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Avoiding Slip & Fall Injuries

According to the CDC, more than 8 million Americans suffered from injuries that occurred from slips and falls in 2013. During a Rochester, NY winter, it can be even harder to avoid slips and falls due to the weather. There are precautions to take, so you can stay safe during the cold months, ahead. Avoid…

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The Gift of a Healthy Spine: Things You Can Do to Promote Wellness

The Gift of a Healthy Spine: Things You Can Do to Promote Wellness There’s no doubt that a healthy spine helps to ensure you can remain in top shape for your entire life. Here are some tips that will help you accomplish that goal and reap all the benefits! Properly Supported and Position During Sleep …

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Excessive Sugar & Your Skeletal Health

Even after our childhood years have long passed, our cravings for sweets, processed sugars and fizzy drinks can still plague our diet. In fact, popular scientific literature has illustrated the average person’s addiction to sweets and unhealthy foods. According to the data, the many individuals within the United States consume 80-grams of processed sugar within their daily…

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Preparing for Fall Clean Up

Many people think of “warming up” before going to the gym or playing their favorite sport. However, stretches and warm-up exercises are a smart choice before performing any strenuous activity. A warm-up serves to gradually increase blood flow to the muscles that will be used during that physical activity. Adequate stretching can significantly decrease your…

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Returning to College: Oh my Back!

Not all of the challenges of going back to college involve hitting the books. Whether you’ve been away for a semester or decades, you may find that you’ve changed since the last time you were on campus. As such, it’s vitally important you take some of time and figure out how to deal with some…

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Realistic Expectations for Exercise

Realistic Expectations for Exercise Reconditioning after an injury is difficult. While simply regaining common, every day function may be a goal for some, others want to work on their own use this opportunity to get back in shape. If you’re in Rochester, NY and are interested in reconditioning exercises, we suggest you begin with knowing…

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It’s Not the Weight, It’s The Motion

The healthy human spine consists of 33 bones, named vertebrae. The upper (cervical) includes 7, the mid (thoracic) includes 12 and the lower (lumbar) includes 5. Those vertebrae are traditionally considered to account for a total of 24 joints. Along with the sheer skeletal structure, flexible discs exist between the vertebrae acting as “shock absorbers”…

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Back Health While on Vacation

In the Northeast, summer is a precious time of year. Known for our long winters and seasonal changes, Summer weather can vary greatly. That’s one of the reasons so many people in the greater Rochester area travel outside our region for vacations. A change of scenery, seeing friends and family and an opportunity to do…

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Gardening: Protecting your Knees & Elbows

Now that the warm months are upon us in Rochester New York, we’re all getting out to enjoy the weather. Along  with that comes more exercise. While some exercise is just for enjoyment others are part of “home maintenance”, like gardening. And YES, we’re beginning to see a LOT more of our clients from Rush…

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What is a Chiropractor?

A Chiropractic Doctor is a healthcare professional who focus on treatment of the spine and overall skeletal functions of the human body. A Chiropractic Doctor treats through manipulating and adjusting the spine and joints. Chiropractors use a non-surgical method of treatment most commonly with the goal of re-establishing normal spinal and muscular mobility. A component…

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