How to Reduce Pains from Sleeping

Most people wake up with mild stiffness in their body. That’s why we instinctively stretch and try to relax our muscles as soon as we wake up. During sleep, we have very little conscious control over our body. We might fall asleep in an uncomfortable position and that can lead to pain and stiffness in […]

Prevent Injuries While Doing Fall Yard Work

As fall’s cool air replaces the sunny days of summer, yards will soon need a new kind of attention. Before you reach for your rake this fall, consider the possible consequences: back strain, neck strain and pain in the shoulders. The twisting, turning, bending and reaching involved in raking your yard can cause injury that […]

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Your Common Sports Injuries

Whether you play sports seriously or just dabble in it, injuries are almost inevitable. No sportsperson can claim that he or she has never been injured. Some injuries are mild that might disappear in a day or two, while others take a long time to heal. Very few people are aware that chiropractors can help you […]

Back-to-School Back Pain

With schools around the country starting back up, parents need to focus on the potential dangers associated with backpacks. While backpacks make carrying multiple books, folders and notebooks convenient, they can also impose too much weight on a child’s body, causing strains in the back, neck and shoulders. The long term effects of carrying an […]

The Great Debate

Sometimes our patients inquire about when it is optimal to use ice or when it is optimal to use heat to relieve pain from an area of the body. Using ice or heat is an easy, inexpensive way to reduce pain in the comfort of your home, but the wrong one can actually cause greater […]

Pain Free Summer Vacation

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time to hit the roads or airways for that annual summer vacation. Studies have shown that traveling is good for your health. Travel can lower your risk of heart disease, has been linked to greater overall happiness, better learning, better relationships, and can improve your outlook on […]

Movement Is Life. Keep Moving!

We at Family Chiropractic and Wellness literally cringe every time a patient tells us that they sit at their computer for hours on end without getting up and moving for a few minutes. Movement is synonymous with good health and the lack of it can cause a myriad of health problems. Motion is crucial for […]

Running Again? Foot Pain Again?

The weather is finally agreeable again so many of you are lacing up your sneakers and hitting the pavement, which means that forgotten foot pain is back. While it’s common for people to accept foot pain as a normal part of life, it’s not necessary; chiropractic care can help!

How To Create a Comfortable and Safe Work Environment

Many U.S. workers spend countless hours in front of computers. The increased repetition of movements associated with computer work can lead to pain, discomfort and even serious conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome. If your job keeps you planted at your desk all day consider the following to help prevent injuries: Chair Adjust the height of […]

What Exactly Is Spine Manipulation?

As chiropractors, we are often asked, “what exactly is spine manipulation?” This question is often times followed by “is it painful?”