A good stretch

March 27th, 2019

A good stretch will do you (and your spine) good by Sherry McAllister, DC, executive vice president, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Chiropractic care is one of the best things that you can do for your body and overall health. Your doctor of chiropractic is interested in helping your body stay in balance through non-invasive measures like spinal adjustments. He or she may offer other advice to help keep you on the right track. Enter dynamic stretching. There’s something about maintain...

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Let’s talk feet!

March 3rd, 2019

For the most part, our feet happily do their job each day, absorbing pressure five times our body weight as if it were nothing. We also know when something like an annoying stubbed toe comes up, we realize how much we really do depend on them keeping us mobile. But there is more riding on those durable soles. Our feet – and even more specifically, the footwear we force them into – affect the all-important posture that keeps us pain-free. (And we’re not just talking about pinched toes!) So if you...

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Fighting cabin fever

January 15th, 2019

Fighting cabin fever We’re in the home stretch now, the holiday is behind us as we work our way through the remnants of winter. Just thinking about seeing those first crocuses poking through the ground warms the heart. But chances are most of us aren’t thinking about spring right now. We’re locked in a bad case of cabin fever. There is a reason why February, only 28 days long unless Leap Year adds one, feels like it will never end. Compounding things is the natural letdown that follows weeks of ...

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Oh my aching back

December 16th, 2018

Oh, my aching back! While people are discovering the many ways chiropractic care enhances well-being, doctors of chiropractic are commonly associated with a sore back. It doesn’t matter that modern chiropractic was born in 1895 when D.D. Palmer restored a janitor’s hearing with a spinal adjustment. Back pain, and low back pain in particular, soon stole the stage with its effectiveness in relieving the often-crippling symptoms. With good reason, it seems. In the past year alone, according to the ...

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