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Running Shoes – Great Gift Idea!

Did you know that the anatomy of a running shoes differ from one another? Each running shoe offers specific structural features. The American Academy Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM) has a complete explanation of the anatomy of the running shoe. This site is an excellent resource for running shoe review since they have a dedicated committee […]

Choosing the Right Exercise for Low Back Pain

Where is that pain coming from?! Don’t just assume that low back pain is only muscular or bone-related. First things first, get the proper assessment. You can find lots and lots of information on the internet that talk about the common causes of low back pain. However, don’t be fooled into thinking a little research […]

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

This time of year again: lots of sweets, candy, chocolates and cookies. During the holidays, we love to exchange recipes with our patients and friends. If you enjoy English scones, this recipe is for you: English Scones, Not Fry Bread. Our buddy Ned McArthur, DC, Orem Chiropractor enjoys these scones while hanging out with his […]

How to Lift Holiday Packages and Avoid Back Pain

I was reading this blog post today; what grabbed my attention is the title: Happy Holidays Means a Happy Back, Lakeville, MN chiropractor.  Ryan Betzina DC of Absolute Health mentions that during these busy holiday season sometimes we completely forget ourselves. Lifting that heavy frozen turkey, awkward packages, and items such as firewood can cause […]

Thoughts on a Chiropractic Lifestyle

We all know that there are ups and downs in life. The only way that you can create and keep your health moving in the right direction is with action.  Your health is like walking up a “down” escalator.  The stairs are moving down towards you.  It may seem as if attaining your goal of […]

Choosing the Right Mattress

Tossing and turning all night, too much, too little, dreaming, snoring, frequent urination, twitches, sleep walking, sleep talking, etc. So why are so many people having problems and complaining? There are many safe non-toxic solutions to getting the proper sleep you need to know about. One natural solution is nutritional therapy. Melatonin has been heavily […]

2010 Best Family Practice of Prince William

Thank you to all of our patients who voted for us to be the 2010 Best Family Practice of Prince William! We appreciate your support and all of the many referrals that you have given us over the past 13 years. Referrals are the greatest compliment. Our commitment is to continue to take care of your […]

Chiropractic Solutions for Allergies

Sneezing, sniffling, eye irritation…it’s that time of year again: allergy season. With increased pollen & dust floating in the air our body begins to overreact by producing too many types of histamine that stress-out our immune system. The most common immune system disorder is the allergy. Building a healthy immune system can counteract this. And […]

Recipe of the Month: Roasted Beet Salad

We are giving our good friend Diane Crawford the spotlight. She will be contributing, to our blog, the Recipe of the Month. Diane told us that she noticed the beets in the store were beautiful the other day and should be coming into season here in VA over the next month or so. Roasted Beet & Beet Green Salad     […]

Excessive Perspiration

There are many causes of excessive perspiration; no sweat, there are many natural ways to control this. Who knew! Herbs such as burdock root, astragalus, sage and white peony can be used to help to reduce perspiration. Check out our infographics below for more information. For more information about Wellness Express, please email wexsub@altermedsolutions.com or […]

Act Wellness

Your Woodbridge Chiropractor

14111 Minnieville Road,
Woodbridge, VA 22193

(703) 491-9355

Fax 703-490-2298

Dr.C@actwellness.com

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Tuesday • 9:00-12:30 | 3:00-7:00
Wednesday • 3:00-7:00
Thursday • 9:00-12:30 | 3:00-7:00

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