Celebrate Wellness! Arthritis

Over 20 million Americans suffer from arthritis and arthritis-related disability. But what is arthritis? And how can we protect ourselves? Here are some tips, courtesy of the Virginia Chiropractic Association. “Arth” refers to joints, the places where bones meet and typically move. “Itis” refers to inflammation. “Arthritis” means inflammation of joints. There are two main categories of arthritis: Systemic, which includes rheumatoid arthritis; and …

Active Aging Tips

Getting older doesn’t mean that you have to stop moving. It doesn’t mean you have to sit back and watch your family go out and do things without you. However, in order to be able to do those things as you age, it’s important to make sure that you know the keys to active aging: mobility, flexibility, and activity. Mobility. …