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Good Form Running – 4 Principles

Running form has been a hotly debated topic for many years.  When I went to school we taught everyone that you should strike the ground with the outside of your heel and move through your midfoot and leave the ground off your big toe.  This is the correct way to walk, but many believe that [...]

Proper Bike Posture

As cycling has become more popular so has the injuries associated with the great sport. Many of us learned how to ride a bike when we were young without any instruction regarding ergonomics. This lack of proper ergonomics isn't a concern when we are taking joy rides around the neighborhood on an upright bike, but [...]

4 Easy Stretches that Alleviate Piriformis Syndrome Pain

Root canals. Kidney stones. Piriformis syndrome.  These are all ailments that are painful and no fun! Piriformis syndrome especially is a pain, in, well, the butt.  Seriously, people suffering from Piriformis syndrome have frequent and sometimes severe pain and numbness through the buttocks and down their legs. This occurs when the Piriformis muscle spasms. When this [...]

What Chiropractic Patients Need To Know About Acidity vs. Alkalinity In The Body

There has been a lot in the media lately about alkalinity and acidity in the body, but finding solid, straightforward information isn’t always easy. In short, acidity can cause a number of health issues. There are many benefits of bringing your body into balance. What is high acidity? The term acidity describes a condition where [...]

What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Vegan Diets vs. Vegetarian Diets

Vegan and vegetarian diet have long been touted as some of the healthiest diets for people of all walks of life. There is a lot of confusion and many misconceptions, though, about the two. What most people don’t realize is that there are many sub-category diets that fall under vegetarianism, some of which include animal [...]

What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Organic Food vs. Conventional Food

Many supermarkets have started offering their shoppers a choice in produce: organic or conventionally farmed. This can leave many wondering just what the difference is. The truth is, both foods taste the same – or very close. Both have the same vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, so what is the big difference? It comes down [...]

What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Selecting A Mattress

Getting a good night’s sleep is absolutely integral to good spinal health. Sometimes, though that isn’t possible. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 92 percent of people believe that a comfortable mattress is important for good, restful sleep. A bad mattress, or one that is old, or one that is simply wrong for your body [...]

How Proper Rest Helps Restore Spinal Health

You try to do all the right things when it comes to taking care of your spine. You lift the right way, exercise, practice good posture, stretch, drink plenty of water, and take frequent breaks to walk around if you are seated for an extended period of time. Those are all excellent habits to keep, [...]

3 Stretches Every Chiropractic Patient Will Appreciate

Chiropractic is a very effective treatment for back pain, but what many patients don’t realize is that there are things they can do to make it even better. By employing simple stretches, a chiropractic patient can improve his or her range of motion and increase flexibility. These are some great stretches that you can do [...]

Why Chiropractic Combined With Glucosamine & Chondroitin Sulfates Are A Win-Win For Degenerative Disc Disease Sufferers

The most effective treatments are often found in the natural ones. The human body has this incredible ability to provide its own healing. Often we can aid that process through nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle changes. While there are some people who do reach for medications and invasive means of pain control, the truth is the [...]