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Can getting adjusted really help you dunk?
If you play basketball, then you know the toll it can take on your body. Aches, pain, and injuries are part of the game right? It doesn’t have to be. Although there are many injuries that commonly affect basketball players the most common are ankles, knees and fingers. Although not everyone has the same risk [...]
Life can be a real beach, if you’re not really at the beach.
What if we told you that there’s one healthy activity you could do to keep your heart healthy, improve work production, enjoy less stress in your relationships, feel happier and live longer. What would you guess? When asked most people guessed some form of exercise or sleep. Those are pretty good guesses, but it’s something [...]
Do this, not that for joint pain.
Last week in the office we spoke with our patients about healthy foods to eat to avoid inflammation. Inflammation can not only be uncomfortable due to the bloating it causes, but also painful. Other than the foods you eat, it may surprise you that many of our daily activities are causing us to be in [...]
Do you ever feel like you’re doing everything right with your diet, and yet you can’t seem to button your favorite pants? Let me guess; you’ve been working out, cutting calories, avoiding those late night cravings and you even joined a yoga class at the YMCA? It’s defeating to try so hard with little to [...]
If it isn’t my heart, what is it?
Life is busy, right? If you’re not busy at work then you’re home chasing after kiddos all night. All while simultaneously cleaning the house, making dinner and packing lunches. Does this sound familiar? So when you notice sharp pains in your back and chest it can stop you in your tracks. Thoughts of a heart [...]
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 [...]