HEATHLY LIVING BLOG

Neck Pain: Think Chiropractic

Neck pain is no laughing matter; depending on the severity, it can ruin your day, week or even longer. But before you turn to the medicine cabinet for your favorite pain reliever, why not consider a more permanent option that doesn't just take away the symptoms of the...

5 Factors That Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Chest pain, shortness of breath and lightheadedness are three common symptoms of myocardial infarction. Too many families, friends and loved ones have faced a sudden, often-unexpected loss because someone they knew suffered an MI – otherwise known as a heart attack....

How to Avoid Fitness Failures

We're two weeks into a new year and fitness centers from coast to coast are packed with returning and first-time fitness enthusiasts. But whether new to the gym environment or a regular attendee, you won't succeed in the long term if you don't follow certain...

Back Pain & Risk of Falling

In our last edition, we featured research suggesting chronic back pain may lead to mental health problems including depression, stress and even psychosis. But the reality gets more grim, particularly if you're a senior: Back pain may increase the risk of falling, and...

Standing vs. Sitting: Which Is Best?

One of the new trends in office design is the standing desk. The goal of these standing desks is to get people to sit less. Some authors have gone so far as to equate sitting to smoking (Buckley, et al., 2015).  While I don't think I would go quite that far, it would...

Plug Into the Power of Green

While most people appreciate green vegetables as being healthy foods, their true power from a health perspective is generally not understood. A great example of this lack of understanding is apparent if I tell a patient to eat green vegetables in place of whole...

Perfecting Your Posture

If you don't have good posture, what do you have? Poor posture can lead to a variety of health problems over time, and yet too many people have bad postural habits. It's time to understand the fundamentals of proper posture and how you can stay healthy from head to...

How to Keep Your 2017 Resolutions

A new year is right around the corner and that means a new list of – in far too many cases – the same old New Year's resolutions. Every year at around this time, millions of people around the world resolve to improve their lives beginning Jan. 1 – and for most, their...

The Missing Pieces to the Chronic Pain Puzzle

PAIN is a significant problem in our society, and the way too many of us deal with it, either by taking medication to temporarily relieve the pain or ignoring the pain altogether, foolishly hoping it will go away, is an even bigger problem, contributing to long-term...

4 Ways to Keep Your Holidays Sane

As we've discussed several times already this year (and on an annual basis), the holidays bring not only the joy of the season, but unfortunately, their fair share of stress as well. Running through malls, organizing events, wrapping up end-of-year work details, and...

Yo-Yo Dieting Is a Real Heart Problem

We've all either witnessed it or experienced it firsthand: the struggle to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight over time. Long-term weight loss starts and ends with healthy, balanced eating, but for too many people, it's difficult, if not impossible, to...

Request An Appointment With Us Online.