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 […]

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

As the snow begins to fall this afternoon, it reminds me that shoveling snow can be strenuous and, if performed improperly, downright dangerous. Typically we see many patients with sore bodies and joint pain right after a snow storm. When it comes to shoveling snow, the key is being heart healthy and back friendly with prevention.  I share […]

The Connection Between Stress and Pain

Stress and pain seem to go hand in hand. We have found that people living in northern Virginia, especially those who commute to Washington, DC, have obscure stress symptoms that are a bit tricky to recognize as stress.  Repetitive dealings with stress can cause neck pain, back pain, headaches and many other joint related issues.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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