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What Is Spinal Decompression Therapy? 

What Is Spinal Decompression Therapy? 

Spinal decompression therapy is a gentle, nonsurgical method used to help stretch your spine to instantly relieve any disc-related issues, stimulate blood flow, and promote long-term healing.  Spinal decompression is a safe, viable treatment option for patients with...

Why You Should Eat Like a Caveman

As we all know, a poor diet plays a huge roll in weight gain. Foods like dairy, grains, excessive sugars, and processed foods also contribute to body inflammation, disease, and disorders. Cleaning up your diet can actually improve your overall health and wellbeing....

Is Your Posture Messed Up?

Today, we will go over how to tell if your posture is messed up. Remember, just because it is messed up now, does not mean you cannot fix it. We go over how to test your posture in this blog and ways a chiropractor can help. How to Test Your Posture This test looks...

The Importance of Challenging Yourself Physically Every Day

How many of you get stiff, physically achy, tired, and unmotivated at work? In a previous blog, I listed off some ideas for altering your work environment throughout the day to help reduce back pain and improve posture. This blog is for those of you who are interested...

Simple Movements to Help with Lordosis

Today, we go over some flexibility exercises to help stretch and curve the lower back in the opposite direction of lordosis, or an excessive inward curve of the spine. These exercise can be done for 10-20 slow repetitions and will feel great for those of you who are...

What Are the 6 Best Ways to Sleep?

Did you know that your sleeping posture can lead to back pain? Learning to sleep correctly does not necessarily improve your back in the long term, but can prevent back pain from getting worse. Read that again! Sleeping correctly will not improve your back long term,...

What Stretch Opens up the Mid Back?

Today we are going over a beastly stretch to help open up your thoracic (mid back) rotation. Do this as part of your warmup before your sport or before lifting. This can be done as a repetition or you can hold each side for 1-2 minutes. Have someone assist into the...

Why Standing Desks Are Good For You

Is your back or neck hurting from sitting or standing for long periods of time? What is the best position for you to work in? Everyone who sits all day has probably been told to use a standup desk. Many people who switch to a standup desk find that their back or neck...

How Ankle Flexibility Impacts Your Back

If you have limited dorsiflexion, or the ability to bend and contract your hand and/or foot, then you probably have limited squat depth as well. As a result, you risk injuring your hips and low back. Today, we go over ankle stretches to help strengthen your back. ...