Carpal Tunnel

Vertebrae of the Week: C6

The sixth cervical vertebra down on your spine, the C6 is found around the base of your neck. It’s also the second-to-last cervical vertebra. It’s a vital bone in the support and protection of your neck and head structures, while also serving as an anchor for the muscles that support and move your neck. The […]

Veterans Day | Honoring Those Who Serve

We recognize veterans for their selfless sacrifice paving the way for our continued freedom. Dr. Carmelo Caratozzolo and his chiropractic assistants give sincere thanks to all of our patients who serve our country and the families who’ve paid the ultimate price for our independence. To show our appreciation to the men and women of the […]

Healthy Thanksgiving | Holiday Recipes | ACT Wellness Center

The perfect Thanksgiving dinner is when you feel good after your meal. Feeling bloated, fatigued and puffy might seem “typical” but it’s not healthy. Bloating is usually connected to what you’re eating and stuffing yourself. You don’t have to compromise your good health during the holiday season. Combat the Thanksgiving bloat by reading your food […]

Asthma

Vertebrae of the Week: C4

Your 4th cervical vertebra (C4 vertebra) sits level with the thyroid cartilage, also commonly known as your Adam’s apple. It can affect the nose, mouth and ears and cause a range of problems with these regions and others. The nerves from C4 also control the diaphragm, the main muscle allowing us to breathe. In fact, […]

nerve pain

Vertebrae of the Week: C3

Another important bone in your spine, your C3 vertebrae is the third down from your brain stem and is located on roughly the same plane as your lower jaw. It is associated with your cheeks, outer ear, facial bones, teeth, and tri-facial nerve (the main sensory nerve of the face, a.k.a. fifth cranial nerve). The […]

Spooky Halloween Candy: Gross Ingredients

The Halloween candy is scarier than the costumes! Here is a list, of stuff to watch out for. Not necessarily in order; the way we see it here at ACT Wellness Center these are really gross ingredients. Be sure to follow the links you’ll be spooked. Partially Hydrogenated Oils (a.k.a. Trans Fat), avoid this cholesterol […]

sinus pain

Vertebrae of the Week: C2 (Axis)

The C2 vertebra is also known as the axis. It is the second cervical vertebra down from your cranium, and is important in protecting your mobility as well as the nerve bundles that affect your sinuses and eyes. The axis is a hinge that pivots along with your C1 vertebrae aka “the atlas”. This rotation […]

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