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Sunnyvale Chiropractic Patient Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hand Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Feet Pain, Auto Immune Success Story with Cupertino Chiropractor

May 10th, 2017

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My symptoms started in December of 2016 and I was diagnosed in January by my medical doctor with Rheumatoid Arthritis. I had severe symptoms that left me barely able to walk, trouble using my hands, I could not sleep and had pain that radiated throughout my body and was especially bad in my shoulders, neck, knees and feet. My medical doctor gave me a prescription for a medication that would help with these symptoms. However, I did not want to take it as I had seen the effect it had on my sisters who also have Rheumatoid Arthritis and did not want to have that experience.

I was not sure what I was going to do since the pain was bad and I felt like I was out of options. It was at this point my son told me to go see the Dr. Allen and Dr. Sharon as he knew they could help me. We had been patients seven years before. My son had been five years old at the time and he had remembered how great the help was that we received.

I am glad I listened to my son because in less than two months the pain in my shoulders, neck, hands, knees, and feet has greatly decreased. I am sleeping again which helps me have more energy to do regular activities. I am back to my day to day life and can cook, walk, and spend time with my family. I feel more positive, motivated, and better able to handle stress.

I have been surprised at how much better I have felt so quickly. Beyond just listening to the doctor’s recommendations and receiving treatments and following the Food Plan, I have learned how to make the best food choices for my body, which has helped to aid it in minimizing the symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. I feel as though my body is healing itself.

I am very grateful for Dr. Allen and Dr. Sharon and the work they do. It has helped me be more conscious and take responsibility for my health and the choices I am making each day, especially when it comes to food. It can be a challenging process, but I know I am doing what is right for my body.

Rocio Reyes

Receptionist

Sunnyvale, CA

Milpitas Chiropractic Patient Blood Pressure, Weight Loss Success Story with Cupertino Chiropractor

February 27th, 2017

For the last 6 or 7 years, I had a more sedentary lifestyle that involved a lot of eating in restaurants, which left me overweight, pre-diabetic, and with High Blood Pressure (170/110). My medical doctor prescribed me medicine to help control my blood pressure. Even though the doctor thought that many of my issues could be improved with lifestyle changes, I was having a hard time making any permanent ones.

When I came to the Dubners my blood pressure was being managed with medicine (130/90) and I wanted to see how they could help me with managing my blood pressure and overall health. What stood out to me was that Dr. Allen and Dr. Sharon found the root cause of my health issues and did not just treat the symptom. They did food testing to see what foods my body was not benefited by.

After receiving treatments and doing the food plan with Dr. Sharon I feel less bloated, have lost  40 pounds, I am no longer pre-diabetic, and my blood pressure 110/70 without medicine, which my medical doctor said I could stop taking. Another surprising change is that my posture is much better and it is now uncomfortable to not sit up straight. The plan the doctors laid out for me has been easy to follow and I can stick with it.

I would recommend this care to others and have told many of my friends and family to come see the Dubners.

Balaji Thulasinathan

Software Engineer

Milpitas, CA

San Jose Chiropractic Patient Allergy, Cough, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Sleep Issues, Fatigue and Mood Helped by Cupertino Chiropractor

February 22nd, 2017

I came into the Dubners’ office at the urging of my family. They had grown concerned about my health as I often had a cough that produced phlegm and left me unable to lie down. Each night I would sleep in my living room chair, which left me with a stiff, painful neck and back. I have had Congestive Heart Failure on and off for the last few years and when I mentioned to my Nephrologist, Cardiologist, and Primary Care Physician they all did not know the cause of my coughing and suggested I take allergy medicine because my heart was fine. The allergy medicine was only a temporary fix and the cough always came back.

Since visiting the Dubners’ I can now stand up straighter, my head is up higher and I have even forgotten to use my cane a few times. I feel like I can move around easier and have even been doing lite exercise. I was impressed with how quickly my cough and the phlegm were eliminated, which helps me sleep better at night. My family members have noticed my health improvements and say I am less crabby and I chat more with them because I have the energy to do so. Following the food recommendations from Dr. Sharon has really helped me see the connection between what I eat and how it affects my health.

From my experience in their office, I would recommend this care to others because it is a unique, welcoming, and comfortable environment. I felt very relaxed and at ease with Dr. Allen and Dr. Sharon’s gentle Chiropractic Care.

Miguel Mariscal, age 89

San Jose, CA

Los Altos Hills Patient, Bloating, Acid Reflux, Heartburn. Success Story Through Cupertino Chiropractor.

February 22nd, 2017

After suffering from severe and inexplicable bloating for over a week, I went to see my medical doctor. She was unable to offer any real explanation for my condition and recommended Miralax and a CT Scan, which seemed both unhelpful and excessive. I immediately came in to see the Dubners.

