Worst top 10 for your spine
In our attempt to educate our patients we have found that sometimes humor works better than relaying research papers or how to be healthy tips. We decided to take a sarcastic approach this week and list all the worst things you can do to your spine and assemble it into a “What not to do [...]
Is your head on straight?
Do you enjoy people watching? I know I do. If you watch a large number of people you will inevitably see a variety of behaviors and patterns. Humans all walk, talk, and eat differently. One unique thing you can look for is head tilt. Cute in puppies but very unhealthy in people. If someone literally [...]
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Do Americans more commonly hurt themselves from repetitive strain injuries or from trauma like a slip and fall? Americans overwhelmingly hurt themselves from repetitive strain injuries such as extended computer use or mechanical labor. While it’s commonly thought of that people visit the Chiropractor for heavy lifting or car accidents, the majority of injuries are [...]
Feeling abnormal? Most healthcare providers use a normal versus abnormal comparison to determine health status and care options. The human body requires several things to work correctly; food, water, oxygen, sleep and a healthy nerve supply. A healthy nervous system is not something to be taken for granted, although it often is. Lacking a healthy [...]
America you look old, shake a leg!
America you look old, shake a leg Did Americans decide to stop moving at age 25? Stop walking, sit down and continue watching, 24 hours a day. If this is you, chances are that you’re dealing with pain; back pain, headaches, or neck pain. It’s even taking a toll on America’s healthcare system. Physically moving [...]
What do your teeth and spine have in common?
Did you know that preventative healthcare includes dentistry and chiropractic? Keep in mind these ways that regular dentistry and chiropractic care are essential for your health. Dentistry [...]
Five ways you’re shooting your workout in the foot
You’re probably starting to think about getting in shape or you’ve already started. We all want results but there is no need to hurt yourself in the process. Also there is a lot of misinformation out there, so here we will tackle the most common things that trip up the fitness beginner. True or [...]
Why is it raining cats and dogs?
In the spirit of April fools we are going to change our trivia from health related to simply fun. This week’s trivia will cover simple phrases from the English language that you may understand but not know the origin of. Fit as a Fiddle Meaning: This is used to describe someone who is in [...]
Natural remedies for Allergies
1. What is the number one cause of allergens in the spring and fall? Pollen 2. True or false this will be the worst year for pollen allergies? True, because climate change is causing warmer weather and more pollen 3. Your immune system’s reaction to pollen for example is what causes allergies. What [...]
Can fitness improve brain health?
Brain benefits of fitness It may surprise you to know that over 47 million people lived with dementia in 2015. It kills more people than breast and prostate cancer combined. We have a growing and aging population, it is estimated that 135 million people will suffer from dementia by 2050. New research from the University [...]