Just In Time For School!
Your kids are starting the eighth and third grade, and you're a little worried about all the germs they'll be exposed to. The kid who sits next to them that sneezes all over their shared desk, the kid borrowing a pencil who didn't wash their hands after the bathroom, playing with a ball at recess that hundreds of other kids have touched. You shudder at the thought!
You try to get them their daily vitamins and healthy nutrition, but what else can you do? Put a bottle of hand sanitizer in their backpack? Remind them to not touch their face or put their fingers in their mouths at lunch? Douse them in Lysol when they come home? (We're kidding on that one!)
Did you know that taking your child to a chiropractor can help boost their immune system? It can!
It is quite possible you are sitting incorrectly right now. Yep, that's right. Many of us have poor posture throughout the day and it has a tremendous impact on our health and ability to stay active and do what we love. You wouldn't think sitting could do all that, but we see it at Sioux Falls Chiropractic everyday. Here are some of the worst things you can do for your spine when sitting.
Flyers are coming in the mail and stores are filling up with all the latest back to school supplies. Even if we aren't ready, the school year is coming. But this doesn't have to be a stressful time! August is a great time to reevaluate your family schedule and even form some new, healthy habits. Even if you don't have kids in school, the allure of the school supply aisle can motivate everyone to make healthy changes. Here are a few tips to help you get your school year off to a stress free start.
Are you wondering how to stay young? There's many preventative steps you can take to live a long, healthy, and happy life. Life expectancy is continuously increasing, and with a longer life comes more potential health problems. The most common problem that comes from our increased life span is skeletal problems—in other words, spine health. Keeping your spine healthy is the most important step in staying young.
Topics: General Chiropractic
You've just finished your lunch and are about to head back to work. Your phone buzzes and you see it's an automated text notification from your chiropractor reminding you of your upcoming appointment tomorrow. A few weeks ago, when you were last there, you and your chiropractor set up a schedule to keep you pain free. Once a month appointments, possibly more frequently if your treatment needs change. But today, your back feels absolutely fine - so why should you keep the appointment? A lot of people share this sentiment.
Here is a quick scenario: you're sitting at your desk enjoying your morning coffee and checking your email when you move your arm and accidentally drop a pen on the floor. You bend over to pick it up and BAM... your lower back freezes up and suddenly you can't stand up straight.
Quick! Who is your first phone call?
For the FOURTH of July, we thought it would be fun to share FOUR fast facts about the history of American chiropractic care! We hope you enjoy a safe and happy holiday and enjoy sharing these facts with your family and friends!
If you are reading this, there is a good chance you've had sciatica. Sciatica is a very unpleasant condition characterized by burning, shooting pain and sometimes targeted numbness in one or both legs. The condition affects 40% of all adults at some point in their life! The good news? It responds very well to chiropractic treatment. The bad news? You may be guilty of a few of these nasty habits...