Can you believe that a new school year is already here? With a new school year comes excitement, nerves, or both. Whether your child is excited for school or is a bit nervous for the new year, here are a few easy steps that you can take to help make the transition from summer to school a smooth…Read More
Probiotics What are they? Probiotics are bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of organisms, known as microflora, in the intestines. These microflora have an important role as they work to enhance the immune system, prevent growth of harmful bacteria, ferment unused energy substrates, regulate the development of the gut, produce vitamins for the body,…Read More
Ergonomics at the office
Ergonomics at the Office According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an average office worker spends 95% of their day sitting in front of the computer. Long periods of sitting have been shown to stall metabolic processes such as breakdown of fats and sugars in the body increasing health risks but when you’re standing…Read More
Should you go organic during pregnancy?
Organic food may seem like a trend, but many experts suggest that women consider going organic during pregnancy; if not all of the foods you eat, at least a few specific ones. By going organic, you avoid exposing yourself to the antibiotics, artificial hormones, pesticides and genetically modified feed found in many non-organic meats, produce,…Read More
Fish Oils: Fad or cutting edge research?
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential healthy fats the human body cannot produce but are required for functions like controlling blood clotting, forming cell membranes, absorbing vitamins, and keeping skin and hair healthy, among many other functions. There are two main categories of omega-3s: ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), which comes from vegetarian sources like flaxseed, nuts, and various vegetable, nut, and…Read More
Preventing low back pain associated with Golf
For the millions of people who have chronic, long-standing low back pain, golf can still be an enjoyable sport. However, a regular routine of stretching is critical to maintain the ability to play golf. A little effort to prevent back injury and low back pain goes a long way. Four key areas of prevention for…Read More
Headaches and Chiropractic Care
Tired of taking medication for headache pain that does not go away? Find out how many people are finding a more permanent solution for their headache pain naturally. It had been estimated that people spend upwards of $40 million each year on over-the-counter and prescription drugs in their search for permanent relief. For some, the…Read More
Being a new mommy
Everyone feels stressed from time to time and parents are no strangers to this and while parenthood is one of life’s most joyous occasions it can also bring a lot of work and challenges, especially when dealing with a newborn. Everything is new for both the baby and the mom, even with all the books…Read More
Six Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold + Flu Season
Holiday season is here! We all look forward to this time of year, spending time with loved ones, eating great food, and of course getting presents! However, with this joyous season also comes cold weather, which means cold and flu season. Of course, the main thing…Read More
Kinesio Tape: A Big Help, or Hype?
By Jason Rearick Strips of brightly colored tape adorning the arms, legs, and torsos of many top athletes is more than just a fashion trend, many believe it has medical benefits.3 The Kinesio Taping Method claims it can alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, relax muscles, enhance performance, and help with rehabilitation as well as supporting muscles…Read More