08/16/2017

I hope eveyone is making plans to watch the eclipse.  I’ve personally been excited for it for the past 3 years.  I thought I’d give you all a few reminders to help you enjoy your day… Remember, you’re going to be looking up for about three hours, plan on bringing either a reclining chair or […]

08/01/2017

George’s Line Synonyms… Posterior vertebral alignment line, posterior body line. Procedure… The posterior body surfaces are connected with a continuous line which traverses across the intervertebral disc. A straight line cannot be drawn due to the concavity of the posterior surface of the vertebral bodies. The key landmarks are the alignment of the superior and […]

People are often surprised to find out that chiropractic care has had great results with pregnant moms and their babies. Why would a pregnant mom need chiropractic care? The simple answer: misaligned vertebrae causes stress on the nerves, stress on the nerves causes stress to the body……. A stressed mom = A stressed baby. Chiropractors […]

Text Neck as become the new buzzword in the healthcare industry to describe a very common issue that impacts people today. Text neck is a condition that formed when you overuse your neck, back and shoulder muscles by keeping yourself in a hunched over position, as in looking at a mobile device. When you keep […]

Doctors of chiropractic are educated as primary care health providers, with an emphasis on diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the musculoskeletal system (the muscles, ligaments and joints of the spine and extremities) and the nerves that supply them. Educational requirements for doctors of chiropractic are among the most stringent of any of the […]

I often hear my patients say, “oh, it’s just stress”. No big deal, right? Um, not. This is how your body reacts to holiday stress… Nervous System – the so called “stress hormones” are released… you know, that “OMG” feeling you have when you’re almost in a car accident, chased by a bear, abducted by […]

09/13/2016

What makes you happy? Hormones. What makes you sad? Hormones. What causes weight fluctuations, bloating and other health symptoms throughout the course of a month? Hormones. What causes men to naturally put on muscle more easily or lose weight more quickly? Hormones. What is a huge contributing factor of growth in children? Hormones. What controls […]

Chiropractors work primarily with the spine, the root of the nervous system through which nerve impulses travel from the brain to the rest of the body. One effect of chronic stress is prolonged muscle tension and contraction. This muscle tension creates uneven pressures on the body and it leads to misalignment of the spinal column, […]

Exercise often leads to improved posture and range of motion and functionality of your body. It can help treat the underlying source of your pain as well as help prevent chronic neck pain from developing in the first place. Exercise helps prevent and relieve pain through a number of mechanisms including strengthening key supportive muscles […]

Constipation is a symptom to a larger problem, not a disease. Almost everyone experiences constipation at some point, and poor diet or lack of exercise typically is the cause. Most constipation is temporary and lifestyle changes will help relieve symptoms and help prevent them from occurring. These changes may include daily exercise, adding high-fiber foods […]