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Wellness Blog

The blog for South Orange Chiropractic Center, South Orange NJ

Keep Your Spine Safe While Doing Chores

Published Saturday, 15 September 2012

It’s more than usual for people to find themselves in “clean up” mode every season, getting their homes ready. There’s an opportunity to do lots of yard work and clean out garages and basements of unwanted clutter. However, it’s important that you maintain proper posture when performing these tasks so that you do not injure your back.

Here are a few steps to help ensure that your back doesn’t bare the brunt of whatever you’re lifting:

How Safe Is Your Cell Phone

Published Saturday, 08 September 2012

How safe is your cell phone?

Even though cell phone manufacturers say that there is no evidence that cell phones are harmful, research has begun to raise questions about their safety.

Recent development: It has been stated on www.ewg.org that cell phone radiation levels are more than 1,000. In addition, David O. Carpenter MD, director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University of Albany, New York, recommends…

7 Super Foods

Published Saturday, 01 September 2012

Nearly 2,500 years ago, Hippocrates the father of modern medicine, said, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." This is still true today- the right foods help you stay healthy and are powerful disease fighters.

Who knew that there were seven?

According to Steven Pratt, MD, assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine recommends the foods listed below would result in a healthier life style.

Here at South Orange Chiropractic Center

Published Saturday, 18 August 2012

At South Orange Chiropractic we offer more than chiropractic services. We also offer, acupuncture, physical therapy, and massage therapy. These services are available by appointment only. Do keep in mind that these services are not only for chiropractic patients.

Do you know what these services are?

An acupuncture service is a medical practice or procedure that treats illness or provides local anesthesia by the insertion of needles at specified sites of the body. It has been used for pain management, weight loss, smoking, wellness, etc.

Popular Drugs That Have Surprising Side Effects

Published Saturday, 11 August 2012

Bottom Line/Health interviewed Robert Steven Gold, a hospital pharmacist and affiliate instructor of clinical pharmacy at Purdue University in West Lafayette, India, who states that medication is given to patients to help them, not to harm them. This makes it hard to comprehend that the side effects and interactions from medications cause more deaths annually than homicides, car accidents and airplane crashes combined.

Irregular heartbeat, burning rash on upper body, unexplained bruises, stomach or esophagus ulcers, persistent muscle pain, and tremors may occur as a side effect due to many popular drugs.

Sit Less, Live Longer!

Published Saturday, 11 August 2012

According to recent analysis of health data for 167,000 adults, researchers found that those who reported being sedentary for less than three hours a day had a life expectancy that was two years longer than those who sat for three or more hours per day. Have you noticed how many hours you sit a day?

A sedentary life style contributes to heart disease, diabetes, and other health problems. If you sit for hours a day be sure to get up and walk around every hour or so. It’s recommended to stay as active as possible and maintain a daily walking routine.

Modernize your walking workout

Published Saturday, 04 August 2012

As written in August 2012 Consumer Reports on Health, you already know that walking is good for you. It can reduce your risk of heart disease, relieve stress, improve blood pressure and blood sugar, strengthen bones, ease some menopause symptoms, keep your brain sharp, aid in weight loss, and possibly add a few years to your life.

There are many different key tips that can help you jazz up your walks. There are also gadgets designed to boost motivation for these walks whether they be taken along a park trail or in your very own home on a treadmill.

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