Feb 1st, 2017 – We will be celebrating our 6th annual “new owner” birthday!
December 7, 12 and 19. All classes are held at 6pm in the office lobby.
November 2, 7, 14 and 30. All classes are held at 6pm in the office lobby.
As experts on posture, we know the affect spinal alignment can have on your health and development. Wearing a backpack incorrectly can cause problems for your child… not only today, but especially in the future. That’s why we’re here. Let us help you find the best backpack for your child to ensure they’re setup for success at school and in life. Make the right choice. When choosing a backpack, make sure it has a padded back, two wide and padded shoulder straps and a waist Continue reading →
Scoliosis is a condition in which the spinal column appears curved rather than straight when viewed from the back. Symptoms include pain, restricted upper body movement and, in more severe cases, increased pressure on the heart, lungs, and internal organs. The misalignment of the vertebrae that is associated with scoliosis tends to worsen with age. Degenerative disc disease and degenerative joint disease within the spine develops and worsens due to the abnormal curvature. This means that effective early management of the condition is crucial! As Continue reading →
Neck pain affects between 10% and 15% of the general population, and is particularly likely in those over 50 years of age. Neck pain is frequently accompanied by headaches, dizziness, shoulder issues, tingling and numbness into the arms or hands, and a whole host of other symptoms. In addition, certain movements or sustained postures of the neck can aggravate the pain and stiffness and decrease the natural range of motion. Common medical treatments for neck pain include prescription analgesics along with physical therapy (massage, application Continue reading →
Often misunderstood to be a diagnosis, sciatica is actually the term for a collection of symptoms, the most pronounced of which is low back pain accentuated with radiating pain that extends through the buttocks and down into the leg. It is one of the most common forms of low back pain and, as such, is treated effectively by chiropractors. Sciatica gets its name from the sciatic nerve, which branches out from the lower part of the lumbar spine and travels down the entire back side Continue reading →
Pain causes you to pay attention to something that is out of the ordinary or not quite right. Pain is kind of like the body’s door bell to bring our attention to a specific area. It is a warning that a limit of some type has been reached in terms of function and that the body is not equipped to handle the activity and is unable to adapt further. It is a not-too-subtle way your body alerts you that a change in your action is Continue reading →
Among veterans, musculoskeletal pain is one of the most common complaints, particularly low back pain (LBP). The number of veterans reporting to the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA) with low back pain rose an average of 4.8 percent per year between 2000 and 2007, exceeding the rise in rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and depression. A survey of 15,000 veterans from the Persian Gulf War found that 45 percent reported experiencing back pain. Chiropractic services have been added to the care options for veterans, and Continue reading →
You are a hero. You are a leader. You are a husband, a father, a brother, and a friend. You wear many different hats. Everyone needs you around for a long time. Are you looking to get healthy and stay healthy? Pay attention and set yourself up for a long and healthy life. Maintain a strong core. Your body’s core, also commonly known as your torso, supports your entire body. Therefore, a strong means less injury and less pain elsewhere, especially your back! Your posture Continue reading →