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There is a long list of lifestyle changes you can make to get healthier this year. Improving your diet, drinking more water, getting more exercise, building lean muscle, regular chiropractic care, stretching often, doing meditation - the list goes on and on. But probably at the top of the list would be quitting smoking. The [...]

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It's that time of year again when we break out our shovels and attack our driveways and sidewalks.  Freshly fallen snow is beautiful but brings with it a fair amount of work. To be sure, shoveling is one of those necessary evils - but it also comes with various risks. Few recognize the potential dangers associated with [...]

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Chiropractic’s non-drug approach is particularly relevant today in light of the rampant overuse and abuse of prescription opioid medications. Doctors of chiropractic (DCs) are experts in the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal problems and their natural approach can eliminate or reduce the need for drugs and surgery in some cases. The U.S. military is now investigating chiropractic [...]

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Text Neck Epidemic As mentioned in this video - texting/smart phones, mobile devices and other technology are not going away anytime soon. So awareness is a key first step. Being conscious of posture and ergonomics is crucial to avoid the symptoms of text neck. The detrimental effects including "old person's hump" can be avoided with [...]

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A recent study highlights a potential benefit of fish oil in reducing fat cell size. Researchers studied the effect of adding an omega-3 fat to the diet of mice and observing the effects. They wanted to determine if there was a beneficial effect in regards to the adipose (fat) tissue in these animals (1). As you [...]

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Our best selling orthopedic pillow, the Tri-Core, is prized for its effectiveness in helping maintain an aligned spine and supporting the neck in its natural position to help relieve headaches, neck pain for side and back sleepers alike. Its patented overall design: a unique trapezoid center and two neck lobes which cushion the head and support [...]

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If you’ve ever tried to lose weight - you’ve likely heard it broken down into two primary factors.  Eating less and exercising more.  Or, put another way - consuming fewer calories or increasing the number of calories burned. Many people argue over which variable is more important. In an article in the NY Times, Aaron Carroll points out [...]

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A common issue in adulthood is keeping up with the regular appointments possibly necessary to monitor and maintain your health. Our friends over at Fix.com created a nice infographic for your review. It details the many different avenues of healthcare and when you should each respective practitioner. Of course it is a generalized representation. And, [...]

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Recently a new world record was set by George Hood. He set a record by holding the abdominal plank exercise for over 5 hours!  If you've ever done this exercise - you know how impressive this feat is. He trained for over 9 months for the task and did it to raise funds for the [...]

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Why Take Fish Oils?

View image | gettyimages.com We've heard for years that fish oils are beneficial to our health.  There are many health benefits that can be mentioned but one of the main ones is the effect it has in our bodies with respect to inflammation. Inflammation is an underlying part of most all chronic conditions affecting human [...]

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