It’s a common misconception that chiropractors are uneducated, or that they don’t hold the title of “doctor”. While it’s true that a chiropractor is not the same as a medical doctor, a chiropractor still has to go to medical school in order to earn their degree. And just as with a medical doctor, a chiropractor cannot legally practice without being licensed and going through the correct schooling.
When most people decide to start going to a chiropractor on a regular basis, they usually have a specific complaint or area of pain that they’re hoping to eradicate. Most commonly, this complaint is some form of back pain. Having regular chiropractic visits are definitely going to help alleviate back pain, but that’s not the only thing that consistent chiropractic care is good for. Read More
There is plenty of reading to be done on the physical ways that chiropractic care improves your body, but what doesn’t get mentioned enough is how chiropractic care is also able to improve your mental health, as well. We all know that the purpose of chiropractic care is to realign the body and, specifically, the skeletal structure within, but there are ways that this inherently improves the mind, as well. According to a study from the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research in 2013, over three quarters of chiropractic patients report improved mental and emotional health, due to their care. Here are some of the ways that chiropractic care improves your mental health.Read More
We use the phrase “fender bender” to refer to a relatively minor event. It’s not life-threatening and sometimes, you won’t even need to do much to repair your car afterwards. It’s just something that happens. However, the physical effects of a fender bender can be greater than most people anticipate.Read More
A quick search online will provide you with a million tips on how to run properly. And while running technique and posture is important, especially if you’re running frequently, the truth is that all the advice can quickly become overwhelming.Read More
Modern American office workers spend more than 40 hours a week sitting in front of a computer. That much sitting can take a toll on the body, especially if your posture is off.
Many people think that bad posture simply makes you look lazy. However, it also has a major impact on overall body health! Bad posture can contribute to lethargy and low energy. It can also impede your circulation, which causes digestive issues, cardiovascular issues, and other health problems throughout the body. Perhaps most notably, bad posture can contribute to cramps and pains in the body, from backaches to headaches. Bad posture puts strain in places you probably didn’t realize, whereas good posture relaxes the body and helps it to rest as it should.Read More