How to Use a Computer

  Not sure if you are sitting efficiently and appropriately at your computer desk? Watch this video and make adjustments as needed!

Stay Hydrated

  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, approximately 71 percent of the earth’s surface is composed of water. Similarly, 60 to 70 percent of the average adult human body is composed of water. If you’re a 120-pound female, you’re made of at least 72 pounds, or 36 quarts, of water. If you’re a 175-pound male, you’re carrying around at least […]

DIY Recyclable Lumbar Support

Not sure what to do with all those extra plastic bags? How about you make your own lumbar support pillow! It’s easy, environmentally friendly, and can save your back.     Materials: You will ONLY need plastic bags!! 1) Several dozen plastic bags, no size requirement 2) One sturdy plastic bag, preferably 11”x17” (Optional: small pillowcase)   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Step 1: Tie […]

Recumbent Bike

Recumbent stationary bikes provide an excellent way to condition, improve cardiovascular function, and burn fat. Even for people who have bulging or herniated discs, they are usually a safe form of exercise.   When pedaling the legs should not have to be wider than the position they would normally be. The pedal at its highest point should come no higher […]

Top 6 Immune System Boosters

1) Regular chiropractic care   Research shows that removing or reducing nerve pressure boosts organ function. Because the spleen and liver are the backbone of our immune system, this means that regular Chiropractic treatments help boost our immune systems. Because the nerves also control vasoconstriction and vasodilation, keeping the spine and nervous system in balanced harmony also improves circulation, which […]

Tips to Lose Weight or Maintain a Stable Weight

  As we all adjust to our new way of living, many of us have experienced the “COVID 15” weight gain. I have compiled some tips that have helped me personally maintain a healthy weight for many years, and throughout the pandemic.   1) Walk briskly 5-10 minutes after every meal. This helps to: Aid digestion Increase metabolism 10-15% (extremely […]

Allergies? Flu? or COVID-19? plus Testing!

This is an important question to answer and one that can bring a little bit of calm to you. Have you been at the grocery store and had to sneeze or cough and then have someone give you the look? Everyone is on edge about any type of symptom that may represent coronavirus, and this is creating a lot of […]

Natural Remedies for Sciatic Pain

  “Sciatica” is an older term describing the symptoms of inflammation of the sciatic nerve, also known as sciatic neuritis. Sciatica involves radiating pain down the back of one lower extremity, usually including the back of the thigh and back of the calf, possibly extending into the foot. Sciatica pain may be described as sharp, shooting, gnawing, and/or burning, and […]

Repetitive Motion Injuries

A repetitive motion injury (or overuse injury) involves doing an action over and over again, as with a baseball pitcher throwing a baseball, a tennis player hitting a tennis ball, typing at a computer keyboard, and most notoriously, typing with your thumbs on the tiny keypad of your phone. It may be reasonably asserted that our musculoskeletal systems were not […]

Learning From History

Whether we’re driving a car, riding a bike, or trying to record a spare at our local bowling alley, our musculoskeletal system bases its decision-making on past history, that is, what it has learned before. Drawing on years of experience, recorded deep within our muscle memory, we’re able to avoid an unexpected obstacle in the middle of the road, or […]