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Health & Wellness Blog2019-09-23T19:59:11-05:00
1610, 2019

Posture is essential to your health

October 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

October is National Chiropractic Health Month. We often hear from chiropractors that good posture is essential for good health. But what does that entail and how can posture effect our health? Poor posture is a result of bad habits carried out over years. It's come into discussion more over the

910, 2019

Epilepsy and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

October 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Continuing on our October theme for National Chiropractic Health Month, we're going to take a look at our article published in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research this year. Resolution of Post-traumatic Epilepsy, Headaches & Dizziness Following Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care in a 19-Year-Old Male: Case Study & Review

210, 2019

Strength. Stability. Success. Chiropractic’s role in aiding the musculoskeletal system.

October 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

October is National Chiropractic Health Month. This year we want to focus on strength and stability of the body. Our musculoskeletal system – comprised of our muscles, bones and joints – plays an important role in helping us get and stay stronger at all stages of life. An who doesn't

2509, 2019

A positive attitude may help your health

September 25th, 2019|

Researchers have begun to investigate the link between the mind and health. A positive outlook doesn't mean a permanent smile on the face, but remaining optimistic about things to come. So, is your glass half-full or half-empty? How you answer the age-old question may impact your health. Will it be

1809, 2019

Fall Seasonal Produce

September 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Fall is just around the corner! While we might be misled by the warm September days this year we should be looking forward to the wonderful fall produce that is in store for us. And hopefully, cooler weather. Fall produce is much more than pumpkins in Southeast Kansas. Fresh,

1109, 2019

Prevent lifting injuries

September 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether it's lifting at work, home, or for exercise proper form is critical to reducing your risk of injury. The mantra "lift with your legs, not your back" holds true, but needs to be unpacked. What's the difference between them? Why shouldn't I lift with my back? How do I

409, 2019

The Difference in Upper Cervical Chiropractic

September 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Specific Upper Cervical Chiropractic may have a huge impact on your nervous system, brain function, and overall health. If you’re only thinking of chiropractic for pain, then you’re missing out on a potentially life changing experience. Even a small misalignment of your atlas vertebra, called a subluxation, may negatively affect

2808, 2019

Chiropractic care may reduce opioid prescriptions

August 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Opioid use can date back as early as 3,400 BC. For millennia cultures used opium poppies to treat pain, but they also acknowledge it's euphoric and addictive effects. Even Hippocrates, the father of medicine, recognized it's usefulness in treating pain. From the 1800s on, chemists, scientists, and eventually pharmaceutical companies

2108, 2019

Stressed Over Health

August 21st, 2019|Tags: , , |

Stress is a common experience in the United States. Chances are you’ve got symptoms from stress. Over 75% of Americans experience regular physical symptoms of stress and just under 75% report psychological symptoms. Fatigue, upset stomach, headaches, irritability, and low energy are just a few of the signs you might be stressed out. For most of us, it’s our