Food for Thought

When ‘I’ is replaced by “We” an amazing thing happens…”Illness” becomes “Wellness.” If you want to transform your life and make positive changes to your health call Marcum Chiropractic.  Our wonderful staff of...

Too Hot to Handle?

During Portland’s heatwave make sure to stay safe.  Here are a few simple tips to follow: 1) Drink plenty of water and remember that alcoholic and caffeinated beverages can lead to dehydration.  2) Stay in the shade or use plenty of sunscreen.  3) NEVER leave a...

Headaches…Ouch!

There is no such thing as a “normal headache.”  I hear this phrase frequently and have to explain that all headaches are a sign that something is askew with your body.  A very large percentage of headaches originate in the neck due to tight muscles and...

A Better Alternative!

The United States makes up approximately 4.6% of the world’s population.  Sadly, we consume almost 99% of the world’s hydrocodone (a.k.a., Norco, Vicodin, Lorcet, etc.).  These figures are stunning.  The standard of care in America includes prescription...

Have a Fun Fourth of July!

Everyone at Marcum Chiropractic wishes you a very Happy Fourth of July!  Enjoy the parades, picnics, fireworks, etc. Please remember to use common sense and do not drink and drive.  Also, be extra careful when enjoying fireworks.  Do NOT light any while holding them...

Whiplash and Then Some!

The staff at Marcum Chiropractic has extensive experience treating people injured in automobile accidents.  Some of the most common complaints following a wreck are neck pain, back pain and headaches.  In addition to these, other symptoms may occur including...

The Spine and More!

We received a phone call yesterday from a person asking whether we adjust knees.  We told him, “absolutely!”  Chiropractic adjustments are not limited to the neck and back.  In fact, Dr. Hartwig will treat any joint that needs it.  The adjustments may be a...

Summer Begins!

Memorial Day weekend will soon be upon us and with it Summer!  We are all happy to see the warmer temperatures and sunshine here in the Pacific Northwest.  The nice weather brings with it some dangers that differ from those in the wetter times of year.  Two of the...

Nervous? No Need To Be!

Nervous?  Anxious?  Worried? We have the solution for you!  Sierra Abate, LAc, is the wonderfully knowledgeable and talented acupuncturist at Marcum Chiropractic.  She has had tremendous success helping people deal with anxiety, depression and nervousness.  Her...

Simple Trick to Look and Feel Better

Poor posture is the underlying cause of many aches and pains that bring people into Marcum Chiropractic.  The leading culprit in the causes of poor posture is the amount of sitting that most of us do on a regular basis.  Most of us spend significant portions of our...