Celebrate Wellness: The Anti-Inflammatory Diet (You Are What You Eat!)

When we hear the term, “anti-inflammatory,” many Americans think of drugs, pills, and injections. What is a pro-inflammatory substance? What might we unwittingly be doing that’s compromising our health? Can we reduce inflammation, naturally? Here are some facts and tips, courtesy of the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association. Excessive inflammation can cause a number of problems, including (1) pain, (2) disuse …

Celebrate Wellness!

(The New Health Care… is HEALTH Care) Health care is changing. New technologies allow massive storage and data sharing, and new regulations govern how the data is used, analyzed, and shared. New treatment methods are being born every day, and new systems of delivering care are taking shape. All that having been said, perhaps some of the best “new” care …

Avoiding GMOs: What You Need To Know

In today’s blog post, we are visiting the issue of GMO’s (genetically modified organisms). Whether you’re aiming to eat healthier or not, you might be surprised what foods are filled with these GMOs and what the problems could be if you don’t avoid them. Today we will briefly address what GMO’s are, what you need to know about them, and …

Health Benefits of Specific Vegetables

We all grew up with our parents telling us to eat our fruits and veggies, but most of us never really understood why. As we got older, this may have caused some of us to cut back on the veggies since mom and dad weren’t there to remind us. There are reasons that your mom told you to eat your …

How To Get Rid of Headaches: Visit Your Chiropractor!

There’s nothing worse than a constant pounding in your head that distracts you from work, family, or even sleep. Do you suffer from headaches? If so, did you know that visiting a chiropractor can help eliminate headaches? Read this post to see how to get rid of headaches by a visit to your chiropractor! The Type of Headache We must …

Athletes and Chiropractors: Visiting a Chiropractor Can Help Athletes!

If you’re an athlete, you may not have considered visiting a chiropractor unless you’ve had an injury. However, there are benefits to visiting a chiropractor regularly as an athlete. All but one NFL team has a chiropractor on staff. Visiting a chiropractor regularly has many benefits for athletes. Michael Jordan says, “I didn’t know how much I could improve until …

Benefits From Visiting a Chiropractor

Do you think that just because you don’t have back pain that you don’t need to see a chiropractor? Think again! Regular visits to the chiropractor can improve your life. Here at Pinto Chiropractic in Williamsburg, we don’t want to just fix you, we want to show you a lifestyle that will improve the quality of your health. Here are …

Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow

Do you play tennis or golf, or any other sport? Do you use your wrist and forearm frequently as part of your job? Chances are, you might be more likely to suffer from painful tendon problems in your elbow, also known as tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow. Today, we want to talk about Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow. We will explain what tennis …

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need To Know

Do you play the piano or perform assembly type work at your job? You might be more prone to get carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is when the median nerve becomes pressured or squeezed at the wrist, which easily happens when you are frequently typing on the computer or playing the piano. To learn more about carpal tunnel syndrome …