Backs, Bags & Books: Your Child’s Health

The new school year is well into action. It’s a time of joy, new beginnings, and possible new injury risks. Here are some tips to stack the odds in your family’s favor. Healthy school lunches and healthy exercise together are an opportunity to protect your child’s heart, decrease future diabetes and arthritis risks. Healthy exercise can be as simple as …

Work Ergonomics

Work. It’s a part of modern adult life, and it can be a pain—literally. Neck pain, back pain, wrist pain, headaches, obesity, and worse—all can be related to your work habits. What is ergonomics, and how can that science help you get your daily work done, without compromising your health? Here are some facts and tips, courtesy of the Unified …

Celebrate Wellness – Your Nervous System

Your heart beats. Your lungs breathe. Your immune system keeps you healthy. You walk, or play the piano, or bend to lift  a child. What system is controlling all of these functions? Here are some facts and tips, courtesy of the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association. Doctors specialize a wide variety of fields, from cardiology (hearts) to pulmonology (lungs) to orthopedics (joints) …

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 …