Where has this pain come from? Do you experience bothersome and sometimes overwhelming pain or stiffness but have no idea where it has come from? Pain can often strike seemingly from nowhere at exactly the wrong time in life; after a stressful week at work, halfway through cleaning the yard, when you’re getting into your
A common question I get asked in the clinic is “Why do Chiropractors (and some other health professionals) use joint manipulations or adjustments as part of their treatment plan when helping someone get out of pain and move better?” The old thought process of joint manipulation being about cracking bones and re-aligning your spine is
Standing Desks…. Are they just a fad or are they really worth the investment? Standing desks have gained a lot of popularity over the past few years and I am constantly getting asked whether they are worth the investment. Simply put, no one position for too long is a good thing, but I think like
How is the health of your spine? I love the Dentist…. says almost no one ever (except for me)! From a very young age we are all taught the importance of dental hygiene, whether it is brushing twice per day, flossing after meals, or avoiding those things that stain our teeth like coffee and red
Is children’s spine development being hindered by the weight of school bags? You’ve all seen the image of the little school child with the backpack bigger than them? Have you ever picked up your child’s school bag and almost dislocated your shoulder, as you feel like you just attempted to pick up a bag filled
At Thrive Health Co. we would say approximately 90% of our patients admit to sitting with poor posture and they all agree it causes or aggravates their back pain. Did you know, we spend up to 80% of our day sitting down; working at the computer, watching television, eating meals, work meetings and so on.