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Neck Pain?? Fix your pillow…

July 2, 2015 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

It can be difficult to get a comfortable night’s sleep when traveling or sleeping on a different mattress with a different pillow. Often we must choose between a pillow that… Read more…

Categories: Health, Prevention

Why am I not getting better faster?

April 27, 2014 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

Last time I hurt ‘this’… ‘it’ got better right away. I have a friend who had only one adjustment and then was fine. Last time I injured my (..?), it… Read more…

Categories: Chiropractic, Health

Lower Back Injury: What type/specialty of Doctor to see first? An important Study finds….

February 3, 2014 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

Did you know that when you have a lower back injury your likelihood of having surgery is directly related to what type of doctor you first seek for help? In… Read more…

Vitamin D, Sunshine, Strong Bones, Preventing Fractures

January 31, 2014 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

In this article we’ll discuss the importance of Vitamin D Why is taking or supplementing Vitamin D3 important to us when we live in the sunny Algarve?  Vitamin D is… Read more…

Categories: Prevention

Cold Hands…. Warm Heart?

January 7, 2014 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

During the cold months of winter, many of us experience cold hands and feet. Some of us even notice that our hands and feet are cold even when the air… Read more…

Categories: Chiropractic, Health

Water? But, I drank a glass yesterday! Heat Injuries and other stuff. Part 2

November 26, 2013 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

Ok, so you’ve been doing a good job of drink water, but yet you are still feeling not so well. Even the best of us can run into problems, and quickly…. Read more…

Categories: Health, Prevention

The Algarve: What, I live in a desert? or…. Water? Is it just for swimming, or should I drink it? Part 1

November 22, 2013 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

The Algarve is only 600km from the Sahara, the world’s largest sub-arctic desert. We all know that southern Portugal is quite warm much of the year (one of the reasons most… Read more…

Categories: Health, Prevention

The Amazing 7-Minute Workout and Losing Weight

November 15, 2013 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

  Working out?  Exercising 60 minutes a day?  How long do I need to keep going? Who of us wouldn’t want “More for Less”, more benefit in less time? Well… Read more…

Categories: Exercise, Health

Falling for the Algarve

November 11, 2013 by Dr. Krystov Bock. D.C.

How many times have you walked down one of the beautiful cobblestone streets of any of our fair cities in the Algarve and watched someone unexpectedly suddenly slip and fall? We… Read more…