Habits and Health

Raise your hand if you know exactly what healthy habits you need to do, but you still can’t bring yourself to do them consistently. Well, you’re not alone! I can’t count the number of times I have checked in with a patient to see how their rehab exercises, walking routine, or stretching (you can put just about any habit in…

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Chiropractic Care and Concussions

A concussion a type of traumatic brain injury that results from a blow to the head – as in contact sports – or when the head or upper body is shaken violently – during a car crash, for example. Symptoms of a concussion can include: temporary loss of consciousness,  headaches, dizziness, nausea, slurred speech, memory loss, problems concentrating, sensitivity to…

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Why Athletes Should Seek Chiropractic Care

Why Athletes Should Seek Chiropractic Care

Athletes, whether they are professionals or amateurs, have different demands on their bodies that average folk, and therefore require specialized chiropractic care. Because athletes are far more active than the general population and put significantly more strain on their bodies, especially susceptible to injury. Often when athletes are injured, they don’t have the luxury of sitting on the sidelines –…

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When to Use Compression

When to Use Compression

Compression can help sooth and heal many injuries, including sprained or strained ligaments and tendons. While it’s easy to tell if you have a sprained ankle or an inflamed tendon – a feeling of warmth, swelling, and pain are the usual signs – it’s hard to know what’s the right course of action. In some cases, it’s compression. What is…

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Good Posture is Essential for Everyone

Good Posture is Essential for Everyone

Poor posture is the root of many problems. It is a sign of skeletal or muscular imbalances that can be the cause of everything from headaches to backaches to joint pain. For athletes, poor posture constrains performance, increases the potential for injury, and inevitably shortens their career. As an athlete gets older their body’s ability to compensate for these imbalances is too much of…

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