20Jun, 2017

Spine Alignment: Reaching New Heights During the Summer Solstice

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As the Summer Solstice rolls around there is a renowned appreciation of the opportunities warmer weather provides. Whether it’s attending a sporting event, taking a nature hike, or hanging out at a barbeque, as the days get longer, so does your time spent outside. As the peak of summer approaches it’s important not to lose sight of staying healthy and protecting yourself for environmental hazards. Following these 5 simple tips will help keep your body safe and performing at its best. 1. Get Up and Get Going Long summer days […]
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9Jun, 2017

We’ve Got Dad’s Back

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Being a dad is an active job. From lugging around diaper bags and strollers to playing airplane, and from chasing kids around the house to jumping on the trampoline, fatherhood can easily take a toll on your back. When you are in pain, it’s difficult to play with the kids and enjoy other aspects of family life. The good news is healing back pain doesn’t have to be a tedious process. With a few simple adjustments to your daily routine, you will be back to giving pain-free piggyback rides in […]
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19May, 2017

Super Mom No Longer Feeling Super? Chiropractic Care Can Help

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Let’s face it. Motherhood can wreak havoc on your body. From lifting and carrying little ones throughout the day to lugging around all their gear when you leave the house, even super mom can suffer from muscle aches, headaches, and lower back pain. But, by taking time to care for yourself, you can once again feel super. Chiropractic Care Helps with ‘New Mommy Syndrome’ Whether you are a first time mom or a first time grandma, your body can pay a major price if you don’t show it the same […]
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10May, 2017

Expecting Moms and the Chiropractor: What You Should Know

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As your pregnancy progresses, you can hardly wait to meet your new little one. What you may not look forwarding to meeting, however, are the numerous aches and pains common with pregnancy. As the baby develops, the changes in your body can wreak havoc on your back and joints, increasing pain. Back pain during pregnancy can also lead to complications during delivery and increased postpartum recovery time. The good news is you don’t have to live in pain. Chiropractors are trained to help relieve pain that pregnant women experience, giving […]
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20Apr, 2017

Saying No to Stress: How Stress Management Can Help Your Overall Well-Being

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Stress can have a negative effect on your body. So before stress gets the best of you, follow the stress management tips below to help you feel better and stay healthy no matter what comes your way! The Physiology of Stress Stress produces a negative physiological response, an involuntary physical reaction brought on by a perceived threat. Stress has been a part of mankind’s existence since the beginning and comes from the body’s natural defense responses: fight, flight, or freeze. Our ancestors used these instincts to respond to serious daily […]
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10Apr, 2017

What Do Spring Cleaning and Back Pain Relief Have in Common? The Answer May Surprise You

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No, I’m not here to tell you to be careful not to injure your back while tackling your spring cleaning. You should be careful, but that’s not the point. I’m here to show you how you can look at achieving deep back pain relief like you look at completing various levels of cleaning. Levels of Cleaning There are basically three levels of cleaning. You have your daily “pick up” and “wipe down,” your rigorous Saturday chores, and your ultimate, deep-down cleaning commonly referred to as “spring cleaning.” Daily cleaning includes […]
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20Mar, 2017

Spring Nutrition Tips: Why Digestive Enzymes are Your Best Friends

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One of my favorite memories growing up was when my dad would bring out the juicer. He loved that machine. Whenever our fruits and vegetables started to show any kind of wear, out it came. It fascinated me. I didn’t understand how he could put in a bunch of produce and this machine would sort out the juicy fluids from the clumpy fiber. I would watch in amazement the liquidy goodness came out from one end and all the mushy pulp out the other. It was nutritious and it was […]
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10Mar, 2017

The Power of Positive Thinking: Changing your luck by changing your mind

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What does it mean to be lucky? Do you control your fate, or do you let fate control you? Can you change your luck by changing your attitude? A King, a Peasant, and a Boulder There is a story that shows lucky people are those who master the power of positive thinking. A king places a large boulder in the main road and watches from a nearby tree. Throughout the day the king witnesses a squire, a monk, and nobleman’s family all come through the road. The squire curses mother […]
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21Feb, 2017

Chiropractic and Massage: When Two Worlds Merge

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Some things just go together: peanut butter and jelly, manicures and pedicures, the stars and the moon. For those who are burdened with occasional or chronic pain, chiropractic and massage therapy become the yin and yang of muscle and alignment relief. Giving Your Body What it Needs The body is a remarkable system that, at its best, runs harmoniously. When not in sync it can cause pain, create tension, induce stress, and generate discomfort. Skeletal misalignment is often to blame. While in this state we often over-correct or favor affected […]
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8Feb, 2017

Overcoming Nerve Pain: Love Your Body and It Will Love You Back

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Ah…love is in the air. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the florists are bustling about, and happy couples are celebrating their love. But you’re stuck at home in your favorite chair, with both an aching heart and an aching back. Has this ever happened to you? If so, then you might be among the many people who suffer from nerve pain. Nerve pain is treatable with help from your chiropractor and can significantly increase the quality of your life. Focus on What Matters There are many pieces […]
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