We’re into another change of seasons, and as fall transitions into winter, the cold and flu season is about to hit full swing. People are running out in droves to get their flu shots, a precautionary measure that doctors strongly advise. There are other things you can do, however, to beat the cold and flu […]
Chronic insomnia is a major problem in the United States. Almost ten percent of the population report suffering from the condition, while nearly 20 percent get less sleep than is recommended and over 25 percent report occasional sleeplessness. These numbers are staggering, but researchers are starting to discover other reasons for insomnia, some of which […]
Have you ever woken up in the morning, only to realize turning your head at all causes serious pain in your neck? Even trying to look over to the alarm clock becomes a chore, as just pivoting your head causes sharp, hot pain to shoot through your neck muscles. In addition, you may have had […]
With cold weather and even snow quickly taking over the Woodbridge area, children are become more susceptible to sickness-causing germs. The cold begins to weaken the immune system, and influenza and other viruses are zooming through the air. And with so many children packed into school buildings and buses, it’s only a matter of time […]
Thanksgiving is one of the best times of year. Friends, family and loved ones all gather together, remembering the parts of their lives for which they are grateful. Of course, few traditions are more well-loved than the Thanksgiving feast. Turkey, ham, dressing, cranberry sauce, various casseroles… it’s enough food to feed a small army!
Every year, millions of Americans are afflicted with lower back pain. For some, it’s a passing ache that’s attributed to age. For others, it may be a perpetual pain brought on by either sitting for long amounts of time for work or even working somewhere like a warehouse. With so many affected, dealing with lower […]
Arthritis is a debilitating condition that affects millions of Americans, mostly older people. There are dozens and dozens of medications on the market designed to treat and alleviate the swelling and pain associated with the condition. As such, many of those who are afflicted with arthritis are turning to chiropractic care instead.
Did you know: Nearly every health issue you can think about is directly or indirectly related to the body’s inability to adapt to stress? Your body responds to all stress — physical, bio-chemical and emotional — in virtually the same way. With this in mind, health is literally about how well the body can adapt […]
When you were in elementary or middle school, you may have had a day in which you and your classmates were examined for scoliosis. This is because it is a condition that typically begins in adolescence, between the ages of 10 and 15. While young girls are more likely to be affected than young boys, […]
As we progress further into the school year, children are coming home with more and more books and homework. As such, their backpacks are getting fuller by the day. While children may enjoy carrying their backpack, with all sorts of colorful designs, it may be causing your kid’s back to overexert. Children are in some […]