Tips to Avoid Back Pain During Holiday Travel

The holiday season has just begin, meaning many of us are preparing for holiday travel to visit family and friends. While we can't wait to see our loved ones, the stress and strains of travel are not something to look forward to. Traveling is only worse for those already suffering from back and neck pain, and holiday travel can be a particularly stressful and painful time. We’ve put together some tips on how to minimize that pain.

Balance Begins with Your Feet

As chiropractors, we are often asked about pain in the neck and back. These issues relate to the spine, but most people fail to realize the importance of the feet in relation to the spine. You walk, sit, run, stand, all throughout the day. Sometimes you wear shoes that don't quite fit, or are brutal on your feet, and then wonder why you suffer from back pain. Give your feet the love and appreciation you deserve! Here's what you need to know.

How to Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and appreciating all that we have in our lives. It is also a day centered on parades, family, football, and food. Many of us find ourselves eating a few too many helpings of sweet potato casserole and hitting the couch for a nap.  If that sounds like you, and your Thanksgiving routine leaves you feeling tired and groggy, we suggest making a few small changes to your routine for a healthier holiday.  

Benefits of Stretching

Everyone knows how important exercise is, as well as the importance of stretching before and after exercise. But that doesn't mean that we always do it! If you are willing to take the time to do anything, be sure to take the time to stretch. It is considered by many to be the most important form of exercise, and it requires no equipment and no special wardrobe.

What is Cold Laser Therapy?

Cold laser, or low level laser, is a therapy that uses low-level lasers to alter cellular function.  Non-thermal photons of light penetrate the skin to reach the targeted area. It is absorbed and interacts with the light sensitive elements in the cell that initiates a series of events in the cells that result in reduced inflammation, normalization of damaged or injured tissues, and increased intracellular metabolism-which reduces healing time.

Standard Process: Why we offer a high quality supplement

Standard Process: Why we offer a high quality supplement

Since 1929, Standard Process has been dedicated to the field of nutritional supplements and the whole food philosophy introduced by Dr. Royal Lee. Dr. Lee’s goal was to provide nutrients as they are found in nature—in a whole food state where he believed their natural potency and efficacy would be realized.

Need guidance on Food and Nutrition?

Need guidance on Food and Nutrition?

The Plant Plus Diet Solution speaks to all of us who are trying to figure out what best serves our health in today’s brave new world of genetically modified foods, escalating health crises (obesity, diabetes, autism, Alzheimer’s), and contradictory nutritional guidelines—not to mention the clash-of-the-titans media blitz for our food dollars among packaged, processed and “fast” food producers. What should we eat?