Failed Back Surgery Syndrome and Chiropractic

It has been estimated that 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their life time. At initial onset, people will often consult their PCP for this problem which will likely prescribe a muscle relaxer and rest. When this does not help many people feel that their only option is surgery. Failed…

Improve Your Posture and Prevent Injury

Perhaps now more than ever people are aware of their posture and the ill effects it may have on their health. And for a good reason; recent research has suggested that the effects of poor posture are shortening our life span! In the short term, posture can¬† wreak havoc on our musculoskeletal system. The classic…

Breathing and Core Stabilization

How many of you have heard the¬†phrase “chest breathing”? Though many athletes don’t pay much attention to how they breathe, it is an integral part to both performance and over-all health. A quick drill to test this is to lie on your back knees up, one hand on your chest and one hand on your…

A Healthy Diet for a Busy Lifestyle

“I don’t have the time” is one of the most common excuses people make when trying to lose weight and/or improve their over-all health. It’s no secret, dieting can become very tedious; but it doesn’t have too. When it comes to weight-loss planning is key. Often times, people are not sure where to start. I…

Improve Your Hip Mobility

Much like your shoulder mobility (see here), your hips are also negatively effected by the effects of sitting at that dreaded desk job 40+ hours a week. When discussing your “hip mobility” I am referring to the ability of the pelvis to adapt in different daily movements, such as walking, running, bending down or squatting.…