Why Check Your Eggs?

Why Check Your Eggs?

Why Check Your Eggs?

subluxated eggs

How many times have you had a minor fender-bender, or a slip on the sidewalk and never gave it a second thought?  Maybe your ego was bruised, but you didn't notice any outward signs of injury.  What happened to you on the inside could be a different story.

After a trauma, things may appear fine on the outside, but it doesn't mean they're OK on the inside.  That's why we open egg cartons and check the contents for hidden damage before we buy them.  The same goes for your spine after any jolt.  What may seem like a minor bump from the outside, could actually create SUBLUXATIONS on the inside.  (Misaligned vertebrae that interfere with nerve function, and silently diminish health)

What’s the smart thing to do?  Get your spine checked for SUBLUXATIONS after any trauma, no matter how big or small.  If your kid takes a tumble down the stairs - get them checked.  If your spouse backs the car into a fence post - get them checked.  If you tripped over the dog on the way to the refrigerator last night - get yourself checked too.  Life's tough enough without having to live it SUBLUXATED.

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Which Pothole Did It?

Which Pothole Did It?

Which Pothole Did It?

Which pothole did it

It's a common question Chiropractic patients have… “Hey doc, what do you think did it to me this time?  Is it the way I’m sleeping, or maybe the stress at work?”  To tell you the truth, without 24/7 video surveillance of your every move, it’s difficult to tell.

Trying to determine what specific activity created your Subluxations is like trying to figure out which pothole in the road knocked your car out of alignment.  They all contribute to it.  And driving in fear – worrying about every rock, crack and ditch your car travels over, will only stress you more.

Instead of fretting over every scenario that could throw your spine out of alignment, it’s healthier just to get checked and adjusted on a regular basis.  Physical, mental and chemical stress is an everyday part of Life.  Chiropractic care simply helps you get past all the bumps you’ll eventually hit in the road.

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Living on a Crooked Frame

Living on a Crooked Frame

Living on a Crooked Frame

Crooked Handle bars

If you've ever crashed your bicycle and twisted the handle bars out of whack, you probably got up, stabilized the front tire between your knees and muscled the frame back into alignment before hopping on again.  Everyone knows riding a bike with crooked steering could put you at risk for another spill down the road.

After you've crashed your body (i.e. lifted a heavy weight incorrectly, fell asleep on the couch or spent 8 hours sitting in front of a computer), your spine may also have slipped out alignment.  A healthy posture requires your head, shoulder, hips and feet to line up properly for your spine to maintain functional integrity - just like handlebars of a bike need to line up with the frame and tires to steer properly.  If one part of a mechanical structure becomes misaligned (like your head isn't balance over your shoulders, or your hips aren't balance over your feet) it will create undue stress on the rest of the system and increase the risk of catastrophic failure.

If riding with crooked handle bars feels awkward, just imagine how your muscles, joints and ligaments feel when you try to perform routine, daily activities with a crooked spine.  Maybe those annoying aches and pains are telling you "...it's time for a trip to the Chiropractor to get straightened out."

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