Heat or Ice? Which is Better for Your Pain?
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Heat or Ice? Which is Better for Your Pain?

Have you ever found yourself with an ache or pain wondering, “Should I apply heat or ice?” Here we’ll explain which situations call for heat and which call for ice, as well as what to do if neither is helping. First off, a general rule of thumb is to use ice for recent, acute injuries … Continue Reading →

7 Surprising Causes of Back Pain

Back pain plagues more than 1 in 10 people worldwide. And when we think of back pain, we often think of injury, accident, or overuse. But there are many other, less commonly known, causes of back pain. Knowing these may help you pinpoint the cause of your pain and help you discover a way to … Continue Reading →

Natural Headache Relief

Does the current state of the world have you experiencing more headaches than normal? Tension, anxiety, stress… These can trigger headaches in anyone at any time. But there are natural ways to relieve headache pain and calm the tension causing it. Hydrate – dehydration is a common cause of headaches, but easily remedied. Fill up … Continue Reading →

How to Spot Dehydration & Increase Your Water Intake

Did you know that by the time we feel thirsty, we are often already dehydrated? And since our fluid levels affect our ability to control our temperature, pulse, blood pressure, digestion and millions of other functions, it’s something to take seriously. Common Ways We Lose Water There are many ways we lose water throughout the … Continue Reading →

The Thing About Pain

Pain is serious. And relieving it is big business. Those who suffer from pain spend billions seeking its relief. In fact, pain is often what prompts people to visit our practice. It turns out there are some very important reasons why we’re equipped to sense pain. Dorland’s Medical Dictionary used by health professionals around the … Continue Reading →

10 Reasons to Avoid Sugar

While nutrition experts tend to disagree on a variety of topics, they all seem to agree that we’re consuming far too much sugar. Besides contributing to the obesity epidemic, sugar in its various forms is causing diabetes cases to skyrocket. Sugar, in its many forms, is an increasingly common ingredient in processed foods. Many of … Continue Reading →

Stress and Your Spine

Stress and Your Spine Many of the problems that show up in the spine are the result of our attempts at accommodating stress. Stress is part of everyday living, and the COVID-19 global pandemic is the biggest crisis to happen in our lifetime. Long story short–it’s understandable if you’re feeling extra stressed out these days. … Continue Reading →

Common Myths About Chiropractic

Chiropractic was discovered in the late 1800s. At the time, medicines could be quite toxic. They often contained alcohol, mercury or arsenic. Or worse. Then along comes chiropractic. Which turned the prevailing germ theory on its head. It advanced an entirely different model of health and healing. Even after more than a century of results, … Continue Reading →

The Amazing Chiropractic Adjustment

The centerpiece of your chiropractic care is the chiropractic adjustment. At first glance, adjustments appear quite similar visit to visit. But there’s more to this routine procedure than meets the eye. There’s a lot going on as we track the many subtle changes your body is making. Here are some of the nuances associated with … Continue Reading →

Making the Common Cold—Uncommon

It seems many people practically expect a bout with a cold or even the flu each year. But getting these common afflictions doesn’t have to be regular occurrence. Become more mindful of the countless preventative steps you can take. Here’s how to avoid becoming a hospitable host for the bug that’s going around: Improve your … Continue Reading →