Category: exercise

New Year, New Healthy Habits

  One of the most anxiety-inducing questions that can be asked after the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day is, “what’s your New Year’s Resolution?” While most people hyperventilate at the thought of creating a resolution, the idea of working towards such a spur of the moment goal can be overwhelming. Striving for improvement …

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Pool Exercises to Help with Back Pain

Just because Summer is officially over doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy time in the pool, especially if you are experiencing back pain. Sitting on the couch may sound like a more comfortable, ideal thing to do, but if you are experiencing back pain, finding an indoor pool could help relieve any pain you have. When …

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Healthy Foods to Feed Your Spine

  Everyone knows the importance of eating healthy, whole foods to improve your overall physical and mental health.  But did you know there are specific foods you can eat than can target your spine, giving it the foods it needs to be healthy and strong? Salmon  Salmon has a lot of Omega-3 that helps fight …

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10 Stress Relievers for Difficult Times

  Stress and anxiety can come out of nowhere.  You can be minding your own business, having a perfectly normal day, and then BAM!  You are struck by near-paralyzing anxiety.  The truth is, for some people stress and anxiety is a crippling and constant problem but everyone deals with a certain amount of stress, particularly …

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Fighting Opioid Abuse With Alternatives to Drugs

When we hear statistics about drug overdose deaths, such as there were 69,029 drug overdoses resulting in death during a one-year period ending in February 2019, we brush it off as something that happens to people on the fringe of society, those who do drugs like heroin or meth.  It’s easy to put it off …

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Tips for Staying Healthy During Social Distancing

During this difficult time of the coronavirus pandemic, life has been completely altered.  Many people are forced to work from home or worse, have lost their jobs altogether.  For everyone, everyday life has changed, from the way we shop for necessities to the way we try to stay active and healthy.  Gyms, parks, and beaches …

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Chiropractic Care for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Shoulder pain is a common pain for many adults in the U.S., often caused by tears or injuries to the rotator cuff.  The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder that gives the shoulder its wide range of motion and gives the shoulder its stability.  The rotator cuff tendon …

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For People and Germs, It’s a Small World After All

Today, the world is smaller than ever before.  You could start your day with a hearty breakfast in Peoria, IL and end it with a late-night dinner on the Nile.  Unfortunately, along with your return baggage, you may also bring with you an unintended souvenir:  bacteria and viruses.  The best defense against these kinds of …

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Driving Can Be Bad For Your (Spine) Health

In the last few years, truck stops have been adding new additions―chiropractor offices. Now, along with catching a shower, some food, and maybe a haircut, truckers can get a spinal adjustment. It’s really no wonder why.  Anyone who has driven a long distance know’s that driving can be hard on the back. When you sit …

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Celebrate Valenspine’s Day With Better Spine Health

Mid-February is just around the corner and you know what that means… Valenspine’s Day! That’s right!  February 14th is Valenspine’s Day!  How does one celebrate Valenspine’s Day, you ask?  Why, by showing your spine how much you love it, of course! The health of your spine is vital to the health of your whole body.  …

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