Foam Roll the Hip Flexors

September Muscle of the Month: The Hip Flexors How to Foam Roll the Hip Flexors 1: Place your foam roller on the ground (to foam roll the hip flexors, we recommend the GRID Foam Roller by Trigger Point featured in this video). 2: Lie face down on your foam roller, with the roller located just below your right hip bone (when foam …

Back to School Tips for a Healthy Back

Back to School Tips for a Healthy Back

With Labor Day this weekend, we’re saying goodbye to summer and hello to the much-anticipated cooler weather of our favorite Maryland season: the fall! The new school year in Howard County starts up again on Tuesday, so we’re going to share some back to school tips for a healthy back!   Backpack safety We just recently went into great detail …

Thread the Needle

August Muscle of the Month: The Thoracic Spine Thread the Needle Stretch   1: Start on the ground on your wrists directly below your shoulders and your knees directly under your hips. 2: Exhale and slide your right arm to the right and underneath your left arm. This is threading the needle. 3: Keep your left elbow as straight as possible. 4: …

Knee Pain: The 4 Types You Shouldn’t Ignore

Knee Pain: The 4 Types You Shouldn’t Ignore

Let’s talk about knee pain. You’ve probably landed on our page today because you’re experiencing some type of pain in your knees that has reached a breaking point. Or, perhaps you just started feeling something off with one or both of your knees, and you are curious to what is going on. Whether your knee pain is significant and severe, …

Cat & Cow Stretch

August Muscle of the Month: The Thoracic Spine Cat & Cow Stretch >   1: Start on the ground on your wrists directly below your shoulders and your knees directly under your hips. 2: Begin by moving into Cow Pose: Inhale as you sink your belly toward the floor. Raise your chin and chest. Pause here and gaze up toward the ceiling. …

Backpack Safety

Backpack Safety

The fall school year is quickly approaching! This means different things to different people – maybe you are entering your second year at college or you are heading into your senior year in high school. To a student, back to school time can mean the end of another fun summer and getting back into habits of homework and studying. But …

The Clam Shell Stretch

August Muscle of the Month: The Thoracic Spine Clam Shell Stretch (Also referred to as a book opener)   1: Lie on your side, with legs stacked and knees bent at a 45-degree angle. 2: Gently rest your head on your lower arm. Use your top arm to steady your frame. 3: Be sure your hipbones are stacked, and remain in this …

Chiropractic Care for Your Migraine Headaches

Migraine headaches are one of the top debilitating health problems in the US. Migraines can come out of now where, and prevent people from leading their normal lives. So if you are currently experiencing an intense headache or a migraine, know that you are not alone! 9 out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches, so the market for pain relief …

Foam Rolling the Thoracic Spine

August Muscle of the Month: The Thoracic Spine Foam Rolling the Thoracic Spine   1: Place your foam roller on the ground (we recommend the GRID Foam Roller by Trigger Point featured in this video). 2: Now lower to the ground and place the foam roller under your mid back/thoracic spine. 3: Keep your knees bent and feet flat on …

3 Great Ways to Kick Up Your Summer Fitness

3 Great Ways to Kick Up Your Summer Fitness

It’s officially August, which means school is just around the corner, and the end of summer is near. However there are still a few weeks of fun in the sun! Between the concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Ocean City trips, backyard cookouts, and baseball games, Maryland summer is filled with activities we want to look our best for. So whether …