About Dr. Michael McCall

Dr. Michael McCall is a Chiropractor, Certified Applied Kinesiologist and Adjunct Faculty member of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and the University of Western States. He also holds a Masters in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine. Visit him at his practice, Source Health Center in Beaverton, Oregon.


By |2020-07-10T22:54:46+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Wellness           Wellness can take on a different meaning to everyone. Wellness can mean the state of being in good health, an active process of becoming aware of and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life, healthy eating, exercise, taking care of one’s mental health, or simply feeling good. You may [...]


By |2020-07-10T22:54:46+00:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Detox       When you hear the word detox, you probably think of going on a liquid diet or something that tends to make you feel weaker or have less energy. A detox should be about “clean” eating. A detox or purification, can help you remove natural toxins from your body and help maintain a [...]

Popcorn & Chocolate

By |2020-07-10T22:54:46+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Popcorn and Chocolate       As a patient, when you hear Dr. McCall say you should stay away from popcorn and/or chocolate to help with your musculoskeletal pain, I bet your reaction was “What? Why?” or “I don’t think I can do that!” You are not alone in feeling this way! Some of us have [...]

Wheat & Gluten

By |2020-07-10T22:54:46+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Wheat & Gluten   We have all heard a lot about wheat and now gluten over the years. Wheat is a huge part of our food consumption, and it isn’t always good for us. The reason it isn’t good for us most of the time is that when you buy food that has wheat in it, [...]


By |2020-07-10T22:54:47+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Nutrition         There are many ways to talk about nutrition. It has many entrances and pathways that can take you step by step into confusion and clarity. Well, that is how it has been for me. I started to learn about nutrition through my Mom in the 1970’s. She ordered Prevention Magazine and [...]

Heart Health

By |2020-07-10T22:54:47+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Heart Health       February is now one of many months with new meanings. One of them is now “heart health”. I love this month because my mother and my wife have birthdays in the month- February. Heart health has more than one meaning for me.     My mother’s mother died in her late [...]

New Start on Health

By |2020-07-10T22:54:47+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Healthy Start       We all live with the idea that when it comes to becoming more healthier,  we need to start somewhere. Our motivation to become healthier is usually based on our appearances, especially our weight and body shape. One of the ways we model our new health approach, and the most popular, [...]

Stay Safe

By |2020-07-10T22:54:47+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s all in the timing! In the last 17 years I have treated many patients after and accident. There are usually a few fundamental coincidences and they are all connected through timing.   There is never a right time to have an accident. Many patients who I have treated after an automobile accident are usually in [...]

An End to Healthy Aging

By |2020-07-10T22:54:47+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

  So the next step is to know what to expect and to accept. There is no way around the fact that things change. For me, the idea that the chances that I will be stronger, smarter, more attractive, more stamina, more resilience, etc.. tomorrow does not serve me well. My view of life as a [...]


By |2020-07-10T22:54:47+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

TMJ         The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is a very important joint of the body. In order for it to work properly it must use a tremendous amount of nerves, more than any other joints, in order for you to chew food and talk. If you take a moment and follow my words you [...]

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