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Improving Your Posture to Keep Your Spine Healthy

Posture is the position that your body maintains while standing, sitting, or lying down. Most experts would agree that “good” posture reduces the stress on your spine by balancing the load placed upon the muscles and ligaments that support it. Good posture is essential because it helps you align your bones and joints properly. This […]

Is There a Perfect Posture?

“Sit up straight and stop slouching!” You’ve likely heard this since childhood, but is there such a thing as perfect posture? The answer is a bit complicated. The latest research shows that thinking about a “balanced” or “dynamic” posture may be more important than a perfect one. And we’re also discovering that our ability to […]

Finding Relief After a Car Accident without Drugs or Surgery  

Screech. Bam. Uh-oh. You’ve been involved in a car accident. Your day has been thrown upside down, and a million thoughts are racing. If you don’t feel immediate pain, you may be tempted to think you don’t have a problem. But waiting too long to seek care has been shown to increase the chances that […]

Shoulder Pain After a Car Accident: What Does it Mean? 

You may be surprised to learn that shoulder injuries and whiplash are some of the most common challenges after a car accident. If you are the driver and have your hands on the wheels at the time of the crash, the sudden force created by the accident can lead to a torn rotator cuff. Your […]

How Long Does Whiplash Last? 

Symptoms of whiplash include neck pain, back pain, headaches, dizziness, or confusion—none of these sound like a good time. So, if you’ve been involved in a car accident, you may wonder how long these symptoms will last. The good news is that with a proper evaluation and early treatment, you have a high likelihood of […]

Whiplash: The Symptoms You Need to Know 

Whiplash is an injury that occurs when your body is suddenly forced backward and forward. It’s the most common injury during an automobile accident and is one of the leading causes of chronic neck and back pain. While a little fender bender may not seem like a big deal, new research has shown that even […]

Pro Tips to Keep Your Spinal Discs Healthy

Not everyone spends the week preparing to “play on Sunday.” Most of us will never make it to the NFL, and our big game is more likely to occur in a conference room than in a stadium. But, no matter what you do for work, doing it in pain is no fun. Instead of lifting […]

Be Like Mike: How To Improve Your Sports Performance

Athletes and active people are always looking for a competitive edge. No one may embody that spirit more than basketball legend Michael Jordan. He won multiple world championships and gold medals, breaking almost every record in the NBA. So, what was the secret to his success? Aside from a tremendous amount of hard work and […]

Crossfitters! Want to Get Stronger?

Crossfitters focus on strength and conditioning with a healthy dose of competition. And if you want to improve your WOD (that’s workout a day for the uninitiated), then you need a plan to achieve your best performance while ensuring your body can recover quickly. Otherwise, injuries may cause you to slow down or even keep […]

How Pro Athletes Deal with Pain 

Professional sports are big business. The athletes are given access to various healthcare options to help them play at the highest level possible. Over the past few years, you may have noticed some familiar faces on the sidelines- chiropractors. Sports performance is a huge part of winning in a game of inches. Chiropractors are on […]

The Athlete in All of Us

Professional sports and chiropractic care go back a long way. Athletes have always sought a performance advantage, and many have discovered that chiropractic can give them that competitive edge. Nearly everyone likes to believe they are an “active” person, so this month is an excellent opportunity to appeal to their inner athlete. Throughout the month, […]

Neck Arthritis: Why Your Daily Habits Might Be to Blame

Arthritis is defined as the breakdown of the cartilage around your joints. It can happen anywhere in your body, and common symptoms associated with arthritis include joint pain, stiffness, swelling, or restricted motion. While arthritis is a natural part of the aging process, the decisions you make each day dramatically affect whether it becomes a […]

The Neck Pain Solution No One Is Talking About 

You may not know that a neck pain solution is recommended by most major healthcare organizations that almost no physicians talk about. It works better than medications and is far less risky than injections or surgery. So why hasn’t the world embraced it? That’s a good question.  Spinal adjustments are the neck pain solution that […]

Why Does My Neck Hurt? 

Your neck has a tough job. It has to hold up the weight of your head every day for a lifetime. Holding up to 11 pounds may not seem like a lot, but the seven bones and 25 or so neck muscles must work together in perfect harmony to move your head around and keep […]

How to Get Rid of a Stiff Neck 

Working on computers and staring at our smartphones for hours each day has left 20% of us experiencing neck pain over the past three months. A stiff neck usually starts with postural issues that have weakened your neck muscles. Weakened muscular support places additional stress on your spinal joints. Over time, the extra stress can […]

Design a Year of Abundant Health 

A year of abundant health starts with setting smart goals and taking proactive daily steps to support your body being its best. Movement and exercise are both essential foundations to living your best life. Movement and exercise help you feel better physically, but emerging research shows they may also help your brain stay sharp and […]

The Power of Your Health Potential 

“Your body’s ability to heal is greater than anyone has permitted you to believe.” Not only is that quote inspiring and thought-provoking, but we see it in action every day in our practice. Your body has an incredible natural ability to adapt, change, and heal. Whether you’re bouncing back after an acute injury or looking […]

Creating Smart Goals for Better Health

It’s a new year, so it’s time to set your goal for better health. There is no better time to evaluate your health and wellness and set smart goals for healthy changes. Changing your health isn’t easy, but setting smart goals can set you up for long-term success. Keep reading to learn how.  Smart goals […]