Blog Archive

Proper Walking Techniques Mar 2nd, 2020

Walking is such a great form of exercise for people of all ages. Walking is low impact and can provide the most health and longevity benefits. Over 80 million Americans consider themselves walkers. We see people walking day and night – indoors at malls, at parks and around our neighborhoods....

Be Proactive For Better Health Mar 2nd, 2020

The number of people experiencing some sort of chronic pain every day of their lives is alarming. In fact, many Americans have resigned themselves to pain because they simply feel it’s a normal condition. According to a recent survey by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), close to one in two Americans...

Stretch Every Day And Avoid Low Back Pain Mar 2nd, 2020

Low back pain is a common complaint among so many people today. For many, it is ‘normal’ to have low back pain on a daily basis – chronic low back pain. Chronic pain is often defined as pain lasting more than 12 weeks. A National Institute of Health Statistics survey...

Healthy Living Habits Mar 2nd, 2020

The start of a new season brings awareness of the things that you may like to do in the coming months. Along with the goals you set and plans you make this fall, take time for yourself and make HEALTH part of your every day for the upcoming months. We...

Boost Your Immunity With Chiropractic Care Mar 2nd, 2020

Studies have shown that chiropractic care can have a positive effect on the immune system. A study found that people under chiropractic care had a 200% greater immune competence than those without! Another study conducted at Life University took a group of HIV positive patients and applied chiropractic care on...

Stand Up For Health Mar 2nd, 2020

For many students and people in the workplace, it may require sitting at a desk often working on a computer for long stretches of time. The negative effects of prolonged sitting have been reported in numerous recent health studies. Researchers theorize that the slow-down of blood flow and decreased metabolism...

Choosing the Right Workout Shoe Mar 2nd, 2020

Athletic footwear is meant to prevent injury and optimize performance. Decades ago, the sports shoe consumer had very few options other than the all-purpose sneaker. Today’s athletes have hundreds of choices designed for every sport and activity. It is important to find the correct shoe that will match the needs...

Do You Snore? Mar 2nd, 2020

Have you been waking up feeling tired?  Do you have trouble concentrating during the day due to fatigue? Does your spouse complain that you are raising the roof with your loud snoring? Snoring is noisy breathing during sleep. As you doze off, the muscles of your throat relax and your...

The Art of Napping Mar 2nd, 2020

It has been found that incorporating a 10-15 minute nap into your afternoon schedule can improve your overall focus and productivity, thus leading to greater happiness and success. An afternoon nap gives one a chance to unplug from the demands of the day. It’s an opportunity for the brain to...

Soluble & Insoluble Fiber Mar 2nd, 2020

When we think about dietary fiber, most of us think primarily about digestive functions. However, consuming foods high in fiber can do a lot more than keep us “regular.” Incorporating plenty of fiber into our diets can lower the risk for heart disease, stroke, some cancers and diabetes, improve the...

Wearable Fitness Technology Mar 2nd, 2020

Fitness technology has become increasingly popular. Wearable technology has evolved from simple pedometers and wrist watches to devices that connect to the internet or your smartphone for long-term tracking of your fitness data.  Not everyone may need or want to use trackers with sophisticated technology, but even the simple ones...

Nutrition Labels Mar 2nd, 2020

If you have a clear understanding of the nutritional value of packaged food that you are considering, you can make healthier choices. Here are a few tips to help navigate Nutrition Facts labels. Start by checking out the Serving Size. The label will identify how many servings are in the...

Don’t Be a Slouch! Mar 2nd, 2020

“Sit up straight!” Most of us probably had parents and teachers direct that timeless bit of advice to us as children. Well, it turns out that they were on to something! Good posture and how you hold your body is very important for many reasons. Poor posture leads to back...

Boost Your Brain Power Mar 2nd, 2020

Can’t find your keys?  Having trouble remembering the name of the restaurant you were at at last month?  Perhaps you need to improve your brain power.  Better memory, sharper thinking and enhanced creativity are just a few of the benefits of boosting your brain power. Try these tips to train...

Skinny on Dietary Fat Mar 2nd, 2020

Believe it or not, you shouldn’t try to eliminate all fat from your diet. Some fats actually promote good health. Fat is a major source of energy and it helps the body absorb vitamins and minerals. Fat is needed for blood clotting, cell development and nerve function.  But there are...

Tips For Stretching Mar 2nd, 2020

Flexibility is the ability to extend or stretch without breaking. Improving your flexibility is important for preventing injury. It can also improve performance. Loss of flexibility can lead to permanent changes in posture and normal muscle function. There are countless benefits for all aspects of life in maintaining and improving...

Sleep Deprivation Mar 2nd, 2020

Far too many Americans don’t get enough sleep. When we feel pressed for time and have too much to do, we often sacrifice hours of sleep in order to cope. Maybe you’re someone who actually boasts about how little sleep you need each night. But many of us don’t understand...

Managing Burnout Mar 2nd, 2020

Burnout has been officially classified by the World Health Organization as a syndrome resulting from unmanaged workplace stress. It calls burnout “an occupational phenomenon.” Does endless emails, a demanding boss and a bottomless to-do list leave you feeling stressed and burned out from work? You’re not alone. What are some...