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Using your cellphone all wrong?

Just admit it, we are all on the phone or computer every day. Whether you’re uploading a picture to a social page, sending a text to a friend or typing away at a keyboard—you’re tapped into technology all the time. Prevent some long-term effects from these repetitive movements with our simple tips and tricks.
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Most Asked Chiropractic Questions Answered

Chiropractic is on the rise!
It’s true—the number of patients across the globe who’ve reaped the benefits of chiropractic care is now the highest it’s ever been. Amazing, right? And while that means more and more people are finding relief and embracing the importance of spinal health, it also means curiosity is at an all-time high. Let’s […]

HEALTHIER OPTIONS FOR A HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Dressing up, school parties, costume parades and trick-or-treating—these are the reasons Halloween tops the list of many kids’ favorite days. While no one wants to ruin this spooky and sugary celebration, with all the health concerns surrounding sugar and the poor diet habits of millions of Americans, can’t we find some ways to cut back on […]

TEN CHIROPRACTIC FACTS THAT WILL INTRIGUE YOU

The number of those benefiting from chiropractic care continues to rise as more and more people discover the importance of good spinal health and preventative care. If you’re a patient of chiropractic, you probably know a lot about what the therapy can do for you—but what about the profession itself? Here are some chiropractic fun facts […]

How to Harness Stress

Healthy stress? What? Isn’t that an oxymoron—but it’s true, stress can be healthy for you in certain doses and certain situations. Your body was built to create responses to stress, and this has been one of the keys to survival—but what good can it do for us in today’s time? Actually, more than you may think.
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Why am I sore after an adjustment?

So, you started going to the chiropractor…awesome! These first few steps of your journey on the road to optimal health and wellness are crucial. But let’s say, maybe after a few adjustments where symptoms were initially improving, an old, possibly familiar soreness starts flaring up again. Or maybe even a forgotten injury has reappeared. What the […]

The Lumbar Spine aka the low back

Last but not least of the spine is the lumbar spine also known as the low back. Here’s the importance and the body parts that your lumbar spine affect.

The Importance of Your Lumbar Spine
The lumbar spine is the lowest region of your spine! It’s comprised of five vertebrae (L1, L2, L3, L4 and […]

Thoracic Thursday

Thoracic THURSDAY!! It’s Thursday so why not talk about the Thoracic spine?!?!
Your thoracic spine (mid-back) is the longest region of your spine, made of twelve different vertebrae that span from just below the base of the neck (cervical) to the stomach region (lumbar). This section of the spine plays a crucial role in overall […]

What is the Cervical Spine

We know more than anyone the importance of a healthy spine. Your spinal cord is a huge player in how you feel and function as a whole; there’s a reason why it’s one of the few organs in your body encased in armor.
And this armor, the spine, is made up of 33 individual vertebrae that […]

4 Natural Sunscreen Alternatives

Summertime fun in the SUN! Let’s talk sun safety. Protecting yourself from skin cancer is always a top priority, but unfortunately, sunscreen isn’t an easy solution. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) heavily researches sunscreens every year, and this year, they found that over two thirds of the 650 products they tested contained harmful chemicals or didn’t […]