Category Archives: General Health News

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

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

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.

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.

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….

Are you trying to finally quit smoking? Visiting your chiropractor may be your best chance.

“Quitting smoking is easy – I’ve done it lots of times.” -Unknown The vast majority of smokers have tried to quit at least one and often more in the past. Surveys show that nearly 7 out of 10 current U.S. smokers (68.8%) say that they want to quit cigarettes and never smoke again. Many are successful, but…

20 Incredible facts about the human spine

The spinal cord serves three crucial functions: supporting the body’s weight, providing flexibility for movement, protecting the spinal cord, nerve roots and fibers. The human spine is made up of 33 irregularly shaped bones called vertebrae. When you’re born, your spine contains 33 individual vertebrae. But as we age, some of them fuse together. In…

The Top 15 Common Causes of Back Pain

It’s estimated that 80 percent of the U.S. population suffers from back pain on a regular basis, yet too often, people wait until the paint is acute or lasting before they search for help, and then visit a MD or hospital where they are given prescription painkillers to mask the problem, not cure it. So…

A fact sheet on headaches – and how chiropractic care can help

The vast majority of us get headaches periodically but for some, that pounding, throbbing, and piercing pain in the skull can be a severe and common malady. In fact, it’s estimated that at least 90% of the population get at least an occasional headache. The toll headaches can take on work, finances, health, happiness, and…

The Definitive Guide to Losing Belly Fat.

Do you exercise and watch what you eat, but still have a troublesome spare tire or rolls of fat around your stomach? Everyone wants to lose belly fat and lean up to sexy six-pack abs, but no matter what your lifestyle it seems like the last area on the body to respond, particularly as we get older. So…