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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Get Sciatica treated at our Provo Chiropractor or our Orem Chiropractor

The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the body. It is made up of individual nerve roots that branch out from the spine in the lower back and combine to form the nerve. When the large sciatic nerve is irritated or compressed at or near its point of origin, the area becomes inflamed,…

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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 reaches for her painful shoulder blade.

Neck and lower back pain are the most common types of back pain, so it can be challenging to discover the cause of pain in your shoulder blade or around your spine. Identifying the cause can help you better deal with the pain, prevent you from making the pain worse, and help you find a…

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A woman demonstrates that she needs chiropractic care.

Pain relief is the most common association a person has with a chiropractor. However, there are many other reasons why individuals seek out chiropractic care. Here are 9 of the most popular reasons why patients visit the chiropractor’s office: 1. The Relief and Prevention of Back and Neck Pain Chiropractic care produces great results, when…

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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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The MedX Cervical Extension machine is used to strengthen the muscles and upper region of the neck. It accomplishes this by isolating the targeted muscles and neutralizing the larger muscles surrounding it. In order to do that, we have to eliminate any shoulder movement and forward/backward motions so the only movement comes from the neck.…

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