June 25, 2013
What is ART®?
Active Release Technique®, or ART®, was developed in the mid 1980’s by Dr. Michael Leahy, a Colorado
based Chiropractor and aeronautical engineer. It is a state of the art, hands-on soft tissue technique designed specifically to find scar tissue in damaged tissues and release the adhesions that are resulting.
This scar tissue is primarily caused by repetitive use or overuse of ...read more ›
June 15, 2013
What is whiplash?
Whiplash is a term used to describe a sudden acceleration and deceleration force, causing the head and neck to flex forward and extend back forcefully and rapidly. It is a common occurrence in motor vehicle accidents, and can lead to numerous types of symptoms of varying severity.
Neck pain and stiffness, headaches, ...read more ›
June 11, 2013
What’s happening to the body during pregnancy?
Pregnancy is a dynamic state – the body is changing rapidly and different areas of the body can become painful or uncomfortable. Women undergo many musculoskeletal, physiological, and emotional changes during and after pregnancy.
Common Complaints During Pregnancy
- Low back pain and Pelvic Girdle ...read more ›
June 7, 2013
We often hear that something is “high in antioxidants” but what exactly is an antioxidant and should we want to eat foods that are a high source of them?
What is an Antioxidant?
Simply put, an antioxidant is a molecule that keeps another from oxidizing. Oxidation is chemical reaction that transfers a hydrogen atom or electrons from one substance to an oxidizing agent. This ...read more ›