Injured and sprained ankles are a common issue that we treat here at Healthy Life Chiropractic. Not only are ankle injuries annoying, but they often limit your ability to move around, accomplish day-to-day tasks, and maintain your health through exercise. Here’s what you need to know.
Valentine’s Day is here, so now is the perfect time to talk about giving your spine some love! It might sound strange, but showing your spine a little love can go a long way to improve your health.
Are you having a hard time getting a good night’s sleep? Well, you’re not alone. It might seem strange that there are specific pillows recommended by chiropractors, but we’ve got our reasons! Here’s why we think these pillows are better than others.
Over the years, many of our chiropractic patients have asked if chiropractic would work for their kids. They have enjoyed the benefits of chiropractic care, and want to know if their children would experience the same positive effects. Some also worry that chiropractic isn’t safe for children, and are curious about the results they will see. Chiropractic can benefit every age group in your family, including your children. Here’s how:
You hear it just about everywhere you go this time of year - the sniffling and sneezing of cold season. It is particularly important to pay close attention to your health and wellness during the winter, and chiropractic can help.
If you’ve been following our blog, you already know that chiropractic can help with weight loss. If you want to learn more, join us at our office for a FREE event on January 29th from 5:30-6:30PM.
If you’ve decided to make weight loss a goal in 2019 and you follow our blog, you already know that chiropractic can help. Here are our tips to help you keep your resolutions throughout the year and achieve your weight loss goals.
If you’ve been talking about New Year’s Resolutions, you’ve probably heard others saying (or said yourself) that a weight loss regimen is at the top of the list. Just do a quick Google search, and you’ll likely find that weight loss is one of the top New Year’s Resolutions. You probably are already aware that losing weight isn’t one of the easiest things in the world, and chiropractic may be able to help.
Christmas may have come and gone, but the holiday season isn’t over just yet. The holidays are full of celebrations and spending time with friends and family, but the season can quickly become one of excess. Here are our tips for a healthy holiday season.
If you’ve ever traveled during the holidays, you know it can be complicated, stressful, and frustrating. As if traveling isn’t already challenging enough, add that you are doing it at one of the busiest times of the year. If you suffer from back or neck pain, your travels will be particularly brutal. Body pain and traveling can affect your mood, putting you in a negative state of mind before you even get to your destination, and interrupting your family fun. Here are our tips to avoid back pain while traveling this holiday season.
For this week's article, we've got a guest blogger! Stacey L. Nash is a Seattle area writer for Tuck.com whose insomnia led her to research all aspects of sleep. Learn more about the connection between back pain and sleep deprivation.
Doesn’t it always seem that your energy levels are lower during the holiday season? Whether it is from traveling, running from holiday party to holiday party, or exhaustion from added stress at work, this time of year can be just as grueling as it is enjoyable. Most people spend their days feeling tired and rundown and just don’t have enough energy. If you are in need of an energy boost, chiropractic care might be your solution.
If you’ve been following our blogs, you know we are big fans of essential oils. Essential oils can be used to to give relief to a number of symptoms from headaches to stomachaches. Perhaps one of the most popular essential oils used is lavender. Lavender has been around for centuries and has been used to treat many issues naturally. Here are five benefits to adding lavender to your routine.
It’s officially the time of year for Turkey, football, and family! Although Thanksgiving is only one day out of the year, your environment has a large impact on your body, and Thanksgiving is no exception. If you could have an inside look at your body on Thanksgiving Day, this is what you might see.
Growing older has many benefits: more time to spend with family, wisdom, and clearer priorities just to name a few. Along with aging comes many changes that happen to the body. Hearing, vision, memory, and hair are some of the things we lose...but what about height?
If you have ever suffered from recurring low back pain, you know that things could be just fine and then all of a sudden, you are feeling that pain once again. You might even end up stuck on the couch with an ice pack, unable to move. We’ve heard of this scenario time and time again. There are some measures you can take to prevent this from happening, and here are our tips.
Halloween is here, which means carving pumpkins, scary movies, and of course lots of tricks and treats. While we all love delicious goodies, we don’t necessarily love how they make us feel or the weight we might gain. As we gear up for the holiday season, weight gain is incredibly common…and frustrating. We’ve put together some tips on how to enjoy a healthy Halloween!
If you are involved with massage or fitness, you’ve probably heard of foam rollers before. Maybe you’ve even tried them out yourself, but are still perplexed as to why so many people use this device. What is the big deal about a cylinder of foam? There are a lot of questions out there about foam rollers, and we are here to help clear up any confusion and share why you should be foam rolling.
Fall is in full swing and that means cooler weather for camping trips. Camping means pitching a tent, making s’mores, and sleeping under the stars, but you don’t need to be an Eagle Scout to know there’s more to it than that. Besides preparing for your trip with food supplies and a first aid kit, you can prepare your body. Here are our tips.
Have you checked in with yourself to gauge how you feel at the end of the day? Take a moment and think about how you feel. Maybe you are exhausted by the day’s end. Are you suffering from constant neck pain or frequent headaches, and maybe fibromyalgia? Here’s something to consider: your head posture might be to blame.