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Your Poor Feet

Published: September 8, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Huge numbers of people develop foot pain in their 60s, but it can start as early as the 20s and 30s. Excessive weight, diabetes and circulation problems can contribute to foot pain. Proper footwear and regular exercise can play a crucial role in preventing foot problems. The average person walks the equivalent of three times […]

Why Your Child’s Spine Matters

Published: May 17, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

As a parent, your biggest hope is your children remain healthy and and well-adjusted so that they may express their full potential in life. However, have you ever considered the impact a balanced spine and nerve system has on proper physical growth, mental development, sports performance and stress management? Back pain is pervasive among American […]

Posture

Published: April 24, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

The ancient Japanese art form of growing Bonsai trees is fascinating. Bonsai trees are essentially normal shrubs that have been consistently stressed in a particular way for a long time to create a posture which would never be found in nature. Depending on how the tree is stressed while it grows, it may end up […]

Why Pregnant Women Don’t Tip Over

Published: April 23, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

By JOHN SCHWARTZ @ NYT Pregnant women do not tip over, and researchers say an evolutionary curve has a lot to do with the reason why. Anthropologists studying the human spine have found that women’s lower vertebrae evolved in ways that reduce back pressure during pregnancy, when the mass of the abdomen grows by nearly […]

Scoliosis

Published: March 24, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Scoliosis comes from the Greek word that means crookedness. When you have scoliosis, your spine’s straight position begins to bend sideways. It can take the form of a single curve (C-shaped) or as a double curve (S-shaped). The most commonly affected area is the mid spine, followed by the lower spine. Double curves usually involve […]

Good Posture Helps You Age Better

Published: March 22, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

It turns out “stand up straight” isn’t just good advice from your mother. Aging experts increasingly believe posture is, in some cases, an indicator of how well you will age. They suggest seniors in particular, who sometimes begin to stoop or shuffle as they grow older, should be more aware of their body alignment and […]

Chiropractic Check Up for Kids

Published: March 17, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Kids can get checked, too. Do kids need regular blood pressure check-ups or regular tests of their blood glucose levels? Probably not – these simple procedures can be done during a child’s annual physical. But kids are very active and more frequent chiropractic check-ups are usually a good idea. Most of us were introduced to […]

Principles of Posture

Published: February 28, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Long ago and far away, a fourth-grade teacher told a student to “stand up straight – you look like a pretzel”. The unthinking adult only offered criticism. The child was left to try to unkink himself in the ways that probably caused more structural damage. Most of us think good posture involves thrusting out the […]

Chiropractic Develops Good Posture

Published: February 17, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Most of our daily activities work against good posture. We spend large portions of our days sitting in an uncomfortable chair, peering at a computer terminal. Muscles tighten and joints get stiff as we make our way through our daily tasks and responsibilities. Neck muscles, lower back muscles, thigh muscles (quadriceps and hamstrings), and calf […]

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