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Healthy Living-Preventing Text Neck

Some 83% of American adults own cell phones and three-quarters of them (73%) send and receive text messages. Text messaging users send or receive an average of 41.5 messages per day, with the median user sending or receiving 10 texts daily. As technology advances, allowing us to do more tasks on smaller equipment, […]

October 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog||

Healthy Living-Using Technology Safely

Mobile devices such as cell phones, iPads, laptops and electronic readers have made our lives more convenient. In today’s society, many people fear giving up their cell phones even for a few hours. You don’t have to sacrifice modern conveniences for your health, but you need to know how to minimize the risks.

Always […]

October 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog||

Why Flip Flops Can Be Bad For Your Health

Flip flops can be bad for your feetFlip-flops can be a fun yet harmful fad! Basics First Chiropractic has your back! We frequently treat patients with injuries that stem from this fashion trend.

A lack of support increases the risk of various injuries.
Flip-flops:

  • Lack arch support and […]
October 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog, Foot Pain|Tags: , |

Now Open on Thursdays

We offer Thursday hours now from 11am to 3pm. We are providing nutritional consults and exercise instruction as well as our regular chiropractic treatment for those who can’t get in any other time!

September 10th, 2015|Categories: Blog||

Decreasing your family’s health care costs

What can you do to protect you and your family from the ever-rising costs of sickness, injury, and aging? Here are some facts and tips on decreasing your family’s health care costs:

In our attempts to reduce pain, we may actually be making things worse. Modern medicine is a wonder, yet […]

September 8th, 2015|Categories: Blog||

Natural Sunscreen Recipe

Summer is here. The sun is out which means you might be spending a lot of time in the sun. We want you to have a great and safe summer by protecting yours and your loved ones’ skin. This summer help protect your skin by using an all natural sunscreen made with some essential […]

June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Recipes||

Negative Effects of Poor Posture

Negative Effects of Poor Posture Basics First in LeesburgPeople with good posture create an aura of self-confidence, while a person with poor posture makes the opposite impression. There are much greater negative effects of poor posture than just not “looking our best”. There […]

May 26th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Neck Pain||

Essential Oil Blends for Muscle Discomfort

Essential oils can be helpful with spinal structure and posture. At Basics First Chiropractic we focus on four essential oil blends when we want to help soothe and relax muscular discomfort.

  • Blend 1: Key ingredients include basil, cypress, grapefruit, lavender, marjoram, and peppermint. The primary benefits are soothed and relaxed muscles.
  • Blend […]
May 19th, 2015|Categories: Back Pain, Blog, Neck Pain||

Get Your Complimentary Posture Scan Today!

May is Posture Awareness Month and we are offering a complimentary posture scan. Posture scans reveal important information based on your stance. An uneven or unbalanced stance puts greater pressure on the ankles, hips and lower back. This gives us the information we need to find the areas of your body that need attention. […]

May 19th, 2015|Categories: Back Pain, Blog||

Ways to use Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil is the product of the month and I’d like to tell you about some ways to use lemon essential oil in your daily routine.

Lemon essential oil works by cleansing and purifying the air and surfaces, cleanses the body and aids in digestion, supports healthy respiratory […]

May 19th, 2015|Categories: Blog||