Smoking Linked to Chronic Pain in Women

If you need yet another good reason to quit smoking for good, here it is.  A study conducted by researchers at the University of Kentucky has found that women who smoke may be at greater risk of suffering from chronic pain than those who do not. Researchers surveyed over 6000 women (18 years of age […]

Chiropractic Adjustment Can Lower Blood Pressure

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three American adults has high blood pressure. This serious condition can lead to an increased risk of stroke and heart attack, which are among the three leading causes of death in the US. In many cases, following a healthy diet, exercising and refraining […]

The Latest on Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a very common medical condition that affects a large and growing portion of the population.  In fact, the low back pain that often accompanies DDD is the leading cause of disability in people under age 45.  DDD has long been recognized as a difficult condition to treat, and many patients […]

Fighting Back Against Insomnia

Do you struggle to fall asleep at night?  Or do you find yourself wide awake at three in the morning staring up at the ceiling and wondering if you’ll fall back to sleep at all before your alarm goes off?  If you answered “yes”, you are not alone. Research has shown that up to 50 […]

Can Mobile Phone Use Lead to Brain Tumors?

There are currently close to 6 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide, and increased usage of cell phones has understandably led to a greater level of interest in how safe they are. The main concern for our health is that mobile phones emit and receive electromagnetic radiation as a result of their need to communicate with […]

Can Dietary Choices Help the Spinal Cord Heal Itself?

Degenerative damage to the spinal cord due to aging can cause serious problems over time, particularly cervical myelopathy, a disease of the spinal cord that is often a result of rheumatoid arthritis or osteoporosis. This condition can cause serious neurological disability such as difficulty walking, pain in the arm and neck, numbness in the hands […]

How Coffee Affects Your Health

We seem to hear different things from the medical community every few years about either the positive or negative effect that coffee has on our health. So what is the most current information? Is coffee good or bad for your health? The answer, in short, is that it’s a little of both.   Too much […]

Stay Healthy at Work With These Office Exercises [Video]

Whether you are looking to get a little more fit, but are having trouble finding the time, or you want to break up your day at the office this video is for you. In it I’ll show you some simple exercises to work your chest, arms (triceps) and your back. Also, there are some easy […]

Morning Exercises – Start Smart [Video]

Here we show you how to stretch properly in the morning to help get you going. Whether you just want to move better, or you are stiff from back pain, neck injuries or in general these two simple exercises will help you start smart.

Walking and Well Being

What do you think is the most popular form of exercise? Well, if you guessed walking, you’d be correct. After all, it’s free, it’s easy, it doesn’t require any fancy equipment or clothes, it’s convenient, there’s no set schedule and you can do it almost anywhere. Health benefits of walking includes: The fresh air, sunshine […]