Forty-eight year old Dave Ferguson woke up in the middle of the night alone in his hotel room, drenched in sweat and feeling the incredible intensity of an elephant sitting on his chest. He knew he was having a heart attack. Paralyzed by fear and the crushing pain and pressure, he couldn’t even reach for the phone sitting on his nightstand. “I’m a Christian but I became more of a Christian that night,” Dave said while recalling that he prayed hard, made lots of promises and asked for forgiveness and … Read more
Popular Tennis Pro Using Competitive Streak To Battle Melanoma In the fall of last year, popular tennis pro and native islander Lindsay Ames found a couple of lumps in her thigh that in her words, “felt like frozen peas.” A PET scan later revealed several other lumps on the same side of her body, insidious signs that the melanoma she fought in 2009 had spread to the lower half of her body. The unfathomable diagnosis: Stage IV Metastatic Malignant Melanoma. The good news: They caught it early. The cancer- ous cells … Read more
Back pain is one of the top reasons why people visit a physician or chiropractor. It’s also the number one pain ailment in the U.S. About 80 percent of Americans suffer back pain at one time or another. Over five million Americans suffer chronic, long-term back pain. Thirty percent of people will have a recurrence of back pain in six months. Forty percent will have a recurrence in one year. Clearly, back pain is a major health malady that may require physical therapy, chiropractic manipulation, acupuncture, massage therapy, self-care and … Read more
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