AN EDUCATION IN EXERCISE-Get The Most Out Of Your Workout


Lesson 1 Before starting an exercise program, you and your health professional need to understand what your immediate goals are. Are you trying to lose weight? Increase strength? Train for a particular sport? Do you have any swelling? Pain? Weakness? Are your joints stiff? Once you know what you want to accomplish, it’s a lot easier [...]

AN EDUCATION IN EXERCISE-Get The Most Out Of Your Workout2017-09-21T09:26:00-07:00

Wrist pain, check your mouse and keyboard


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. [...]

Wrist pain, check your mouse and keyboard2017-09-14T22:20:45-07:00

How to properly set up a computer task chair


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 [...]

How to properly set up a computer task chair2017-09-08T08:56:57-07:00

Help us help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey


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 [...]

Help us help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey2017-09-01T08:07:29-07:00

Health and Fitness Myths


Growing up we were all exposed to health and fitness myths that stuck with us.  Unfortunately, some of these myths resulted in poor health and fitness habits, that inhibit results.  Check out these common health and fitness myths that may be impacting you! THE LONGER YOU EXERCISE,THE BETTER YOUR RESULTS Many people think that the [...]

Health and Fitness Myths2017-08-25T09:15:10-07:00

Are Back Braces Bad For You?


The most common injury in the work place was a back injury.  Back Braces were the big "safety" feature in the late 1990's and early 2000's in helping protect workers backs when lifting objects.  The problem arose when people would wear back braces for any lifting activities and gradually their abdominal core muscles became weaker [...]

Are Back Braces Bad For You?2017-08-10T21:48:44-07:00

Better Night Sleep with Back Pain


One of the biggest challenges for people with back pain is getting a good night sleep.  Getting a better night sleep with back pain isn't impossible if you do a few things.  Follow these tips to a better night sleep. Check your mattress - If your mattress is over 10 years old you will want to [...]

Better Night Sleep with Back Pain2017-07-21T10:02:20-07:00

How to treat back pain


A recent article published on Harvard Health Publications cites how the approach to treat back pain has changed since the 1980's.  Up until the 1980's bed rest was the most prevelant way to treat back pain.  By the early 1990's, use of anti-inflammatory medication and light activity where commonly prescribed.  Recent studies now state that [...]

How to treat back pain2017-07-07T10:59:18-07:00

Yoga vs. Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain


Many people tout the benefits of Yoga for reducing chronic back pain and many studies have shown that physical therapy is more effective than taking pain medication.  So which is more effective, Yoga vs. Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain? A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine  finds that yoga was just as good as physical [...]

Yoga vs. Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain2017-06-23T12:48:56-07:00

Hormone’s Effect on Back Pain


Aging is associated with an increased risk for low back pain caused by lumbar disc degeneration in both men and women. A recent study from China suggests that lower estrogen levels after menopause are associated with more severe disc degeneration in women and that hormone replacement therapy, also called HRT or HT, may help. Several [...]

Hormone’s Effect on Back Pain2017-06-14T08:10:30-07:00