3 Reasons to Check your Child’s Posture

Poor posture in children has become an epidemic. While you may be familiar with the causes of poor posture – heavy backpacks and slouching over an iPhone or video game to name a few – the long term effects of poor posture can be devastating. If gone unchecked and untreated, poor posture that starts […]

Bag hurting your back, again?

Carrying around pounds of possessions in a heavy bag can lead to disabling back pain. Here’s how to choose the best bag for your back — and wear it the right way — to avoid pain.

In today’s society, many people are carrying around more and more things around in backpacks, briefcases, computer bags, and purses. The […]

Is Your Handbag Killing You?

There’s an injury making the rounds that gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “fashion emergency.” The problem involves an often ignored body part (the shoulder), and the culprit is all the rage—one of those fabulously trendy, stylishly oversize bags that wreak havoc on us.

Not that there’s anything wrong with owning a big, gorgeous tote. The trouble starts when you load it up—wallet, laptop, […]

How to Choose a Mattress

Getting a good night’s rest is essential for short and long-term health, so it’s important to choose a mattress that complements your body’s physical needs and sleeping patterns. Other considerations, such as your partner’s preferences and your budget, may also factor in to your decision-making process when you’re mattress shopping. Continue reading for information on different […]

The Best (and Worst) Positions for Sleeping

For something so simple (even babies do it), sleep isn’t such an easy thing. Both too little and too much time dozing has been linked to a host of health problems, from obesity and heart disease to dementia and diabetes. And sleep position can play a role in snoring, heartburn, and even wrinkles! Read on to […]

10 Things Most People Don’t Know About Chiropractic part 3

the-rest-of-the-story7. Successful chiropractic patients accept responsibility.
When somebody says that they tried chiropractic and it didn’t help, I cringe and get the feeling that they really missed the boat. Of course, there are cases when complicating factors, but I have heard this from people with straightforward chiropractic problems when it is very clear what has […]

10 Things Most People Don’t Know About Chiropractic (cont.)

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4. Doctors don’t do the healing.

Sorry to disappoint you, but a chiropractor will never fix your back. What we are able to do is restore proper motion in the joints, which relieves tension on the nerves and muscles and allows your body to do the healing that it is inherently made to do. […]

10 Things Most People Don’t Know About Chiropractic

organic-chiropractic1) Pain is the last symptom of dysfunction.

A patient’s back is often restricted or unstable for months or years before it presents as a problem and they show up in the chiropractor’s office. In addition, the absence of pain is not health. While medication may be needed, if you take a pill and […]

What’s a Normal Spinal Curvature and What’s Not?

drsspine2Your natural spinal curvature is important, and when this curvature is slightly to severely abnormal, you may experience anything from occasional, mild, annoying discomfort to severe pain and disability. Doctors refer to these abnormal curves as spinal deformities, and they include scoliosis, kyphosis, excess lordosis and flatback. If you suffer from any of these […]

What are the basic concepts of Chiropractic?

bodycandoChiropractic aims to aid the human body’s own innate intelligence, which seeks balance, or homeostasis, among systems in the body. Chiropractic also emphasizes that proper structure is necessary for proper function and holds that the nervous system is the primary coordinator of function throughout the body.

● Innate intelligence refers to an internal guiding force in humans […]