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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,…

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Most of us have strong memories of our first days starting a new grade. For many people, their favorite memory is the back to school supplies: new crayons, backpack, and binders. Some people remember the new teacher or others remember the friends they made; many of those friends become lifelong companions. New school supplies, new teachers and mostly, new beginnings.…

August is National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month

All during August, National #wellnessmonth puts the spotlight on self-care, handling stress, and furthering healthy routines. It is a 31-day healthy living celebration. Build wholesome habits in your lifestyle all month long, seeing how much better you feel! Research has shown self-care helps control stress and promotes happiness. Whether you challenge yourself to a new pilates move or try a…

Summer Wellness Tips

Summer Wellness Tips

Big bonfires, no school, and ice cream trucks—it is hard to resist summer. The season can also bring on injuries and ailments. The summer months bring opportunities for fun but be proactive by considering the following wellness tips: Stay Hydrated. Plan on drinking fluids about an hour before you go out for the day. A good rule of thumb is…

Do Kids Need Chiropractic Care?

Do Kids Need Chiropractic Care?

Most adults don’t hesitate to undergo spinal adjustments. However, when it comes to their children, they are sometimes unsure. Nonetheless, chiropractic care is an essential part of your child’s overall wellness. In the United States, more than 17 percent of all chiropractic patients are under the age of 19, according to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Many chiropractors advocate…