1. 3 Low-Impact Exercises for Back Pain

    When you have back pain, whether a dull ache or a moderate nagging pain, getting active may be the farthest thing from your mind. But the truth is, low-impact activities can actually help reduce back pain. In fact, the Mayo Clinic suggests that light activities (within reason, of course) can aid in the healing process. Here are some of the ways light exercise can help with back pain: Strengthens c…Read More

  2. Healthy Habits To Help You Look and Feel Your Best for Summer, Part 1

    The days are getting longer, the temperatures are already heating up, and the delightful aroma of grilled deliciousness on the barbecue is ever-present here in Littleton, which can only mean one thing: summer is coming. If you’ve been cooped up all winter and spring, you are probably very excited to get outside and get active once again. But if your body is not quite as ready to hit the pool as …Read More

  3. The Worst Shoes For Back Pain Sufferers

    The shoes we wear can either help prevent back pain, or contribute to it. Supportive shoes consist of structural support for your entire foot, ankle and arch support, and provide a good level of padding in the soles to absorb the shock of each step and protect your joints. Improper footwear, on the other hand, can cause your foot to land flat with each step, or cause you to stand in pronated posit…Read More

  4. How To Keep Your Back Healthy and Happy This Spring

    We are nearing the transition from spring to summer here along the Front Range, which means many of you will become more and more active in the weeks to come. As such, it’s important to maintain your health and wellness to ensure you can participate in all those fun outdoor activities we Coloradans enjoy so much this time of year. In today’s post, your trusted Littleton chiropractor will share…Read More

  5. 4 Surprising Facts About Sugar

    If you are like most people, you probably consume a fair amount of added sugar every day, whether it’s intentional or not. We all enjoy a tasty sweet treat, sure, but truthfully, many people don’t even realize just how much added sugar they actually consume in their food and beverages. Added sugar is found in everything from baked goods to pasta sauce. While sugar enhances the flavor of a whol…Read More

  6. How Sugar Contributes To Muscle and Joint Pain

    Between Valentine’s Day and Easter, it is quite hard to avoid all those delightful sweet treats that the grocery store always has fully stocked this time of year. While it’s more obvious how sugar can impact weight gain, obesity, and cause serious medical conditions like type 2 diabetes, have you ever thought about how sugar affects muscle and joint pain? If you answered “no,” you’re not…Read More

  7. Walk Your Way To A Healthy Spine This Spring

    Now that longer, sun-filled days are here, it’s time to get active so you can get your neck, back, and whole body in optimal health just in time for summer. For people who suffer from chronic or acute pain, performing high-impact exercises can be difficult and, in many cases, can lead to worsening symptoms or secondary injuries. Aerobic exercises are a great way to get your heart rate going, you…Read More

  8. Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Springtime Allergies

    The birds are singing, the bees are starting to buzz again, and the days are getting longer, which can only mean one thing: spring is finally here. While spring is a welcome season that brings on a sense of rejuvenation and regrowth, this is also a time when allergy sufferers throughout Littleton begin stocking up on boxes of kleenex, antihistamines, and eye drops. The Asthma and Allergy Foundatio…Read More

  9. Neck and Shoulder Stretches for Office Workers

    Working an office job may seem like one of the safest occupations when compared to manual labor jobs, but the truth is, sitting and standing for long periods of time can take a real toll on the body — especially the neck and shoulders. Sitting for extended periods of time affects your posture, while typing on a computer can cause strain, stress, and tension to build in the neck and shoulders. Bu…Read More

  10. 4 Ways to Sleep Better When You Have Back Pain

    There’s nothing quite like getting a good night’s sleep after a long day, but if you have neck or back pain, sleeping can be just another activity that causes pain and discomfort. The thing is, getting good, restful sleep is essential to your health and wellness, and aids in the healing process when you’re recovering from an infection or injury. How can you sleep better if you suffer from ne…Read More