Poor Posture and Your Health

You’ve heard ‘stand up straight’ or ‘sit up straight’ from your mother for years. Turns out she is right! Bad posture can cause many healthy problems. Poor Digestion Poor posture alters how your digestive organs function. It can compress them and make you uncomfortable while eating and processing your food. Varicose Veins Sitting in a chair all day with poor posture can cause varicose veins. In part, this is due to the slow circulations of blood caused by sitting for long periods of time. Heart Disease Studies have confirmed that people who have poor posture are more prone to developing cardiovascular diseases. Back Pain Disc degeneration, which is the result of having poor posture, can lead

Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident Can Help With Whiplash

You’ve been in a car accident. Once the EMTs have checked you over and they’ve ruled out any major traumatic injuries such a broken bones, lacerations, internal injuries or contusions, it is important to look at possible problems which may have occurred in your musculoskeletal system. After an accident, your body is in shock. You may not feel the pain or soreness yet due to the dopamine and other chemicals your body is producing that are allowing you to function. The most common injury from a car accident is a neck injury due to the way we are secured into our vehicles. Though our bodies are strapped in, our heads remain mobile. When your vehicle is hit, your neck is whipped in one direction

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