In this time of Coronavirus we need to address our mental and emotional hygiene, as well as our physical health. Fear and stress can have a very negative impact on our immune system. We need to keep our immune systems strong! While you are washing your hands, here are some visualizations to do and mantras […]
Or just stretch out your chest after a long day in front of a computer!Meggie created this exercise as both a meditation and a way to stretch out your shoulders, chest and upper back. Come for the stretching, stay for the heart opening.
There is a new ad campaign in Chicago of billboards saying “Sensory sensitivity is sign of Autism.” Chiropractic First helps a lot of children with sensory sensitivity, and most of those children do not have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Sensory sensitivity can be a sign that your child needs a chiropractic adjustment. If your child had […]
The days are getting longer! But the winter is dragging on and pulling our moods down with it. Below are some tips to help you improve your mood on these cold winter days. Before I was a chiropractor, I was an economic consultant. The only thing that got me through the emotional and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Click here to go to our Google page. Look for “write a review” on the bottom right of our office information box. You will get a page that looks like this: Select the number of stars, write a review then click on post! Done.
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 […]
While I was at a conference in California last week, a colleague presented a paper on the dangers of resting after an injury. She reported that one of the worst things you can do after being hurt is to stop moving. It is something I’ve written about many times (here, here and here.) However, my […]
If you or a loved one have had surgery, be it a major surgery or a minor outpatient procedure, you know that how you heal is critical. There are 3 major types of healing that need to occur. Fascial healing When ever your skin is cut open, there will be damage to your fascia. Fascia […]