ARTICLES & HEALTH TIPS

Tips for a Healthy New Year

Sleep:  Many studies have shown that inadequate sleep leads to poor health. 7 to 9 hours of sleep is recommended for the average adult
Move:  Exercise of virtually any type improves well-being. Choose something that you enjoy doing (walking, running, biking, swimming, hiking, etc.) then keep at it for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week
Fuel:  Treat your body like a high-performance vehicle. Drink plenty of water, eat lean protein (beans, chicken etc.), whole grains, fresh fruits, and vegetables.  Limit processed foods, sugar, saturated fats, and alcohol
Don't SmokeIf you are a smoker (vaping included), STOP. If you are not a smoker, DON'T start. The adverse effects of smoking are too numerous to mention here. There are multiple methods to quit. Find one that works for you
Posture/Spinal HealthProper spinal function and correct posture are necessary for optimal health. The Doctor of Chiropractic is an expert in spinal function and posture. Consult with a chiropractor and start on the path to optimal wellness

Spinal Health Tips

Posture
Poor Posture from everyday activities, such as computer use can add stress to your spine. Exercise and postural re-training can change this cycle.
Proper Alignment/Mobility
Chiropractic evaluation and treatment aids in the functioning of the spine and nervous system
Exercise
Muscle and bone strength are essential to spinal and overall health
Nutrition
The proper diet is necessary to foster a strong skeleton and nervous system