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!
Christmas has come and gone, and although the holiday season is about giving, it is important to take care of yourself, too. Giving yourself the gift of chiropractic is a great way to go in to the new year! Here are just a few reasons why:
The holidays are here, which means you most likely have travel plans. Traveling, though well worth it, puts a lot of stress on our bodies. We’ve put together the top 3 strains we suffer from while travelling and what what you can do to make improvements.
We’ve heard it before - a patient calls in to cancel their chiropractic appointment because of the common cold. We suggest that chiropractic care can help get rid of your bug and improve your overall health, including your immune system. Here’s what you need to know.
Much of the world has drastically changed since the invention of cell phones. Everything that you could possibly need to communicate with friends and family and interact with the world sits right in the palm of your hand. So what could be wrong with these convenient mobile devices that have become essential to our day-to-day lives?
When your muscle has been strained over time, one sudden movement can send it into a spasm. When a spasm occurs, the blood supply is cut off, causing even more pain and an inability to move. There a quite a few measures you can take to prevent muscle spasms, and to alleviate the pain once one has occurred. Here are our tips.
It seems like once the holiday season arrives, we tend to throw away our healthy habits. From the many dinner parties to to warm and cozy comfort food, it can be easy to get off track. Whether your weakness is sweet potato casserole or homemade stuffing, Thanksgiving is often the tipping point for many. The dishes are certainly delicious, but most are high calorie, high fat, and highly unhealthy. Here are our tips for a healthier Thanksgiving.
If you have ever suffered from knee pain, you know that even the most basic day-to-day activities can feel nearly impossible. Whether it is bending down to pick something up off the floor, climbing the stairs at your workplace, or simply getting out of bed, knee pain can be a real issue that has negative effects on your ability to accomplish daily tasks.
If you’re like many working Americans, you probably find yourself spending much of your day hunched over your computer, typing the day away. Whether you work in an office or from home, it is important to to make sure your workspace is friendly to your body and back. Here are our tips to improve your workspace and ensure it is ergonomically friendly.
Halloween is finally here! For most of us, that means scary movies, pumpkin carving, and chowing down on way too much candy. Although overindulging can be fun, it’s not necessarily the best idea. Consuming too much candy is a sure way to negatively impact your health, from weight gain to tooth decay and even an increased chance of developing diabetes. Completely avoiding Halloween treats might not be the answer, but we’ve put together some tips to help you avoid the candy craze.
As chiropractors, we are known as doctors for the spine. Many of our patients are seeking back pain and neck pain relief, along with treatment for a variety of other issues. Many people don’t realize that as spine experts, we also work with your feet. Your feet are actually very important to the health of your spine. You sit, stand, walk, and move all throughout the day. Maybe there are times when your shoes don’t fit quite right or are particularly harsh on your feet (like high heels). Then you wonder why you are experiencing back pain. It’s time to show your feet the appreciation they deserve. Here’s what you need to know:
How often did your parents tell you to stand up straight? Whether they were complaining about your slouching or warning you about your heavy backpack, they understood the importance of good posture. Bad posture habits developed during the younger years can impact spinal health in the future. As chiropractors, we recommend the following tips to improve your posture.
When the shock absorbers in your car are overworked, they will suffer damage and the same theory applies to the discs in your body. They can bulge, herniate, tear, and degenerate…though they don’t “slip”, which is a commonly misused term. If you are suffering from low back pain, you could be experiencing a herniated disc or other disc-related issues and we can help!
In addition to regular chiropractic adjustments, there are some additional steps you can take that might assist in immediate pain relief. Keep in mind that each individual is different, so what works for one patient might not work for another. Sciatic pain is not easy to deal with, and if you remain open minded, the therapies that can provide relief might surprise you!