Life is a miracle. Two cells become four and four become eight and so on until nine months later a perfect human being enters the world. His little heart started beating at 24 days. Her eyes formed at 36 days. This miracle unfold perfectly - unless there is interference. Which is why children can benefit from chiropractic care before they are born by having a mother with nervous system free from interference of spinal subluxations. A subluxation is a misalignment in your spine that can cause problems such as back pain, neck pain, migraines, etc.
Carlson Chiropractic Blog
Topics: Children's Health
Collisions that occur during sporting events, slips, falls or automobile crashes can all have a damaging effect on your neck and back. These types of collision-related injuries are often called a "whiplash." The resulting instability of the spine and soft tissues can contribute to headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, pain in the shoulders, arms and hands, reduced ability to turn and bend, and low back problems. As the body attempts to adapt, symptoms may not appear until weeks or even months later.
Self-care is extremely important. When we don't pay close attention to the things we are putting into our bodies, it's easy to fall off track and get stuck with unhealthy habits. Committing to a lifestyle of healthy eating takes time and effort, so we've put together a few quick tips to help!
Topics: Health & Wellness
Participating in any sport increases your chance of injury. Whether it's a sprained ankle or a pulled muscle, you could end up on the sideline longer than you'd like. The good news is that these injuries can be prevented by following a few simple rules:
What is Sciatica? This common condition affects more than 3 million people each year in the United States. Sciatica rarely occurs before age 20 and is most likely to develop around age 40 or 50.
Sciatica can cause serious pain that starts in the spine and typically extends down the back of the leg. Sciatic nerve pain can be excruciating and debilitating, sometimes making standing or sitting difficult or impossible.
There are few things worse than watching your teen struggle with their posture. Healthy habits are hard to instill. The pervasive use of electronic devices has most parents frustrated and the advent of concerns of "text neck" are just the beginning! We all look at our kids' lifestyles and wonder how they are going to overcome these modern challenges.
Topics: Health & Wellness
Tired of dry skin? Do you feel constantly bloated or suffer from digestive issues? Are you tired of walking around tired and in a brain fog? Have you tried dieting and simply can't seem to lose the weight?
Speed walking is a general term for just walking fast. While some think that running is your best option, walking is an incredibly healthy solution people of every age and fitness level can enjoy.
Whether you realize it or not, your back is a primary player in many of your day-to-day movements, so when you’re suffering from back pain it can be very disruptive. Your back consists of multiple elements, each with the important function to protect your spinal cord and the nerves that connect to other body parts. Let’s break it down.
Raising healthy kids is a chore. Healthy eating can feel like a fairy tale when stacked up against our family calendars. Besides, modern life offers convenience, and often fillers. Parents are faced with temptations of fast food, kids are tempted with fillers from numbing out in front of technology to cravings for unhealthy additives in foods. At Carlson Chiropractic we want your family to experience the best of health - naturally. But we're parents too! We offer a few easy health tips you can turn into habits for a huge impact on your child's health.