How Chiropractic Care is Combatting the Tech Neck Epidemic

May 17th, 2023

According to data from the UN’s International Telecommunication Union and the World Bank, within the last decade, the number of active cell phone subscriptions on the planet grew larger than the population of actual people living here. Compared to the estimated 8 billion people currently comprising the populace, and with many people having more than one subscription, in 2021 there were nearly 15 billion mobile devices being used worldwide and that number is projected to reach in excess of 18 bil...

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Watch Your Step: Understanding the Importance of Your Feet in the Kinetic Chain

April 20th, 2023

Beginning a successful exercise regimen requires an understanding of how to avoid injury and ensure you are properly prepared for the increased stress that this will play on your body. To take the stress out of your work out, this article will showcase why the engines of locomotion are firmly planted on the ground and why they are so important.  Foot and Ankle Anatomy  The human foot is a complex machine consisting of a flexible network of structures including: bones, joints, muscles,...

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Navigating a Positive Path through Menopause

March 30th, 2023

Embracing a Menopause Mindset Every single day, millions of women all around the world are experiencing a natural mid-life progression called menopause. Mindsets about it, however, can be very different. In the Western world, for example, the menopause event seems to carry with it a lot of stigma and may be viewed negatively with aspects of aging. Loss of menses and mid-life hormonal changes are treated as a medical event vs. a natural conversion that our bodies were made to undertake.  ...

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Chiropractic Care Facts vs. Fiction

February 28th, 2023

From sitcoms to movie depictions, the chiropractic profession has certainly earned its ‘good sport’ award as we’ve watched actors enact what they believe to be a re-creation of a chiropractic adjustment accompanied by a very loud series of noises.       In reality, though, one of the most commonly asked questions in a chiropractic office is “What is that sound?” Patients are often inquisitive about the ‘popping’ and ‘cracking’ sounds and different types of chiropracti...

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Balancing the Hype and Harm of High Heels

February 10th, 2023

Balancing the Hype and Harm of High Heels The appeal of the high heel has spanned centuries, but what is the motivation to strap a 4-inch peg on the back of your foot and try to walk around? Psychological science says that incentives are multi-faceted and can range in a spectrum from utility to vanity and include reasoning such as: Wanting to be taller/reach things/feel more powerful in groups.The desire to seem more attractive/sexier gait/enhancing the appearance of the calf muscle/the il...

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Aging Strong

February 3rd, 2023

Aging Strong: Maximizing Stability to Diminish Fall Risk The deterioration of skeletal muscle with age (affecting mass, function, strength and stability) has increasingly been referred to as ‘sarcopenia’ and it is one of the most significant causes of functional decline and loss of independence in older adults.  Muscle mass accounts for up to 60% of body mass. As we grow older, muscle mass decreases approximately 3-8% per decade after the age of 30. After the age of 60, the rate of de...

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Contain and Eliminate

September 21st, 2022

Contain and Eliminate: Chiropractic’s Scary Past and Promising Future A Story Unknown by Many Less than six decades ago, mainstream medicine plotted to completely eradicate the chiropractic profession. Verbiage in documents from the American Medical Association (AMA) utilized the terms ‘contain and eliminate’ to describe their goals of destroying the existence of chiropractic practice. Just as riveting as a cloak and dagger film, the contain and eliminate campaign was complete wi...

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Chiropractic Care Can Help You Work from Home More Comfortably

November 30th, 2020

Chiropractic Care Can Help You Work from Home More Comfortably by Dr. Sherry McAllister, President, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress American employees now work from home. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic made the transition to work from home inevitable, but it hasn’t been easy. Though working from home is great for social distancing and “flattening the curve,” it presents various challenges. Instead of meeting with co-workers face-to-face, you now have to hop on a phone call or Zoom meetin...

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Self-Care Options for Relieving Chronic Pain

October 21st, 2020

Self-Care Options for Relieving Chronic Pain by Dr. Sherry McAllister, President, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. If you’re one of them, you might think your only treatment options are prescription medications or orthopedic surgery, but that’s far from the case. A growing number of Americans are turning to all-natural, drug-free approaches to pain management. One of t...

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Celebrating 125 Years of Chiropractic

September 18th, 2020

Celebrating 125 Years of Chiropractic By Dr. Sherry McAllister, president, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress September 18, 2020, marks the 125th birthday of the chiropractic profession! To celebrate the occasion, we thought it would be fun to take a brief look at the history of chiropractic care and how it all came to be. Our story begins in 1895 in the small town of Davenport, Iowa. Daniel David Palmer, known to his friends and colleagues as “DD,” was an enthusiastic scholar who ...

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How to Eat Like (Healthy) Royalty

August 16th, 2020

How to Eat Like (Healthy) Royalty by Dr. Sherry McAllister, Executive Vice President, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Americans love eating food that’s easy to make and packed with flavor. Unfortunately, these two features don’t always equate to a healthy diet. If you want to keep your family healthy and nourished, it’s important to incorporate fruits, vegetables, legumes and lean proteins into your daily meal plans. Doing this can improve energy levels, help you sleep better an...

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What To Expect At Your First Chiropractic Care Appointment

July 17th, 2020

What To Expect At Your First Chiropractic Care Appointment by Dr. Sherry McAllister, Executive Vice President, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Every year, about 27 million Americans visit a doctor of chiropractic, and that number increases all the time. If you’ve just made your first appointment, you may be feeling nervous or apprehensive. This is perfectly normal, but there’s nothing to worry about! Chiropractic care is an integrative, holistic branch of medicine with a proven ...

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