The Office Built With You in Mind

At Align Chiropractic we do a lot of things differently; our current patients already know this. We built our office procedures with our patients in mind. We are truly a family business, and we know that most offices don’t seem to actually consider what patients want, but rather force them into office routines that make […]

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Migraines and Neuro-Structural Chiropractic

TL;DR – Research shows that Neuro-Structural Chiropractic care is really safe and really effective for migraines. Your head is pounding, and just the lights in the room make it worse. You feel nauseated and even a whisper sounds like a megaphone pressed up against your ear. Yep…you have a migraine. To put it bluntly – […]

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Neuro-Structural Chiropractic is a Golfer’s Best Friend

TL;DR: Golf requires your body to be able to coordinate complex movements and puts stress on your body. Neuro-Structural Chiropractic helps with that. Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a research guy. I read a lot of it. I belong to a research group and I’ve even published research (you can read the summary […]

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Back to Basics – A Better Approach to Exercise

TL;DR – A basic exercise program (BEP) is a better way to get into (or back into) exercise, while short term high intensity programs (STHIPs) are better suited as a way to change up an already consistent exercise routine.   As with many of us, athletics are where I learned how to exercise, learned how […]

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Arthritis and Fish Oil

TL;DR – Fish oil supplements have been shown to be effective in reducing pain from chronic arthritis. Fish oil supplements are very popular and for good reason, but a lot of people still don’t know why. We will explore some of the better known aspects of fish oil, and touch on some of the less […]

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Anterior Head Syndrome and Low Back Pain

Everything we do at Align Chiropractic has a purpose and reason. Today we want to shed some light on why we always analyze the entire spine for neuro-structural shifts, and address the shifts wherever they occur, even if some regions of the spine are pain-free. Anterior Head Syndrome (AHS) is a growing problem in the […]

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Why Neuro-Structural Care for Low Back Pain?

People are continuing to experience low back pain at an incredibly high rate. Current statistics show that 8 out of 10 Americans will experience low back pain at some point. (1) If that weren’t bad enough, low back pain doesn’t seem to really have a preference regarding who it affects. The CDC reports that of […]

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Neuro-Structural Care for Pregnancy

My wife is amazing. No questions, no debates. While there are a plethora of reasons why I say this, I am currently referring specifically to her giving birth to both of our wonderful children. I will avoid straying too far down memory lane, but I want to take a minute to discuss my wife’s experience […]

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Quick Fitness Test – Plank

TL;DR: You should be able to hold a spine neutral plank position for 2 minutes. Train by a combination of short intervals and longer holds. We are going to spend a few blogs going over some basic fitness tests to see where you fall on the spectrum and help identify how you can improve. Today’s […]

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Quick Fitness Test – Sit Rising Test

TL;DR – You should be able to go from standing to sitting on the floor and back to standing without using anything to help you up or down. The older you are, the more it matters. The Test Okay, I’m sure you are all masters of the 2 minute plank now. If not, maybe it’s […]

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