Chiropractic for Headache Relief

Chiropractic for Headache Relief

We've all suffered through them before: the pounding, throbbing pain of a headache. Most of us just get them every now and then, but some people suffer from chronic headaches, which can effect work, relationships, and overall well-being. 

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How Are You Staying Healthy?

How Are You Staying Healthy?

It seems like we are hearing the words "health care" more and more lately in the news. Usually, "sick" care is what's being referred to — care that is given to someone who already has the symptoms of an illness or injury. True health is what we do in our day-to-day lives to be healthy, and is the proactive choices we make to prevent life-threatening diseases or illnesses. 

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Taking On Your 2018 Fitness Routine

Taking On Your 2018 Fitness Routine

With the arrival of the New Year, gyms and health centers will see an increase in traffic as many rush to renew their commitment to physical fitness. It is great to set goals, and a new year is a great time to start fresh. As proponents of natural health, we know that regular exercise is incredibly important.

However, if you haven't maintained a regular fitness routine, jumping back in to exercise too quickly or intensely often leads to injury. This is because overused muscles can lead to injury and scar tissue, causing pain and restricting motion.

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Improve Your Immune System

Improve Your Immune System

A healthy immune system is imperative for optimal health, but can be hard to maintain with all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. So, how do you get a properly functioning immune system? Follow these simple steps to help your body fend off sickness and make room for health.

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The Situation with Over-Sitting

The Situation with Over-Sitting

It is common knowledge among experts that pain in the lower back is related to sitting for extended periods of time. In today's world, the majority of us spend most of our day doing just that: we sit during the commute to work, we sit while we work at our desks, we sit while we watch TV to relax. We sure do spend a lot of time sitting!

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5 Tips to Soothing Your Sciatic Pain

5 Tips to Soothing Your Sciatic Pain

If you are looking for solutions to sciatic pain, you will often find chiropractic care at the top of the list. Unlike medication or surgery, chiropractic effectively helps sciatic symptoms, without uncomfortable side effects. It's important to remember that if you're going to do something, you may as well do it right, and that usually requires time. Healing, repair, and relief do not happen instantaneously. Regular chiropractic visits can help you find relief, but what about immediate relief?  

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Healthcare Innovation: Stem Cell Therapy

Healthcare Innovation: Stem Cell Therapy

Major surgeries such as back surgeries or joint replacements come with serious risks, limited success rates, and slow and painful recovery times. You might be fighting surgery, suffering from chronic pain, degenerative issues, or even sports injuries and feel you don't have another option. It may not seem that there are many alternatives, but our center offers natural therapies such as stem cell regenerative therapy, which is available without the risks of surgery and long, difficult recover periods.

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A Healthier Thanksgiving

A Healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and giving thanks for what we have in our lives. But it's also a Holiday that revolves entirely around food. If taking a nap after overindulging is part of your routine for Thanksgiving because you feel groggy and tired, you may want to try to change your routine up a bit with some of our suggestions. 

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How to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

How to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

From your very first bite of chocolate, your brain discovers the wonders of sugar. From there you branch out and you (your brain) becomes obsessed with eating as much of it as possible. This comes in the form of sodas, candy, ice cream, etc. This is the instant gratification your brain comes to expect. After time passes, you need more of it to experience the same effect; in time, you realize you'll never have that original feeling of euphoria and it becomes habit.

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Proper Balance Starts With Your Feet

Proper Balance Starts With Your Feet

As chiropractors, we are often asked questions about back and neck pain. Which relate to the spine, but what most people neglect is the importance of your feet! You walk, run, sit, stand, etc. You sometimes wear shoes that don't fit or that are brutal on your feet, and then wonder why your back hurts! Give your feet the love and appreciation you deserve! Here's what you need to know.

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Your Spine: A Shock Absorber

Your Spine: A Shock Absorber

Your discs, aka the "shock absorbers" of your body and spine, work with the natural curves of your spine to reduce stress and pressure as you move. They are similar to the shock absorbers on a car and, if worked too hard, can become damaged. The can bulge, herniate, tear, degenerate, but they don't "slip" (commonly used incorrectly).

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4 Tips for Runners

4 Tips for Runners

It may seem like it's too hot out to enjoy a nice run, but soon enough we'll be enjoying the fall and spending more time outside. Running is a great way to get in your cardiovascular exercise. Whether you're new to running or just getting started, it's important to ensure you're taking care of your knees and spine so that you can keep running for many years to come. Here's what you need to know:

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Chiropractic for Overall Health

Chiropractic for Overall Health

Your nervous system is essential to your overall health. The better your nervous system, the better your health. It's that simple. Your nervous system is involved in your ability to digest food, fight off sickness, curl up with a good book, etc. If your nervous system becomes compromised in any way, this affects your ability to live life to the fullest. Here's how to keep your nervous system in check:

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Is Your Pain Hurting More Than Just You?

Is Your Pain Hurting More Than Just You?

Low back pain is most commonly associated with jobs that involve physical labor. However, over 80% of the U.S. population complains of low back pain. While those with physical jobs are easily excused from work due to low back pain, those who spend most of the time at a desk are not. If your back pain is at a level where you're thinking about missing work, it is affecting more than just you and it's time to correct the problem instead of just masking it with pain killers.

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Stretching: The Most Important Exercise

Stretching: The Most Important Exercise

We all know that exercise is important, and we all also know that stretching is an important step before and after exercising. However, this doesn't mean that we all do it. If you can take the time to do anything, take the time to stretch. It's the most important exercise and requires no equipment and no special clothes.

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