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Welcome to Chappell Chiropractic Wellness Center

It’s been our pleasure for more than 26 years to provide our expertise helping individuals and families in our community to feel better and express happier, healthier and more productive lives. We are experts in dealing with back neck, leg, & arm pain and headaches and offer a full spectrum of wellness lifestyle choices. We serve Traverse City, Acme, Elk Rapids, and Kalkaska offering wellness chiropractic, nutrition, exercise design, stress management, personal life coaching, corporate wellness and more.

Recent Articles, News & Updates

Inflammatory & Non-Inflammatory Foods

Posted Jan 1, 2016

Listed below is a sample of inflammatory and non-inflammatory foods. Strive to move a higher percentage of your food choices into the non-inflammatory foods, but not all, as there are healthy foods in the inflammatory groups. Highly Anti-Inflammatory Wild Salmon, wild sea bass, trout, Pollock (Make sure they are not farm raised) Turmeric, Garlic, Onions […]

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Posted May 15, 2015

This warm-up procedure stimulates the spinal and extremity joints to loosen up connective soft tissues as a daily conditioning or to prepare for physical activities like sports, gardening, moving furniture, yard work, etc. They also put you through a full range of motion stimulating joint receptors that send signals up the nervous system to enhance brain […]

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Target Heart Rate Calculator

Posted Oct 28, 2014

TARGET HEART RATE CALCULATOR 1. Determine maximum heart rate: 220 – Your age = __________ _______ (Maximum Heart Rate -MHR)   2. Determine target heart rate when beginning an exercise program: _______ X 60% = _______________ MHR                           Target Heart Rate Determine target heart […]

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Food Choices That Affect Acid / Alkaline Balance and Body Health

Posted May 5, 2014

The typical American diet creates an acidic state in the body’s tissue fluids. This weakens the body’s defense systems increasing the chances of sickness and disease. The food chart below will help you know what foods cause acidity in the body and which cause more alkalinity. Try to shift 60-70% of your food choices to […]

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MSG -Like Food Additives Bad For Your Health

Posted May 3, 2014

Excitotoxins are flavor enhancers that fool the brain to make you think the food tastes better. According to Dr. Russell Blaylock, neurosurgeon, they can be very toxic to the body. Check the list out below and READ LABELS of the food you are buying!

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Lifestyle Assessment Tool

Posted Apr 29, 2014

  Use this Lifestyle Assessment tool to take a look at areas of your life you may want to focus on to regain balance in your life experience.

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The H1N1 Issue: Flu Pandemic, Fear Pandemic, or Both?

Posted Dec 26, 2013

Thought I’d pass along this article by Dr. James Chestnut for your review and perspective. The H1N1 Issue: Flu Pandemic, Fear Pandemic, or Both? James L. Chestnut B.Ed., M.Sc., D.C., C.C.W.P. The H1N1 issue has become so prevalent that I thought it appropriate to share some factual perspective. I realize that factual perspective is neither […]

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Posted Dec 26, 2013

Study finds those getting flu shots have higher chance of Alzheimer’s The mercury and other additives in vaccines are not necessarily harmless, according to HUGH FUDENBURG, MD – celebrated immunologist (served on the expert advisory panel in immunology for the WHO for 20 years), winner of numerous honors with over 800 papers in peer reviewed […]

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