Movement

Movement Deficiency Syndrome

Dr. James Chestnut, who we had the opportunity to see present this weekend, coined the term ‘Movement Deficiency Syndrome’ to identify the necessity of both physical activity and exercise on human physiology, function, and health. Physical activity and exercise are necessary components to keeping our bodies in working order, via supporting our genetic requirement for sufficient and pure …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 27

Tomorrow is everyone’s favorite mobility exercise…… Day 27: Couch Stretch. But we are upping the time even more. This time accumulate 6 Minutes on Each Side throughout the day, in increments no less than 2 minutes each side.  #platinumchirochallenge Here is a photograph of a cute puppy doing yoga to make those 2 minute increments …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 25

Hard to believe we are already on to Day 25, only have 5 days left! So far you have all done an excellent job sticking to the challenges. Up for tomorrow, go for a Jog Outside for 20 Minutes. Good thing you mobilized your hips today. #platinumchirochallenge  

30 Day Health Challenge Day 19

Tomorrow is Day 19, Friday and everyone’s favorite mobility challenge: Couch Stretch. This time accumulate 4 minutes on each side, in intervals no less than one minute each. check Facebook for the video on how to do a couch stretch. #platinumchirochallenge Dr. Karo getting a jump start on Day 19’s couch stretches.

30 Day Health Challenge Day 17

After a long nights rest from going to bed 30 minutes early, Day 17‘s challenge is Ankle Mobility: Accumulate 5 minutes each side with no less than one minute at a time. Check out Dr. Karo’s video on Facebook and Instagram for how to mobilize your ankles.  

30 Day Health Challenge Day 14

Day 14 is a perfect way to spend your Sunday, a 15-Minute Walk Outside. This week’s raffle: A $50 Gift Certificate to Whole Foods courtesy of Fairprice Movers! To qualify: Take a scenic picture from you walk. Post it on YOUR Facebook and/or Instagram page and include #platinumchirochallenge so we can find it. The picture …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 13

The weekend is here! Lets celebrate by getting back into those couch stretches. Day 13: Couch Stretch for 3 minutes each side…. are you noticing a pattern? The couch stretch is excellent for combating all of the sitting we do in our daily lives. When we sit we are actively shortening and damaging our hips! …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 10

Thoracic Spine Mobility is on the docket for Day 10. Accumulate 5 minutes throughout the day, in increments no shorter than 1 minute each. Take a look at Dr. Karo’s video on Facebook and Instagram for details. #platinumchirochallenge  

30 Day Health Challenge Day 7

For Sunday we are back to mobility! Day 7: Couch Stretch for 2 Minutes Each Side.  If you Completed all 7 days this week; take a picture of yourself holding your couch stretch. Post it in our Facebook Group or your Instagram page and include #platinumchirochallenge You will be entered in a raffle to win …

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30 Day Health Challenge Day 6

Let’s start this weekend off right, with some outdoor fun. Instead of sticking to the indoor gym routine for your physical activity, for Day 6 let’s take our workouts outside. #platinumchirochallenge  

30 Day Health Challenge Day 5

Ready for more stretching? For tomorrow, Day 5, the challenge is to accumulate 5 minutes of stretching each shoulder using the peck stretch. Click below to see the full video on how to do the stretch. Each interval of stretching should be no less than one minute, per side.  The full video is found on …

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Movement to Test Your Nervous System Health

Movement and strength are signs of a healthy functioning Nervous System. Your brain is designed to move your body in order to secure resources to maintain health and survival. When we examine people neurologically at Platinum Chiropractic, we are looking at things like their posture, balance, gait, and muscle strength because it gives us an …

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