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Welcome the Changing Seasons with an Autumn Cleanse

Dr. Melanie Brown | Originally published in The Mountain Times, November 1, 2022 We all feel the weather shifting these past couple of weeks. This decrease in sunlight and warmth causes extra strain on our bodies as we adapt to the changing seasons. An autumn cleanse...

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Nature Walks Can Start You Down Path to Good Health

Dr. Melanie Brown | Originally published in Mountain Times | October 1, 2022 We ran into friends at Wildwood Park for the second time a few weeks ago. When I said, “Fancy seeing you here again,” they asserted that nature walks were a part of their...

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Healthy Eating Can Improve School Performance

Dr. Melanie Brown Originally published in The Mountain Times on 09/01/22 School is back in session, and many parents will get back to preparing school lunches for their kids. The local universal free lunch program ending in the public schools gives us another incentive to prepare lunches...

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Well Adjusted: The Warming Sock Treatment

Originally posted to The Mountain Times on 06/01/2022 When you are sick and miserable from a cold, your body craves care and attention. Whether it is self-treatment, or a parent fussing over their child, the little things you do to support the body during an illness...

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Well Adjusted: Exactly What Is Chiropractic Care?

Written for the Mountain Times Oregon by Dr. Melanie Brown | Published 04/01/2022 I became interested in chiropractic care due to my stepmom's experience. She had been seeing a neurologist for numbness in her right leg. After three MRIs and several tests, she had no answers....

Take Steps to Healther Feet

Well Adjusted: Take Steps for Healthier Feet

With all the options for footwear and orthotics, it is often hard to know what to buy to have healthier feet. When in chiropractic school and more conscious than ever of making good decisions for my joints and muscles, I splurged on a pair of...

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Help For the People of Ukraine

The unfolding conflict in Ukraine, though thousands of miles away, is personal to us at Pure Life Clinic – a valued member of our team is from Ukraine and still has family living there. And Oregon is home to one of the largest populations of...

Don’t Overlook Hydration as Key to Good Health

Dr. Melanie Brown(Republished from the Mountain Times Newspaper, Welches, Oregon) As we settle into winter, many of us find it much more appealing to stay under the covers in the cold mornings as we start to feel those aches and pains and mental sluggishness. One thing...

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Acupuncture, Anxiety, and Stress, Oh my!

Don’t let stress and anxiety rule you, instead let Pure Life Clinic soothe both your mind and your body. The last year and a half have been trying times for everyone. Now, with the world opening up again and vaccinations increasingly available, we are all facing...

New Year’s Tips for Your Back and Neck

Being a chiropractor, I am in a constant state of gait and posture analysis, drastically changing my people-watching habits. I consistently observe a predominance of poor head posture in patients and the general population—specifically, an anterior head carriage. Like roads that need restriping, I see...

COVID-19 Antibody testing NOW AVAILABLE at Pure Life Clinic

As Oregonians, one of the crucial next steps to safely move forward in this pandemic is expanded testing capabilities. If you are currently symptomatic please see below for OHSU drive up testing options. If you are not currently symptomatic but want to know if you have...