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Holiday Gift Ideas for All Ages

Throughout the year, we often get asked what products we recommend to prevent back pain.  I always recommend products or activities that increase movement.  Motion is the key to life and encouraging your loved ones to move is giving them the greatest gift of all.  Here is my list of top items by age group: [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Do You Have a Selfie Spine or a Healthy Spine?

For those of you that are reality TV fans and have been following the Kardashians, you know that Kim was recently diagnosed with carpal tunnel from doing too many selfies.  In our clinic, we see a lot of patients coming in with a diagnose of carpal tunnel.  As we investigate and talk through their history, [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Be the Mom Your Kids Need

Moms are busier now and under more stress than ever.  Every day the repetitive motion of lifting car seats, carrying children, and driving to school and sports practices can wear on your body, physically and mentally.  Statistics show that up to 85% of Americans will suffer chronic back pain at some point in their lives [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Draft Your All Star Team This Spring

Spring has sprung and outdoor sports are in full swing! Baseball teams are lining up, youth sports are filling the local fields on Saturday mornings, and the trails are full of runners, bikers, and walkers.  After a long winter of hibernation and stagnation, our bodies crave sunshine and fresh air.  The change in seasons is [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Golf: It’s a swing thing

An extreme amount of compressive force, up to 10 times a person’s body weight, is exerted on the spine during the golf swing. Every joint involved in the swing is taken through its maximum range. If the body is not properly prepared to handle these forces, injury will eventually result. There are several avenues of [...]

By |March 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Thrive, Not Just Survive, Spring Break Travel

Spring break is here in Geneva, IL and if you are lucky enough to travel somewhere warm, we want you to enjoy your vacation pain-free.  Sitting for long periods of time can take a wear and tear on your body, including your spine. Here are some tips for safe travel by car or plane: Take [...]

By |March 24th, 2018|0 Comments

If you are so tired that your tired is tired, then this article is for you!

Although often ignored, sleep quality is one of the pillars of good health, along with exercise and nutrition. Adequate sleep is essential for physical, mental, and emotional health; but in today’s busy world, sleep often takes a backseat. A good night’s sleep is important in helping your body rest, recover and feel good the next [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Foam Roll for Maximum Pain Relief

Foam Rolling is a form of self-myofascial release or self-massage. Using a foam roller allows you to target specific areas that only you can feel and helps you to release muscle tension and trigger points.  Benefits of foam rolling include: Better range of motion and increased flexibility Prevent injury Increased blood circulation which improves overall [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Have a more pleasant pregnancy, the natural way

A woman's body goes through countless changes while pregnant, not only hormonally, but also posturally and bio-mechanically. Studies indicate that more than half of soon-to-be mothers experience low back pain as well as irritation of the sciatic nerve. Low back pain is almost imminent during pregnancy. Chiropractic care offers a non-invasive, safe form of care [...]

By |January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Don’t trick your self, use these 10 tips to treat yourself well over the holidays

The holidays are right around the corner and Halloween is just a few days away. What does that mean for most of us? A sharp increase in temptation when it comes to sweets and salty treats. This is the perfect time to review some easy tips to healthy eating. Eat a variety of nutrient-rich foods. [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|0 Comments