Dr. Sharon discovered the culprit! After my first treatment, I experienced immediate relief and within 3 treatments the bloating was gone completely.

We then began to address my digestion on a deeper level, focusing on my acid reflux. I had tried for years with my doctor, a gastroenterologist, and a different chiropractor, and suffered excruciating pain with disastrous results. Following the Dubners’ recommendations, I was able to stop the medication with ease.

My symptoms are cleared up entirely as long as I continue to eat well and be healthy. I am thrilled to say that after 15 years of acid reflux, I am now entirely off of Prilosec OTC – something I thought would never happen!

I feel so relieved to be free and not be dependent on that medication for the rest of my life!

I whole-heartedly recommend the Dubners!

Kristen Kancler

Los Altos Hills, CA

Palo Alto Patient Weight Loss, Back, Neck, Shoulder and Digestion Success Story with Cupertino Chiropractor

September 14th, 2016

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In April 2016 I started my treatments at the Dubner Chiropractic Center. Within four weeks, I lost 16 pounds, my energy levels spiked and I experience noticeable improvements with my digestive issues, lower back pain, shoulder, and neck discomfort. My body responded beautifully in many ways to Dr. Sharon’s protocol and Dr. Allen’s treatments.

Losing extra weight was something I had given up on since I had previously been a full blown sugar and carbohydrate addict. At first, I did not know how I was going to adjust my eating patterns and habits to my new Dr. Sharon prescribed eating plan. I lost 25 pounds in 4 months and it has been a breeze maintaining my new weight!

Eating whole unprocessed foods and avoiding the foods that my body does not like worked like magic. I easily developed new eating habits that are sustainable and easier on my checkbook too! I never felt deprived, in fact, I found food to be much more enjoyable and tasty than ever before, and still do!

With much appreciation and gratitude,

LH

Palo Alto, CA

San Jose Chiropractic Patient Weight Loss, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Stress, Back Pain, and Fatigue Success Story with Cupertino Chiropractor

January 15th, 2016

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When I began treatment at Dubner’s office, my main goals were to lose 25 pounds, lower my blood pressure and high cholesterol. For many years I had watched these symptoms rise, which I think was likely from poor eating and lifestyle habits. My medical doctor prescribed medications to control my rising blood pressure and cholesterol levels, which eliminated the symptoms, but I had low energy and generally didn’t feel like myself.

Within a short period of time of receiving care from the Drs. Dubners, my blood pressure and cholesterol levels dropped enough that my medical doctor took me off of my medications. Not only did I lose 25 pounds, but I surpassed it! My total weight loss was 33 pounds with 6 inches lost around my waist. Also, another great benefit was that I did not lose any of my muscle or strength.

I have a lot more energy and feel less stressed now. I have also received many improvements in my skeletal structure and my back pain has diminished dramatically. I would recommend this care to others because the results speak for themselves!

Dennis Balanesi

San Jose

Retired from Finance

San Francisco Chiropractic Patient with Neck Pain, Vasovagal Syndrome, Blackouts and Fainting Success Story through Cupertino Chiropractor

December 2nd, 2015

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I would like to thank both Dr. Sharon and Dr. Allen for helping me. After over 15 years of being diagnosed with Vasovagal Syncope I was referred to Dr. Allen and Dr. Sharon. I was on very serious medication to diminish my blackouts and fainting.

With my medical doctor’s approval I have reduced my medication from 2 ½ pills per day to ½ a pill a day. Plus, my blackouts and fainting spells are now milder and less frequent. Also, my neck had been stiff and painful for over two years and now it much freer and lighter.

In addition, their wellness directions and guidance continue to produce a healthier and happier person. Their work is so important to me that I travel on public transit from San Francisco to Cupertino.

I have passed along their tips and tricks to loved ones in order to make others more aware of a better lifestyle. I truly believe people come into your life at different points for different reasons.

Thank you Dr. Sharon and Dr. Allen for being a part of my life!

Nora

Marketing

San Francisco

Mountain View Patient Low Back Pain and Weight Loss Chiropractic Success Story with Cupertino Chiropractor

October 7th, 2015

Lily

I have always had lower back pain but all of the sudden it got worse and migrated to my spine. I could hardly get up out of bed or get into or out of a chair without excruciating pain. My little kids needed to be picked up all the time and it was killing me. I felt so crippled, like an old woman on her death bed.  I had gone to a doctor in the past for back pain, but his response was basically, “Get over it, you’re a grown up now, that’s just what happens, everybody has back pain, just take some Advil.” So, I didn’t feel motivated to seek medical treatment.

