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Arms fall asleep at night? Check the Scalenes!

November 16th, 2017 (No Comments)

The numbness in your arms, could be your scalenes Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and one or both of your arms are asleep? This can be not only uncomfortable, but also very scary. What might be causing this? While there are many potential issues that might be contributing to […]

Types of Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

November 9th, 2017 (No Comments)

Everybody experiences pain at one time or another and we will often ignore it.  But there are certain types of pain you shouldn’t ignore. Chest pain  Heart attack pain can feel like pressure in the center of your chest, which may spread to the jaw, neck and arm. Other possible heart attack signs include pain […]

Older Adults, Weight Training or Cardio

November 2nd, 2017 (No Comments)

Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass that can be lost through aerobic workouts. A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University suggests combining weight […]

Lose weight for Halloween, watch a movie

October 26th, 2017 (No Comments)

Do you hate horror movies?  Well you might want to change your mind if you like to lose weight. A recent study conducted by the University of Westminister, found that watching a scary movie can burn nearly 200 calories!  They found scary movies increase your heart rate and breathing.  The average horror movie can burn […]

Difference between a strain, sprain, or tear

October 19th, 2017 (No Comments)

Most people don’t know what the difference is between a strain, sprain, or tear of a muscle.  But as a provider these are very important delineations in how we approach the care of an injury. So what is the difference? A sprain is a ligament injury. A ligament is fibrous connective tissue that connect bones […]

Exercise can help prevent depression

October 13th, 2017 (No Comments)

Scientists and medical professionals have known for a long time that exercise can help prevent depression, but how much exercise does it take? A recent study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, the results show even small amounts of exercise can protect against depression, with mental health benefits seen regardless of age or gender.  The […]

Flu Season, are you in the right “Mood”

September 29th, 2017 (No Comments)

Flu Season is right around the corner, are you in the right mood to get through it?  A recent study published in Brain, Behavior and Immunity, showed that your mood when receiving a flu shot vaccine may influence its effectiveness. The study found that people that were in a good mood during the vaccination were […]

Wrist pain, check your mouse and keyboard

September 14th, 2017 (No Comments)

Working with people that use computers all day long, a common complaint is wrist pain.  There are many potential causes but this article will focus on the keyboard and mouse.  Here are some things to look for: Is the mouse too big or too small? – Many people use a separate mouse with their laptop. […]

How to properly set up a computer task chair

September 8th, 2017 (No Comments)

Most of us work at computer workstations today which can lead to neck and back discomfort.  Having properly set up a computer task chair can go a long way in helping support a proper posture, which in turn leads to less neck and back pain.  Here are some tips if you are experiencing discomfort in […]

Help us help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

September 1st, 2017 (No Comments)

Please join us in helping the the people of Texas and victims of the effects of Hurricane Harvey.  These people will face many challenges in the days and months to come.  We appreciate the community’s support of our chiropractic and physical therapy practice and want to give back to those in need.  We choose American […]

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