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

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…

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….

Why big purses and high fashion may be causing your back and neck problems

Go ahead and take out your bathroom scale. But instead of stepping on it yourself, we’re going to do something different today. Fetch the purse or handbag that you carried to work or out to do errands with you yesterday and put it on the scale. How much does it weigh? 8 pounds? Ten? Fifteen?…

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…

Cage fighting and chiropractic – a perfect match.

Mixed martial arts and competitive fighting has never been more popular in the U.S., with world-class athletes pushing their bodies past the point of mere mortals. But all of that tireless training, merciless pounding, and violent blows enact a steep toll on their bodies. Enter chiropractic care, which has long been an undercover ally to…