BALANCING EXERCISES 30 second stands: This is the easiest to perform and one of the first things we recommend after an ankle sprain. Barefoot, stand on one leg for 30 seconds without wobbling/excessive movement of the foot/ankle. Then switch sides. Repeat 3 times. I recommend bending the opposite knee (like a stork) to make it [...]
Never been to a Chiropractor before? Here are some of the most common questions that many people have before their first visit to our office: What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic care involves the repositioning of the spine to reduce pressure to the delicate spinal cord and nerves. Nerves are the messaging system of the body and [...]
The Backpack Dilemma: Function vs Fashion Chiropractors, pediatricians and orthopedic surgeons alike agree that backpacks are a problem for your child’s spine. While alone they may not cause major problems, overloading and improper carrying of a backpack can lead to headaches, neck, shoulder, and lower back pain. For more information on backpack safety check out [...]
The Paleo Diet is pretty basic in its recommendations, eat natural and don’t eat processed. Packaged is typically processed. The less the packaging the more natural the foods. A great rule of thumb is to only purchase around the outside of your general market (fresh produce and fresh meat). Wellness Family Newsletter: Paleo
Wellness Family Newsletter: 5 Lifestyle Mistakes From a wholistic point of view, one that understands your mind/body/spirit are interconnected and regulated by innate intelligence, you can pick any place to start changing your life for the better at any moment and that action will impact your whole being.
Wellness Family Newsletter: Air Quality Dr. Leahy keeps you informed: In the past decade, the recorded cases of asthma have increased exponentially. While studies are being done to connect this increase to diet and allergies among other things, it’s safe to assume that it could be, at least in part, due to our increasingly poor [...]