Should you swallow a pill or chew food to get enough daily nutrients? This infographic separates myth from fact.Read More
When you exercise, endorphins are released into your bloodstream. The “feel-good” hormones can elevate your mood, which is why many people regularly exercise. However, a new study found that exercising also produces another hormone, one that may improve memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease.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
What is Snapping Hip Syndrome?
This type of condition includes hearing a snapping sound or a feeling of snapping sensation in your hip, especially when you run, walk or get up from a chair or when you are laying on your back and stretch your leg out.
We often get asked a lot of nutritional questions. Which diet is best? What’s going to make me loose the most weight? Which one is the best long term? The answer is that is varies by person and you have to choose which is best for you.Read More
Runners often spend a lot of time and attention on warming up, stretching and cooling down. However, they often forget about strengthening their core. While warming up and cooling down is crucial, a runner cannot ignore the importance of having a strong core.Read More
Dr Jay and Dr Christina show some exercises that can be done during your next road trip or your commute. Please use caution though! Don't ever drive distracted. These exercises are best done as a passenger or stopped at red lights!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
Headaches and migraines are common in many people's everyday life. That doesn't make them normal! Aches and pains are your body's way of trying to tell you something it wrong. When your body is trying to get your attention, listen to it! Dr Jay explains more about what causes these headaches and what can be done to help them.Read More