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Chiropractic’s history…

On Sept. 18, 1895 the first chiropractic adjustment was given. That date marks the official founding of this important healthcare profession. Now, 118 years later, millions of Americans have seen a chiropractor and people across the globe continue to benefit from this powerful, preventative and drug-free approach to healthcare.
While 1895 may mark the official beginning of […]

Health Benefits of Having an Active Social Life

Do you make quality time with your family and friends a priority? We’re not talking about required annual holiday visits with distant relatives that can sometimes drive you nuts; we mean those people with whom you share the closest connections and tightest bonds. If you’re like most people, nurturing those types of relationships often falls by […]

Which Should You Do First: Cardio or Strength Training?

You hit the gym, and the clock is already ticking: You’ve got 45 minutes to work all of your major muscle groups—oh, and squeeze in some cardio too. But which one should come first?
Sadly, there’s not a cut-and-dry answer: Your priority in the gym depends on your own personal goals, experts say. Someone aiming to lose […]

Move Your Body to Wellness

There’s a reason people working desk jobs experience neck pain and those in physical labor jobs may suffer from low-back problems. In many cases, the habits we keep throughout the day can have lasting effects on the rest of our body—especially if unmanaged!
Identifying Daily Habits
To start out you should begin identifying patterns in your daily […]

Should You Talk to Your Friends and Family About Chiropractic?

Simple answer: absolutely! If you’re someone who’s benefiting from the effects of chiropractic care, the next step after improving and maintaining your own wellness is spreading the word! So many people don’t know how beneficial chiropractic can be for their whole body—and let’s face it, we all know someone who could use the extra help.
The Stats
An […]

7 Ways to enjoy a healthy spring

Spring has sprung! While you’re spring cleaning your home, your car and your office—do not forget to take some time to refresh and recharge your health and well-being.

Try new approaches to healthcare.
Many of us only get in to see the doctor when we’re sick and feeling miserable—but wouldn’t it be much better to avoid the […]

The sprain (oh and STRAIN) of March Madness

March Madness is finally here and with it comes the thrill and the sprain (or strain, but we’ll get to that) – incredible wins and bracket-busting defeats. But the real “strain” referred to here has to do with muscular/spinal pain and injury. While many of us will be watching these collegiate athletes representing their schools and […]

Are your headaches normal?

Since so many of the world’s adult population have experienced a headache at one point in their lives, we tend to think it’s no big deal. We through back a painkiller, take a nap, drink more water, massage our temples and keep moving. But here’s the thing—you don’t have to live like that.

The headache Myth Debunked
There […]

Should You Get A Flu Vaccine? Some Facts to Consider

There is no one right way to care for your body. Optimal health takes on a different meaning for each individual because we are all unique. There are many different avenues to consider as you strive to reach your optimal health potential. With winter and flu season just around the corner, it is […]


It’s that time of year…BACK TO SCHOOL!! Ugh it’s like nails on a chalkboard for us ALL!! Whether you are a parent or not…BACK to SCHOOL affects us all in so many different ways. What does the new school year mean to you?

Perhaps school is a distant memory for you, or maybe it’s […]