Foam Rolling the Hamstrings

July Muscle of the Month: Hamstrings Foam Rolling the Hamstrings 1: Place your foam roller (we recommend the GRID Foam Roller by Trigger Point featured in this video) 2: Plan on rolling one leg at a time. Let’s start with your right leg first. 3: Sit yourself where the roller is just above your knee. 4: Balancing with your arms, lift …

Creating an Ergonomic Life

Creating an Ergonomic Life

Have you ever noticed that in their early years, toddlers and children have the most amazing flexibility and squat form? Ever seen them crouch down to pick a toy off the ground and spring back up like its nothing? Ever been a little jealous? Yeah… we have too! The reason children have such amazing flexibility and mobility is because they …

Dietary Nutrition for Patients with Scoliosis

Dietary Nutrition for Patients with Scoliosis

While there are many factors that contribute in the decision making process when personalizing a diet to follow, patients with scoliosis have a specific set of guidelines in which we advise they follow. Nutrition is a necessary component of chiropractic care. Those studying chiropractic care are required to complete dozens of hours in the nutrition and clinical nutritional fields. Most …

Chiropractic Work After A Car Accident

Chiropractic Work After A Car Accident

So imagine you’ve just been in a minor car accident. Between dealing with the auto insurance company and stress of fixing your vehicle, the last thing you want to have to worry about is any physical injuries it may have caused. But there it is – a small tweak in your neck that won’t settle or let you focus your …

Dangers of Spinal Surgery

It may be wise to consult a Chiropractor at this stage

Do you have back pain? Have you had back pain for an extended period of time? In this time have you been recommended, or have you thought about spinal surgery as your relief option? Have you considered the dangers of spinal surgery?

Standing All Day at Work?

Standing All Day at Work?

In the past we have discussed the correlation between sitting at a desk all day long and low back pain. Today we want to talk about the other side of the career spectrum – this is for those of us who are standing all day at work. These can include healthcare, retail, mail carrying, food service and teaching professionals just …

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

If considering chiropractic care during pregnancy, we are here to answer all your questions. Chiropractors that are experienced in chiropractic and pregnancy know the importance of proper back care during such a sensitive period. All chiropractors are trained to work with women especially when it comes to back conditions that are associated with pregnancy. This is because chiropractic and pregnancy …

Chiropractic Care for Teenagers

Chiropractic Care for Teenagers

Is your teenage son or daughter experiencing back pain? Do they participate in extracurricular physical activity that may have caused these issues? If so, have you ever considered chiropractic care to resolve their pain? We highly recommend if you are the parent of an athletic adolescent, bring them in any time there is injury or pain correlated with their physical …

5 Common Symptoms of Poor Posture

5 Common Symptoms of Poor Posture

Good posture is very important when it comes to a healthy, comfortable life.  Chiropractors help you maintain one.  Many individuals do not fully appreciate the value of good posture.  A lot of our clients come to us with major complications, that could have been avoided if they had fixed the smaller issues in their posture before things worsened. We wish …

How to Reduce Low Back Pain from Your Office Chair

How to Reduce Low Back Pain from Your Office Chair

Chesapeake Family Wellness want to help you learn how to reduce low back pain from your office chair! When a new patient arrives at the office seeking help and a cure for low back pain, one of the first questions we ask is what they do for a living – what does your daily routine look like? To treat pain, …