Spinal Hygiene

By |2019-01-16T11:36:25+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

What is Spinal Hygiene? Spinal hygiene, much like dental hygiene is preventative maintenance. It's used to preserve the health of one's spine. The goal is to maintain or increase the amount of movement and flexibility in the spine. This would be [...]

Ergonomics for the Workplace

By |2018-12-14T12:58:36+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ergonomic Workplace Tips When looking at a typical office there has been a shift in the physical ergonomics of the job to more computer based work. This has taken place over the past several decades as our society becomes more digitized. [...]

Core Strengthening Exercises

By |2018-12-14T13:21:06+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Core Strengthening Exercises There are many core strengthening exercises! Here at Cascade Chiropractic and Wellness, we have several favorites. We like these exercises best because they are simple and effective. We also want people to remember that the core is made [...]

Neck Exercises

By |2018-11-07T12:31:40+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cervical Posture Roll (Neck Exercises for Stability) The cervical posture roll neck exercises strengthen your deep cervical flexors. This will help stabilize your neck, allow you to hold a good neck posture easier, and help your adjustments last longer. Video: Cervical Posture [...]

ITB Syndrome: What it is and how to treat it.

By |2018-12-14T13:21:17+00:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Chiropractic musings, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ITB Syndrome This is a painful condition from connective tissue rubbing against the bones at the outside edge of the knee. ITB syndrome most commonly the pain stays at the knee level, but it can radiate up the outside of the [...]

Back Pain Exercises

By |2018-12-14T13:21:39+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , |

Last year the American Chiropractic association focused on decreasing back pain. As participants in this campaign Cascade Chiropractic and Wellness wants to share back pain exercises that can help to decrease pain. There are a variety of things that can help [...]

Bridge Exercise

By |2017-12-06T12:48:31+00:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , |

Bridge exercise is excellent for posterior core stabilization.  It will strengthen the gluteal muscles and posterior chain of your core. Bridge exercise will work the buttocks well if performed correctly. The steps gradually become more difficult. You must maintain proper form while [...]

Cycling Back Pain Relief

By |2018-12-14T13:22:01+00:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , |

Cycling Back Pain Relief Summer is nearly here and spring cycling weather has been awesome! In Portland there are many reasons to ride starting with pleasure, but it may include commute or competition too. One of the most frustrating things that [...]

Stress Reducing Exercises

By |2017-01-27T12:39:00+00:00January 27th, 2017|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Health, Home Care|Tags: , , , |

The purpose of this program is to help lower stress. Stress reducing exercises can lead to better mental and physical health. Find more stress techniques here. The exercises are aimed at office workers, but these exercises can be done by anybody with a [...]