7 Secret Health Benefits of Good Posture

May is Correct Posture Month! Know anyone that would benefit from seeing a chiropractor and walking out with better posture and all the health benefits that go along with it? Send your mom, dad, spouse, kids, friends, next door neighbor, coworkers, and even your mailman in for a posture screening today! In honor of Correct Posture Month this May, we …

Enjoy Spring, Avoid Injury & Pain

Spring! It’s a time for new life, new activities, and treasured pastimes… but it’s also a time when many of us injure ourselves doing the things we love. How can you enjoy your favorite activities, while minimizing your risks for aches, pains, sprains, and strains? Here are some tips, courtesy of the Virginia Chiropractic Association (VCA). Most of us haven’t mowed the …

Celebrate Wellness! Lower Back Pain

An estimated 7% of us will see a doctor for back pain this year.1 Some have called back pain in North America an epidemic; and once you have it, you’re likely to get it again. Back pain interferes with work, with sport, with social activities, and with all aspects of life. What can you do to protect yourself and your family? There are …

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 …

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 …

Better Posture at Work

If you find yourself with a sore neck or back as you go to sleep, or with uncomfortable pain throughout the day, then you are probably suffering from the result of poor posture like many other people around you. From our youth we are taught to “stand up straight” and “put your shoulders back” and “keep your chin up” and …