“There have been several studies over the years (two recently, including one at the University of Chicago Medical School) that talk about the chiropractic adjustment’s ability to lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients. You might think that as a chiropractor these kinds of studies make me very happy. While I am happy that chiropractic is getting some positive press, I am actually quite disturbed by these kinds of studies that show chiropractic to be a treatment (alternative or otherwise) for any kind of dis-ease, including high blood pressure.Read More
It’s 3:00 and you are starting to feel a headache come on. Your adjustment isn’t scheduled until 5:30 (or worse, you haven’t been in to see us yet!) and you have a deadline coming up. What are you to do?! Reach for the the Tylenol and cover up symptoms to make it go away? You have better options than that! I’ll let you in on my favorite things to try.Read More
Ashely Little, our friend over at Mattress Advisor , wrote us this great article on helpful tips for choosing the best mattress for your spine. You spend a significant portion of your life in your bed. It’s important to choose a mattress that will best support you and not be a detriment to your health!
“We think about our posture during the day while we’re sitting and standing, but it’s not something we can be conscious of in our sleep. Keeping correct posture is vital to protecting our back, neck, and joints from strain. How are we supposed to take care of that while we sleep?Read More
Difficulty falling and staying asleep, restlessness, and early waking are all problematic symptoms of insomnia. If you're struggling to get the seven to nine hours of sleep you need, a chiropractor can help you identify the source along with a treatment plan. While a chiropractor takes a holistic approach to your sleep health, we’re covering just three areas – pain, sleep position, and breathing issues – where chiropractic treatments may bring relief.Read More
True self-care isn’t bubble baths and chocolate cake. Sometimes it’s hard work and doing the thing you don’t want to be doing. In the mainstream, what we see as self-care often is actually a way to disengage from our life and to distract ourselves from the real reasons we aren’t living the life that we want. Before getting into what it means to truly care for yourself, let’s dispel some of the myths of what self-care isn’t.Read More
Tightness between shoulder blades, mid back pain, stress stored in the tops of your shoulders, rounded shoulders are all common symptoms of modern life. These easy, at home exercises will help alleviate the tension in your back and improve your range of motion. Grab your trusty Foam Roller and join us!Read More
Hopefully you read the article we posted last month about Women and Intermittent fasting. Mark from Mark's Daily Apple has written another article on the best way for Women to enter and stay in Ketosis.
"It’s the quality that makes ketogenic diets so effective for weight loss, particularly in the obese and severely overweight. And that satiety, that provides a psychological boost. You’re not just not hungry. You’re not hungry because you’re consuming your own body fat. You eat fewer calories than you were because all the food is coming from inside the house. That’s powerful, and it perpetuates itself, leading to even more weight loss and making keto that much more sustainable.Read More
Headaches can have a number of causes. One you might not think of is the computer. This can be fixed with a simple and cheap solution. Dr Jay tells of a not often thought of natural solution to help headaches.Read More
If you sit all day, or work at a desk job, as many of us do, it can create a strain on your body. Our friends over at DeskCycle created this great infographic for us. In addition to getting adjusted to keep your spine in alignment and your body functioning at it's best, try some of these great suggestions to combat the desk job!Read More
Many women, and many of our patients, choose to have home births. In fact, Dr Christina has had 2 home births. Chiropractic care can help the body prepare for birth, reducing the need for addition interventions and increasing the outcome for a successful and safe birth at home. For whatever option you choose, give us a call at 303-776-6767 to see how Chiropractic can help you have a safe and more comfortable experience.
Here's a guest post from our friends at the Community Roots Midwife Collective!Read More