subluxation

Tips on Backpack Safety for Kids

Summer is almost over, back-to-school shopping is unavoidable and the endless backpack options can be a real pain in the neck. Backpacks are a necessity in the everyday life of a student, but used improperly a backpack can strain muscles and joints causing subluxation, forward head posture and even back pain. Improper backpack use can also lead to poor posture. Girls and younger kids may be especially at risk for backpack-related injuries because they’re smaller …

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Long Drives and Chiropractic Care

Long drives and chiropractic care go hand in hand. When taking that cross country summer vacation do you begin to notice that if your breaks are far apart exiting, the car you feel one thousand years old? Well maybe not one thousand, but pretty close. What happens is your spine, when erect in standing posture, is used to being in a neutral position. Sitting for extended periods of time in a car will cause your …

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Too Much Texting Linked to Health Risks

Texting health risks being addressed in Chiropractic clinics across the nation is devastatingly on the rise. In 2008 the Smartphone outsold the laptop computer for the first time ever. Hand-held or mobile devices have now become our main connection to information and social networking. A survey taken at Temple University suggested that more college aged students between the ages of 18 and 21 preferred texting to emailing or even calling. Texting health risks are a …

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Take my Headache Away

A lady came into my office last week and said “Take my headache away.”  She was looking for a miracle because of how much pain she was in. Headaches are one of the most common complaints for people going to see their medical doctor.  Nearly everyone gets a headache at some point.  In fact one article stated that: “Over 45 million Americans (about one in six) suffer chronic headaches each year. Headaches therefore have a …

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