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Three Tips for Sleeping While Traveling

This week brought in a lot of people with low back pain. People were sleeping in strange beds and on couches over Thanksgiving. And their bodies were feeling it! Here are some strategies to deal with sleeping in new places over the holidays: Neck position and pillows: You may not be able to control the […]

Health Insurance 101

This month Illumine Magazine interviewed me for an article on how to choose a health insurance policy. The article explained the difference between a PPO, HMO and EPO and addressed a few other important issues. But there are a few other insurance FAQs that I wanted to answer for you. Below are some of the […]

Injuries do not cause pain

Did you know that a research study found no correlation between heavy lifting and chronic pain? None! It also found no connection between car accidents and chronic pain. No connection between household activities and chronic pain. The study found that there was no external event that could be tied to the presence of chronic low […]

How to increase patience and decrease anxiety

Patients at Chiropractic First often report feeling less anxious, more patient and calmer after their adjustments. Have you ever wondered how it is that chiropractic can make you feel so peaceful, not just in the moment, but for days after your adjustment? Light touch chiropractic care is based on the premise that your body stores […]

The Surprising Causes of Your Headaches

Last week a new patient came into the office looking for help with an old shoulder injury that continued to give him problems. As I began his examination, I noticed that the muscles and fascia were really tight in his injured shoulder. That muscle tension was preventing him from being able to lift his shoulder […]

Chiropractic adjustment

Can I PLEASE have a private adjustment?

One of the most powerful aspects of care at Chiropractic First may very well be your least favorite. Like many light touch chiropractic offices, we use an open adjusting room. Often many people are getting adjusted with you. You may think that that is dividing the doctors’ time and focus. But those other people in […]