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DIY Mother’s Day Gifts with Essential Oils

By |2019-05-04T14:09:28+00:00May 4th, 2019|Recipes, Stress|

It is never easy to know what to get Mom. How can you show her how much you love her with just a card or a gift? Perhaps this year some Do-It-Yourself gifts can come close to showing your mom or the mother of your children just how much you love them. These simple [...]

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Top 6 Uses For CBD Oil

By |2019-04-23T15:10:41+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Anxiety and Depression, Back Pain, Healthy Eating, Pain, Recipes, Sleep, Sports Injuries, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

CBD oil is the hot new medical trend hitting the market that people of all ages are using for health benefits. CBD is the legal, non-psychoactive cousin of medical marijuana. It comes from the hemp plant but, unlike marijuana, it does not contain THC, which is what gives the "high." CBD (Cannabidiol) is demonstrating [...]

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Why We Call it [Core]

By |2019-04-09T18:50:47+00:00April 8th, 2019|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise|

If you are reading this article, you most likely have some affiliation with our office. [Core] Chiropractic and Wellness has been fortunate to serve the residents of the Roanoke, Virginia area now for several years. Every once in awhile we get the question of where we got our name. In this week’s blog article, [...]

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Intermittent Fasting: Health Cure, Weight Loss, or Hoax?

By |2019-03-16T14:49:38+00:00March 16th, 2019|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Intermittent fasting is a general term used to describe a variety of approaches that change the normal timing of eating throughout a day with short-term fasts used to improve overall health. In other words, intermittent fasting is an individual periodically fasting for a longer duration than the typical overnight fast. Let me start by [...]

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Ice or Heat?

By |2019-03-04T18:19:54+00:00March 4th, 2019|Back Pain, Disease, Pain, Sports Injuries, Stress|

“Should I use Ice or heat?” is a question chiropractors hear and answer multiple times each day. There is so much confusion about this issue, which is a shame because therapeutic icing and heating (cryotherapy and thermotherapy) are rational and cheap self-treatment options with minimal risks. Unfortunately, many differing opinions, based upon differing research, [...]

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Beware of Hamstring & Piriformis Stretches

By |2019-02-11T19:19:17+00:00February 11th, 2019|Back Pain, Exercise, Pain, Sports Injuries|

The general consensus for years has been that, when a muscle is tight, it should be stretched. It makes sense, right? If a hamstring or piriformis is tight, and stretching loosens muscles, then why wouldn’t you stretch it? There is no doubt that piriformis and hamstring stretches are very popular with athletes, sedentary workers, [...]

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Back to Running After a Hip or Knee Injury

By |2019-01-29T18:57:39+00:00January 29th, 2019|Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world. However, up to 50% of all runners will sustain an injury that will impact their training or running performance. Long-distance running imposes highly repetitive forces, which can be up to eight times the body weight of the runner. A marathon runner [...]

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The Great Detox

By |2019-01-14T19:03:51+00:00January 14th, 2019|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes|

As a New Year’s resolution, we often look to clean up the mess we created during the final few weeks of the year. Between the holiday parties, family get-togethers, and all of the leftover Christmas cookies, things can easily get out of hand. So how do you detox? How do you clean up the [...]

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Why Do I Feel Tired All the Time?

By |2019-01-09T12:25:07+00:00December 14th, 2018|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

Do you often ask yourself, "Why am I so tired all the time?" If you find yourself regularly fatigued, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 15.3% of women and 10.1% of men regularly feel very tired or exhausted in the United States. Tiredness can cause [...]

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