies: Our 4 Keys to an Awesome Vacation We thought to share fun tips about how we travel. After all, chiropractic is a very personal relationship and we get to know you well while you are a patient in our office. Vacation is really quite...
Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

What Would Life Be like Without Moms It wouldn’t. Without our mamas we wouldn’t be alive. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there. In this post we thought to share a bit about our mothers. Dr. Young’s Mom: Margaret Dr. Young’s mom...
What Everyone Should Know About TMJ Disorders

What Everyone Should Know About TMJ Disorders

TMJ Disorders are Common Are you searching for TMJ help that is conservative and gentle? Have you bounced around between healthcare providers and still have pain and discomfort?  We oftentimes meet patients that have suffered for years without getting help. Common...
What Every Parent Should Know About NUCCA

What Every Parent Should Know About NUCCA

We Were on Track to Buy Our First Wheelchair Lea started complaining of a “collapsing leg” problem. At 35-years old, the dreaded degradation began. She would lose her strength and fall, she was breaking dishes, and worst of all, she was losing her self-confidence.  I...
Chronic Migraines: Help Without Drugs or Surgery

Chronic Migraines: Help Without Drugs or Surgery

Chronic Migraines Are Tough The International Headache Society defines chronic migraine as more than fifteen headache days per month over a three month period of which more than eight are migrainous, in the absence of medication abuse. That’s a mouthful!...
Catch Us If You Can

Catch Us If You Can

It’s true…Joselyn and Dr. Tapia are working out! I’m sure you know by now that Dr. Young is super athletic. Rock climbing…yes. Rode biking…yes. Scuba diving…yes. Running…yes. Pick-up soccer games on the weekends…yes....
What Does a Migraine Feel Like?

What Does a Migraine Feel Like?

Migraines Are Very Common Migraines are a form of severe headache that affect about 15% percent of the population globally. Many migraine sufferers experience pain that can be debilitating to the point of jeopardizing one’s career. It’s more than an ordinary headache,...
NUCCA Doctors Are Atlas Doctors | Upper Cervical Care

NUCCA Doctors Are Atlas Doctors | Upper Cervical Care

What Is the Atlas and Where Is It?  atlas: noun. Anatomy. The first cervical vertebra, which supports the head. The human head contains the brain which weighs about 3 pounds. Then there is the skull, the eyes, the teeth, the facial muscles and skin. In all, an adult...
Friends & Family Day- February 10, 2017

Friends & Family Day- February 10, 2017

We Know How Important Your Loved Ones Are To You! We are inviting them to participate in a special day that our office is hosting! We only host this event 1-2 times year. Have them join us on Friday, February 10, 2017 for Friends & Family  Day! This entire day is...
Detox Tips You Can Use

Detox Tips You Can Use

Detox Tips You Can Use on a Daily Basis We often get nutrition and detox questions from patients. Here are detox tips that you can use on a daily basis, not just after the holidays. Begin by drinking more water, says Boots nutritionist Vicky Pennington. Your body is...
Migraine: New NUCCA Research

Migraine: New NUCCA Research

Chronic Migraine: Significant Improvement with NUCCA New research shows that patients suffering from chronic migraines find relief with a specialized form of chiropractic care. The technique utilized in the migraine study was NUCCA, a unique upper cervical technique...
NUCCA Care in San Diego, CA

NUCCA Care in San Diego, CA

NUCCA Care: Could the cause of your health problems be in your neck? NUCCA care focuses on a small misalignment in your neck that can lead to many health problems. The upper neck houses the brainstem, an important part of your nervous system. “The brain stem...
Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Is There a Connection Between Heart Health and Heart Break? Yes, there is a connection between heart health and heart break. Heart break creates patho-physiological symptoms of pain in the heart. Simply put, it is not just an emotional state. Heart break is difficult...
The Miracle of Life

The Miracle of Life

Have You Ever Stopped to Think About the Miracle of Life? Really stopped to think about the miracle of life? It’s absolutely mind boggling to think that an entire human being grows from two half-cells. What directs some cells to become the liver, the kidneys,...
The Magic of Pura Vida!

The Magic of Pura Vida!

Yes, pura vida! Which means pure life. This phrase in modern Costa Rican culture is used in lots of ways. It is often used as hello, goodbye, thank you and cool. It can also be used as an expression to let others know that everything is great and going well. Although...
We Are Grateful!

We Are Grateful!

There are many things we are grateful for today! As we close out the year, here is our partial gratitude list: *loving friends and family, *a warm bed, *a baby’s smile, *wagging tails, *yummy food, *hugs and kisses, *sunsets, *long hikes, and *amazing...
Exercise and Your Health

Exercise and Your Health

Exercise and your health: getting back in shape is a popular resolution any time of year. Unfortunately, many people had this same goal last year, and possibly the year before that. So, how can we best set ourselves up for success? Here Are a Few Tips to Help You...
Abundant Living

Abundant Living

The idea of abundant living is not new, although Stephen Covey coined the term, abundance mindset, in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It is a concept in which a person believes there are enough resources and success to share with others. We often...
What Motivates You?

What Motivates You?

A shark following your kayak. Maybe. What motivates one person does nothing to motivate another. The human brain is such a mystery and much research has been done to better understand what motivates us. After all, we all want our version of success, drive and...

Embracing Acceptance

We often go through life observing others, and ultimately thinking, “that will never happen to me.” Sometimes we think this when we are hearing a friend talk about his travel adventures around the world. Other times, it is when listening to somebody talk...

Migraine Relief in San Diego, CA

Many Patients Suffer for Years It is not uncommon for a patient to say during an initial consultation that they have been everywhere trying to get help for their migraines. They have taken every medication on the market with partial or no relief. Many times, they are...

Coconut Oil Is So Good For You

Coconut oil used to be considered terrible for your health because it is a saturated fat. It still is but new research shows that it is a “functional food” that provides many health benefits beyond its nutritional content. Coconuts are a nutritious source...
Stress Relief Tips in San Diego

Stress Relief Tips in San Diego

Balance Can Be Easy Having balance doesn’t have to be complicated. Striking a balance in one’s life can be simple. When we allow ourselves to over indulge in any aspect of our life, we suffer. Balancing our personal relationships, work life, emotional well...

Migraines Helped in San Diego, CA

Migraine headaches are recurring attacks that patients describe as a throbbing pain that is commonly associated with one side of the head or behind their eye. Migraine episodes can last from hours to days, cause nausea or sensitivity to light and sound. They are more...

The Truth by BJ Palmer

BJ Palmer is the Developer of the Chiropractic Profession This is Dr. Tapia’s favorite quote, The Truth by BJ Palmer, the developer of the chiropractic profession. Have a great weekend! “WE CHIROPRACTORS work with the subtle substance of the soul. We...