Low Back Pain Modifications for Barre Class

2021-01-25T16:16:26-06:00

The National Institutes of Health report that more than 80 percent of Americans experience low back pain (LBP) at some point. Low back pain can be caused by misalignment of the spine, muscular imbalance, disc issues, or more than likely, a combination of these. Even if you are experiencing some low back pain, that does [...]

Low Back Pain Modifications for Barre Class2021-01-25T16:16:26-06:00

Lumbar Stenosis

2021-01-25T17:34:16-06:00

The term stenosis means “narrowing” of a tube or opening.  Spinal stenosis means that the tube surrounding your spinal cord and nerve roots has become too small, and your nerves are being compressed.  Stenosis can arise in different ways. Sometimes, people are born with a spinal canal that is too small. Other times, the canal [...]

Lumbar Stenosis2021-01-25T17:34:16-06:00

5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Planks

2017-11-01T14:53:28-06:00

What is a Plank? A plank is an awesome core strengthening exercise but also engages big muscle groups simultaneously. Making it a go-to as one of my favorite exercises. Benefits of Planks Tighten your tummy Planking helps build your deep inner core muscle. As your abdominal muscles become stronger your mid section will tighten. Improve [...]

5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Planks2017-11-01T14:53:28-06:00

Car Accidents

2017-09-06T11:11:24-06:00

Car Accidents and Chiropractic: Frequently Asks Questions Should I see a chiropractor? Depending on the severity of the accident, you may need to go to a hospital immediately after the accident. Whether or not you go to the emergency room or urgent care, you should come to a chiropractor if you have any new pain [...]

Car Accidents2017-09-06T11:11:24-06:00

Disc Herniation

2017-09-06T09:59:46-06:00

Research shows that 80% of patients who have an MRI that is positive for a disc herniation and present with low back pain that may travel down the leg see results with chiropractic care alone, meaning no medication, injections, or surgery. It also shows that patients who chose medical intervention for their herniated discs still [...]

Disc Herniation2017-09-06T09:59:46-06:00

Eight Best Exercises to Support Your Spine

2017-05-24T15:31:44-06:00

Eight Best Exercises to Support Your Spine Plank Hold Plank holds are a great way to stabilize muscles and build muscle endurance.  During a plank hold the abdominal muscles are held in an isometric contraction, which means the muscles are shortened without causing movement at the joints.  Correct plank form involves tightening the abdominal muscles [...]

Eight Best Exercises to Support Your Spine2017-05-24T15:31:44-06:00

Stretching for Runners

2016-11-02T10:48:46-06:00

Stretching: everything you need to know Before running, your body is not warm enough for static stretching. Dynamic stretching will help warm you up and get your body ready for a run Best dynamic stretches for running (do each for about 1 minute) Cat camel, especially if you sit at a desk all day to [...]

Stretching for Runners2016-11-02T10:48:46-06:00

Tips for Injury Prevention

2016-11-02T09:12:33-06:00

Here are some quick tips on how to stay motivated while working out! Getting injured is the easiest way to lose motivation. Prevent injuries with these easy tips. Get enough sleep Eat well Drink enough water Warm up and cool down Don't skip the short runs Don't run on rest days, but cross training is [...]

Tips for Injury Prevention2016-11-02T09:12:33-06:00

Tips for Staying Pain Free While Traveling!

2016-07-13T14:58:58-06:00

Summer means travel. And, most likely, that mean spending uncomfortable hours in a car or on a plane, which can trigger back, joint and muscle pain. Fortunately, there are things you can do to avoid the aches and pains of travel this summer. 1. You may want to visit a chiropractor before your trip. Getting an [...]

Tips for Staying Pain Free While Traveling!2016-07-13T14:58:58-06:00

Is it safe to go to a chiropractor during pregnancy?

2016-05-18T10:32:09-06:00

The answer is Yes!  Pregnancy is an exciting time in your life and it should be a comfortable amazing experience. Your body is going through a lot of changes and chiropractic care is proven safe and effective for pregnant women. This blog will explain how Clayton Chiropractic Center can help you throughout your pregnancy and [...]

Is it safe to go to a chiropractor during pregnancy?2016-05-18T10:32:09-06:00
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