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What you should know about stretching

What Chiropractic Patients Should Know About Stretching When you suffer from joint or muscle pain, it is important to work on maintaining as much flexibility as possible. The more flexible you are, the less likely you will be to further injure yourself. One of the best ways to improve your flexibility is by stretching before [...]

5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health

  5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health Chiropractic care is designed to alleviate pain and restore the body to its natural balance. For chiropractors, injury prevention is key for a healthy body. Good practices combined with solid exercises creates toned muscles that protect the body and spine [...]

Remote Posture Evaluation from your Phone

At Compass we believe that proper sitting is extremely important for health and preventing neck and back pain.  This is why we teach each and everyone how to sit properly on their second day in our office. We have felt limited in our ability to help our patients truly sit properly because we are not [...]

Prevent Seasonal Allergies Naturally

I think we can safely say that spring is here, which is great unless you are one of millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies.  Antihistamines can be helpful, but like any medication they come with side effects.  One side effect that seems counter-intuitive is an increase in the frequency of sinus infections.  One [...]

How Chiropractic Care Eases the Three Most Common Types of Back Pain

How Chiropractic Care Eases the Three Most Common Types of Back Pain Do you suffer with back pain? Well, you’re not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work, and the second most common reason for visiting a doctor (only behind upper respiratory infections). [...]

High-Fat Diet, Low-Fat Diet or Neither?

There are three groups of nutrients which are protein, carbohydrates and fat. Unfortunately the last of the three has the same name as an unflattering name for someone who is overweight or fat. It should come as no surprise that we would associate the nutrient fat, with being overweight but is that association justified? Whether [...]

Should you give your kids Vitamin D in the winter to prevent colds?

by Bryan Bingham DC, DACRB It has been shown that low level of Vitamin D in the body can increase the risk for viral upper respiratory infections (URTI). It would stand to reason that supplementing with Vitamin D would decrease the frequency and durations of viral colds but it is uncertain whether or not this [...]

Is your diet causing your inflammation?

Have you ever wondered why you’re always bloated or why your face is breaking out like your hitting puberty all over again? It could be as easy as your diet. The foods we eat can have more impact on our bodies than just the size of your pants. Many foods we find in the grocery [...]

Thirsty?

If our body is already 60% water then why is it so important to stay hydrated? Staying hydrated is meant as a way to replace the water that your body loses daily. Water plays such an important role in our body. It helps regulate our body’s temperature, lubricates our joints, and it even helps transport [...]

Finding the Perfect Fitness Tracker

In the early 2000s, many people would wear a step counter on their hips or shoes to count their daily steps. These trackers were a motivation for people to get out, get active, and to hit their daily step goals. Now 10 years later the fad is back, but with more features, technology, and knowledge. [...]