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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How to Get (and Keep) Moving

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. In order to keep moving, however, you first have to start moving. Mathew DiMond, DC, DACRB, EMT, FICC, a member of the ACA Council on Physiological […]

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Exercise, the Easy Way

Many years ago, Americans walked regularly throughout their day. Today, we are lucky if we can reach 3,000 steps in one day. As a country, we are not getting enough movement in our daily lives. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to take a lot of time or effort to incorporate exercise into your schedule. Start Small […]

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Walking: Therapy for the Body and Mind

 By Dr. Kelli Pearson  I love to talk about walking. You can drastically improve your body’s health by walking. It should be a staple for wholehearted living.   I once knew a middle-aged couple who found themselves exhausted, 90 pounds overweight, and hopeless. The wife found some old tennis shoes and grabbed her husband’s hand, and day after […]

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Planting the Seeds for Gardening Health

Spring is here! The weather is warm and the leaves are green, which means many people will spend more time outside planting bulbs, mowing the lawn and pulling weeds. Gardening can provide a great workout, but with all the bending, twisting, reaching, and pulling, your body may not be ready for exercise of the garden variety.   It […]

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