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Straighten Up: Your Guide to Better Posture in the New Year

New year, new spine? Not so much, but, new year, new posture, yes! As we step into a new year, it's the perfect time to consider resolutions that go beyond the traditional. Improving your posture may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it can be a game-changer for your overall health, strength, and [...]

Embrace the Chill: 12 Tips for Staying Active During Cold Winter Months

As the temperature drops and the days get shorter, it's tempting to hibernate indoors and put your fitness routine on hold. However, staying active during the cold winter months is crucial for both physical and mental well-being. Here are 12 practical tips to help you embrace the chill and maintain an active lifestyle even when [...]

The Symbiotic Relationship: Diet and Exercise’s Profound Impact on Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is more than just spinal adjustments; it's a holistic approach to wellness that emphasizes the connection between the spine, nervous system, and overall health. While many people seek chiropractic care for pain relief or injury recovery, there is a significant role that diet and exercise play in supporting chiropractic treatment and enhancing its [...]

Battle of the Body: Desk Job vs. Active Job

Let's chat about the elephant in the room for most Americans: the battle on your body from either sitting or standing too much. In the modern world, many of us find ourselves in one of two predicaments: we either spend the majority of our days sitting at a desk or standing on our feet for [...]

Sports Injuries: Prevention and Chiropractic Care

School is back in session, which means fall sports are, too! Engaging in sports and physical activities is an excellent way to maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve overall well-being. However, sports injuries are an unfortunate reality for many athletes, no matter the age or experience level. These injuries can be painful, frustrating, and sometimes [...]

Tackling the Top 5 Types of Headaches: How Chiropractic Care Can Help

Headaches are hands down one of the most common reasons that patients visit a chiropractor. Headaches, though common, are not what we consider “normal.” They can range from mildly annoying to debilitating, impacting your daily life in various ways. While there are numerous causes of headaches, understanding the specific types can help in seeking appropriate [...]

Aches and Pains: Understanding, Relieving, and Embracing Chiropractic Care

Life is a beautiful journey, especially in Central Oregon! While we want to enjoy it to its fullest, it can be hindered by aches and pains that make even the simplest of tasks challenging. There's nothing worse than having to cancel your plans to hike along the river trail, mountain bike down Phil’s Trail, or [...]

Tips for Staying Active This Summer

As the calendar flips to July, August, and September, a magical transformation takes place in Central Oregon. Bend becomes a playground for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a plethora of exciting activities to satisfy your thirst for adventure while keeping you active and engaged.  An active lifestyle means embracing physical activity throughout the day, and Central Oregon [...]

Cervical Disk Herniation Patients: A Comparative-Effectiveness Prospective Observational Study

Age or injury-related compression and inflammation of a cervical nerve root can be difficult to treat in a primary care practice. Medications are mostly ineffective, and imaging findings can often be misleading. This study evaluated the improvement of patients either receiving SMT (spinal manipulative therapy) by a chiropractor, or nerve-root injections (CNRI). The results show [...]

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