Sitting Is The New Smoking With the average American sitting more than 9 hours a day for work, it’s no wonder why low-back  pain is one of the top reasons disability. We’re not just taking about ‘desk jockeys’ either, how you relax – or watch Netflix – falls into the same category. I’ll limit the amount…

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Neutral Posture Provo Chiropractor

The Truth About Posture. Part I Perfect posture exists at the end of every rainbow; all you have to do is “sit up straight, keep your shoulders down and back, and don’t slouch… or move… or breath..” The truth is, posture can be deceiving. It’s a messy and complicated subject that encompasses your entire body, head…

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Sciatic Nerve Glide Provo Chiropractor

The sciatic nerve can be a literal pain in the butt! The origin and location of this nerve makes it a common area to be irritated; here are 3 variations of a simple exercise that can help reduce or eliminate the discomfort and pain.   Nerve Glide/Floss:   This is a progression exercise and will…

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Do you have a “snapping hip,” or a hip that frequently pops? Worse yet, do you feel as if your low-back is always tight? And no matter how much you stretch, push, or pull nothing seems to change?   If you’ve answered yes to any of these, hopefully I can add some clarification. I’m going…

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A person receives chiropractic care for issues relating to their spine.

If you’ve been dealing with chronic neck or back pain, or are recovering from surgery, your doctor might recommend chiropractic care. Here are 4 ways for you to get the most out of your treatment. 1. Set Small Goals Rather than focusing on a complete recovery, make some short-term goals with your chiropractor, such as…

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A woman demonstrates her good posture in a yoga move.

What is Posture? Posture refers to the alignment of our bodies when we stand, sit, or lie down. Good posture means that our body is correctly aligned, so that our body parts are supported against gravity by the right amount of muscle tension. There are certain muscles that maintain our posture for us. The hamstrings…

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How to keep you Spine healthy

5 ways to Look After your Spine Our spines are wonderfully made of 24 movable bones that are able to support our weight, hold us upright and protect our spinal cord. This is an extremely important function as our spinal cord and nervous system is responsible for the movement and coordination of the rest of…

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Foods that keep your Spine healthy

8 Foods to Keep your Spine Healthy A healthy diet is part of a person’s general health and well being but there are foods we can eat to improve and maintain certain parts of our body. Our spine is important to look after as it houses our spinal cord, holds us upright and aids in…

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