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.
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.
Summer’s almost here, and you know what that means—it’s time for a break in the routine! For some,
this can mean weeks of unstructured kid time and struggling to fill the long days. No worries,
because we’re here to help. It’s the perfect season to keep kids active (and increase your own
fitness level as well!), so make a deal with the little ones; this summer will be the healthiest
and most fun one yet! Start a brainstorming session as a family to come up with activity ideas. Here are some fun ones to help you get started!
Experts agree, getting enough sleep is critical when it comes to kids’ body and brain development.
With school back in session, kids need consistent rest to ensure they stay alert, cope with the demands of the classroom and get the most out of their learning experiences. Here are a few healthy sleep habits
to help your kids get enough quality ZZZs each night.
We’ve all heard little tips and tricks for home remedies—you know, those interesting
or long-held beliefs like swallowing a spoonful of sugar to get rid of hiccups or sipping chicken soup for a cold? It’s great to avoid medication and a trip to the doctor when you can, but do these actually work? We can’t be 100 percent sure they’ll work for everyone, but why not give them a try—when needed—to learn if these holistic remedies work for you?
With fads in everything from food to fashion to fitness, it’s
sometimes difficult to know where the “truth” really lies.
Supplements are here to stay, and here are the ones we recommend incorporating into your daily diet.
You’ve probably heard the term “clean eating” but what does that really mean? No sauces or gravies?
No pesticides or preservatives? The definitions and ideas about this healthy lifestyle can vary, but here’s what we think you need
Heart disease tops the list for leading causes of death in the United States.
Without a doubt, this stat is alarming, but there are a lot of things you
can do improve your heart health and decrease your chances of disease—starting today.
Anyone with leg or foot pain knows the toll it can take on daily life. Without the ability to get around painlessly, everyday tasks can be impossible and things you used to love become a struggle. If you’re suffering from constant pain in your lower extremities, just know that you’re not alone. Check out these patient stories about leg and foot pain and relief—found without medication or surgery.