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Posture: Balancing Strength and Flexibility

Bottom Line: Both strength and flexibility play a significant role in how your posture develops. For instance, having both a strong and flexible core helps the body to dynamically adapt to every Read More

How Your Smartphone Impacts Your Posture

Bottom Line: Believe it or not, many of us spend 3 hours or more per day on our smartphones. That adds up to over 1,000 hours each year! And the positions we Read More

How to Improve Your Posture

Bottom Line: When discussing posture, we’re often referring to the overall position of your body as you stand, sit, or lie down. Most experts would agree that a "good" overall posture involves Read More

Perfect Posture is Dynamic

Bottom Line: Is there such a thing as perfect posture? The answer may surprise you. The latest research shows that it’s actually more beneficial to think about your posture as dynamic, not Read More

E-Learning: How to Avoid Tech Neck

Bottom Line: Is your child connected to a phone, computer, or tablet during and after school? Think about it. Many of us aren't more than an arm's length from our phone at any Read More

How to Power Your Child’s Brain with Movement

Bottom Line: Years ago, many believed that the health benefits of exercise were limited to the body. However, research has demonstrated that regular physical activity and movement can benefit both the body Read More

Why Chiropractic Care is Critical for Kids Who Play Sports

Bottom Line: Youth sports are a big deal. It's estimated that over 45 million kids are actively engaged in sports! While sports give kids a fantastic opportunity to grow socially and physically, they Read More

Be Smart with Your Smartphone and Look Up

Bottom Line: As students worldwide return to school, it's likely many will be e-learning in some capacity for hours each day on their digital devices. While our devices can be fantastic tools Read More

The Benefits of Chiropractic

Bottom Line: Do you know the benefits of chiropractic care? Chiropractors help your body heal itself through movement-based techniques that influence your body's nervous system, muscles, and joints. Many people know that chiropractors Read More

Taking a Stand Against Opioids

Bottom Line: About 30 years ago, the medical community shifted how they thought pain should be addressed. "Pain is a 5th vital sign" became a rallying cry, and new medications were created Read More

Exposing the Truth Behind Opioids

Bottom Line: The truth will set you free! While much of the information about how the opioid epidemic is shocking, it's important to understand how we got here. For example, when we first Read More

Finding Relief Without Opioids

Bottom Line: There is no question that opioids are powerful pain killers. The problem is... they are also highly addictive and don't actually fix the cause of your pain. If you're struggling with Read More

Why are Opioids so Dangerous?

Bottom Line: It's estimated that over 200 million opioid prescriptions are written each year. This use and abuse has led to an epidemic that's been fueled by chronic pain. Opioids temporarily hide Read More

Tennis Elbow? But I Don’t Even Play Tennis!

Bottom Line: Did you know… tennis elbow isn't just for athletes. Lateral epicondylitis – or tennis elbow - is a painful condition that occurs when the tendons in your elbow become inflamed Read More

Are You at Risk for Chronic Knee Pain?

Bottom Line: Knees hurt? You're not alone. Chronic knee pain is thought to affect up to 25% of adults and can significantly limit your mobility and quality of life. Your knee is Read More

Your Hip and SI Joint: What’s the Difference?

Bottom Line: While figuring out the difference between hip and SI (sacroiliac) joint pain can be extremely confusing, being able to identify which one is the culprit is crucial when you’re Read More

Shoulder Pain: How to Find Relief

Bottom Line: Did you know… your shoulder is the most unstable and moveable joint in your body. Its wide range of motion is facilitated by four primary muscles and their tendons, which Read More

Just Wait!

I have been patient and now the wait is over! September, 2017, my dream of adding a Wellness Center to our Chiropractic Center has been realized.Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center Read More

I Believe in Fat

I Believe in FatOh, really now. Can you repeat that? Yup. I believe in Fat. Not the normal phrase you hear, or in this case see on the Sirius display in Read More

And Gratitude for all!

And Gratitude for AllSome days are harder than others, and those days can really be a push, but finding a seed of gratitude that you can plant is worth it. When you Read More

My Gratitude Jar

My Gratitude JarI have a Gratitude Jar. And a Mulligan Jar. Let me explain. The Gratitude jar is easy. Started on January 1, 2016, this vase is almost full with Read More

What's your plan?

Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, I have always utilized coaches to help me be better in business, a better chiropractor and the best person I can. Over the last Read More

It's All About Gratitude

I love that there is a holiday dedicated to gratitude, and from that one day called Thanksgiving, we can expand that concept to a month or a year. How about Read More

So Much to Say

So Much to SayWell, hello to you, my friend. Dr. Sandy here. Sitting at my desk while one of my trusty associates, Dr. Lauren, is skillfully adjusting patients while I work on some Read More

World Spine Day

     Drs. Sandy, Amy and Lauren, your doctors at Family Chiropractic of Lederach, love to educate our patients about prevention and effective management of spinal conditions. You can often hear Read More

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