chiropractic care

Massage Therapy and Chiropractic Care

Peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, Batman and Robin — some things just go together, and that includes chiropractic care and massage. Combining the two can speed up recovery for those suffering from medical issues and or soreness. Here’s how chiropractic massage can help.

Need An Energy Boost?

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.

How Does Thanksgiving Impact Your Body?

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.

Do We Shrink As We Age?

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?

Backpacking and Chiropractic Care

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.

Is Head Posture to Blame for your Neck Pain?

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.

Let's Talk TENS

Part of what makes chiropractic care unique is the focus on spinal adjustments, but they aren’t the only form of treatment that we use to manage our patient’s care. We provide our patients with natural, non-invasive, drug-free forms of therapy that use heat, cold, light, massage water, and exercise. When done in a controlled environment, these and other elements have a beneficial influence on the body and its functions and can help with a number of problems. One of the types of therapy we use is electrical stimulation. Here’s what you need to know.

Chiropractic for Kids!

At Healthy Life Chiropractic, we believe a healthy spine is the foundation for a healthy life, and that is true for your whole family, including your kids! You might think that chiropractic care isn’t needed unless you’re suffering from back pain, but starting your kids with preventative care early in life will set them up for a lifetime of health and well-being!

Chiropractic Benefits for Seniors

If you're already seeing us at Healthy Life Chiropractic, you know chiropractic is safe for all ages - and yes, that includes seniors! Senior citizens, or those headed in that direction, can benefit from regular chiropractic care for specific reasons. Here's what you should you know:

Chiropractic Care After An Auto Accident

There's no question about it, car accidents are scary. Not only does your body experience physical trauma, but dealing with auto insurance, repairs, and injuries is incredibly stressful. It might seem easy to put off, but receiving medical after an auto accident should be your number priority, and we can help.

Your Body's Shock Absorbers

Just like a car needs shock absorbers to function properly, so does your body. If you overwork the shock absorbers in your car, they will become damaged. The same theory applies to your discs. They can degenerate, tear, bulge, and herniate. If you are experiencing low back pain, you might be suffering from disc issues, and chiropractic can help.

What A Pair: Massage and Chiropractic Care

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.

Are Your Feet Causing Your Hip Pain?

Many patients that we treat come to us seeking relief from hip pain. It can be caused by a number of issues, ranging from injuries to arthritis. Did you know that hip pain can even be caused by your feet? Foot Levelers custom-made stabilizing orthotics might be able to help!

Chronic Headaches and Chiropractic

You've probably experienced it before: the pounding, throbbing pain of a headache. The majority of people only get them every now and again, but some suffer from chronic headaches which effect their work, relationships, and over all quality of life.

Chiropractic Care: Not Just for your Neck and Back!

When most people think of chiropractic care, they think it is only for neck and back pain. However, the benefits are much more extensive than that! There are numerous conditions and injuries that chiropractic can help with, along with improving overall health and wellness.

What's the Cause of your Back Pain?

You've probably experienced this scenario before: you're just doing you day-to-day activities, and in an instant, you are experiencing back pain. You most likely thought to yourself, "But I didn't even do anything!". 

What you don't realize is that your back pain isn't always from what you did five days ago, let alone five minutes ago. It's more in line with the old idiom "the straw that broke the camel's back"...no pun intended! 

The Under-Appreciated Cervical Spine

With so many parts to the human body, it's easy for some of them to slip beneath the radar. The cervical spine, or the upper seven of our vertebrae, is among the most under-appreciated and also most vital parts of our body. The cervical spine has 37 separate joints that allow the head and neck to move atop the torso – all while following a constant stream of commands from the reflex mechanisms and special senses.

Is Your Posture Affecting Your Mood?

Do you check the way you are sitting or standing during the course of the day? Are you making sure your weight is evenly distributed, or are you leaning more weight on one leg? You might not realize just how much your posture affects you, especially when it comes to your mood. A number of studies have shown that good posture can directly affect your mood in a positive way, and eliminate stress.

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.