NUCCA and the Importance of a Healthy Spine for Athletes

Whether an adult or a child takes part in sports, it is vital to their performance and health to have a properly aligned spine, and that’s where NUCCA comes in. Before we discuss what NUCCA is, consider this. Most of us have seen professional athletes on the field before the game and during practice doing [...]

2017-09-19T00:15:22+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Posture|Comments Off on NUCCA and the Importance of a Healthy Spine for Athletes

Something to Know Before Agreeing to Neck Surgery

Before you agree to an elective surgery, you should always consider your options. Neck surgery, in particular, can be dangerous. However, if you have been diagnosed with thyroid problems, osteoarthritis, or narrowing blood vessels, you may not see another option. First, let’s consider some of the risks of neck surgery. Then we will look at [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:23+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Chronic pain, Concussion, Post concussion syndrome, Posture|Comments Off on Something to Know Before Agreeing to Neck Surgery

Upper Cervical – Chiropractic that Aligns Your Spine

It is easy to create a daily routine that does not include taking care of those that seem less significant. We want to think our bodies will adjust themselves, but we bang and bump our body and they become unaligned. Making sure your posture is correct ensures your body is rebalanced, so there is less [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:16+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Back Pain, Posture, Wellness|Comments Off on Upper Cervical – Chiropractic that Aligns Your Spine

Can Neck Problems Affect Speech?

In this blog we have regularly talked about how a misalignment can occur due to accidents and injuries and how these upper neck misalignments and neck problems affect the all-important nervous system.  We have talked about how kids that are in alignment live healthier lives. They sleep better, they digest better, their minds work better [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:17+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Posture, Wellness|Comments Off on Can Neck Problems Affect Speech?

Shoulder Pain and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is a terrible thing to have to live with. People never realize how much their shoulders play a role in everyday living until it starts to hurt. Shoulder pain can be caused by many things but the most common causes are overuse or doing activities that are not usually done.   [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:17+00:00 February 1st, 2015|Chronic pain, Posture, Shoulder Pain|Comments Off on Shoulder Pain and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

5 Upper Cervical Chiropractic Health Benefits

Can Upper Cervical Chiropractic Help You Even If You Don’t Have a Bad Back? When most people think about chiropractic the first thing they think of is someone with a bad back. Or maybe, neck pain or headaches. Without a doubt a lot of people with back pain, neck pain and headaches see chiropractors. In [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:19+00:00 December 24th, 2014|Back Pain, Depression, Insomnia, Posture, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Shoulder Pain, Sinus problems, Sleep problems, Wellness, Whiplash|Comments Off on 5 Upper Cervical Chiropractic Health Benefits

Five Steps to a Healthy Back

A Healthy Back  Most of us tend to ignore our back, that is, until back pain flares up, resulting in a dull, constant ache and/or a sudden sharp pain. Back pain can be caused by a fracture, sprain, or other injury, can be caused by a medical condition, being sedentary and overweight, or simply be [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:00+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Posture, Wellness|Comments Off on Five Steps to a Healthy Back

TMJ, Facial Asymmetry, and Posture

Is Your Face Asymmetrical?  A recent news story discussed that it is common for people suffering with temporomandibular joint disorders, also known as TMJ to have facial asymmetry. Research also supports that TMJ dysfunction is frequently related to facial asymmetries.   The jaw joints, also known as the TMJ is a focal point of all [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:01+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Posture, TMJ/Jaw Pain|Comments Off on TMJ, Facial Asymmetry, and Posture

5 Ways to Decrease Neck Pain and Improve the Health of Your Neck

5 Ways to Improve the Health of Your Neck   For an ailment that’s as common as neck pain (affecting around 70% of Americans), there are several ways to improve the health of your neck and decrease neck pain naturally including the following 5 recommendations.   1. Good Posture   We've all heard this one [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:42+00:00 May 21st, 2014|Posture|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Decrease Neck Pain and Improve the Health of Your Neck

New Research Says Poor Posture in Adults Leads to Nursing Homes

Poor Posture, Scoliosis and Nursing Homes New research is indicating that the shape of your spine could be a clue that you'll need help with daily activities when your older and that you may end up in a nursing home. With scoliosis or curvature of the spine being the leading indicator older people will need [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:25+00:00 December 16th, 2013|Posture, Scoliosis|Comments Off on New Research Says Poor Posture in Adults Leads to Nursing Homes