Wills Chiropractic Blog
August 27, 2021
You’ve always been active. You loved playing sports when you were a kid, and throughout the years, you’ve made time for exercise in your busy schedule. But you’re not getting any younger, and you’re starting to feel it. Although you’re slowing down a bit compared to your prime, you want to stay active in your twilight years. After all, you may have grandkids, travel plans, and other adventures you want to experience. In addition to eating a healthy diet, how can you make sure you keep your active lifestyle as you get older? Try these helpful tips!(more…)
July 30, 2021
You had fun plans arranged for the weekend, but your partner is stuck in bed again because of back pain. You want to understand what they’re going through, and dealing with the pain at home isn’t working. What could be causing their lower back pain? What can be done to improve their quality of life in the long term? Read on to learn about the most common causes of chronic low back pain and how a chiropractor can bring relief.(more…)
June 25, 2021
After a long school year, your child is thrilled to have a few months to unwind. While they’re out for the summer, you try to get several necessary appointments done. In addition to checkups with the pediatrician and dentist, you wonder—should you take your child to see a chiropractor even though they don’t seem to complain about back or neck discomfort? Can children and teens really benefit from chiropractic care? After all, they don’t typically have the same aches and pains that older people do. Read on to learn why you might want to consider starting to bring your child to the chiropractor’s office.(more…)
May 24, 2021
After the past year and a half, you and your family are desperate to get out and have fun this summer! You make plans to travel, see family, and have plenty of adventures. However, as you go up to the attic to get your luggage, you feel a tweak in your back with a familiar pain. Could back pain keep you from enjoying the perfect summer? Not when you follow these tips!(more…)
April 22, 2021
If you’re like most people nowadays, you don’t go anywhere without your phone. You likely use it for everything from looking up directions on a map app to retweeting something funny while you sit in a waiting room and texting your best friends. In fact, it is estimated that the average person touches their phone 2,617 times every day!
While convenient and useful for accomplishing tasks, this piece of technology has come with some painful downsides. If you spend significant time on your phone without using proper posture, you could experience what is commonly called text neck. In this post, you’ll learn more about this problem and how you can avoid and treat it with the professional help of a chiropractor.(more…)
March 26, 2021
It’s been a long, stressful day at work, and it’s not over yet. You’ve got a lot on your plate, and you’re not sure you can deliver on the tight deadline your boss has given you. As you continue plugging away at the computer and trying to focus, you feel a dull ache start to envelop your head. Does this sound familiar?
About nine out of ten people experience headaches on a regular basis, but it doesn’t have to be this way! There’s another solution to headaches that doesn’t involve medication or sequestering yourself in a dark room. Read on to learn how your chiropractor can help you reduce the intensity and frequency of your tension headaches.(more…)
February 26, 2021
Whether you’re an accountant, a student, a receptionist, or an engineer, much of the work you do involves at least a laptop. With so many tasks needing to be done on a computer these days, you may find yourself spending significant time sitting at a desk, especially since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unfortunately, sitting on the job comes with a myriad of problems for your lower and upper back and your neck because of bad sitting posture. In fact, you can experience back pain on a regular basis because of how you sit at your desk. In this post, you’ll learn how to lower your risk of developing these issues and lessen the impact that your desk job has on your overall well-being.(more…)
February 10, 2021
You always loved playing basketball when you were a kid. Maybe you even played back in high school and still enjoy a pick-up game with your friends. Now you have a teen who seems to be following in your footsteps. As a parent, you naturally want them to excel, have fun, and, of course, not get hurt as they play.
When they do get an injury (because all athletes do at some point), you know that you’ll take them to a medical doctor for initial treatment. But have you considered also taking them to see a chiropractor for additional support? Read on to learn more about how this specialist can help them recover and even stop injuries from happening in the first place.(more…)
January 29, 2021
During this time of year, people take a hard look at their overall health and tend to focus on getting better about diet and exercise. But do you really see the value in making these changes? Are you motivated to alter your lifestyle to be more active and healthy? Well, did you know that exercise can also help you overcome back and other pain? Check out this information from your chiropractor that can give you a boost in the right direction.(more…)
January 13, 2021
This year, you’re dedicated to changing your health. You’re going to take better care of your body, and you’re going to work hard to reach your wellness goals. Have you thought about potential resources or professionals to guide you through the process? Although a dietician or personal trainer may help you stay on track, perhaps you should also see a chiropractor for back pain from working out. Below are ways a chiropractor can provide support for keeping your New Year’s resolution of getting into shape.(more…)