Steps on Prepping for Football

Don’t go all out for the big game without some preparation! Here’s a few exercises to get you ready for kickoff. They will help you get your heart pumping and keep your muscles loose so you can last the entire game without tiring out!

Is It Important To Strengthening Your Neck for Football

Whether it’s the first ever game of your young athlete’s career or the last game of the season, it’s more than essential to ensure they’re ready for action. An athlete’s neck, which is  an important yet most ignored body part, should be strengthened before participation in football and even in soccer to avoid potential injuries […]

Why You Should Ride Your Bike to Work

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The average American spends half of their day sitting, and it’s even worse for those who have a long daily commute. Sitting that often can be detrimental to your health, the good news is that there are ways to combat sitting so much! One great way to help yourself out is riding your bike to […]

6 Concussion Recovery Tips

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Concussions are not enjoyable and can cause issues long after they are gone, it is very important that after a concussion a proper recovery is followed. A proper recovery can take time and seem frustrating, the only way to lessen the effects and long lasting repercussions is having a proper recovery, there are some great […]

4 Things Athletes can do to Prevent Injuries

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Each year, athletes throughout America suffer a collective 8.6 million sports injuries. These injuries range from easy-to-treat sprains and strains to career-ending concussions and broken bones. On the one hand, being an athlete involves the inherent risk of getting hurt. On another, there are ways athletes can take proactive measures to protect themselves in the […]

Top 5 Recreational Activities to Combat Stress and Prevent Back Pain

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Today, back pain is one of the most common disorders to affect adults. In fact, about  80% of the U.S. population will experience back pain at some point in their lives. That’s a startling statistic, and it gets even worse when you consider that back pain can affect people of all ages, creeds, and demographics […]

5 Ways Chiropractic Can Help Cyclists

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There are dozens of reasons you love cycling: the wind in your hair, the ground beneath you, the sights and sounds and the healthy activity, jfew. No matter how you cut it, though, cycling comes with some inevitable physical aches and pains thuat can be tough to navigate around. Fortunately, chiropractic care can help. Here […]

3 Ways a Chiropractor Can Help Your Child after a Bicycle Injury

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When it comes to chiropractic care, there are some significant differences in how a doctor will treat a child, versus how they’d handle an adult. This makes sense, given that there are some substantial differences between a child’s body and an adult’s body, and they both need different things. Despite that truth, virtually all patients […]

8 Ways to Improve Your Golf Swing This Spring

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The golf swing: it’s the technique that has launched 10,000 ships, so to speak. Agonized over, practiced, and attempted time and time again, it’s one of the essential considerations in the entire game of golf. With all those things in mind, it makes perfect sense that people are always, always trying to improve theirs. If […]

6 Ways to Manage Golfers Elbow

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If you’ve ever experienced golfer’s elbow, you know exactly how uncomfortable and inconvenient it can be, and you’ve probably looked for a way to solve it. Fortunately, you’re not alone in this, and there are ways to manage your golfer’s elbow so it doesn’t manage you. Here are six fast tips: