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office_20pictures_20064.jpgPracticing for over 10 years in the Kalamazoo Portage area, Dr. Jonathan Vahue first graduated from Western Michigan University in 1992 with a degree in chemistry. He spent 5 years working for a local pharmaceutical firm as a drug and later a nutritional chemist. During this time, he suffered a serious neck injury in a sporting event. He experienced intense, sharp pain into both arms and could barely turn his head.

Medical consults found "no cause" for his symptoms, and only prescribed high doses of some of the very drugs he had worked on, which caused unpleasant side effects. They never mentioned chiropractic. He was no longer able to do the things he enjoyed and his life was deteriorating.

Kalamazoo chiropractor Dr. Jonathan Vahue

Healthy Family Chiropractic- Kalamazoo MI 49008

With little left to lose, he decided to try seeing a chiropractor in Kalamazoo. Dr.  Vahue received his first series of adjustments in the summer of 1992. Within weeks, he rapidly improved and his life returned. To him, it was a miracle.

Jonathan Vahue decided then to stop working with toxic drugs and become a natural health chiropractor in Kalamazoo.  Dr. Vahue soon attended Palmer College of Chiropractic.  He works, raises two young children that he loves with all his heart.  Dr. Vahue has 7 employees at his office, and understands anyone who says it's hard to find time to eat right and exercise.

Please consider our Kalamazoo Portage office, Healthy Family Chiropractic, for all of your chiropractic and health care needs.

Dr. Vahue was recently published in the Michigan Association of Chiropractors Journal for his article In the Absence of Malice, references are included below.

In Brief:

In an article published in the Michigan Association of Chiropractors Journal, Dr.Vahue outlines a new direction for our current debate on healthcare. This debate is to truly enhance the health of our citizens and cut costs, and not merely provide a platform for an immensely powerful industry to harvest the profits of an unhealthy population, then these issues MUST be considered.

References:

Multivitamin use and Mortality

Watkins, M., Erickson, J., Thun, M., Mulinare, J., & Heath Jr, C. (2000). Multivitamin Use and Mortality in a Large Prospective Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 152(2), 149-162.

Multivitamins Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer

Fuchs, C., Willett, W., Colditz, G., Hunter, D., Stampfer, M., Speizer, F., et al. (2002). The Influence of Folate and Multivitamin Use on the Familial Risk of Colan Cancer in Women.Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 11(3), 227-234.

Multivitamin and Birth Defects

Botto, L., Erickson, J., Mulinare, J., Lynberg, M., & Liu, Y. (2002). Maternal Fever, Mulitivitamin Use, and Selected Birth Defects:Evidence of Interaction? Epidemiology, 13(4), 485-488.

Studies Supporting Chiropractic Reduces Health Care Costs

The Australian Study- Cost & Pain-Relief Effective with a Lower Chronicity Rate

Ebrall, P. (1992). Mechanical Low-Back Pain: A Comparison of Medical and Chiropractic Management Within the Victorian Work Care Scheme. Chiropractic Journal of Australia, 22, 47-53.

The Florida Study-Shorter Disability/Lower Costs/Lower Hospitalization Rates

Wolk, S. (1988). An Analysis of Florida Workers' Compensation Medical Claims for Back Related Injuries. Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research.

Health Rankings by Country as determined by World Health Organization

http://photius.com/rankings/healthranks.html

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