If you’ve visited us here at Preferred Chiropractic, you know how important it is to maintain proper posture. Your posture is a key element of having great health, and has a larger impact on overall heath and wellness than most people realize. This month, we are celebrating Correct Posture Month — what better time to try a few of our tips to improve your posture?
You’ve most likely heard of carpal tunnel syndrome before, but do you know what it is? Carpal tunnel is often identified by weakness, tingling, and numbness in the thumb, index, or middle finger. It involves issues with the wrists and hands, and is becoming more and more common due to frequent use of computers and mobile devices. Here’s what you need to know.
Increased flexibility and joint range of motion: Flexible muscles can improve your daily performance. Tasks such as lifting packages, bending to tie your shoes or hurrying to catch a bus become easier and less tiring. Flexibility tends to diminish as you get older, but you can regain and maintain it
Deep tissue massage works on the deeper layers of muscles and fascia (the connective tissue around the muscles) and uses slow, firm movements to apply deep pressure. Because it works on a deeper level than many other types of massage, it has therapeutic effects and can tap into the body’s natural healing abilities.
The main reasons athletes suffer sports injuries include forceful impacts, repetitive motions, over-training, and failure to warm up properly. Chiropractors can help athletes by relieving their pain and helping them heal faster after an injury. Regular visits will promote quicker recovery after games and training as well as better balance and overall performance.
Posture can be defined as the position in which we hold our bodies while standing, sitting, or lying down. Good posture is the correct alignment of body parts supported by the right amount of muscle tension against gravity. Without good posture and adequate amount of muscles that control it, we are likely to fall to the ground.
Have you ever heard of fibromyalgia? It is one of the world’s most common musculoskeletal conditions, and it is often misdiagnosed. Here’s what you need to know and how chiropractic can help.
So, how do you change your unhealthy weekend habits? A good start would be to begin incorporating these healthy weekend tips so you can stay healthy—and on track!
Spring in Midland, Michigan is in full bloom, and it’s time to get out and enjoy it! Of course, warmer weather also brings the added activity of sports and outdoor hobbies, and the best way to get the most out of the season is to be in optimal health. Chiropractic care is a great place to get started. Preferred Chiropractic of Midland has some reasons why you should consider incorporating chiropractic care for pain management into your busy spring schedule:
During each treatment session, the patient lies on a heavily padded comfortable bed, secured into position by an upper and lower body harness. Typically, each session is divided into cycles where spinal decompression forces alternate between a maximum and minimum therapeutic level. The cycling of forces in this manner creates a pumping action that simulates the natural process responsible for re-nourishing and healing your damaged disc.
At Preferred Chiropractic of Midland we’ve had a lot of patients coming in with breathing issues. Asthmas, bronchitis, emphysemas, and we want you to know that if you have a breathing issue that there’s very good likelihood that it could be coming from something going on within you.
So the primary reason we see pediatric, little kids, babies, in our office is not just to help them get well, but most importantly to help them stay well. If you have kids, what better gift could you give them than the gift of health, where you know their brain’s functioning at 100 percent, where you know their body’s functioning at 100 percent. The better their body functions, the better they’re going to perform, whether that’s in school, whether that’s in life, whether that’s in a family.
Golfers you will soon be dusting off their bags and heading to the course. We like to remind you here at Preferred Chiropractic of Midland. We can help with your swing.
Spring has officially sprung, and that means allergy season is in full bloom. This season has many of our patients feeling less than their best, and chiropractic care can help. Itchy, watery eyes, stuffy noses, and sneezing fits are just a few of the unwanted symptoms that allergy sufferers deal with. If you suffer from allergies, here are our suggestions.
If you’re like many people, you spent countless hours seated at your desk and you may be suffering with aches and pains due to poor posture. Bad sitting habits, such as slouching or crossing your legs, can have a detrimental impact on the health of your spine. Fortunately, these bad habits can be corrected by following the tips outlines above. Simple changes to your workspace and your sitting posture can go a long way to improving the health of your spine.
We are wishing for some spring like weather here in Midland Michigan. Once the ground has thawed out. We want to remind you of some gardening tips we posted below.
If you have been regularly dealing with pain in one or both of your feet, obtaining proper foot pain treatment is necessary to find relief. Plantar Fasciitis is a common condition that may be to blame for frequent pain in the feet. Contacting Preferred Chiropractic of Midland is an option available to relieve symptoms. Here is some information about Plantar Fasciitis to read over so you understand this condition and how a chiropractor can help treat it effectively
If you’ve ever been in a major (or minor) car accident, you know that it can be a traumatizing and life changing experience. Even accidents at low speed that cause minimal injury (or none that can be detected at the time) can be potentially harmful. An injury to your neck or spine can be masked by adrenaline and stress. In short, you may be injured and not know it yet. Contact Preferred Chiropractic of Midland for more information.
Spring is finally upon us! The temperatures are getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and we can finally shake off those winter blues. Spring is the perfect time to make the most of warmer, brighter days. But after spending all winter indoors, is your body ready? If you’d like to spring into health this season, chiropractic care is for you!
As we age, our body goes through a number of changes. Though retirees Our vision, hearing, hair, and memory are some of the things we lose,…but what about height?