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Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Bottom Line: Staying up late one night usually only results in feeling a little tired the next day, but when this happens day after day, it can really start to negatively affect your life. Research has shown that a lack of proper sleep can result in irritability, increased stress, a weakened immune system, and even … Read more

Adjusting Your Sleep Schedule

Bottom Line: Neck and back pain are the most common reasons people experience sleep disturbances. Patients talk about sleeping on the floor, or sleeping in a lazy boy, or even sleeping bent over their bed attempting to get into a position that helps them get those few precious moments of rest and relief. Talk about … Read more

Sleeping Well Can Keep You Healthy

Bottom Line: New research has shown that not only can a good night’s sleep keep you mentally sharp, but it can also help you stay healthy by strengthening your immune system. For years physicians have believed that sleep supports the healing process, and now new evidence has been discovered that indicates sleep also plays a … Read more

The Best Sleep Position

Bottom Line: One of the most common questions we get from patients is: “What’s the best sleeping position?” Considering you spend nearly one-third of your life sleeping, this is an important question to ask! Top researchers have found one of the best positions to sleep is on your side with your head supported, shoulders centered, … Read more

Finding Headache Relief Without Drugs

Bottom Line: Waking up with a headache or consistently getting one by the end of work each day is not fun (or normal). Headaches can be caused by a variety of factors, none of which are a shortage of medication in your body! As a matter of fact, if you have been relying on drugs … Read more

The Connection Between Posture and Headaches

Bottom Line: Ergonomics is the study of the posture and positioning of your body. It sounds pretty boring until you consider that millions of people are suffering from headaches every day that are related to their posture! Whether it’s an assembly line, a computer, a tablet, or your phone, you’re likely spending a lot of … Read more

Preventing Menstrual Migraines

Bottom Line: For many women, monthly menstruation means monthly migraines. In addition to hormone changes, your diet, physical activity and stress levels all contribute to this pattern. While pregnancy and menopause are two ways to eliminate these types of headaches, we also have a few more practical ways to find relief! Why it Matters: New … Read more

Decreasing Tension Headaches

Bottom Line: Quick question: do you know anyone who isn’t interested in reducing the stress in their life? We’ll give you a minute. Still thinking? That’s what we thought! There aren’t too many of us who couldn’t benefit from reducing the stress in our daily lives. Between family, work, and the latest political thread on … Read more

Good Vibration Therapy

Long before the Beach Boys were crooning about pickin’ up such Good Vibrations in their board shorts and flip flops, a Russian physician in the eighteen sixties was creating actual vibrations as a way of physical therapy. Didn’t think this was gonna be a history lesson did you? Don’t freak out, the test won’t be too difficult. … Read more

Exercise with Oxygen

What Is Exercise With Oxygen Therapy (EWOT) Why is it that the first thing ER technicians put on your face after a major injury is an oxygen mask? Oxygen reduces the stress your body will endure. Stress kills the oxygen you consume and a lack of oxygen slows down brain function and other organs. Your … Read more