Dr. Perlstein is a family chiropractor in Santa Fe who takes a holistic approach to healing. At the Family Chiropractic Center of Santa Fe, Dr. Steve Perlstein offers a variety of chiropractic treatment options to optimize your health and wellbeing. From alignments to massage, injection treatments, and prolotherapy, your local chiropractor can help!

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  1. After a Sprain, Don't Just Walk it Off

    Whenever I see a woman walking (or trying to) in stilettos — skinny heels over 3 inches high — my first thought is, “There’s a sprained ankle waiting to happen.” An estimated 28,000 ankle injuries occur daily in the United States, most of them through sporting activities, including jogging…Read More

  2. Protect Your DNA with Omega-3 Fats?

    A remarkable study published in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity showed that overweight, sedentary adults who were given a daily omega-3 fat supplement realized a lengthening of their DNA telomeres and reduced blood markers of inflammation and free-radical damage compared to subjects given p…Read More

  3. When Joint Pain Isn't Rheumatoid Arthritis

    RA symptoms are similar to many other conditions including osteoarthritis. So how do you know what's causing your joint pains? By Dr. Sanjay Gupta                    For people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), early diagnosis and treatment is critical to relieve pain and avoid seriou…Read More

  4. Boost Your Immune System

    I know most of us think that we only have to worry about our immune system during the winter months but a healthy immune system throughout the rest of the year is actually important in helping us ward off infections during the winter months. <img src="http://b.scorecardresearch.com/p?c1=8…Read More

  5. The Truth About Salt

    So what's the deal with salt? You know you need some of it, but everywhere you see advertising and headlines telling you to eat less of it. You might have salt cravings but you feel guilty indulging in them because you've heard from everyone, the government to personal trainers to your mother-in-law…Read More

  6. Fish Oil: Friend or Foe?

    News out of Seattle is sure to fuel confusion about fish oil supplements. Take this email I got yesterday from a friend. “Ok, I give up. Should I take them? Throw them away? June 29 — Fish oil may prevent breast cancer. Today (July 11) — Fish oil may increase risk of prostate cancer.” First,…Read More

  7. Protein and Weight Loss: What's the Connection?

    Recently I was asked by the staff at To Your Health to referee some of their water-cooler discussions regarding nutrition. Topping their list was this one about protein and weight loss: "Why is protein important for weight loss and how much should I eat (to lose weight)?" Before I answer, I would li…Read More