As your local Chicago chiropractor, we agree with most experts: lower back pain is frequently the result of sitting for long periods of time. Here are our tips to help reduce the strain from too much sitting.
Growing up, you probably heard your mother’s demands to stand up straight and keep your shoulders back. Well, May really is the month for Mom. Not only do we celebrate Mother’s Day but also Correct Posture Month. Along with our tips, you can put Mom’s advice to good use and practice great posture.
Getting the right amount of sleep is key to your overall health and well-being. How well you sleep depends upon many factors, including your diet, activity level, and what you do before jumping into bed. You might be sabotaging a good night’s sleep without even realizing it. Here are our tips to help you catch some zzz’s!
There is a popular quote that reads, “Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many". As true as that statement is, there is no denying the many changes that happen to the body as we age. Vision, hearing, memory, and hair are just some of the things we lose with age, but what about height?
When it comes to chiropractic care, most chiropractors will agree that it takes more than chiropractic alone to completely heal you and improve your overall quality of life. There are several things you need to do along with chiropractic care to see the best results possible, and one of them is exercise. When most think of exercise, they imagine heart-pumping aerobics like cardio, but the truth is that practices like yoga are great for the body. Here is how working yoga into your routine will support a healthy spine and body.
Does knee, ankle, or foot pain have you down? As we age, the chances of lower leg pain, particularly in the knee, ankle, and foot, increases. Here’s how chiropractic can help.
Spring is in the air and that means pollen is, too! Many people don’t realize it, but there are plenty of allergy sufferers out there who have found relief with chiropractic care. To put it simply, allergies are an exaggerated response of the immune system and with chiropractic care, your immune system will be strong. Although chiropractic isn’t exactly an allergy treatment, it is a natural method of healing that can help ease your allergy issues.
Tax season is going strong, and that means added stress of many of us. Stress can have a huge negative impact on your health and can lead to issues including anxiety, depression, illness, and lack of sleep. Whether you are facing situational stress due to tax season are are dealing with chronic stress. we can help.
Spring is finally here, and if you’re anything like us, you are thinking about spring cleaning! There’s just something refreshing about throwing out the old and starting over new with a good spring cleaning. A thorough spring cleaning requires a lot of work and can be painful if the body isn’t prepared. Before you get too far into the new season, learn how chiropractic care can spring you into great health.
We’ve all heard of carpal tunnel syndrome before, what what exactly is it and can chiropractic care help?
Fibromyalgia is the world’s most common musculoskeletal condition, and one that is often misdiagnosed. It is a chronic, or long term, disease that can be identified by widespread muscle and joint pain, general fatigue, and areas of tenderness. Unfortunately there is not clear cause of fibromyalgia, as its symptoms are subjective to the individual and cannot be measured through tests. This is, in large part, why it is so often misdiagnosed.
You are already aware of the many benefits chiropractic adds to your life, but did you know these also apply to your four-legged friends? Animal chiropractic can be administered to just about any animal and offers relief from aches and pains, along with more serious conditions.
We’ve all been there before…you’re just walking along and boom! You slip and fall. Even the most coordinated of us suffer from injuries, and we’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t had a slip and fall accident at some point in their life. The CDC reports that over one million Americans slip and fall each year. As common as it is, many don’t realize how damaging slip and fall accidents can be. Here is what you need to know.
Valentine’s Day is just about here, and that means showing our loved ones how much we care with cards, candy, gifts, and flowers. All over the country, people spend millions of dollars on this day alone. But this year, we think you should make your spine your valentine, and show it a little love! Here are our tips.
If you have ever been injured from either a workout or even just moving the wrong way, you have probably wondered if you should reach for the heating pad or the ice pack. Most people do both, which can actually further aggravate your injury. Here are a few tips to help you know when to use ice or heat therapy.
As January comes to a close, it is easy to lose track of our New Year’s Resolutions. Just a few short weeks ago, all you could think about was accomplishing your goals and making a fresh start. Despite your best efforts, it seems as though there is always something that just gets in the way. Sometimes that does away with the “new year, new you” feeling. Here are our tips to help you stick to reaching your goals in 2019!
When it comes to healthy eating habits, they can be just as difficult to make as the unhealthy ones are to break. Here are our tips!
Wintertime means fireplaces, hot chocolate, snowmen…and cold and flu season. We can’t deny the extra sneezing and sniffling we hear during the winter season, and it is important to pay close attention to your health and wellness. Instead of hunkering down this winter, learn how chiropractic care can help you stay healthy.
It seems there is something about the New Year that gives a natural energy boost. Whether it is the excitement of a fresh start or feeling refreshed after time off from the holidays, we know we feel great going into 2019. But as the months go on, those feelings can quickly fade. If you want to keep your energy levels high for the year to come, chiropractic might be the answer.
The New Year is always a time to focus on a fresh start, creating resolutions, and setting new goals. For the vast majority of people, these goals are focused on health and wellness. Unfortunately, as time goes on, these goals are often abandoned. If you are committed to keeping your New Year’s Resolutions this year, follow these simple steps and keep them achievable!