Greetings Everyone: The hot summer months are upon us. Be sure to stay hydrated. Here are some tips: Hydrate before a strenuous activity When working in the heat, drink about a cup of water every 15-20 minutes, or about 24-32 oz. per hour Remember to hydrate after work It’s a good idea to start each […]
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Greetings to All: As the school year winds down and the weather warms up, we will all be more active outdoors. Here is a simple, safe exercise to help improve low back strength and stability. The side plank. What our patients are saying: “I posted a question on Facebook asking for suggestions for a […]
Greetings: We hope you like our July newsletter. We would sincerely like to thank all of you for your referrals to our office. We take great pride in knowing that you have the confidence in us to recommend our office to your family and friends as we continue to proudly serve our patients during the Covid-19 […]
June Newsletter Greetings: It’s the start of summer, and we hope that you are doing well during these interesting times. We urge all of you to practice reasonable social distancing recommendations such as maintaining six foot separation, wearing masks, and congregating with fewer than ten people. Together we can slow the spread of the virus […]
You can rest assured that we are implementing the necessary procedures for as recommended by the CDC. The procedures include: Limiting number of patients in the office Sanitizing surfaces Checking temperature of everyone entering the office Wearing masks Maintaining physical distancing between patients Is Vitamin D important in fighting COVID -19 infection? Several different […]
Have you been sitting more recently during the “stay-at-home” order during the COVID-19 outbreak? Have you developed some low back pain or hip discomfort? Here is a simple exercise that might help. Prolonged sitting can lead to back and hip pain. The muscles at the front of the hip can become tight or shortened which […]
A recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed the benefits of chiropractic for the treatment of low back pain. Patients who received standard medical care and chiropractic care had greater improvement in pain and disability than patients receiving medical care alone. Article can be found here. Green tea drinkers may live longer According […]
We see many patients who need help with upper back and neck pain at our office. Often it is the result of frequent use of smart phones and sitting at the computer in a forward flexed posture. This forward flexed or slouched position creates stress on the muscles of the neck. Eventually the muscles and […]
An increasing number of research studies endorse chiropractic for the treatment of low back pain. In May 2018 the Journal of the American Medical Association (1) published an article that showed the effectiveness of chiropractic when used with medical care among active duty military personnel. The authors concluded: “patients who received usual medical care plus […]
Here is a safe and simple way to strengthen your low back. Called the side bridge or side plank, it a safe exercise because it is non weight bearing on the spine and it is a “spine neutral” position.