11 09, 2019

Prevent lifting injuries


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 lift with my legs? Words

Prevent lifting injuries2019-09-11T09:39:36-05:00
4 09, 2019

The Difference in Upper Cervical Chiropractic


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 your health. However, a specific

The Difference in Upper Cervical Chiropractic2019-11-21T16:14:32-05:00
28 08, 2019

Chiropractic care may reduce opioid prescriptions


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 refined the plant to develop

Chiropractic care may reduce opioid prescriptions2019-09-02T18:36:52-05:00
21 08, 2019

Stressed Over Health


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 jobs and finances but adults

Stressed Over Health2019-09-02T18:36:52-05:00
14 08, 2019

Summer Sun Hydration


Hydration is important any time of year, but the August sun feels particularly vicious this summer.  This is especially true for those that have to exert themselves in this heat. Whether its for a sport or work, making sure your hydrating is key. Ensuring proper hydration is not as easy as you might think. The

Summer Sun Hydration2019-09-02T18:36:53-05:00
7 08, 2019

Kids, Backpacks, & Back Pain


Heavy backpacks could be contributing to adolescent back pain. This is around the time kids are hitting a growth spurt and the number of items they need to lug around begin increasing. Textbooks, laptops, and other items add weight to our children's packs and pressure to their spines. Many articles have found associations between heavy

Kids, Backpacks, & Back Pain2019-09-02T18:36:53-05:00
31 07, 2019

Hugs can benefit your health


I doubt we'd find many people who don't like hugs. There's actually a physiological basis for why we love the experience of hugging. Both giving and receiving hugs have numerous health benefits in addition to the warm fuzzy feeling. Hugs are appropriate in a wide range of situations. They're given for comfort and support but

Hugs can benefit your health2019-09-02T18:36:53-05:00
24 07, 2019

Do you need to buy organic food?


Most people are unsure when it comes to organic food. We've heard it's healthier, but is that true? And, is it worth the cost? The truth is that it depends on the food. Overall, research shows that organics tend to be richer and have much lower pesticide contamination rates but it can vary widely depending

Do you need to buy organic food?2019-09-02T18:36:54-05:00
16 07, 2019

Summer Fruits and Vegetables


Summer is in full swing. Swimming, backyard BBQs, and countless other outdoor actives fill up our weekends and evenings. But it also means that many fruits and vegetables are in season. From farmers markets to grocery stores, shopping in season can be a strategy for saving money while eating healthy. While it's not surprising,

Summer Fruits and Vegetables2019-09-02T18:36:54-05:00
10 07, 2019

Create a home garden for homegrown nutrients


Knowing the source of your food is a big concern for many people, but you can bypass the unknown by creating your own garden at home. It may seem like a hard, time consuming task but it's simple to start. There are numerous resources for gardening. Online, books, and even friends and neighbors. But you

Create a home garden for homegrown nutrients2019-09-02T18:36:56-05:00