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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Health  Equity for All

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Health Equity for All

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January, recognizing the life, achievements, service, and inspiration of Martin Luther King Jr., a guiding American civil rights leader. Today, let’s consider one of King’s lesser-known quotes… “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and the most inhuman because it…

The Holidays: Self Care and Family

The Holidays: Self Care and Family

It’s no secret that the holidays make our professional and personal lives busy. Most of us have spent the past few weeks running errands, eating gourmet sweets, and attending many parties. In many ways, we are overstimulated. At Hruby Chiropractic Wellness, we ask that you take a step back today and reflect on your blessings and your family. If you…

Feel Gourd This Thanksgiving

Feel Gourd This Thanksgiving

It is that time of year again: time to overeat, watch football, and catch up with family and friends. While this time of year is something many of us look forward to, others not so much. Let’s face it, some people don’t enjoy it because it wreaks havoc on our health, especially if we travel or spend hours behind the…

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Fall is in full swing. Autumn is the season of reflection, falling temperatures, and celebrating our Veterans. On Veterans Day, November 11, we honor our country’s servicemen and women, living or deceased, whether they have served during war or peace-time. Our veterans elected to put themselves in harm’s way to protect the nation and defend our freedoms. They put family…

November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month

In November, National Diabetes Month brings attention to the ongoing cost of diabetes on American’s health. The disease takes a toll on us, physically, emotionally, and socially, not to mention the financial and health impact. Diabetes changes the lives of more than 30 million people in the United States. Some factors that increase your risk: Weight. Being overweight is considered…

Don’t Fall into Sudden Seasonal Injuries

Don’t Fall into Sudden Seasonal Injuries

Fall can be an exciting time as the weather is still warm, with the glorious colors of the leaves. Yet with the slippery terrain and more colds than usual, the season makes us vulnerable to injuries, particularly when doing yard work. Because yard work and the tools involve a lot of twisting, turning, bending, and reaching movements that we do…

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Each year we celebrate Labor Day on the first Monday of September, yet for most people, this holiday marks the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. Other than parades, get-togethers, and farewells to summer, Labor Day is a day to celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers, hard workers like our patients. At Hruby Chiropractic,…