Profile of a Successful Practice

After practicing family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, and surgery in Grand Rapids since 1964, and chief of staff of Metropolitan Hospital (Grand Rapids Osteopathic Hospital) from 1969 through 1971, Dr. Grant Born developed the Born Clinic in 1982. His father was a chiropractor, so he grew up with a natural healing philosophy, i.e., “given the right things the body can heal …

Time to get the Lead Out

You wouldn’t leave lead paint on the walls of your house—so why are you leaving lead in your body? Ever hear of chelation? It’s been around since the second World War, developed as an intravenous treatment to remove heavy metals from the blood stream. With concern growing over the amounts of lead, aluminum and other toxins now taken in by …

Why am I so tired all the time?

This is one of the most common complaints heard by the Family Physician. Unfortunately, many people go from doctor to doctor searching for a solution to their seemingly untreatable tiredness. Chances are, if conventional medical examination and testing fails to uncover any logical reason for chronic fatigue, the physician has been looking in the wrong direction! Allergic sensitivity to substances …

PreOp Intravenous Nutrient Therapy

Intravenous Nutrient Therapy offers a safe, easy, and efficient method of delivering essential nutrients (vitamins, minerals, and amino acids) to patients. The typical American diet is deficient in many nutrients, and many patients have poor absorption capabilities. This combination could affect how a patient tolerates medications and anesthesia. Also, without appropriate nutrition, patients could experience extended surgical recovery times. Intravenous …

FREE SEMINAR: Confessions of a Dental Heretic

Dr. Christopher Hussar is a holistic dentist who has over 30 years of experience. He received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Detroit Dental College in 1978 and his D.O. Degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986. He is an expert in the fields of necrotic dental bone surgery and Lyme disease.  Dr. Hussar will …