10 Benefits of the Keto Diet (aside from weight loss)

The Keto Diet is growing in popularity and taking the world by storm. Join the movement to reap these 10 benefits and countless more! 1. You’ll experience an increase in energy levels. The mitochondria, also known as the power house of the cell, prefers ketones as fuel. Once your body completely transitions from burning glucose… Read more »

Sciatica and Pain Management

Sciatica is another name for the pain that spreads along the sciatic nerve, a large nerve extending from the lower back down the back of both legs. However, sciatica typically only affects one side of the body. Causes of Sciatica: Old age: Herniated disks and bone spurs are common medical conditions within senior citizens. These… Read more »

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common complaint that has many causes and effects. Since it is one of our most used joints, it’s vulnerable to wear and tear. Areas of Shoulder Pain:  Your shoulder houses many different major components including: The clavicle (the collarbone) The shoulder muscles The acromion (a bony projection of the shoulderblade) The bursa (a… Read more »

Remember to Hinge

Ever pick up something heavy and throw your back out? The simple technique of “hinging” can help prevent the next painful tweak. Hinging requires you to keep your stomach braced and to bend at the hips, NOT the back. Bending at the hips allows you to better utilize your glutes (specifically the gluteus maximus, also… Read more »

10 Benefits of Chiropractic Care

1. Chiropractic care provides pain relief. Stop living in pain and visit us today! We provide relief for a number of different aches, pains or injuries using our multi-faceted approach. 2. Chiropractors treat the whole person, not just the symptoms. If you tweaked your back, taking a painkiller will treat the symptoms, but seeing a chiropractor… Read more »

The Keto Diet

A ketone is a molecule your body naturally produces when your carbohydrate intake is low. The term ketogenic means that it produces ketones in the body. Keto = ketone; genic = producing. When your body enters ketosis, fat, rather than glucose, is being burned, providing you with energy. Greatly reducing the amount of carbohydrates while… Read more »

Stay on Track: 5 Tips to Get Ready for Running

Have you dealt with knee, ankle, hip, or low back pain while running? It can be an incredibly difficult hurdle to get over, especially if you are a runner. Spring is finally starting to show its face here in Wisconsin and while the temperatures continue to rise, it is only natural for us to get… Read more »

Breathe into your Belly

Breathing is typically not an action most people think about on a daily basis. For most people, breathing is an action that happens on its own like blinking your eyes. Who has the time to think about something you don’t have to think about? Breathing and Posture Since thinking about breathing isn’t necessary, most people… Read more »

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is an inescapable human experience- almost everyone suffers from it at some point. It is the most common cause of job-related disability, as well as a major contributor to missed work days. Men and women are equally affected by lower back pain, which can vary in intensity from dull, minor aches to… Read more »

Senior Citizens Chiropractic Care

Aging comes with unwanted aches and pains. Certain stressors in our lives, whether physical, chemical or emotional, can cause the bones in our body to shift and misalign, causing aches and pains. Regularly visiting Goodyear Chiropractic can allow you to return to a pain-free life WITHOUT surgery or harsh painkillers. Common medical conditions and/or aches… Read more »