The Healthy Living Blog

Stay Safe During Winter Activities

When snow, ice and frigid weather blast into town, the chance for injuries can increase, too. Winter recreational activities and chores can pose problems for the outdoor enthusiast whose body is unconditioned. Winter sports such as skating, skiing and sledding can cause painful muscle spasms, strains or tears, especially if you’re out of shape. Even shoveling snow […]

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Neck Pain: Causes and Treatments

Your neck, also called the cervical spine, begins at the base of the skull and contains seven small vertebrae. Incredibly, the cervical spine supports the full weight of your head, which is on average about 12 pounds. While the cervical spine can move your head in nearly every direction, this flexibility makes the neck very […]

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Silver Linings: Tips for Healthy Aging

In what is being called the “Silver Tsunami,” the number of older Americans is expected to rise rapidly in the coming years. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2018 there were 52 million people aged 65 and older in the United States. That figure is expected to reach over 70 million around the year […]

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Chronic Pain and Depression

Pain serves an important function in our lives. When you suffer an acute injury, pain warns you to stop the activity that is causing the injury and tells you to take care of the affected body part. Chronic pain, on the other hand, persists for weeks, months, or even years. Some people, often older adults, […]

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Physical Activity Offers Benefits to Our Mental Health

By Fay Smith This National Chiropractic Health Month, American Chiropractic Association (ACA) members and chiropractors nationwide are encouraging people to “Keep Moving!” by striving to add more movement to their daily lives. Regular movement has more than just physical benefits, though. Learn how physical activity can also benefit your mental health. There is a growing […]

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