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The Four Types of Cervical Curves

The Four Types of Cervical Curves If you’re a patient of chiropractic, you’ve heard how important your cervical curve is to your overall spinal health. The cervical curve consists of the first seven vertebrae in your spine, starting from the base of your skull at the C1 (atlas) vertebrae and ending at your thoracic spine.  Read More

On 10/12/2017

The Ultimate Relaxation Exercise

The Ultimate Relaxation Exercise Let’s be honest—stress is a part of life. When times get tough, it’s hard to wind down. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Maybe you’ve been super stressed out with work or there’s some stuff going on in your personal life. Whatever it is, life can be fast and difficult, and sometimes, our bodies and minds just need a little extra help. Here’s something you can do to help yourself relax on those particularly hard days.  Read More

On 7/19/2017

Why am I always hungry?

Why am I always hungry?
If you just finished a three course meal and find yourself rummaging through the fridge for more to eat, it could signify something more serious than just a desire to snack. It isn’t always a cause for concern, but in today’s blog, we’ll share the things you should be looking out for and what to do to curb those cravings. Read More

On 5/09/2016

How to Harness Healthy Stress

How to Harness Healthy Stress
At first glance, healthy stress may seem like an oxymoron—but it’s true, stress can be healthy for you in certain doses and certain situations. Your body was built to create responses to stress, and this has been one of the keys to survival—but what good can it do for us in modern times? Turns out, more than you may think.  Read More

On 6/22/2015

How to Restore a Healthy Curve in Your Neck

How to Restore a Healthy Curve in Your Neck
Earlier this week, Dr. Sylvia Kim, D.C., longtime chriopractor, joined us to discuss the cervical curve, the four types of curves typically seen and why a healthy curve is important. (Want to read more? Please ask to see the post, The Four Types of Cervical Curves.) Today we’re looking at some of the issues a less than ideal or problematic curve can cause and Dr. Sylvia shares some of her top recommendations for keeping up your spinal health. Read More

On 3/04/2014

Ergonomic Lifting Tips

Ergonomic Lifting Tips
Many Americans perform physical labor at work and don’t use proper lifting techniques—which can often end in injury. Learn why lifting properly is critical to avoid injury and some simple ergonomic lifting tips to start using right away. By utilizing these simple tips and choosing chiropractic care, you can likely increase your production and comfort at work and more importantly, your quality of life. Read More

On 8/27/2013

The Importance of Your Cervical Curve

The Importance of Your Cervical Curve
How many times have you been told to sit up straight? It turns out Mom was right; sitting up straight is good advice indeed. Hunching your shoulders and keeping your head down while working, studying, reading or texting isn’t just bad for posture, it can actually reduce the healthy curve in your cervical spine. Get in the loop about why the body has—and needs—this important curve.  Read More

On 7/07/2013

Controlling Your Delicate pH Balance Through Diet

Controlling Your Delicate pH Balance Through Diet
A sophisticated dance is happening inside the body when it comes to pH balance. A measure of how acidic or alkaline the blood is, pH stands for “potential of hydrogen.” The amount of acid in our blood can vary depending on different factors, such as food choices and the ability of organs to filter carbon dioxide out of the body. When pH balance is too far out of whack, the body experiences stress that can lead to health issues. It’s a complex process, but your diet is one of the ways you can influence your delicate pH balance. Read More

On 6/19/2013

Protect Your Back

Asthma Alternatives: Part Two
Have you ever enthusiastically agreed to help a pal by carrying a bulky item only to strain your back in the process? According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain and injury are so common that 80 percent of all Americans will experience one or the other in their lifetimes. Protect your back by following our everyday tips for a reduced risk of back injury.  Read More

On 4/03/2013