As a Chiropractor, one of the most common questions I am asked is, “Should I use heat or ice?” The answer depends on what type of injury you are trying to treat. Both cold and superficial heat can decrease the symptoms of musculoskeletal injuries and pain. The most general answer is always use ice for … More Should you use Heat or Ice for Treating Injuries?
Ms. Johnson was on her way to start a new job as an accountant when she was rear-ended by a drunk driver. Although she had no visible injuries, she noticed her head and neck didn’t feel quite right after the accident. Severe headaches and neck pain plagued her for the next several years. Physical therapy … More Whiplash: the Silent Killer
In today’s world, being online and reading blogs (like this one) can be done in a variety of different ways and in countless locations. Technology has reached a point where, aside from a wifi connection, there doesn’t have to be much similarity at all in how we take in information. There is one thing, however, … More The 3 Phases of Breathing
Believe it or not but winter is almost here, and it can bring with it bouts of the blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is your body’s response to the decreased sunlight during the days of autumn and winter. Generally, SAD is subtle. While some people do plunge into a deep depression as the seasons change, … More 4 Steps to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder Before it Begins!
If there is one vitamin in the world that can help optimize a person’s health and well-being is Vitamin D. Traditionally, vitamin D deficiency was associated with the bone disease rickets, but since the disease is now rare, we are seeing other problems caused by vitamin D deficiency. Fortunately, this vitamin can be made and … More Vitamin D: America’s vitamin deficiency
Current research has shown the benefits of chiropractic care on the immune system. The nerve system possesses unique control mechanisms on the immune system. Chiropractic adjustments relieve stress on the nerve system which allows the immune system to work more effectively. The following data has been found through chiropractic studies; White blood cells, which eat and … More Boost Your Immune System Naturally with Chiropractic
With summer just around the corner, it is time to wake up from that winter hibernation and get yourself back into shape for the beach! When most people think of getting back in shape they think of hitting the gym and pumping some iron or hopping on the treadmill. We want to be in and … More 30 minutes a day to a beach body without the gym!
Now that Spring is upon us it is time for the infamous spring cleaning extravaganza! Too long have we lived under the same roof as countless dust bunnies, cob webs, and indistinguishable food particles in and under the couch. Before you grab your mops and brooms, take at look at these 12 tips to make … More 12 Tips for the best Spring Cleaning ever!
If you have kids, it’s likely you know a thing or two about ear infections. In the United States, at least half of all children experience and ear infection by their first birthday. Children are more prone to ear infections due to their immature Eustachian tube (part of the middle ear), which in infancy and … More Chiropractic and Ear Infections, does it Help?
This weekend I was pressed for time, ingredients, and under a lot of stress. I am in the process of moving so that presents its own challenges, but trying to eat well on top of moving your furniture, buying groceries, and still cleaning the house is an added stressor nobody enjoys. Going out to … More Gourmet Steak & Salad in under 30 minutes using leftovers!