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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 […]

Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) can be caused by any activity that involves repetitive gripping of an object. It involves pain of the outside of the elbow. This condition arises from inflammation of the tendons and muscles that attach to the lateral epicondyle, the outside of the elbow. If the same condition arises on the the inside […]

The Pros of Blending: Along with vegetables, you can add fruits, milks, ice, nuts, seeds, avocado, oils, protein, and other crushed up supplements. Fiber helps fill you up and since you are blending the vegetable and fruit in its entirely, the added fiber from the peels and flesh help fill up space in your stomach […]

08/05/2014

With the popularity of coconut oil, coconut water, coconut creams, etc, there is an awareness that coconut is healthy for you but there seems to be a lack of knowing what exactly the benefits are. Fresh coconut helps prevent obesity by boosting your metabolism which helps you burn more calories at rest. It can also […]