How Do Chiropractors Treat Problems?

If someone asked you what a chiropractor does, what would you say? Do they “pop” or “crack” joints (aka “adjust”)? Do they perform exercises with you? Do they teach you how to avoid injury during common everyday activities at home and work? Maybe they hook you up to a machine that delivers therapeutic current to…

Take the “Work” Out of your Workout

Is your New year’s resolution to “workout” more this year? Being active is a necessary part of living a happy and healthy life. We weren’t made to sit in chairs all day long at work only to drive home and then sit again, but many of us find ourselves doing just that. The US Department…

Auto Accidents – ‘Tis the Season, Unfortunately.

It is a tradition in my family to count the number of Subarus that have gone into the ditch as we commute to work after a big snowfall. I believe the official record is 5 but we don’t keep a very accurate log. That’s no dig on Subarus (I’m a shameless Subaru lover and owner),…

Headaches are Awful but Help May be Just Around the Corner

Headaches affect almost half of the population at some point in their lives.¬† They can be caused by a lot of different things including mechanical issues in your neck, metabolic issues with your diet, or trauma. Have you ever had a headache that was so bad that you had to close the blinds and lay…

Sciatica Can Be a Serious Pain in the Rear!

Have you or anyone that you know ever felt pain radiating into the buttocks and along the back of the leg? If so, you may have suffered from a common condition called sciatica. ¬†People with the condition commonly describe it as a “shooting pain down the back of the leg” but there are many different…

A Starter Guide for Fitting Backpacks with Hip Belts (Pt II)

Hey everyone! This week’s write-up is the part II of our backpack fitting starter guide. It aims to cover how to fit a backpack that has a belt support and/or a chest strap to reduce lower back pain. For our part I guide (Backpack Fitting Part I: A Starter Guide for Fitting Beltless Bags) which…

Backpack Fitting Part I: A Guide for Fitting Beltless Bags

This week’s write-up is the 1st part of our backpack fitting starter guide. It aims to cover how to select and fit a backpack that does not have hip and chest straps. For our part II guide (Backpack Fitting Part II: A Starter Guide for Fitting Backpacks with Hip Belts) click here.   Many of…