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Lifestyles of the Anti-Inflammatory

By adminjosh | October 28, 2022

Inflammation is one of the most insidious agents of disease because it starts with something good and necessary, the body’s natural healing response, and evolves into something destructive. Chronic inflammation compromises the systems of our body and leaves us open to the perils of age and life-altering conditions, including cancer and heart disease. Reducing inflammation’s…

Staying Fit and Flexible

By Espinosa | October 18, 2022

Can you remember how it felt to move as a child? the freedom of knowing that you could trust yourself in any movement with the safety net of knowing that most injuries could be swiftly and fully healed. As we age, the consequences of injury become more severe, which makes prevention all the more important.…

Winter is Coming, Warm Up To It

By Espinosa | October 6, 2022

The cold weather of winter slows our muscles down.  This has a far-reaching impact when it comes to the range of motion and physical performance throughout the day. Whether you are working out or going to work, stepping out into the cold chill of the morning can cause muscles to lose heat and contract which…

The Common Cold

Chiropractic & The Common Cold

By Espinosa | September 30, 2022

The common cold is perhaps the most widely experienced illness in America  And we are now entering its prime season. As viruses attack on all fronts (nose, throat sinuses, lung, muscles), we begin to sniffle; our heads get stuffy and we start to feel tired. Then we reach for the medicine cabinet, masking the symptoms…

A Road Map of Poor Posture

By Espinosa | September 21, 2022

For most people posture is a marginal daily consideration, so it makes sense why desk jobs can inflict so much damage on the average worker. Sitting is the position most conducive to poor posture and probably the quickest to cause spinal degeneration; it is also the position that lends itself to comfort and, in our…

Herniated Discs: Do’s/Don’ts

By Espinosa | September 12, 2022

When it comes to healing herniated discs, knowledge is a golden ingredient. Turning yourself onto the right activities and avoiding ones that can aggravate the injury, while eating properly and checking in regularly with the chiropractor can help your body rehabilitate a herniated disc efficiently without surgical intervention.  Avoiding bed rest is key. If the…

Untying your Knots

By Espinosa | September 4, 2022

Feeling stiff is not feeling well  Even if we don’t have a tool to measure it with, everyone knows what it feels like to be stiff. It’s uncomfortable, it might even be a little bit painful, and when it occurs regularly, we generally look to the muscles for answers.  Knots, trigger points, tight balls of pain Whatever…

Mood Swing

Life in the Mood Swing Lane

By Espinosa | August 26, 2022

Mood swings are reflective of age and lifestyle. Changes in temperament are normal for everyone on earth; mood swings are the more abrupt and seemingly extreme changes that seem to come on without reason. If we take the time to probe a little deeper, however, there is always a reason. Perhaps stress has been insidiously stacking…

Putting your Body Weight to Work

By Espinosa | August 17, 2022

It’s time to make your weight work for you! No matter your body weight, or your level of activity, body weight training allows you to utilize the most basic resource of all, the body weight you’ve accumulated, to condition your body and build muscle. Best of all, no gym membership is required and you won’t…

Fitness Plan

Healthy-ish: Starting Small with your Fitness Plan

By Espinosa | August 1, 2022

Why is it so difficult to join the wide world of working out?  The start of a fitness plan is where many of us will fail. The reason is that with no momentum and no visible results, we lose motivation. We must therefore begin by redefining attitude: rather than obsessing over lost pounds, focus on…