The Inbox of Life is Never Empty
Work deadlines, financial tension, social obligations, meals to cook and kid’s activities to plan: if you feel like you are overwhelmed and stressed out, you are not alone. A recent study (1) in 2015 performed by the American Psychological Association found that on average, men rated their daily stress at 4.9/10 and women at 5.3/10 with “greater percentages of adults reporting extreme levels of stress than in 2014.” In addition, stress has been linked time and time again with poor health, depression, anxiety, and having a negative impact on relationships. … Read Full Article
Everyone loves a little something sweet now and then. How about a dessert that’s both good and good for you? A crisp is one of the easiest desserts to throw together, and is made up of more than half fruit. We went all apple with this crisp, but feel free to substitute pear for some of the apple, or add in some fresh cranberries.… Read Full Article
We see it quite frequently at the practice – the cutest Halloween costumes followed by the sneakiest colds! Have you ever stopped to notice that the time of year when we are eating the most “because-it’s-the-holidays” sweets and indulgences also coincides with when we – as a nation – seem to all catch a cold or develop the flu?… Read Full Article
From time to time a patient may call our office to say, “I am sick! I don’t want to pass the germs around. Should I still come in for my adjustment?” to which we respond, “Of course! … Read Full Article
What is the Dirty Dozen?
The “Dirty Dozen” is a list of the top 12 conventionally grown fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticides. The list is published yearly by the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit environmental advocacy organization that brings awareness to (among other things) levels of toxicity in our environment, including our food.… Read Full Article
With a little planning and forethought, preparing back-to-school meals can be one less thing to worry about as we transition from summer to fall. Proper nutrition is intrinsically linked to concentration and academic performance (1) – help your little one get off to a great start with these quick, easy and healthy meal ideas for breakfast and lunch:
Cottage Cheese with Fruit: Consider a full fat cottage cheese, as our brains are 60% fat and require adequate fat sources for optimum performance. … Read Full Article
At Total Balance Chiropractic, we are proud to say that many of our patients are children. As a pediatric certified chiropractor, Dr. Weber is trained to provide chiropractic care to children of all ages.
Increased Stress Leads to Increased Subluxation
Over the summer, we find that our pediatric patients present with less subluxation (improper position of the vertebrae causing nerve interference) due to less overall stress. … Read Full Article
Summer is here! The sun is out and the weather is warm – no better time to get outside and make lifelong memories with the ones you love. There are hundreds of activities for you and your family to choose from when deciding what to do on these precious summer days. … Read Full Article
Whether you are currently in a regular workout regime or not, the summer is a perfect time to stretch your legs and break a sweat. Your summer schedule is sure to fill up quickly between the concerts, food-fests and backyard grill outs, so be sure to carve out some time to give yourself the gift of fitness this summer!… Read Full Article
Did you know that chiropractic care for newborns is proven to help overcome breast-feeding challenges? Read Why Chiropractic Helps to learn about how pediatric chiropractic can help alleviate a variety of conditions that may be interfering with baby’s ability to breast-feed.… Read Full Article