The Importance of Nutrition

Nutrition is known as the intake of food based on your body’s dietary needs. An adequate, well-rounded diet coupled with regular exercise can enhance your overall well-being and increase your longevity. Types There are two types of nutrients our body’s require: Macronutrients (macro, meaning large) Micronutrients (micro, meaning small) Macronutrients are rather important as your… Read more »

Benefits of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

Laser therapy: LightForce™ Therapy Laser’s patented Laser-Massage® involves a laser that penetrates deep into the tissue to reduce inflammation at a cellular level, thus accelerating the healing process. While undergoing laser therapy, patients will feel a soothing warmth as laser energy gently penetrates tissue and boosts the body’s own regeneration powers to relieve pain. Treatments are painless… Read more »

How to Successfully Stick to the Keto Diet

Whether you’ve just started the Keto Diet or have been rockin’ the hot, new trend for a while, here are some tips and tricks to keep your motivation at an all-time high. Alter your focus. Is counting calories an effective method? Is there certain foods you should or should not be eating? Does intermittent fasting… Read more »

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 »