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Nerves and Their Functions..

Date: January 9, 2013 | Time: 2:22pm

Do you know what your nerves do? .... <view entire article>





The Healthy Pumpkin..

Date: October 16, 2012 | Time: 11:21am

A Pumpkin isn't just for decorating your front porch. Pumpkins are a low-calorie food packed with nutrients. In addition to being a rich source of vitamins and minerals, pumpkin may be beneficial for prostate health and improving HDL, the "good" cholesterol. Both canned and fresh pumpkins are healthy options, as are the seeds. Just steer clear of canned pumpkin with added ingredients, such as salt or sugar. Health Benefits: Reduction of arthritis inflammation and heart disease Prevention of osteoporosis in men due to.... <view entire article>





Pumpkin Seed Recipe..

Date: October 16, 2012 | Time: 10:53am

Here is a simple pumpkin seed recipe. So next time you are carving your Jack-o-Lanterns don't throw out the seeds. Save them for a simple tasty, and nutritious snack. .... <view entire article>





Pregnancy Headaches and Chiropractic Care..

Date: October 15, 2012 | Time: 8:19am

What Causes Pregnancy Headaches? There are multiple reasons for increased headaches during pregnancy. There are many body changes including spinal alignment, posture and muscle alignment. There are also hormonal, sleep and stress changes that affect the frequency of headaches. Many women experience headaches during pregnancy, especially in the first and third trimesters. Some women will experience their first migraine while pregnant, while others who are chronic migraine sufferers will experience fewer or none at all. Causes of more.... <view entire article>





Spinal Degeneration..

Date: August 27, 2012 | Time: 8:50am

School is starting and college football starts this weekend. It's a great time to reflect upon yourself and see what you can do to improve your body. Everyone is growing older and with time and improper spinal mechanics comes degeneration. Excessive wear can be decreased through proper nutrition, stretching/exercise, and, most importantly, proper spinal alignment. Spinal degeneration occurs when damage is done to the spine. The damage can come instantly from trauma like an.... <view entire article>





Groin Injury..

Date: August 13, 2012 | Time: 11:27am

Location of Groin muscle The Common Groin Injury Groin sprain/strain or injury is a very common muscle strain injury in sports like soccer, basketball, football, hockey, track & field and racquet sports. The groin is the area or junction between the lower limbs and torso. This spot is vulnerable to many different injuries like sprains, hernias, stress fractures, and avulsion fractures. What is a Groin Injury? A groin pull can range from an over-stretch, to a complete tear of the muscles. .... <view entire article>





Coconut Water vs Actual Water..

Date: August 13, 2012 | Time: 11:16am

Surely you have noticed that coconut water is now all the rage. Some advertisements call it "Nature's perfect hydrator!" However, you have probably asked yourself "which is better water or coconut water?" Coconut water is the clear liquid found in young coconuts. It naturally contains some electrolytes like potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium. All of which you lose through sweat when you exercise. It is closer the pH of your blood than sodas and sports drinks. .... <view entire article>





You Are a Human Machine..

Date: July 27, 2012 | Time: 8:24am

Your body is a complex machine with hundreds of muscles and nearly 200 joints. It is important to maintain good tone, flexibility and balance. What are you doing to keep your body running smoothly? As a chiropractor, I want your body to run like race car. How do we do that? First, we need to look at your joints. Are they moving the way they should. Joints can move too much, too little, incorrectly.... <view entire article>





Pregnancy Posture..

Date: July 27, 2012 | Time: 8:01am

Posture is important all the time. However, it very crucial to maintain proper posture while pregnant. Good posture will decrease backaches, indigestion, and pressure on the bladder. We at Inwood Chiropractic Center enjoy working with pregnant women. They get great results and it is a joy to help a pregnant woman. Check out this little diagram to see how posture affects your pregnancy. .... <view entire article>





Cat Cow Exercises..

Date: May 15, 2012 | Time: 1:28pm

A) Cow Pose Begin with your hands directly under your shoulders, and your knees directly under your hips. Engage your core by pulling your belly button toward your spine and keep it there. Move your tailbone move up and your chest forward and up. Try not to let your head fall back, extend it, to further stretch your spine. Imagine that your head and tail are moving so far away from each other that all they can do.... <view entire article>