Can Chiropractic Help You Lose Weight?

Bottom Line: If you are looking to lose a few extra pounds this month, you are not alone. Many of our patients are working towards a similar goal. How you move, eat, and think every day will determine your success. All three are part of maintaining an active lifestyle. So where does Chiropractic fit in? Why it Matters: Unfortunately, no Chiropractic technique takes off 10 pounds with each adjustment; but people just like you have …

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Stress and Weight

Bottom Line: A recent research study found over 75% of people experience at least a moderate amount of stress every day! Chronic stress is not fun to deal with, but did you know it can also affect your weight? When you are stressed your body goes into survival (or “fight or flight”) mode which changes your hormonal balance. You don’t need to be running from a saber tooth tiger to enter fight or flight mode. …

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Feel and Function Better with Chiropractic Care

Bottom Line: The first thought many people have when suffering with back or neck pain is “Better go the Chiropractor,” because, as research shows, Chiropractic adjustments are one of the best ways to relive that pain. However, research has also shown us that those same adjustments may be able to do much more – namely, positively impact your immune system and help it function at a higher level.   Why it Matters: Relaxation of neck tension after an adjustment is common, which leads many to feel less stressed overall. That matters …

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Exercise for a Stronger Immune System

Bottom Line: Get that daily dose of exercise to boost your immunity. By carving out time to be active, you can feel better, more energized, and strengthen your immune system. Make it a point to take a brisk walk during your lunch break. If you can, use a standing desk at work. Skip the email and deliver a message to a colleague in person. Take the stairs. An active routine will allow you to stay healthier and feel more energized overall.   Why it Matters: Exercise and taking steps to …

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New Year Less Stress

Bottom Line: Did you know that recent studies indicate that over 54% of people are stressed by the amount of stress in their lives? That’s a lot of stress! Stress in our shoulders. Stress in our neck. It’s no secret that muscle tension in those areas can contribute to headaches and neck and back pain. What you may not know, however, is that chronic stress can decrease your energy levels, increasing you’re the likelihood that …

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How Can Exercise Help Reduce Stress?

If you’re alive, you’ve got stress. Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to an experience that can have both positive and negative impacts on your health. Your body responds to stress by releasing hormones and increasing your heart and breathing rates. Your brain gets more oxygen, giving you an edge in responding to a problem. In the short term, stress can be a good thing. It keeps us alert, motivates us, and can …

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