Blog Articles

What is Spinal Stenosis?

For many of us, advancing age brings on more than just grey hair and wrinkles. It also surfaces degenerative changes to the spine. It’s not always the aging process. More likely, it’s the cumulative effect of years of neglect.

Jan 29th, 2019
Planting Seeds to Grow Healthy Kids

Just as planting a garden requires fertile soil, quality seeds, plenty of sunshine and water, planting seeds to grow healthy kids requires specific actions.

Jan 2nd, 2019
Common Factors That Affect Healing

Most of our patients begin care because they have an ache, pain or some other health issue. Naturally, they want it resolved as quickly as possible.

Nov 20th, 2018
All About Salt

Salt is the primary seasoning used to flavor food and an essential ingredient of the diets of both animals and humans alike.

Nov 6th, 2018
What Makes Chiropractic Different?

By now you know that chiropractic care is different from medical treatment. This difference goes beyond the importance of repeated visits.

Oct 23rd, 2018
Are You a Victim?

Our health (and the decisions we make about it) is among the most personal of decisions.

Oct 9th, 2018
Why Spinal Problems Often Return

Chiropractic skeptics often pooh-pooh the idea of periodic chiropractic checkups after symptoms subside with the classic, “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it” line.

Sep 25th, 2018
Nervous System 101

The nervous system in your body is made up of two parts: the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.

Sep 11th, 2018
The Brain in Your Gut

It surprises many to learn that they have an enteric nervous system. Have you heard of it?

Aug 28th, 2018
Once You Go…

Probably one of the greatest myths about chiropractic care is that, once you go, you have to go for the rest of your life.

Aug 14th, 2018
Boost Your Body

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Use it or lose it.” It’s especially true when it comes to joint function.

Jul 31st, 2018
3 Ways to Get to Sleep

If you’re someone who has difficulty getting to sleep each night, you’re not alone.

Jul 17th, 2018
Emotions and Your Spine

When we explain that physical, chemical and emotional stress is the underlying cause of subluxations, many wonder how emotions can cause spinal misalignments.

Jul 3rd, 2018
The Deceptive Slipped Disc

The intervertebral disc is a special type of cartilage found between each of the 24 bones of your spine.

Jun 5th, 2018
The Health Benefits of a Digital Detox

Living in a world awash in technology can make life easier in some respects, but it can also be enslaving and detrimental to health and relationships.

May 22nd, 2018
Poor Posture, Poor Mood

As many people are finding themselves spending more time sitting slumped behind a screen or standing on their feet for hours on end without a break, paying attention to your posture is more important than ever.

May 8th, 2018
Give This Simple & Free Exercise a Try

It may be the most important and beneficial exercise there is. It also happens to be the cheapest and the simplest, requiring exactly no equipment, zero floor space and no special clothes.

Apr 24th, 2018
Screening Your Children for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curve in the spine that, if not caught early, can become worse with age, cause significant back pain, and lead to arthritis in the spine.

Apr 11th, 2018
Allergy Season Is Here!

Spring is here. For some people, that means enjoying warmer temperatures and colorful blossoms. But for 1 in 4 Americans, it also means dealing with itchy watery eyes and sneezes.

Apr 9th, 2018
Why You Should Sit Up Straight

So many people today work in sedentary jobs that require them to sit for most of the workday. However, whether sitting at a desk, a football game, or in front of a television set, good posture is imperative to your spinal health.

Mar 13th, 2018
The Truth About Germs

Why does it seem that some people go from one cold to the next, getting all the bugs that “go around” and others don’t?

Feb 26th, 2018
5 Reasons to Stay Away from Sugar

Sugar, in its many forms, is an increasingly common ingredient in processed foods. In fact, many of us eat the equivalent of 53 heaping teaspoons of white sugar every day!

Feb 13th, 2018
All About the Cervical Spine

The cervical spine – that is, the upper seven of our vertebrae – must surely rank among the most under-appreciated and most vital parts of our body.

Jan 30th, 2018
The Key to Health

Visiting the doctor when you’re feeling great is something new.

Jan 16th, 2018
Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Many of us make resolutions this time of year: Spend more time with family, spend less time on social media, quit smoking, and the most common New Year’s Resolution, weight loss.

Jan 2nd, 2018
So You Want to Live to 100?

Doing your best to stay naturally healthy doesn’t just add life to your years…it can add years to your life.

Jan 1st, 2018
Does No Pain Really Mean No Gain?

How often have you heard the expression, “No pain, no gain”? It can apply to many life situations, including exercise to shape up, tone or drop weight. But when pain is severe or prolonged, you gain nothing and stand to lose a lot!

Nov 20th, 2017
Are You Over-Sitting?

It’s commonly accepted among experts that lower back pain is related to prolonged sitting.

Nov 6th, 2017
What Type of Care Do You Choose?

We often hear the words “health care” in the news. But usually, they’re talking about “sick” care—care that is administered to someone who already has symptoms of an illness or injury.

Oct 9th, 2017
Why Good Posture is Important

If you ever experience tension or pain across the upper back or shoulder blades, get frequent headaches, have low back pain and are inflexible, you probably have poor posture.

Sep 25th, 2017
The Shock Absorbers in Your Spine

They bulge, herniate, degenerate and tear, but they don’t “slip.” Discs, along with the curves of the spine, serve as the “shock absorbers” of your body.

Sep 11th, 2017
Are Your Feet Causing Back Pain?

Back pain can be a debilitating condition. When you suffer with it, there is nothing you want more than to get rid of the pain.

Jul 31st, 2017
Stretching: Easy, Relaxing and Free!

It may be the most important and the most beneficial exercise there is. It also happens to be the cheapest and the simplest, requiring exactly no equipment or floor space and zero special clothes.

Jul 17th, 2017
Is Back Pain Hurting Your Career?

Low back pain, more commonly associated with jobs involving physical labor, is now afflicting an increasing number of white-collar workers.

Jul 3rd, 2017
Is Bad Posture Connected To Your Mood?

As many people are finding themselves spending more time sitting slumped behind a screen or standing on their feet for hours on end without a break, paying attention to your posture is more important than ever.

May 22nd, 2017
Give Your Body a Boost

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Use it or lose it.” It’s especially true when it comes to joint function.

May 8th, 2017
Life changing weight loss

The “Life Change Program” is a 4 month program that not only helps you loose weight, but has a higher rate of success at keeping the weight off.

May 1st, 2017
How do we treat Personal Injuries?

CITY Health Services works with personal injury patients regularly, and are skilled not just in treating their pain successfully, but also in helping them navigate the difficult legal and regulatory issues that come with personal injury cases.

Apr 24th, 2017
Four Habits of a Happy Spine

We often experience pain when something isn’t working properly. By that logic, feeling good would mean that everything is working fine, right? Not always.

Apr 10th, 2017