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The Surprising Link Between Posture and Depression

Bottom Line:Posture can either work for or against us.Take it from the leading posture correction specialist in Apple Valley, MN. Each day we’re learning more and more about new health conditions associated with prolonged sitting, ill-positioned technology, and even furniture that may have been repurposed to suit the frantic requirements levied at the start of…
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Improving Your Posture to Keep Your Spine Healthy

Bottom Line:Spending more time on the couch, at your computer, and on your mobile devices has probably led you to visit Google to search for ways to start improving your posture a time or two. Those searches have probably also left you wondering… what exactly is posture? Well, posture is the position that your body…
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Is There a Perfect Posture?

Bottom Line:“Sit up straight and stop slouching!”We’ve all heard (or said) it a million times in the name of having perfect posture. You’ve likely heard this since childhood, and for good reason. Poor posture as a kid can create health challenges later in life. Rounded shoulders (scapular protrusion), swayback (lumbar hyperlordosis) and a hunched upper…
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The Most Common Injuries After a Car Accident

Bottom Line: Whether you are just driving to work or taking a big family vacation, an unexpected car accident can cause painful injuries that impact you for months and years to come. The weight of your vehicle combined with motion and speed can create a tremendous amount of force. Even low-speed collisions can generate enough…
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How to Recover from Whiplash After an Auto Accident

Bottom Line:Your spine is a long chain of bones, discs, muscles, and ligaments that extend from your skull down to your tailbone. The cervical spine (your neck) is designed to support your head and protect the nerves that go out to your face, shoulders, and arms. Postural changes, arthritis, and sudden injuries are a few…
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What You Need to Know About Delayed Pain After a Car Accident

Bottom Line:If you can walk away after a car accident without any catastrophic injuries, you should certainly consider yourself lucky. But there is something important we want you to commit to your memory right now. Even if you feel ok after exchanging information and speaking with the police, it is always a good idea to…
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Whiplash: How These Injuries Can Cause Chronic Pain

Bottom Line:Whiplash is the term used to describe the injuries that occur as a direct result of a forceful, uncontrolled, and rapid back and forth motion of the neck. These injuries can occur during sports, slip and fall, or auto accidents. Most of us have heard of this type of injury. Most of us know…
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Be Like Mike: How to Reach Your Full Potential

Bottom Line:Athletes and active people alike are always looking for that edge that keeps them performing at their best. And there may not be anyone who embodies that spirit for so many of us more than basketball legend Michael Jordan. He won multiple world championships and gold medals and broke just about every record in…
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Improving Your CrossFit Performance

Bottom Line:CrossFit is a challenging sport! Participants primarily focus on strength and conditioning and add in a healthy dose of competition for good measure. Their training programs typically incorporate a wide range of exercises – everything from kettlebell-specific exercises to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) involving explosive plyometric movements to Olympic weightlifting and elements of powerlifting.…
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Why Do Athletes Need a Chiropractor?

Bottom Line:Training, preparing, and competing are all part of what makes sports so much fun. Wait – what about rest and recovery? Afterall, the majority of motions commonly seen in many popular sports can place a tremendous amount of stress on your neck and back. And while our bodies are incredibly strong and resilient, rest…
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