Sleep position is a question that is often met with frustration when I suggest to an individual that sleeping on their stomach is part of the reason they are not progressing with their Structural Chiropractic care. Of all of the sleep positions, stomach sleeping has the most risk and least amount of benefit.
Today’s post is not meant to be finger pointing or shaming parents for how they transport their children, but more of an eye opener to social norms that may not be the best for the structural development of our children.
Have you ever stopped to look at the bottom of your work shoes or favorite pair of sneakers? If the answer is Yes, then you may have noticed a difference between the two. Unless the pair is brand new, you probably noticed that one was a bit more worn than the other. So you have to ask yourself, why is this happening?
Often patients come to me with concerns about their posture. They are frequently worried about ending up with that “hump” that their mother or grandmother has. Most of the time, a Dowager’s hump will not make you look like Quasimodo. However, it can be the cause of degeneration and constriction on the spine and nervous system.
Many of you know that we take Structural Radiographs at our San Clemente Chiropractic office. We do this to get to the source of the problem. Many other Chiropractors have helped many by treating their Secondary Conditions (symptoms).
I recently read an article about the FDA approving a device called “Cefaly.” This device is designed to electronically stimulate the nerves most commonly associated with onset of migraine headaches.
Often a patient will describe their experience with discomfort as, “I think I slept wrong.” Sometimes we neglect just how important a good night’s rest is. When we look at the numbers, we spend a third of each day sleeping. Why then do some wake up feeling sore or completely unrested after a solid 8 hours? The answer may be your pillow or mattress.
This week I am going to cut straight to the chase. No sugar coating this one. The answer is…
At least once every: