Sitting in chairs for extended hours can wreak havoc on the spine. Sisson and Wallden suggest we re-acquaint ourselves with archetypal sitting positions.Read More
Some of us have formed a habit of “cracking” or “popping” our own backs or necks. And some of us will actually get some temporarily relief from doing so. We often get asked the question:” Is cracking my back bad?”
The popping sound that one hears, or as we say in Chiropractic, an “audible release” is called cavitation. It is caused by the sudden release of gases (primarily nitrogen and carbon dioxide) from the joint fluids that surround each joint, when the joint space is suddenly increased.Read More
Being healthy is not just focusing on the physical side of things, you have to stimulate your brain as well if you want to live a long, healthy and prosperous life. Exercise will have a serious positive effect on bulking up your brain.
But what type of exercise is most effective? Is it weight training, high intensity interval training or endurance exercise, like running?
It’s possible you’ve heard a few myths about chiropractic. Maybe at one point, you may have even believed a few of them yourself. That’s ok! We want to shed a little light and share some information on some of the more common chiropractic myths.
If you have any questions that aren’t listed on this infographic, please give us a call at 303-776-6767. We love answering questions and helping you feel as comfortable as possible before coming in to see us!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
Many people suffer from back pain. These five stretches can help you improve the uncomfortable effects of subluxation. Though regularly visiting the chiropractor is one of the best ways to prevent subluxations and back pain, there are other tools you can implement at home to feel your best. Eating well, meditating, and spending time outdoors have all been proven to contribute to optimum health. The following 5 stretches will help, as well.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
There are quite a few things that chiropractors won’t let their children do but here are the 6 they really don’t want their children or any child doing because it can be detrimental to their physical health.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.
Many people, regardless of age or physical stature, will wake up in the morning stiff and suffering from back pain. Some may even struggle to get out of bed. Their solutions is to take a few painkillers and then get on with their day the best they can. Many back problems, like this, are caused by poor sleeping positions. They can easily be improved with just a few changes to the way you lie in bed and help from your local Longmont ChiropractorsRead More