I did turn to yoga, but somehow the pain was getting worse, not better. Luckily, I overheard my very wise yoga teacher recommending the Dubners to another student, and I pounced on the information.  Within a few days, I was in their office and getting treated.  I noticed an immediate improvement with Dr. Allen’s adjustments, and a reduction in my inflammation and pain with the elimination diet.  

Dr. Sharon and Dr. Allen helped me to get to the root of my severe back pain and together, we found a solution.  The pain subsided, and every day I feel like I am taking steps toward vitality and energy.

After two months of treatment I went to meet a friend for lunch and she told me she hardly recognized me. She said it wasn’t just the weight loss that made me unrecognizable, but that I also seem more confident and brighter in the way I carry myself. It was such a wonderful, affirming compliment and I owe it to Dr. Sharon and Dr. Allen.  I’m excited to continue my treatments at Dubner Chiropractic to see what new possibilities of health can open up to me here.

Sophie A.

Mountain View

Monte Sereno Patient Chiropractic Knee Pain, Leg Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Stress Success Story at Cupertino Chiropractor

October 7th, 2015

Kevin Evans

Over the last year, I had gradual pain in my knees and legs, which I had seen physicians for and did not find relief. I had been taking Gluclosamine and no noticeable change. However, it was the sudden onset neck pain that brought me to the Dubners.

Within a short time, the pain was eliminated in legs, knees, neck, and the shoulder pain I had been experiencing was lessening. I could not believe the great pain relief as I had not been able to find a solution previous to seeing the Dubners. Another wonderful result was that I felt more emotionally solid, at peace, and my stress levels felt balanced.

An additional benefit, I lost 15 pounds on the Food Plan followed by a low sugar/carb Paleo lifestyle.

I have had great results working with both Dr. Allen and Dr. Sharon; it is a recipe for success!

Kevin Evans

Consultant

Monte Sereno, CA

Patient Chiropractic Low Back Pain, Stress, Weight Loss Success Story with Cupertino Chiropractor

September 9th, 2015

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I began my healing journey about one year before discovering the Dubners. After my second child, my daughter, was born, I spiraled into depression and anxiety. I had buried my memories of trauma from sexual abuse as a young teen by a teacher, but the emotional wall I had built was finally beginning to crack under the pressure of having a second baby. Every diaper change sent me into a flashback, I had visions of my teacher coming back to stalk me, and I frequently had panic attacks that I was poisoning myself with food.

On my thirtieth birthday, I decided to commit myself to healing.  I found a psychologist and psychiatrist and found out that I was experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I attended individual therapy.  I found a month-long anxiety and depression support group, and a 3-month long PTSD support group. I began regular yoga and mindfulness practices. Still I wasn’t feeling better, and I finally took my doctor’s suggestion to begin antidepressants.

Zoloft helped numb the pain I was feeling, and it did buffer me a little from the terrible shock of my father’s untimely death, hit by a car while crossing the street.  As I was grieving, the months dragged on.

I still wasn’t feeling that elusive state of wellness that I thought might theoretically exist.  My body was getting sluggish and I had to eat cookies and bars of chocolate each day to get through the hours. The thought of removing sugar from my diet sent me into a panic. What’s more, my back began to hurt in such a crippling way that I could barely get in and out of bed, much less pick up or play with my kids.  Desperate for a solution, I heard a trusted friend mention the Dubner’s, and I called within the next thirty minutes to make my first appointment.

Over the last several months, I have had so many breakthroughs and miracles with Dr. Sharon and Dr. Allen, I can’t believe it.  With Dr. Allen’s gentle chiropractic techniques, my back pain is almost gone and I feel light and loose on my feet in a way that I haven’t remembered feeling since childhood.  The elimination diet was a challenge, but with Dr. Sharon’s support I made it through, and pounds have fallen off my body effortlessly and I never needed to count calories or go to sleep hungry.

I credit a lot to Dr. Sharon’s acupressure techniques, because my psychiatrist and I decided that I was doing so well I could go off Zoloft, and as a result of doing so I feel better and more authentic than I could have imagined.  Finally, working with Dr. Sharon with the Bach Flowers has been amazingly healing for me.  I have been on a long road to health, and perhaps all of the steps I took were necessary to chip away at these old walls, but I feel like the progress in my mental and emotional well-being that I have made with Dr. Sharon is at least, if not more, effective as many of the psychological methods I have used.

I have brought my children to the Dubner’s and I recommend their practice to every friend I talk to.  I am amazed at how Dr. Sharon and Dr. Allen’s practice has helped me to heal, trust myself, and become whole again.

Thank you Dr. Sharon and Dr. Allen!

M.M.

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