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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…

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…

Chiropractic and Headaches: Chiropractic Treatment of Migraines

Chiropractic and Headaches: Chiropractic Treatment of Migraines

If you suffer from migraine headaches, you know that it can be extremely difficult to find relief from your symptoms. While there are many treatments available for migraine sufferers, not everyone prefers the pharmaceutical route or the unpleasant side effects that may accompany many migraine medications. Treating migraines with medication may not solve their underlying cause.  Instead, migraine and headache…

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…

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July

Family reunions, firework shows, and friendly fairgrounds are what emerge in American’s thoughts when asked about the Fourth of July. With these celebrations, it is easy to forget the real reason we are celebrating the Fourth of July — the anniversary of our Declaration of Independence. As most of us know, The Declaration of Independence is the official statement written…

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

“No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.” — Abraham Lincoln Father’s Day is acknowledged to remind us of the importance and the challenges of fatherhood. The often overlooked superhero of parental holidays, fathers don’t bask in the appreciation we give our mothers. They work tirelessly in the office, at the factory, or out in the…

Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month

Throughout June, Men’s Health Month focuses on improving the lifestyles of men. While there are several inroads to improving overall health, diet and exercise are the keys to health improvements. There are also small steps to take in the more extensive road of improving your or a loved one’s health: Know your preventable risks Take steps to begin healthful habits…

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

While it is the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is more than a barbeque holiday and a three day weekend. On Monday, May 25, people will visit loved ones at cemeteries, volunteers will decorate parade floats, and children will march in parades. The truth is that many Americans have little connection to the holiday or understanding of how it…