The Healthy Living Blog

Summer Fitness for Children and Families

As weather gets warmer and the school year ends, many families are thinking about scheduling summer activities. For kids of all ages, this might include summer camps, family travel, learning a new hobby or playing a sport. While summer activities can be a great way for children to stay physically active, summer fitness doesn’t have […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a problem of the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand. CTS occurs when the median nerve gets compressed in the carpal tunnel, a narrow tunnel at the wrist made up of bones and soft tissue. Nerves, tendons, and blood vessels travel through this tunnel, which when […]

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Chiropractic Advice for Pregnancy

As many new mothers can attest, the muscle strains of pregnancy are very real and can be more than just a nuisance. The average weight gain of 25 to 35 pounds, combined with the increased stress placed on the body by the baby, may result in severe discomfort. Studies have found that about half of […]

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Headaches and Chiropractic

If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Many people suffer from headaches — some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and carry on? Lie down? Take pain medication […]

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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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