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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]