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.
There are some pieces of advice that our mothers said that were better than others. No, maybe your face won't freeze like that. But she was right when she told you to sit up straight. In today's society, many of us spend the majority of our day working sedentary jobs, requiring us to sit for hours at a time. Even if you don't spend a lot of time sitting, proper posture is important. In fact, your spine's health depends on it!
Stretching is an important part of chiropractic, and I regularly recommend various stretches to my patients. Stretches help relieve tension and pain in problem areas, and I am often asked if yoga can help. The answer is yes, depending on the patient's condition, of course. It can be as simple as popping into your local yoga studio, but I want to take a moment to point you in the right direction by educating you on the top seven yoga styles. Because some styles are better for beginners, while others work well for certain conditions, it is important to learn more about this ever-growing practice.
Valentine’s Day is here, and it is a day to shower your significant other with love and affection. We do this through anything from grand romantic gestures to cards, candy, and flowers. Millions of dollars are spent on this day alone throughout the United States. Well, this year we challenge you to show an equal amount of love to your spine with these suggestions.
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.
Many of us spend the majority of our time sitting behind a desk, making it extremely important to make sure your workspace is friendly to your back and body. Here are a few tips to improve the ergonomics in your office.