Category: family chiropractic

Fight Pain in the New Year

You hear it in the media, read it on print, and see it on tv, the phrase “New Year, New You” will be coined anew for everything from clothing looks, to fitness, to career choices. There is something incredibly hopeful about the phrase, and it can be really inspiring for those needing that extra push …

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A Pandemic Filled with Accidents: The Rise in Distracted Driving

Watch out! Distracted driving is the most prevalent causes of car accidents and subsequent injuries and deaths in the United States. Since the beginning of cell phone usage, cases of car accidents caused by distracted driving have been on the rise, increasing even more as smartphones and texting capabilities became more widely available. While having …

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Don’t Be So Cold- Warming Up for Winter Exercise

It’s cold, but your fitness plans don’t have to lose their fire! You may not be a frequent gym-goer and that’s completely okay, but it’s a very good idea to stay active even when the weather gets too cold to venture outdoors. Staying active at a level that’s sustainable for you will help you to …

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Chilling Out: Common Winter Injuries and how to Avoid Them

Humans aren’t like polar bears, penguins, or any other winter-climate animal, we don’t have thick fur or cool sliding moves for the icy tundra, so there is plenty of room for mishaps to occur when winter rolls around. Oftentimes injuries result from slips and falls in the early morning or late evening when it is …

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Warm Up those Cold Bones: Home Workouts for Winter

It’s hard to stay fit when it’s frosty outside especially if your joints and muscles don’t have a friendly relationship with the cold. Sometimes, even for those experienced with moving about in cold weather, the fierceness of midwinter can drive all reasonable living beings indoors except for the most necessary things such as traveling to …

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Own Your Movement

There is nothing more joyful than moving freely as your body is meant to. The human body is an incredible machine with a wide range of motion and a striking ability to conform to almost any situation; however, sometimes this ability is limited. This can be due to a wide range of factors such as …

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Sitting, and All the Harm it Does

When it comes to the things you do on a daily basis, you don’t often think about sitting being one of the most harmful ones. It seems so innocent, and most work requires being in a seated position. However, the modern lifestyle that most people lead has caused sitting to increase to a detrimental amount. …

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How a Strong Back Helps Runners

When it comes to running, you probably think about strong legs, and a strong core. However, a muscle group that all runners should pay plenty of attention to is the back. The back does a number of things for runners, like keeping them upright and helping them keep a better posture, both of which are …

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What is Moist Heat Therapy?

Physical therapy is often necessary for people going through the rehabilitative process. It can help you regain range of motion, relax your muscles, and soothe joint pain. It is referred to as both thermal therapy and superficial heat. If you’re undergoing physical therapy, your therapist may suggest using moist heat during your session. Learn more …

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