Is the treadmill bad for me?

Most treadmill users are unaware of the possible injuries that could be caused by using a treadmill.  These injuries don’t happen right away but grow over time to become a more serious problem.  The main problem with the treadmill is that it actively pulls your feet back which starts a chain of events that lead

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Reduce inflammation naturally by taking these steps…

Sometimes a specific injury can cause inflammation.  Other times inflammation can manifest in chronic dis-ease. Follow these guidelines to reduce inflammation naturally. Get a proper balance of omega-6 to omega-3 fats.  Most adults should aim for a 2:1 ratio.  Avoid cooking oils made with corn, safflower and other omega -6 oils, choose grass-fed meat over grain-fed

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What is the popping noise chiropractic adjustments make?

Snap! Crackle! Pop! Ahh… all the wonderful noises our joints make! Ever wonder what is that popping noise you hear when the spine is aligned by a chiropractic adjustment? The noise is a function of joint cavitation or in other words loosening up of a joint.  The adjustment takes two spinal segments and creates some distance

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The difference between a strain vs. sprain

We commonly hear of injuries referred to as a strain or a sprain.  These two words sound the same but have a different meaning.  A strain refers to a muscle or tendon that has been injured.  Tendons attach muscles to bones.  These injuries heal between 4-8 weeks. A sprain refers to a ligament that has been

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