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Correcting Muscle Imbalance

By | June 26th, 2017|Chiropractic Care|

Correcting Muscle Imbalance One of the most common problems we see in our chiropractic and physical therapy clients is muscle imbalance. Muscle imbalance can cause a whole host of problems with your body, and can cause you to feel poorly and stressed with increased tension in your body. When we meet a client with muscle [...]

Why You Need a Nutritionist in Your Life

By | June 21st, 2017|Nutrition|

Why You Need a Nutritionist in Your Life One of the greatest services that we provide for our clients here at Total Health Systems is nutrition coaching. The services that a qualified nutritionist can provide are no longer just meant for individuals who are trying to lose weight or have health concerns like high cholesterol [...]

“Beware of the Chair! Is Sitting the New Smoking?” Free Seminar, Dr. Bill Pohlen

By | June 16th, 2017|Lower Back Pain, Physical Therapy|

Bill Pohlen, DC, Wednesday, June 21, 6-7pm, 57911 Van Dyke Road, Washington 586.781.0800 Is inactivity taking years off your life, taking quality from your years? Dr. Bill will go over how sitting:  Increases your chances for heart disease.  Decreases the effectiveness of insulin, increasing yours risk for Type 2 diabetes.  Increases the pressure on the [...]

How a Personal Trainer Helps You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

By | June 14th, 2017|Personal Training|

How a Personal Trainer Helps You Achieve Your Fitness Goals Sometimes, our clients come to us wondering how they are going to reach the next level in their fitness goals or get back to 100% after an injury. Physical therapy can often can get you to a functional place after an injury, and group coaching [...]

June Products of the Month from Metagenics and Standard Process, Whole Body Support

By | May 31st, 2017|Featured, Wellness|

June Products of the Month 10% Off All Whole Body Support Wellness Essentials whole body support is formulated to support your nutritional needs to help you stay active and vital and maintain overall health.*  Wellness Essentials, Women, Women’s Prime, Men’s and Active. PhytoMulti takes you beyond basic wellness support. It has a proprietary blend of [...]

Macomb County: Pediatric Chiropractic Care – How it Helps Your Child

By | May 30th, 2017|Chiropractic Care|

Pediatric Chiropractic Care: How it Helps Your Child If you have been visiting Total Health Systems for regular chiropractic care, you understand the benefits that it brings to your total body well-being. Adults have been using chiropractic care for many years to improve joint health, range of motion and to help with recovery after sports [...]

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

By | May 23rd, 2017|Chiropractic Care|

There are many pieces of advice that pregnant women receive from friends and family about how to care for your body while you are carrying your child. Some of these pieces of advice are really useful and have a lot of previous knowledge and experience to back them up. This is true of chiropractic care [...]

Using a Holistic Approach for Injury Recovery

By | May 19th, 2017|Sports Injury|

An injury, no matter how minor, can have a lasting impact on your physical and mental health and well-being. Most physicians will recommend physical therapy, heat and ice therapy, and a painkiller to help a patient recover from an injury. This traditional method works well for some patients, but may not be a successful treatment [...]

Your Feet can be a Pain in Your Back, Video by Dr. Bill Pohlen

By | May 18th, 2017|Washington Location|

Your Feet can be a Pain in Your Back Dr. Bill Pohlen of Total Health Systems of Macomb County At some point in our lives 75-80 percent of us will experience back pain with it being the fifth most common reason for a visit to the doctor’s office. Most causes of back pain are mechanical [...]

Why We Chose the Wellness Model over the Sickness Model

By | May 16th, 2017|Wellness|

We all know at least one person in our social circle who is always sick. These people usually spend a significant amount of time complaining of health issues and an even greater amount of time hanging out with their doctor. This state of mind, which in the health industry is called the “sickness model,” is [...]