No chiropractic doctor wants to throw cold water on a patient’s enthusiasm for exercise. Done correctly and within the patient’s physical limitations, exercise improves health and fitness and brings on a sense of well-being that can’t be obtained in any other way.
Part of a... Read More
Think about it: when you feel healthy, you feel whole. There’s no divisive pain in the back or the stomach or the arms or legs or anywhere else. No infirmities. No vague, fleeting pains or numbness. Instead you experience an all over good feeling, a... Read More
Most chronic pain from auto injuries is a direct result of injury to the ligaments of the spine. These injuries are often in the facet capsular ligaments, but studies have also shown injury to the anterior and posterior longitudinal ligament and the alar ligament.
Whiplash injuries... Read More
To understand the importance of reasonably strong abdominal muscles in spinal stability, keep in mind that the human spine is made up of twenty-four separate bones (vertebras) stacked one on top another and held together by ligaments.
This arrangement of spinal bones is supported by back... Read More
In a world of more and more two-income households, longer work weeks, and less pay, stress is an inevitable response to daily struggles.
There are three major sources of stress: our environment, our bodies, and our emotions. Environmental stresses often stem from work, family obligations, or... Read More
For centuries, asthma was thought to be an emotional disorder that displayed itself physically. It was considered to be “all in the head,” not to be taken seriously. Today, no thinking person believes that for a moment. Asthma is a very real physical disorder.
WHEEZING, GASPING,... Read More
Arms and Legs do thework- not the Back
#1 • Squat
• Load between legs
• Back straight and vertical
#2 • Push up with legs
• Keep load close
#3 • Lift load with arms
• Keep load close
• Change direction with feet
• Don’t twist body
Back does the work
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Exercise science has proven that you can become fit and healthy at any age. Here are 10 tips for getting fit over 40.
Check with your doctor. If you have any existing health conditions or you have been inactive for a long time, you need to... Read More
Nerve interference causes many health problems. Normally, our nervous system’s impulses help keep us healthy by coordinating our bodily functions and, directly or indirectly, tying everything together, making each of us an organism, a living being, rather than just a collection of parts.
PINCHED NERVES DISRUPT... Read More
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is not a new malady. As far back as men and women have used their hands and fingers in repetitive motions, they have suffered from an overuse injury we now call carpal tunnel syndrome.
CTS A COSTLY AND PAINFUL AFFLICTION
In recent years,... Read More
No one really knows how many millions of adults now living with serious health problems would be healthy today if regular chiropractic checkups had been a part of their growing years.
But this much we do know: a recent survey of chiropractic practices revealed that more... Read More
Almost any ongoing, repetitive irritation, stress, strain, sprain, physical tension, prolonged tautness, or pressure can produce an overuse injury to any involved part of the body.
A repetitive activity as simple as painting walls or ceilings can bring on overuse injury. Such injuries are called bursitis,... Read More