Archive for the 'Optimal Health' Category

The #1 Bad Habit that Ruins Posture

We all know our posture directly affects our spines and I’m sure we’ve all been told at some point in our lives to “stop slouching!”.  Our posture helps determine how well our spine does its main job… supporting our body … Continue reading

Is It Better to Eat Before or After Exercise?

It’s an age old dilemma. Do I eat before a workout or after its over? The simple answer is you always eat AFTER working out. In fact, its best to work out at least 3 hours after your last meal. … Continue reading

Can Shoulder Pain Start In The Spine?

The shoulder joint is one of the most complex areas of the human body. Think about it. How do you not use it? You almost have to use it do even the simplest of tasks.  It’s also an area that … Continue reading

3 Dumb Things People Do That Mess Up Their Backs

You get one spine. Thats it! And while most people usually do ok for a decade or two by the time most of us are getting into our 30’s we definitely start to notice that our backs can’t seem to … Continue reading

3 Awesome Things that Happen with Regular Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic helps relieve pain, reduce headaches, battles sciatica and more. But what happens with regular chiropractic care over several months or years? Thats when the really good things start! Adjusting the spine so that there is less pressure on the … Continue reading

5 Foods That Help Heal the Gut

Gut health has become a major health concern in the past 20 years. We are now learning that not only is gut health important, it might also be the key to reducing inflammation and helping to heal from many autoimmune … Continue reading

Theres Never Been a Better Time to Get Healthy

Getting healthy. It’s a phrase you hear all the time. But what does it really mean and more importantly where do you start? For me the journey to really getting healthy began with my spine and chiropractic care. At the … Continue reading

Can Kids Benefit From Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a healing art that focuses on the alignment of the spinal vertebrae.  This is important because once a bone in the spine becomes misaligned it can put pressure on the nerves exiting the spine at that level and … Continue reading

What Causes Sciatica?

Sciatica is a very common condition experienced by millions of people every year.  The symptoms can range from sharp, localized low back pain to pain that shoots all the way down the legs into the feet and toes.   While … Continue reading

The Ultimate Holiday Season Survival Guide

Ahh the holidays.  Friends, family, food and more. But as great a time of year as this is it is also the time of year many peoples health habit take a turn for the worst.  But fear not, this Ultimate … Continue reading