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About Dr. Lonna Denny

Dr. Lonna Denny’s passion in life is to help people enjoy the best health possible so they can enjoy the best life possible. Opening the San Francisco Spine Pain Relief Center, a Denny Chiropractic Corp. in 2002 gave her the opportunity to help people recover from their injuries and get back to what they enjoy doing. Since then she has helped countless people including many professional athletes, recover from injuries to the spine and extremities using chiropractic Diversified Technique, Active Release Techniques, and the cold laser.

4 Ways to Look Cool at the Gym

I’ll admit it, after 30 years of body building and martial arts, I have spent a disproportionate amount of my life in gyms. I know what’s cool and what’s not, at least in this one arena. Over the years, I have had many patients that were intimidated by the thought of going to a gym […]

By |March 1st, 2016|Health & Exercise Tips|0 Comments

Ask Doctor Denny – “Does stress really make pain worse?”

Dear Dr. Denny,
Does stress really make pain worse or is it all in my head? It may be my imagination, but when I am having a stressful day every little ache and pain seems to rear its ugly head.

-Stressed Out

Dear Stressed Out,

According to the National Institute of Health, stress related illnesses are the […]

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Ask Doctor Denny – “diagnosed with a bulging disc in my low back”

Dear Dr. Lonna,
I have been diagnosed with a bulging disc in my low back. I have pain if I do certain things but am basically I am able to function. My orthopedic surgeon wants to do surgery on my low back to remove the piece of disc. Should I do this?

-Not Sure

Dear Not Sure,

If it […]

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What percent of our nervous system perceives pain?

10 %

The other 90 % carry messages to and from the brain that control the functions of the body

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Time for a Little “Me Time”

At what point did your life become more about everyone else – work, family, etc. – and far too little about you? It’s OK to be selfish when it comes to your health; after all, if you lose your health, you won’t have the ability to do all the things you do for all the […]

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Studies Show: Marijuana Does Not Make You Stupid

We’ve all seen those old Public Service Announcements on the dangers of marijuana: poor decision making, laziness, stupidity general uselessness. Further stoking this ideology, stoner stereotypes in film and television show us drooling teens and college students laughing over nothing, stringing together incoherent lines of thought and binge eating very, uhm, interesting food choices.

However, not […]

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The Ultimate, All-Natural Way to Kick A Hangover Fast

Hangovers happen, and the only thing you can think about when you’re plagued with a throbbing headache, nausea, and overall sense of malaise is, “How can I make this go away? Right. Now.”

Happily, there can totally treat your hangover organically and actually feel better. Stick to these easy steps before, during, and after the next […]

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Therapies Not Neck-and-Neck

Between 10-15% of people suffer from neck pain, which is most commonly seen in middle-aged individuals and women. Chiropractors often provide a form of manual therapy called “mobilization,” in addition to cervical adjustments, intended to increase neck flexibility and reduce pain.
In a recent study from the Netherlands, 183 patients with neck pain lasting at […]

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New Study: Dating Couples Fall Into 4 Distinct Categories

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois, dating couples fall into four distinct categories as they make their way toward long-term commitment. The study, which tracked the relationship behaviors and attitudes of unmarried couples in their mid-20s, identified four different kinds of couples: dramatic couples, conflict-ridden couples, socially involved couples […]

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Name 5 things in your life that fall apart if they do not receive preventative maintenance

1. Car

2. Relationships

3. House

4. Your Teeth

5. Your Back & Your Overall Health

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