Perfectly Southpaw: 20 Facts About Being Left-Handed

August is International “Left-Handers Month. It was first launched in 1996 to raise awareness for the special circumstances, challenges, and accomplishments of left-handed people around the world. Here are 20 fun facts about left-landers to help examine their plight. It’s estimated that 10-12% of the total world population are left handers, including about 30 million…

Teens and tech; from smartphones to social media usage, there’s great reason for concern.

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In today’s society, smart phones, computers, and social media use are so ubiquitous that we can barely remember a time when we didn’t use them. But if you have teenagers or young people in your family, you’ve probably noticed that it’s difficult just to get them to look up from their screens. In fact, over-use…

The 20 Excuses You Keep Making – and How to Get Past Them

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We all have goals and dreams we’d love to reach in life, but too often, we find a way to create one excuse after another to discourage ourselves. I always say, “Making excuses is just your subconscious trying to negotiate surrender before you’ve even tried,” so here are twenty of the most common excuses we…

20 Crazy, funny, and downright bizarre fitness products people actually bought

Do you order fitness products, workout tapes, and exercise inventions off of late night TV infomercials? Of course you do, if you’re anything like the rest of us, who have invested in a BoFlex or P90X over the decades. But for every legitimately helpful piece of exercise equipment, there are some shocking ridiculous products that people actually…

Chiropractic care is important for the proper development and growth of children

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When we think of chiropractic care, rarely does the thought of adjustments for children come to mind, but chiropractic is a vital way to ensure health, growth, function, and optimal growth for children of all ages – including toddlers, babies and even newborns. In fact, infancy and the first years of life are the most…

FOCUS: 10 tips to lock in, tune out, and re-energize your concentration

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates Ask any expert, ultra-successful person, or even professional athlete what the key component to their achievement is, and they will probably mention focus pretty quickly. But too often, people equate focus with…

Prince’s OD death highlights the need for chiropractic care over prescription painkillers

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Music fans got some crushing news last week that iconic performer Prince had passed away suddenly at his home from a drug-overdose related incident. Early reports are that it wasn’t heroin, cocaine, or alcohol that killed Prince, but prescription painkillers. In fact, it seems Prince OD’d on Percocet only days before his death, ingesting so…

Chiropractic can help runners prevent injuries and optimize performance

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Are you a runner? No matter if you huff and puff your way through a mile on the treadmill at your local gym or regularly put in big miles to ready yourself for races or marathons, running is one of the most rewarding and beneficial exercises we can do – but can also lead to…

A fact sheet on whiplash – and how chiropractic care can help.

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What is whiplash? Whiplash is a condition that occurs when the head is snapped forward and then jolted backwards suddenly in a whip-like motion, over-stretching and straining the soft tissue, bones, nerves, tendons, joints, and muscles in the neck and upper back. It is also called neck strain or sprain.  How common is whiplash? Every…

Golfers can improve their swing, avoid injury, and drop their score with chiropractic care.

Golfers can improve their swing, avoid injuries, and drop their scores with chiropractic care.

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer – that’s not a Golf Hall of Fame roster, but a list of professional golfers who swear by regular chiropractic care to improve their game and keep their bodies healthy. You can even add Vijay Singh, Fred Funk, David Duvall, and Mike Weir to that list….