Monthly Archives for June 2015

What Caused Your Back Pain?

What Caused Your Back Pain?

What caused your back pain? If you don’t know the answer to that question you are not alone. An Australian study shows that some people attribute their back pain to a single event [i.e., the lifting of a heavy object, vigorous exercise, car accident, etc.] However, in most causes it is usually daily events that […]

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Does Shoe Type Reduce Car Accidents?

Does Shoe Type Reduce Car Accidents?

I know all my fashion forward patients will hate me for this…but shoe type is also important to prevent car accidents, not just foot pain. According to a recent report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, improper footwear worn while driving contributes to approximately 16,000 preventable pedal-error crashes each year. Flip-flops, heavy boots and […]

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We are Drinking Water, but do our Kids?

In the American Journal of Public Health, researchers reported that over 50% of the thousands of children who participated in the study between 2009 and 2012, were at least mildly dehydrated. The researches added that this however did not amount to saying that the kids were seriously dehydrated or ill. However, they said, even mild […]

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Have We Lost Our Posture?

As the American Chiropractic Association note walking upright on two feet has advantages, but it also puts intense pressure on the spine, as well as on other muscles and bones. Add to this improper sitting, lifting, or reaching—and the normal wear and tear of working and playing—and you have the perfect recipe for back pain. […]

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Healthy Shopping List

Hope everyone has been living the wellness lifestyle this week. Remember on Tuesday (June 2) from 5-7 P.M. in the Wolcott office we are having a guest speaker (Shawne Johnson-Health Coach) talk about the basics of essential oils. People always ask for help creating a shopping list. I thought I would put together a couple […]

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