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Wellness Center

Dr.Brill

Are Calcium & Vitamin D good for me?

Make No Bones About It, Calcium and Vitamin D are Your New Best Friends Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body and a whopping 99% of it is stored in your bones and teeth. Its main function is keeping your bones strong enough to support your skeletal structure, enabling you to chase around your kids/grandkids for years to come.If you aren’t getting enough calcium in your diet, your body will take from the next best source – your bones. Depleted calcium = weak bones, which can eventually become osteoporosis. Milk, yogurt, cheese and other dairy products (yes, ice cream...

Tips for a Healthy Spine in the Summertime

Therapeutic-Solutions-LLC The last thing you need on your summer vacation is a back injury that leaves you to bed ridden for days. Here are some tips to keep your spine healthy during long road trips, watersports, and other summer activities. Road TripsBefore you hit the road for your family vacation, take a few minutes to adjust your mirrors and seat position. If your vehicle is equipped with built-in lumbar support, take advantage and adjust accordingly. You may also tuck a small pillow behind your lower back to create a more comfortable position for your spine. Last but not least, practice good...

Improve Your Health With Visits to Our Wellness Center

At our wellness center, we believe that your health should be addressed before you ever get sick.  Too often in medical care the attention is placed on treating illness, discomfort or the symptoms that are associated with it.  Very often that is all that is treated – the symptoms.  Being well is much different than managing the symptoms of sickness.  Being well means that you have the energy and physical wellbeing to do all of the activities that you want to, that you are not constrained or restricted in your movements, and that you do not have to say no...

Tips for Staying Healthy From Our Wellness Center

At our wellness center, we believe in the importance of staying healthy and using chiropractic care and spinal manipulation to promote overall health and wellbeing.  As such, we recommend that our patients visit our office when they feel sick, are experiencing discomfort or for regular checkups.  This way we can ensure that the spine is in alignment and functioning properly.  When it does, the entire body benefits.There are certain things that you can also do at home in order to stay in good health.Go for a walk.  Too often, people sit behind a computer or on the couch and don’t...

Tips From Our Wellness Center on How To Prevent Neck Pain

We treat people with mild to severe neck pain in our wellness center.  The pain is typically caused by an injury like a car accident, slip and fall, workplace accident or sports injury.  With ongoing chiropractic care, we can help to significantly reduce or eliminate the pain.In addition to visiting our office, here are steps you can take to prevent neck pain at home.Stretch.  We can show you stretches that are safe for your neck and back.  By stretching on a daily basis, you can help to loosen your muscles and eliminate some of the tension that you may be feeling....