C3 | Vertebrae of the Week | Nerve Pain

Your C3 vertebrae 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). If you or any one you know experiences neuralgia (nerve pain) or neuritis (nerve inflammation) it […]

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 […]

Cervical C2 Vertebrae (Axis) | Sinus Pain

The axis is the second cervical vertebra down from your cranium. The axis is a hinge that pivots with your C1 vertebrae aka “the atlas”. This rotation allows you to turn your head from left to right. If your axis is misaligned (subluxated) it can make turning your head very difficult; possibly causing pain. A subluxation […]

Health Benefits of Pumpkin

It’s that time of year again — pumpkin-flavored everything is here! Right now, pumpkins are plentiful and very easy to find. From pumpkin spiced lattes to pumpkin pies, it’s all delicious. But can you actually benefit from those pumpkin muffins? The answer is yes! There are many different health benefits of pumpkin.  A cup of mashed cooked […]

Seasonal Flu: Where Does It Go?

Soon winter will be over, the days will get longer and warmer, and the cold and flu season will come to an end. Generally, the flu season runs from October through May with its peak in February. The question is, “where does the seasonal flu go in the summer”? One reason for the frequency of […]

Sports Concussions

An exceptional passer, ex-NY Jets quarterback, Joe Namath is known for setting seasonal and career records for most games with 300 yards or more gained in passing. Joe Namath says his health problems are tied to concussions from his playing days; he blames the concussions for long-term brain damage. Although helmets can protect against skull […]

Eye-Opening Look at Vitamin Water

Today more and more people are   attempting to adopt a healthier lifestyle.  More people today than ever before realize that the only way they can be healthy is by choice, not by chance. They realize it boils down to the choices they make every day.  However, not all of our choices out there are as […]

Purposeful Connections Through Sports

Take inventory of your life and the people with whom you associate, do they add meaning to your life and raise you up? Or are there people in your life who are dragging you down and holding you back from experiencing your full potential? If you are happy and content with your life and your […]

Act Wellness

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14111 Minnieville Road,
Woodbridge, VA 22193

(703) 491-9355

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