Wellness

What Chiropractic Patients Should Know About Stretching

When you suffer from joint or muscle pain, it is important to work on maintaining as much flexibility as possible. The more flexible you are, the less likely you will be to further injure yourself. One of the best ways to improve your flexibility is...

Sciatica Risk Runs in Families

Scientists have discovered an additional risk factor for developing sciatic pain: your genes. Though researchers suspected that genes play a role in this often debilitating back problem, a 2012 study examined the impact of familial history on the risk of lumbar disc disease, which frequently causes sciatica. A...

Early Sport Specialization Not Recommended

Early age sports specialization is common because many believe it leads to athletic success, but a U.S. expert says it can have the opposite effect. Parents and coaches contribute to the problem when they pressure children to specialize and encourage year-round training, according to says...

Medical vs. Holistic

Holistic care seeks to turn on the natural healing ability--not by adding something to the system--but by removing anything that might interfere with normal function, trusting that the body would know what to do if nothing were interfering with it. Standard medical care, on the...

Salt is Good for You

AUTHOR: Dr. Malcolm Kendrick Scottish Doctor and author of “The Great Cholesterol Con” One of the most pervasive and stupid things that we are currently told to do is to reduce salt intake. This advice has never been based on controlled clinical studies, ever. Yet, as with...

Chiropractic Treatment for Dizziness

A recent case study suggests that chiropractic adjustments may alleviate chronic dizziness associated with neck pain.1 A 29 year old man had been suffering from cervicogenic dizziness for 10 years. His dizziness developed in his 20s after a lifetime of neck and back pain as a...

5 Migraine Treatments to Avoid

At least five of the most common medical treatments for migraines are unnecessary and potentially risky, argued the American Headache Society (AHS) in the November/December issue of the journal Headache. After performing a meta-analysis of the research and consensus of its members, the AHS recommended that...

7 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Spine

With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to start thinking about how you can make meaningful changes to your life for better health. Here are seven steps you can take to improve the health of your spine and your overall wellness. Get...

11 Natural Headache Cures You Need to Know

Instead of depending on pain medications to get you through the day, try one of these drug-free headache treatments for relief. Chiropractic Adjustments: Research shows neck adjustments can decrease disability and pain in many patients with cervicogenic headache, and reduce the frequency of migraine headaches. Ginger: In...