Recently, we've all had to be more focused on our health than we usually are. The recent pandemic is something we have not previously experienced. Now healthy habits aren't just desirable, they are essential for survival. Following the Science Avoiding sick people, frequent hand washing, sanitizing surfaces, staying home when you are sick, masking when appropriate, and coughing and … [Read more...] about Stay Healthy, Stay Safe!
Dr. Greg Alexander
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!
Headache Trigger Points- Trigger point therapy for headaches tends to involve four muscles: the Splenius muscles, the Suboccipitals, the Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) and the Trapezius. Trigger points in the Splenius muscles are a common cause of headache pain that travels through the head to the back of the eye, as well as to the top of the head. The Suboccipitals are actually a … [Read more...] about All About “Trigger Points” and Pain
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!
You probably know someone who would never go to a chiropractor. You may have even told yourself that chiropractic care just isn't for you. Here are three of the top reasons that people give for not wanting to consider chiropractic. I am afraid to have chiropractic adjustments. Here is what you should know- gentle, safe, non-force care is available. Technology has revolutionized … [Read more...] about Chiropractic: Why & Why Not?
Eating healthy at the holidays is a challenge for everyone. And most of us "slip up", at least a little. So, you're not perfect? Here are some tips to help you get through the season healthfully. If you know that you are going to attend a dinner or party where there will be plenty of temptation, eat something in advance so that you don't arrive ravenous. It is easier to exercise good … [Read more...] about Dr. Alexander’s Tips for Surviving Holiday Treats & Sweets
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
Our May newsletter is here. Click on this link to read. This month, it features the following articles: "Are Chiropractors Real Doctors?" "An Asprin a Day?" "What is the Most Effective Way to Exercise?" Alexander Chiropractic - Spring, Texas Gentle chiropractic care without popping or twisting "We educate and create wellness." … [Read more...] about Our May Newsletter is here!