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Pain Can Slow You Down. Why?

June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve all been slowed down by pain, right? But have you ever stopped and thought about why? What is the purpose of pain?Contrary to what you may believe, the purpose of pain isn’t to annoy you, although slowing down might be a good idea. The goal of pain is to keep you alive. Pain lets …

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Tips for Improving Posture

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A while back when we talked about stress, we spoke about how many people who are stressed may have bad posture. We had a few patients ask us: What are some tips for improving posture? We talked so much about the results of bad posture and what can cause it, but we realized we didn’t …

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Why Do We Have Allergies?

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Spring is in the air. Sadly for many of us, this means runny noses, itchy eyes, and sneezing. We’re more likely to reach for a box of tissues than stop and smell the roses. Did you know that over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies? Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in …

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Stress Habits

April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stress isn’t always bad. Stress can even help you perform under pressure and motivate you. But when you’re constantly running in emergency mode, your body and mind can pay the price. If your body is always in a defensive state, it’s not getting necessary time for repair. Defense should always be short term, repeated short …

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Metabolism Myths

April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve all been told things about our metabolism, what speeds it up, slows it down and so on. Would it surprise you to find out that most of us have been misinformed on this information? Last week in our office we talked about common myths with our metabolism. True/False – Your metabolism slows down as …

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Can Getting Adjusted Help You Dunk?

March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you play basketball, then you know the toll it can take on your body. Aches, pain, and injuries are part of the game, right? They don’t have to be. Although there are many injuries that commonly affect basketball players, the most common are ankles, knees and fingers. However, not everyone has the same risk …

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Vacation! Take Time Off for Better Health

March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

What if we told you that there’s one healthy activity you could do to keep your heart healthy, improve work production, enjoy less stress in your relationships, feel happier, and live longer. What would you guess that it is? When asked, most people guessed some form of exercise or sleep. Those are pretty good guesses, …

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For Joint Pain, Do This – Not That

March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last week in the office we spoke with our patients about healthy foods to eat to avoid inflammation. Inflammation can not only be uncomfortable, but painful due to the bloating it causes. Other than the foods you eat, it may surprise you that many of our daily activities are causing us to be in pain …

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Got Inflammation?

March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do you ever feel like you’re doing everything right with your diet, and yet you can’t seem to button your favorite pants? Let me guess; you’ve been working out, cutting calories, avoiding those late night cravings, and you even joined a yoga class at the YMCA? It’s defeating to try so hard with little to …

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If It Isn’t My Heart, What Is It?

February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Life is busy, right? If you’re not busy at work, then you’re home chasing after kiddos all night – all while simultaneously cleaning the house, making dinner and packing lunches. Does this sound familiar? So when you notice sharp pains in your back and chest it can stop you in your tracks. Thoughts of a …

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