As chiropractors, we know how crucial good spinal health is for the whole body. But often, it’s overlooked in favor of other aspects of your health. Today, we take a look at the anatomy of the spine—its function, parts and pieces, and what makes it one of the most critical systems in the body.
The Spine—Your Lifeline
The alignment of the spine is the core of chiropractic care. Knowing and understanding the overall health of your spine can be determined by examining the cervical curve. The cervical spine consists of the first seven vertebrae in your spine, starting from the base of your skull at the C1 (atlas) vertebra and ending at your […]
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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do an audit of your body and posture right now. Is your back straight? What about your legs and arms? How much physical space are you taking up at this moment?
Notice how the simple act of being aware of your posture makes you automatically correct it. You don’t usually think […]