Tag Archives: prevention

The Benefits of a Cervical Pillow

Can your pillow really make a difference in your health and how you feel during the day? Absolutely. Cervical pillows are specially designed ergonomic supports for your neck. They hold it in the proper position during sleep, while also cradling the head and shoulders. It is important that your neck and head are at proper […]

Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Kids

Healthcare researchers and providers alike are growing increasingly concerned that American kids are suffering from back pain earlier in their lives and in larger numbers than ever before. And experts closest to the problem believe that overweight, improperly designed, and misused backpacks may be a big part of the reason why. Short-Term Injuries and Longer-Term […]

Gardening and Your Back

Gardening is hard work! It can put quite a strain on your muscles, especially those in your back. If you don’t garden regularly, be sure to start slowly and work your way up to longer gardening sessions. Here are some suggestions for making the most of your garden while treating your back with care. First, […]

The Importance of Hand Washing

In previous centuries, the importance of hand washing was not understood, and led to the needless deaths of many millions of people. When performed properly, hand washing is by far the most effective way to reduce the spread of communicable diseases. Up to 25% of women in the 19th century died in childbirth from childbed […]

Use of Chiropractic Among Professional Athletes

Chiropractic care is an important tool in the arsenal of any professional athlete. It has been shown to help reduce injuries, speed healing time and improve performance. A number of professional American sports teams have a chiropractor on staff, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, PBA, Nascar and more. Professional golfers routinely use a chiropractor during […]

Chiropractic for Runners

With more and more people taking up recreational running in the US, the number of running associated injuries has also increased. Commonly reported cases include shin splints, patellofermoral pain syndromes, Achilles tendinitis, flat feet, and compartmental syndromes and stress fractures. All these injuries are a result of cumulative stress reactions to soft tissues and bones. […]

Preventive Care For Skiers

Skiing can be one of the most exhilarating, refreshing, and transcendental experiences imaginable. It provides exercise for the entire body, fresh, crisp mountain air for the lungs and excitement for all of our senses. It is, however, quite a dangerous sport, not only due to the inherent dangers of falling or colliding with parts of […]