The latest trend in functional medicine is to test patients' genetics to help individualize treatment. Perhaps the most recognized example of this is the MTHFR test for methylation defects. Sites like MTHFR.net have helped to educate thousands of people on this. However, recent studies are also showing that the appropriate intake of nutrients can influence [...]
Chronic infections like Lyme disease are becoming epidemic in the US. According to the CDC, 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease are diagnosed each year. The struggle to find new effective therapies is a real one. Antibiotics often do not adequately kill or control the infection, with a significant negative impact on the digestive tract. [...]
Everyone has a smart phone practically attached to their bodies nowadays. The problem with this is that they are literally cooking your body, just like a tiny microwave oven. If you're talking into it, it's cooking your brain. If you're carrying it in your front pants pocket, it's cooking your ovaries or your testicles. If [...]
For a few years we have been getting numerous requests from current and prospective patients to serve them or their families as their family practice doctor. However, due to the specialized nature of our current practice providers, including our medical director Dr. Megan Strauchman, we have been unable to accommodate these requests........... .........until now. Starting [...]
Over the last 5 years we have received 2 live ticks in the office to send out for Lyme testing. Already this year we've had 3! For anyone who doesn't know, we have Tic Kits in the office that we can use to send a tick out to be tested for Lyme disease. The tick [...]
Seeking a scoliosis treatment provider who can recommend a variety of treatments is the next phase of scoliosis treatment evolution.
A case report co-authored by Dr. Morningstar was accepted for publication into the International Journal of Clinical Medicine. This report discusses how a 59-year-old woman was able to substantially improve her pain and quality of life by wearing a ScoliSMART Activity Suit for just 8 months.
Dr. Morningstar had his third scoliosis article in 2016 accepted into Current Pediatric Research for publication. His paper discusses the connection between scoliosis and neurotransmitters.
Grand Blanc, MI - Lyme disease is the fastest growing tick-borne illness in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Approximately 300,000 people are infected with Lyme disease each year, an alarming number. The staggering statistics continue: according to the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), 50% of all ticks [...]
The amount of scoliosis research has grown considerably over the last decade, with much of it devoted to non-surgical, conservative exercise-based treatment options. While this trend is extremely positive, it is still nonetheless geared toward treating the symptom of a whole-body disorder we all know as scoliosis. While the conventional medical community continues to look [...]