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Television and Exercise: a Perfect Match

By Espinosa | July 25, 2022

Television time can be doubled up as workout time. While there is great value in using your time in front of the television to unwind- down time if you will- we often forego exercise for the easiness of kicking back on the couch. The two don’t have to be mutually exclusive; you can still get…

Snacking

Get Excited about Snacking

By Espinosa | July 17, 2022

Meals are most important but snacking has its place too!  And it’s right in between! Snacking helps regulate blood sugar, which is important for people who need to stay steady throughout the day. When blood sugar drops low, we feel light-headed, hungry and stressed out- this is the classic formula known as “hangriness.” This drives…

Repetitive Stress Injuries

Welcome to the 21st Century with Repetitive Stress Injuries

By Espinosa | July 6, 2022

Repetitive Stress Injuries are a reality for many modern workers If you are someone who works hours in front of a computer per day, take a second to appreciate all the hours you have spent doing what you do! When you add it up, you see that every day you perform the same task and…

Breathe to Relax

Breathe to Relax

By Espinosa | June 23, 2022

Deep breathing is one of the most powerful ways you can influence relaxation. When the stresses of the moment lead you to feel spun out, it is important to take a little time to breathe. In this way, you can harness the power of oxygen to refresh your body and mind and reset your perspective.…

Our Bodies

How Technology is Changing Our Bodies

By Espinosa | June 14, 2022

Our bodies on technology The technology age is advancing rapidly, “optimizing our lives,” and our health in the process. However, as the guinea pig generations for many new technologies, it is important to remain wary about the possibilities for harm that they could cause. As chiropractors, we are seeing more people than ever with the…

Resources for Managing Pain

By Espinosa | June 5, 2022

Regardless of age or physical condition, everyone is prone to a flare of back pain. A person who has never experienced even a twinge of pain or stiffness may wake up one day to find that they slept awkwardly and their neck is now cricked. For people at all points on the spectrum between one-time…

Staying Happy in the Workplace

By Espinosa | May 25, 2022

Happiness in the workplace takes constant dedication  Even people who are immensely satisfied with their job still need to monitor themselves to prevent the onset of weariness. We need to constantly listen to our bodies and brains: take stock of your stress levels, feel the twinges of pain and respond to them in a healthy manner…

Empower Yourself

Empower Yourself from your Office Chair

By Espinosa | May 11, 2022

You are losing flexibility while you sit hunched over. 8 hours in an office chair is a brutal reality for your back. Multiply that by the average amount of days you work in a year and you can see how the hours add up against your spine. Unless we are proactive, we are literally letting…

Walking your way to Fitness

10,000 Steps: Is Walking your way to Fitness Realistic

By adminjosh | May 2, 2022

What’s the big deal behind 10,000 steps? It is a nice round number that can be easily tracked by fitness devices, and the number seems to have stuck. Science is currently debating the specifics of 10,000 steps down to the detail of the individual’s leg length, and overall fitness of the individual. Of course, fitness…

Sleeping With A Spinal Injury

A How-To For Sleeping With A Spinal Injury

By Espinosa | April 23, 2022

Sleep is essential for pain management For people suffering from spinal conditions, sleep often offers the only reprieve in a day full of pain and discomfort. Being able to extend your spine on a comfortable mattress may offer pain relief for some, but for others, sleep is less easy to come by. When it comes…