Proper Alignment

Proprioception, Your Sixth Sense

Proprioception refers to the sense or perception of your body position and movement. It’s your subconscious ability to know where your body is without touching or seeing it.  This sense is gained primarily from input from sensory nerves in tendons and the fibrous capsules of joints combined with input from your vestibular (balance) portion of the …

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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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Neurodegenerative Disorders and Chiropractic Care

I recently attended a seminar focusing on neurodegenerative disorders in relation to brain trauma and de-generation. These disorders, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Dementia, have comparable qualities that contribute to each of the disorders’ formation and corresponding decline of bodily functions. A study looking at the anatomical alignment of the Foramen Magnum (hole in the bottom …

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Chin Tucks: Good or Bad?

Did you know there is a special movement that only one part of your spine can bio-mechanically do? It is your skull and first cervical segment and the range of movement is called protraction and retraction (sliding forward and backwards without bending). You do this movement by sticking your chin out and tucking it in, …

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