Posts Tagged ‘Voted Best Woodbridge Chiropractor’

T1| Vertebrae of the Week | Chest Pain

Beneath the last cervical vertebra (C7) are the 12 vertebrae of the Thoracic Spine. Your thoracic vertebrae are unique because they articulate with your pair’s of ribs. The first thoracic vertebrae (T1), forms a long prominent spinous process. Thoracic spinal subluxations can irritate your nerves of the disc, facet joints and the spinal nerves leaving […]

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 […]

Cervical Vertebrae C5 | Sore Throat and Laryngitis

C5 plays a role in the health of your diaphragm. An injury here can be detrimental to the muscles which control breathing. C5 also affects your vocal cords, neck glands, and pharynx. A misalignment can cause a sore throat and laryngitis. Dermatomes are an area of skin supplied by a single spinal nerve. They indicate […]

Cervical Vertebra C4 | Vertebrae of the Week | Asthma

Your 4th cervical vertebra (C4) sits level with the thyroid cartilage (Adam’s apple). It can affect the nose, mouth and ears. The nerves from C4 control the diaphragm, the main muscle allowing us to breathe. There’s a saying, “C3, C4 and C5 keeps the diaphragm alive!” A spinal cord injury of C5 and higher could […]

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 […]

Lifting Pumpkins & Back Pain

Back Pain…Good Grief! Never underestimate the weight of an object, especially a pumpkin. Pumpkins generally weigh between 6 and 18 pounds (2.7 and 8.2 kg), though the largest cultivars (of the species C. maxima) regularly reach weights of over 75 pounds (34 kg). Source: Wikipedia.Before you lift anything, the single most important rule – Never […]

Act Wellness

Your Woodbridge Chiropractor

14111 Minnieville Road,
Woodbridge, VA 22193

(703) 491-9355

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