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Are Your Legs the Same Length? Are You Sure?

Are Your Legs the Same Length?  Are You Sure? Without knowing it, many people are walking around with one leg shorter than the other — a situation that may lead to chronic body pain.  According to scientific studies, even a differential of a few millimeters in leg length can trigger[…]

Kids Need Chiropractic Care, Too

Kids Need Chiropractic Care, Too Think that chiropractic care is just for adults?  Think again!  Children and adolescents also reap the wellness-boosting rewards of chiropractic care to help grow up as healthy as possible. It’s a fact:  Kids take frequent spills.  Minor falls and slips are a normal part of[…]

Seven Tips for Preventing Osteoarthritis

Seven Tips for Preventing Osteoarthritis Capping the bony ends of the body’s numerous joints, cartilage works like a built-in shock absorber.  Aging, wear and tear and injury degenerates cartilage, sparking a condition known as osteoarthritis (OA). OA often affects the hands, spine, knees and hips.  Symptoms include joint pain, stiffness,[…]

This Summer, Swim Your Way to Better Health

This Summer, Swim Your Way to Better Health Swimming, for both adults and children, is an excellent way to tone the body because it develops the muscles of the upper body and the cardio-respiratory system (Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol 1995;71:295-300) without the wear and tear that can stem[…]

The Chiropractic Solution To Mid-Back Pain

The Chiropractic Solution To Mid-Back Pain Chiropractic is well known for its ability to relieve neck and low-back pain.  But did you know that it also benefits those suffering from mid-back pain? Mid-back pain ranges from twinges to tenderness and throbbing.  Unlike low-back pain, however, which gets lots of press,[…]

Out of Sight, Out of Mind for Eating Healthy

Out of Sight, Out of Mind for Eating Healthy Do you struggle to avoid candy and junk food?  Are you constantly tempted by unhealthy snacks?  Rather than berate your willpower, consider what scientists have discovered:  Accessibility, proximity and visibility may play the most influential role in food choice. A variety[…]

Psychological Factors and Back Pain

Psychological Factors and Back Pain Every morning it’s the same thing.  As soon as Joe’s feet touch the floor, the pain in his lower back starts up just where it left off the day before.  It’s bad enough that he’s having problems at work.  But now he’s plagued with low-back[…]

The Lesser-Known Effects of Back Pain

The Lesser-Known Effects of Back Pain Back pain can range from mildly annoying to completely debilitating.  Its physical effects make even the simplest of movements — getting in and out of a car, picking up items off the floor or stooping down to pet a dog — unbearable. And back[…]

Bright Is Best for Veggies

Bright Is Best for Veggies Sure, green vegetables are nutritional powerhouses.  But don’t neglect their red, orange, purple and yellow cousins.  Bright is beautiful when it comes to vegetables: particularly if your optimal-health goal includes boosting your immune system, preserving your eye sight and reducing the risk of cancer.  That’s[…]

Chiropractic Adjustments May Boost Lung Function

Chiropractic Adjustments May Boost Lung Function Regular chiropractic care may improve pulmonary function, say scientists. One study followed 20 healthy, non-smoking individuals 18 to 28 years of age. Researchers divided the participants into four groups:  1) exercise only, 2) chiropractic care only, 3) chiropractic care followed by exercise and 4)[…]