Patients, if it has been more than a year since you have been to see us, you can use the Gift Certificates you received in the mail for yourself! Didn't receive them? Have questions? Give us a call! … [Read more...] about Calling all former patients!
What is an Activator? Here at Alexander Chiropractic, Dr. Alexander uses the Activator system of adjusting. The activator is a precision instrument, which delivers a measured, precise, gentle force to a very specific area in order to restore motion to areas where joints have become "stuck". Stuck joints have lost their natural motion. This can lead to a variety of problems such as … [Read more...] about What is an Activator?
The answer is pretty easy. Your spinal joints, in various places, have LOCKED UP. This happens after an old injury heals, but the joint heals frozen. An example is, you sprain your wrist, tape it up, and after a couple of weeks you remove the tape and the joint is very stiff. If you didn't do something to restore the lost range of motion, the wrist would develop fixation, and arthritis … [Read more...] about Ask the Doc: How Did my Back Get This Way?
STRESS Modern life is full of pressure, stress and frustration. Worrying about your job security, being overworked, driving in rush-hour traffic, arguing with your spouse — all these create stress. According to a recent survey by the American Psychology Association, fifty-four percent of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their everyday lives and two-thirds of … [Read more...] about Stress… and more stress.. and the Effect on Your Body!
Stress may be a trigger, but certain foods, odors, menstrual periods, and changes in weather are among many factors that may also trigger headache. Emotional factors such as depression, anxiety, frustration, letdown, and even pleasant excitement may be associated with developing a headache. Keeping a headache diary will help you determine whether factors such as food, change in weather, … [Read more...] about Headache Triggers
Driving long distances can be hard on the neck and back. To reduce stress, follow these tips: 1. Make sure that your seat is positioned correctly. You should be a proper distance away. Too far away from the gas petal and you will be putting unnecessary strain on your low back and sciatic nerve. Too close and you will risk injury from an airbag inflation. You should be at a comfortable … [Read more...] about Take Care of your Back & Neck when Behind the Wheel
Contains information about insomnia and pregnancy tips! Check it out! AlexChiro May 2015 newsletter. Alexander Chiropractic - Spring Texas We Educate & Create Wellness. www.alexchiro.com … [Read more...] about Our May Newsletter!
When you are not feeling up to par, you may be tempted to skip working out altogether. There are times when you need the rest. However, skipping too frequently may be an indication that you are expecting too much, or too little of yourself. For instance, people who have various types of arthritis, or who have limited flexibility genetically, may not feel comfortable working out. But, with … [Read more...] about It is Important to Maintain Flexibility
Have you heard that green tea has health benefits? Well, it's true! Green tea is FULL of antioxidants which help promote healthy cells and can reduce cell damage. Green tea can also help lower cholesterol and may help keep blood sugar stable. But you could lose all those benefits if you add sugar or chemical-filled artificial sweetners! (or if you pair the tea with sugary snacks). Green … [Read more...] about Health Benefits of Green Tea
Helping a patient get better is about more than treating the patient in the office. A key part of a patient's care is EDUCATION. Educating a patient means more than just reviewing test results and explaining what will happen in the office during the patient's care. Educating a patient does include those things, but also includes educating the patient about the following: How nutritional … [Read more...] about We Educate and Create Wellness