Simple Stretches for Core Stability

By adminjosh | June 17, 2016 |

There is no magic bullet for spinal longevity. Back pain sufferers know all too well that rehabilitating an injury, however slight, is much more difficult than starting from the vantage point of a healthy spine. If you are blessed at this point in your life to be free of back pain, don’t take it for…

Falling Asleep

By adminjosh | June 14, 2016 |

Sleep is an art: when it is done well, you wake up feeling rejuvenated and ready to take the day. When it is not done well, the results can be anywhere from disappointing to downright dismal. A poor night’s sleep can leave you stiff and sore, limit circulation and range of motion, contribute to headaches…

Wisdom Through Walking

By adminjosh | June 10, 2016 |

How powerful is the simple act of walking? Putting one foot in front of the other, at the pace of your choice, is the number one way to start on a path toward greater health.  The most rewarding benefit of a walk is that it provides you with spinal balance, helping to coordinate all the…

Corrective Exercise in Clifton

By adminjosh | June 7, 2016 |

At Associates in Chiropractic, the last thing we want is for your treatment to end when you walk out the door. It is part of our job to instill you with a thirst for a healthy back care lifestyle that includes a penchant for nutrition, posture and exercise that will change the way your back…

Stretching on the Fly

By adminjosh | June 5, 2016 |

Whether hard at work or relaxing at home, you can always add in a quick stretch to break the monotony of sitting for long periods of time. (Just don’t try this in the car.) To add a dash of flexibility, relieve tension and generally feel less anxious, give these simple stretches a try the next…

Sit Less, Move More

By adminjosh | June 3, 2016 |
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Sitting got you down? It may have your spine ailing without your knowing it. Sitting has become a persvasive trend of the 21st century. At Associates in Chiropractic, we want you to sit less, walk more and generally feel better. The impact on your spine can be felt immediately. For reasonable amounts of flights, take…

Simple Ways to Move

By adminjosh | June 2, 2016 |

If serial immobility is putting a drag on your health, instituting simple changes is the most immediate way to start healing yourself. Simply adding in 30 minutes of walking a day can start a snowball effect of healthful improvement for the joints, muscles and structures of your back. And these minutes can be reclaimed from…

Aerobic vs. Anaerobic Running

By adminjosh | May 26, 2016 |

Are you running aerobically or anaerobically? Are you aware of the difference? At Associates in Chiropractic, we believe that running is an integral piece of many people’s health plans. As it relates to holistic wellness, there are few activities that are more multi-dimensional. But it is important to know your reasons for running, because it…

Serial Lack of Motion

By adminjosh | May 22, 2016 |
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Serial immobility: the insidious, behind-the-scenes antagonist which is responsible for many of America’s back problems. Obesity and diabetes get most of the headlines but poor posture and lack of movement are equally as epidemic. For people with spinal dysfunction of any degree, immobility is either a key contributing factor or a concurrent aggravator. It was…

Support for the Runners of Clifton

By adminjosh | May 22, 2016 |
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For all of its great health benefits, running is rough on the spine. Our bodies were built to sustain an active lifestyle that includes heavy exertion and a lot of running. As with all systems of the body, the structures that support the body during a run are exposed to repetitive trauma that slowly wears…