Enjoy the sunny weather by taking your exercise routine outside. Whether it’s in your backyard or at a local park, it’s important to get fresh air, sunshine and exercise daily. Regular exercise is important for overall health and wellness. It strengthens muscles and bones, and improves our mental health. By exercising outside we are exposed … Continue reading Sunshine and Exercise!
If you are getting back into an exercise routine after a long winter, below are a few tips to help you ease back into getting fit. 1. Start easy It may have been a while since you’ve had access to heavy weights so now is not the time to try for that new personal best. … Continue reading Ease Back Into Your Exercise Routine
Hiking is a free form of exercise that is also incredibly versatile and great for your spinal health. It increases circulation, mobility, flexibility, strength, re-hydrates spinal discs, and helps improve overall fitness. Hiking is also a weight bearing exercise so it increases bone density, preventing osteoporosis. This kind of exercise strengthens your muscles while keeping … Continue reading Hiking
What is N-acetyl cysteine? N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is an amino acid used by the body to build Glutathione, a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants protect and repair cells from damage. Why do people take NAC? As a prescription drug, doctors use NAC to treat acetaminophen (Panadol) overdose. It may also help break up mucus in people with some lung diseases, … Continue reading N-Acetyl Cystine and how it is helpful for Chiropractic patients.
Vertebral Subluxation is when a vertebra has lost its normal position in relation to the vertebra on either side. When a vertebra does not function properly within the spinal framework there is mechanical stress that accelerates wear and tear of the surrounding spinal muscles, ligaments, discs, joints and other spinal tissues. Other symptoms may follow including: … Continue reading What is a Vertebral Subluxation?
Why Choose Chiropractic For Back Pain? Low back pain is an expensive and frustrating problem for many adults. Nearly 80% of adults suffer from some kind of back problem costing billions in healthcare and and lost productivity. Many patients get frustrated by medical care for their pain and the most common treatments are medications and … Continue reading Why Choose Chiropractic for Back Pain?
When we are young it’s easy to take our flexibility for granted but as we age our flexibility decreases due to wear and tear and injuries. A decrease in range of motion and flexibility can result in further reduction of spinal health. For example, an injury or degenerative condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness, … Continue reading Chiropractic for Flexibility
A study published in the February 2007 issue of the scientific periodical, The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, (JMPT) shows some amazing results for patients with sudden painful lower back pain with chiropractic care. The study was conducted at the Department of Orthopedics, Central Hospital of Sogn and Fjordane, Førde, Norway. The study was … Continue reading Study Proves Chiropractic Helps Sudden and Painful Low Back Pain
The results of a recently published study in the November/December Cervical Spine 2001 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics showed that cervical range of motion was significantly improved with chiropractic adjustments. The study was a double-blind randomized controlled trial performed at the outpatient clinic at Phillip Chiropractic Research Centre, RMIT University, Melbourne, … Continue reading Neck Range of Motion Increased with Chiropractic
The British Medical Journal reports that a three-year study proves what most chiropractic patients already know. Chiropractic care is more effective with higher patient satisfaction than outpatient medical care for these types of problems. The study reported involved 741 men and women with low back pain. A 3 year follow up showed that there was … Continue reading Chiropractic More Effective Than Outpatient Care