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 […]

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.
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How To Be Good At Sitting

Hey you, yeah, you, sit up straight.

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 […]

Subluxation & Its Effects

A subluxation takes place when a vertebrae moves out of position and causes an irritation on spinal nerves. These nerves, which protrude from between the bones of the spine, then malfunction and cause interference with the signals they carry.

Vertebral subluxations can stem from physical, chemical, and emotional causes:

*Physical causes are related to physical aspects we deal […]

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 […]