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Eat This, Not That When You’re Sick

By | 2017-11-06T18:24:55+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Pain, Recipes, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

What we eat has a major impact on our immune system. The intestinal system houses 70% of our immune system, so it’s no wonder that what we eat when we are under the weather influences our recovery time. Grandma’s recipe for chicken soup can definitely be helpful, but what if the last thing you [...]

How to Choose the Right Pillow for You

By | 2017-10-23T11:15:12+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Allergies, Back Pain, Pain, Sleep|

There are many factors that affect the quality of the sleep you get each night. Most of us will immediately think about our mattress and whether or not it is appropriate for our needs, but what about your pillow? Choosing the wrong pillow can exacerbate headaches, neck and shoulder tension, arm and hand numbness, [...]

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7 Ways To Fix Your Elbow Pain

By | 2017-10-10T13:38:41+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Do You Have Elbow Pain? If you have elbow pain, you are not alone. It is one of the most prevalent orthopedic problems in America today. Driving this common problem is our constant repetitive use of our computers, laptops, tablets, and phones. The hours of typing, texting, and scrolling on our digital devices creates [...]

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How To [LivFit] In An Unfit World

By | 2017-09-27T18:52:00+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Weight|

We conclude our month-long look at our approach of living healthy in an unhealthy world by asking the questions, “How do I live fit? If I know what to do, how do I put that knowledge into action?" In our [LivFit] seminar series we try to answer these questions because actions do speak louder [...]

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The [LivFit] Approach to Inflammation & Depression

By | 2017-09-18T22:49:28+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

We are continuing our series of teaching our [LivFit] approach to nutrition this week on the subject of inflammation and depression. We start with the challenging question of “Is depression a result of a chemical imbalance of the brain or a result of inflammation from a poor diet and lifestyle?” Science has told us [...]

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[LivFit] Approach To Weight Loss

By | 2017-09-11T12:13:47+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Stress, Weight|

All this month we are sharing our views on health through nutrition, something we call [LivFit]. Our [LivFit] seminar is our most popular health class and this fall, we are teaching a new and improved version of it. In order to introduce you, or remind you, of our [LivFit] approach to health, we are [...]

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[LivFit] Cardiac Health

By | 2017-09-05T17:40:39+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Disease, Healthy Eating, Recipes|

This fall we will once again teach our [LivFit] seminar series. We have taught this seminar in our Roanoke chiropractic office over the past 6 years to hundreds of people. But this [LivFit] seminar is going to be unlike any other. We are taking it up a notch this year, as we will be [...]

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Supplements to Help You Travel

By | 2017-08-22T17:41:31+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Sleep, Vitamins and Supplements|

Don’t leave these supplements at home if you are traveling in the near future.  Many people struggle with keeping healthy when they travel.  The stress of traveling, lack of sleep, poor nutrition, and the exposure to foreign bacteria and viruses leave us susceptible to illness during travel.  We put together a list of the [...]

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Can School-Age Children Benefit from Chiropractic?

By | 2017-08-07T13:09:40+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Chiropractic for adults simply makes sense. As adults we work 40+ hours per week and then come home to do more work. If we have some free time as adults, we go and work out and stress our bodies even more. So chiropractic to reduce joint pain, improve soft-tissue function, and allow us to [...]

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Using Your Desk as a Gym

By | 2017-08-02T11:41:06+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Stress, Videos, Vitamins and Supplements|

If you’re like most Americans, you may spend hours every day sitting. You may sit at a desk, in a car, on a couch, or at a kitchen table any of which can cause harmful damage. Sitting appears to be minimally exertive but through our inactivity we are activating many muscles. Even those who [...]

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