Chiropractic Lifestyle

There Is Always Hope

Like many Minnesota Vikings fans, I watched the Viking’s top ranked defense give up touchdown after touchdown to the hot hand of Drew Brees in the second half of their playoff game last Sunday.¬† The Vikings gave up a 17 point lead and after a nail-biting back and forth with several field goals and another [...]

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Work can be hard. And the same goes for working out.  I think for many people, it is too difficult to get over that first proverbial hurdle where muscle soreness stops and progress begins.  When day after day their muscles are sore and achy and the needle on the scale is stationary Рwhen the [...]

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Chiropractors have been saying for years that “motion is life” when it comes to your joints. Whether it is our spinal joints, knees, shoulders or hips – our joints are meant to move and move often. Much evidence points to the fact that lack of proper movement in the joint leads to degenerative arthritis in [...]

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Tips for a Healthy Spine A healthy spine is an often-overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, approximately 80% of the population suffers from spinal pain at some point. People who are overweight or obese, and who smoke, lift heavy objects, or had a previous episode of back pain, are more likely to [...]

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Squat Like a Toddler

If you ever want to observe perfect biomechanics, watch a toddler pick up a toy from the floor. You’ll never see them bending over, moaning in agony like an old man. They drop their hips, maintain a perfect center of gravity while lowering themselves, then pop right back up with the ease of an Olympic [...]

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There was a time where tackle boxes were used to hold fishing gear. Bobbers, hooks and perhaps your favorite lures all found a home in one of many varying sized, slotted compartments. Now (it seems) those boxes are used to hold the multitude of drugs so many seniors are prescribed. According to a recent analysis [...]

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What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is a measurement of the pressure in our blood vessels. It is also an indirect measure of our heart function. Uncontrolled high blood pressure over a long period of time can be problematic. It is expressed in two numbers called systolic and diastolic pressures. Think of them as the pressure [...]

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Triple Dog Dare

You’ve been given the throw down. Your family and friends are egging you on to try their Chiropractor. But you don’t ‘believe’ in Chiropractic and doubt it would actually work for your health problems. The question isn’t whether you believe in Chiropractic, but rather do you believe in your own ability to heal yourself? You [...]

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Clark Griswold stands with bated breath and extension cord in hand as a childlike giddiness overtakes him. The family drum roll commences, he makes the anticipated electrical connection and VOILA… nothing happens. Clark has a power problem. Although the extension cords are all connected and each individual Christmas light has been inspected with precision, he’s [...]

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Subluxation Tuesday

Thanksgiving is over, so let the shopping stress begin! Millions of people worldwide will spend the next several weeks in a buying frenzy – determined to secure the perfect gift for a rock bottom price, all while sacrificing their health and their sanity in the process. According to a 2006 Greenburg Quinlin Rosner Research survey [...]

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