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Getting the Wheels Turning – Cycling this Summer

cycling safety
Now that warm weather is officially here, it calls for all cyclists to grab their gear and get ready for the upcoming cycling season! Before you start out on the road, here are a few tips for a safe ride: Get your bike in shape first Cleaning – Before you take your bike out of your garage, […]


The Benefits of Massage for Health & Wellness

Man giving Woman Massage for Health and Wellness Massage was once thought to be the realm of the rich and pampered. Today, the many health benefits of massage are becoming increasingly well known, showing it to be a valuable treatment for [...]

Shiatsu For You

massage Shiatsu is a Japanese practice of massage and bodywork used to release negative energy and discomfort, while supporting healing and an increased sense of well being.  The word shiatsu means [...]

Prevent Back Pain & Improve Posture

Man with Back Pain As described by the Mayo Clinic, there are three main concerns when it comes to back pain. They are force, repetitive motion, and poor posture.  In their discussion of how to prevent back pain, [...]

Improve Comfort While Sitting

Woman with Back Pain Benefits From Comfort While Sitting Tips You can improve your comfort while sitting with the ObusForme Lowback Backrest Support. Unlike ordinary “L”-shaped chairs, the “S”-shape of the Obus Forme Backrest [...]

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Body

the effects of alcohol Alcohol impairs the body’s natural healing response, and therefore it can be considered a drug.  On a daily basis, we cause micro trauma to our tissues through repetitive strain and stress. Our [...]

How Does Your Posture Affect Your Heart Health?

posture Our bodies were created with a spinal alignment that has three main curvatures: the neck, thoracic spine/ mid-back and the lower back. Maintaining these three natural curves allows for good [...]

An Introduction to Stretching with a Partner

partner stretching What better way to combat the winter blues, along with neck and back pain, than by stretching.  Stretching by yourself is great, but partner-assisted stretching can be a better way to enhance [...]

Moving Tips

moving Changing residences can prove to be a very physically demanding process.  Numerous musculoskeletal problems can result from this process, most notably lower back injuries.  The following [...]

Winter Exercise Options

exercise Don’t let the holidays sabotage your workout regimen and ensure you fight the holiday weight gain epidemic! Any extra pounds you gain during the holidays will put excessive pressure on your neck, [...]

How Regular Sauna Use Can Help in Recovery

sauna Typically after a hard workout in the gym, people tend to miss warm-downs. Stretching after exercise can help reduce the risk of injury, as can many other variables that are often overlooked. One [...]

Osteoporosis & You – Part II

Osteoporosis Exercise is one of the best defenses along with good nutritional habits to help most health problems. As we mentioned previously, osteoporosis is a condition that can be prevented and reversed.

Osteoporosis & You – Part I

Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens our skeletal bones and is one of the most common metabolic disorders we face as a nation.  Especially in an aging population, osteoporosis can lead to [...]

Shopping & Pain Management

shopping Shopping at this time of year can be very stressful.  The malls are packed with people looking to get their holiday shopping done as quickly as possible.  There are line-ups; parking spots are [...]

Motor Vehicle Accidents – Part II

accidents Ruling out a possible concussion from the accident is also very important. Many times, this gets overlooked if the patient reports they did not hit their head or have the air bags deployed.  A [...]

Motor Vehicle Accidents – Part I

accident I don’t remember a time in the past when, every morning, we would hear of another tragic car accident.  It is very scary to hear how many motor vehicle accidents have been occurring lately, [...]

Should I Apply Cold or Heat?

cold or heat For muscle and joint pain, cold or heat are two commonly applied non-invasive therapies.  It can often be difficult to choose which application to use.  The following information discusses each [...]

Why Aren’t You Sleeping?

sleeping   Outside of all of the biological and reparative benefits of getting enough sleep, I as a chiropractor am able to recognize and explain why patients with muscle and joint pain are unable to [...]

Pain in the Text-Neck!

text-neck   I have been in practice 13 years, and, in the last 2 years, I have seen and treated more patients with neck pain than I did in the previous 11. At first I thought this could’ve [...]