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Back Pain May Be in Your Genes

Back Pain May Be in Your Genes Even if you have never had a backache, if your parent, grandparent, sibling or other family member struggles with chronic back pain, new research shows that you are at heightened risk of developing similar symptoms.  That’s why regular preventive chiropractic care with your[…]

Tips for Safe Lifting

How often do you lift heavy objects?  The more you lift, the more opportunities you have to injure your back.  After the common cold, back pain is the single most common complaint for which people seek help from a health-care professional.  While the causes of back pain are myriad, injuries[…]

Why Do I Need Chiropractic Care If I Am Not In Pain?

Why Do I Need Chiropractic Care If I Am Not In Pain? Many people consider visiting a chiropractor only after suffering years of unnecessary pain.  However, your doctor at Chiropractic for Life knows that focusing on prevention is key to long-term well-being.  That means adopting a proactive approach to health. […]

Five Tips for Preventing Falls

Five Tips for Preventing Falls Children fall.  Teenagers fall.  Middle-aged people fall.  But, according to many experts, no age group suffers the consequences of a fall more than the elderly. What’s so frustrating about fall-related injuries, according to your doctor at Chiropractic for Life, is that almost all of them[…]

Managing COPD Naturally

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be debilitating and even deadly.  It is currently the sixth leading cause of death worldwide.  And, the World Health Organization projects it to be the number four cause of death by 2030.  Actually two co-occuring lung diseases — chronic bronchitis and emphysema — COPD[…]

Is Screen Time a Hazard to Your Health?

Television, video games and Internet browsing are how many adults and children pass their free time.  But what does screen time do for our health?  Plenty, and it’s not good, according to the research. One hot-off-the-presses study concludes that people who watch an average of six hours of TV daily[…]

What Do Symptoms Really Mean? Part II: Internal Disorders

As a proactive health-care provider, your doctor at Chiropractic for Life doesn’t wait for the onset of symptoms to herald the presence of disease and skeletal misalignments. Why?  Because doctors of chiropractic know what countless medical studies have shown over and over again:  you don’t need to exhibit symptoms to[…]

What Do Symptoms Really Mean? Part I: Spinal & Musculoskeletal Disorders

Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “symptom” as “subjective evidence of disease or physical disturbance” or “something that indicates the existence of something else.” However, modern culture has strayed from this definition, instead regarding symptoms as the first stage of illness.  This common misconception results in a “disease-focused” attitude toward healthcare,[…]

All About Melatonin

Would you like to boost your health with a natural antioxidant that has the power to ward off cancer, balance your mood and fight obesity?  You already have it in your blood — and in cells throughout your body. This miracle substance is melatonin, the hormone that helps regulate the[…]

Meditate Your Way to Optimal Health

As a holistic health-care practitioner, your doctor at Chiropractic for Life encourages patients to seek out natural sources of optimal health.  Meditation is one of these sources. Here are some great reasons to consider meditation: Strengthens the brain Powerful pain-reliever Stress stopper Mind mender Blood pressure buster Heart healer Tummy[…]