• Learn the Four Big Reasons I Now Drink Coconutty Coffee May 29, 2017 Coconutty CoffeeCoffee with Coconut Oil Everyone wants caffeine’s quick morning burst of energy.  Here’s a way to get the biggest bang for the buck… just add coconut oil to your morning Joe — Coconutty Coffee! You’ll hardly notice the change in the taste and it’ll give you a tropical feel to de-stress your morning! You might be tempted ...
  • Safe, Effective Treatment for Back Pain October 2, 2014 Learn about a conservative, safe, effective way of treatment for back pain… At some point, nearly everyone gets hit with back pain, especially lower-back pain. Such pain can feel sharp. Or it can be a dull ache with tingling, burning, or numbness. Back pain is the second-most common reason for a trip to a doctor and ...
  • Prevent Neck Pain and Conservative Care for Neck Pain October 2, 2014 How do we prevent neck pain, and how can conservative care help neck pain? The cervical spine is made up of seven small vertebrae at the back of the neck between the top of the spine and the base of the skull. We can move our heads in nearly every direction because of the flexibility of ...
  • What to Expect at Your First Chiropractic Visit October 2, 2014 Find out what you can expect at your first chiropractic visit… Perhaps back pain has been troubling you. Or maybe pain in a shoulder, hip, or leg is negatively affecting your quality of life. You start looking into options for relief. But you soon realize that some options come with serious tradeoffs. Surgery, for example, makes ...
  • Make Conservative Care Your First Choice October 2, 2014 Doctors of chiropractic (DCs) use a unique approach to health and wellness. “Conservative chiropractic care” refers to manual manipulation and other noninvasive (non-surgical) methods developed to promote healing throughout the body. DCs are educated in nationally accredited, four-year doctoral graduate school programs through a curriculum that includes a minimum of 4,200 hours of classroom, laboratory and ...
  • Optimizing your Nervous System August 7, 2014 Though chiropractors are very highly trained in spinal anatomy and function, their main focus is on optimizing your nervous system. This may mean adjusting joints that are moving improperly, which “afferentates” (stimulates) nerves, in effect waking them up for duty. Spinal nerves branch directly off the central nervous system (spinal cord), and the surrounding spinal ...
  • Simple Steps You can Take to Prevent Lower Back Pain July 11, 2014 Learn how to control some of the risk factors for back problems; what is a “caloric deficit”; and how to live better with less down-time and more time to live the life you want. Read the article here: Simple Steps You can Take to Prevent Lower Back Pain
  • How to Test your Child’s Backpack July 10, 2014 Safety Tips plus The Risks of Heavy Backpacks and How to Test your Child’s Backpack Heavy backpacks can cause growing frames to experience temporary backaches, joint pain, even muscle strains and headaches; and some children may begin a lifetime of these problems. Here’s a simple tip: Weigh your child, and then weigh his or her backpack. ...
  • Self-care Tips for Your Feet July 10, 2014 Foot and ankle problems are very common… and very painful. What can a chiropractor do to help? What can you do to help yourself? Here are some facts and tips, courtesy of the Virginia Chiropractic Association: Self-care Tips for Your Feet
  • Good Posture (Mom was right!) July 10, 2014 Sit up straight! Your mother or grandmother may have repeated this to you when you were younger. As it turns out, she had a valid point. How can you keep from looking like a hunched-over grandma or grandpa, before your time? How can you reap the health benefits of good posture? Here are some facts and ...