Inversion tables

I wanted to take this opportunity to talk a bit about inversion tables. You can skip the reading and just listen to what I have to say here. Inversion tables are those tables that you strap your feet into and use to flip upside down. The idea behind them is to stretch things out andContinue reading “Inversion tables”

Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?

Why is “popping” your own neck (or anywhere in the spine really) bad for you? Some clicking and popping is natural for your body- but make sure you aren’t forcing your joints into unnatural positions. When you twist your own spine or force it to pop there are a few things that are happening. Let’sContinue reading “Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?”

Proper Posture on your Couch

With more people than ever sitting at home with today’s environment of social distancing and some working from their couch, I wanted to offer some tips to prevent back pain, neck pain and headaches to keep you happy, healthy, and pain free during this pandemic. Follow along as we go over the best ways toContinue reading “Proper Posture on your Couch”

Hourly Activity Challenge

I wanted to share this great idea a friend of mine posted as more and more people move to working from home- especially with gyms currently on lockdown. She sent us a picture of her hourly activity challenge and so I decided to share it with all of you! It’s amazing because you can doContinue reading “Hourly Activity Challenge”

3 Common Stressors that may be hurting you more than you think.

One of the most common questions I get as a chiropractor is “what did I do to mess myself up in between visits?” or even “I didn’t DO anything, why do I feel so terrible?” There are three huge stress categories that people face in today’s society that may be attributed to how you areContinue reading “3 Common Stressors that may be hurting you more than you think.”

The Brain Body Connection

Hippocrates is quoted as saying “Look well to the spine for the cause of disease.” But why the spine? What does it have to do with our overall health? Well, let’s look at what the spine does. The spine not only provides stability for and dictates the upright posture for our bodies, but serves asContinue reading “The Brain Body Connection”

Sitting all day & your spine

Many people have jobs that require them to be sedentary, or seated, all day long. When this happens a lot of people tend to develop issues like back and neck pain or discomfort. For more information on preventing discomfort at your desk check out our blog post on ideal ergonomics for a great workplace setContinue reading “Sitting all day & your spine”

Optimal Ergonomics

Proper office ergonomics include all of the information listed on the graphic below! Changing chair height, modifying equipment spacing and taking charge of your posture at your desk can help you and your joints stay comfortable at work and can minimize risk for lower back pain, shoulder pain, and tension head aches. Are you readyContinue reading “Optimal Ergonomics”