How to Prevent Back Pain How to Prevent Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints among Americans today.  In fact, approximately half of all Americans will suffer from back pain this year, and approximately 80% of Americans will experience a back problem at some point in their lives.

Back pain is also one of the most commonly cited reasons for missing work.  Its estimated that back pain has caused Americans to spend $50 billion on relief each year.  The sad thing is, much of this could be prevented.  With minor changes in our lifestyle, we can drastically reduce our chances to suffer from back pain.

1. Eat right and exercise – It seems like everywhere you go people are touting the benefits of healthy eating and an active lifestyle.  Well, here is another benefit to add to the list.  A healthy lifestyle typically leads to a healthier weight.  This means less strain on your back and improved muscle tone to support it. Read more

Celebrating Mens Health Month Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle Celebrating Mens Health Month: Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Once again, mens health month is upon us.  Help us celebrate life and wellness by implementing a few healthy lifestyle tips into your life.  Trust me, when your energy levels go up and your weight goes down you will be very glad you did.

1. Get moving – One of the best things you can do for your health is simply to get moving.  Make physical exertion a part of your daily routine.  If you’re not used to exercising much, be sure to start slow.  Make small, realistic goals to get you off your seat and on your feet.  Your body will thank you through better overall well-being and increased energy. Read more

Ahhh, summertime in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Colorado is known for its mild weather, sunny days and outdoor activities. Because so many of us take advantage of these conditions, we also experience something else – a lot of aches and pains.

Whether your favorite weekend activity is playing softball or taking in a Rockies game, here are 7 ways chiropractic can help you live summer to the fullest.

7 Ways Chiropractic Can Help You This Summer 7 Ways Chiropractic Can Help You This Summer

1. Aches and pains – from gardening to weekend sports, lower back, neck and shoulder pain can creep up on you and make it difficult to move.

2. Headaches – headaches can be caused by injury, tension or stress. Chiropractic can help alleviate the pain through regular adjustments. Read more

Why Chiropractic and Recreational Sports Go Hand in Hand Why Chiropractic and Recreational Sports Go Hand in Hand

Everyone knows that the recreational sports you love to participate in eventually will not love you back.  Whether it’s a fall, a slide, a bump, or a break, its inevitable your recreational sports choices will leave its mark.

What many people don’t know is that there is someone who can help with the aches and pains associated with these mishaps before, during and after they occur.  Your regular doctor may be able to patch you up a bit, but he won’t be able to help much with the structural issues that your accident has afforded you.

If you want help at the structural level, its time to give chiropractic a try. Read more