Did you know an important part of your spinal health is your feet? Maintaining great posture and support of the spine, back, and neck all stems from the way we treat our feet. As chiropractors, we are known as doctors that specialize in the spine. But we also work with your feet! Think about it: you sit, stand, walk, and move all day long. Here’s what you need to know about chiropractic care and your feet.
Head injuries unfortunately sometimes just happen. They occur more often to those who are active in sporting activities like biking, football, and speed sports, but they can happen to regular people taking part in regular activities. As an athlete, preventative measures like mouthguards and helmets can help, but what happens afterward? How can you best care for your spine and yourself after you’ve suffered a head injury?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
At Healthy Life Chiropractic, our goal is to do more than treat your neck and back pain. We want to help you reach optimal health, and while we can provide you with treatment and guidance, knowing how to take care of yourself is a large part of reaching your health goals. Part of that self-care includes at-home treatments, like hot and cold therapy. Whether you are hurting after an intense workout or are suffering from an overuse injury, we have the answers to your hot and cold therapy questions.
If you’ve been receiving chiropractic care regularly, you already know just how important core and upper body strength is for your posture. When you have a strong core, you’ve got the ideal support system for a healthy spine. To maintain that strength, you need to be on the lookout for injuries from overuse. Here are our tips for avoiding them.
Do you brush your teeth twice a day? What about visiting your primary care doctor once a year? If your health is important to you, you are probably already taking preventative measures to maintain a healthy body, and the same goes for your spine! Stretching and strengthening is an excellent practice to be more proactive about maintaining balance in your body. Here are our suggestions.
Getting the proper amount of sleep is imperative to your overall health and well-being. How well you sleep depends upon your activity level, diet, and what you do before hopping into bed. You might be sabotaging your chances of a good night's sleep without even knowing it! Here are our tips to help you catch some zzz's.
If you've been following our blogs, you know there are many benefits to chiropractic care and you're probably already aware of the relaxing effects of massage therapy. But did you know that the two make quite a pair? Getting both routine chiropractic adjustments and regular massages can enhance your overall wellness.
Summer is nearly here and that means an increase in activity...and also an increase in back injuries! Many of us are getting back outside: playing sports, gardening, and starting up an exercise plan. The stress and fatigue increased activity puts on your body can lead to issues and injuries. Chiropractic care can help you recover, and our health and wellness tips can help you have a healthier summer!
No matter where you look, technology is right there. Whether you're staring at your phone, tablet, or computer screen in your home or at the office, tech devices are everywhere. Even though technology has greatly advanced much of our lives and makes many things easier, it also consumes a great amount of our time and can lead to a decline in health and relationships. Texting, chatting, tweeting, and gaming all seem innocent, but they can quickly become addictive.
If optimal health is a goal for you, then a properly functioning immune system is necessary. The question is, how do you get one? Follow our tips to help your body fend off illness and make room for true health.