Plank Progression

By |2019-05-15T14:20:34-07:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , , |

The plank exercise is a great exercise to build core strength. By performing this exercise it can help the body be much stronger in many motions. The exercise is very safe for people with low back pain when compared to [...]

Spinal Hygiene

By |2019-01-16T11:36:25-08:00January 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 |2018-12-14T12:58:36-08:00December 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 |2018-12-14T13:21:06-08:00October 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 |2018-11-07T12:31:40-08:00April 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 [...]

A Month’s Worth of Stress Relief

By |2018-12-14T13:01:19-08:00May 13th, 2015|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Health|Tags: , , |

Here are 31 ideas for stress relief in your life. You can do these at home, on the job, or even during leisure activities 1. Take a walk. Alone, with a friend, or with the dog(s).  Breathe the fresh air. 2. [...]

Chronic Neck & Shoulder Pain

By |2016-02-19T16:23:01-08:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

So many people are suffering from chronic neck and shoulder pain.  Chronic pain is frustrating!  You may have even tried multiple health care providers to find relief.  Sometimes it may feel as if a massage helps only for temporary relaxation.  You might be surprised to [...]

7 Tips for Pain Free Gardening and Weeding

By |2015-05-04T22:22:48-07:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It's summer time and the weeds have taken over!  If you find yourself bent over an endless supply of weeds you might find yourself with an achy back the next day.  Here are some simple tips for doing some pain free gardening this summer. [...]

FAQ: Is it safe to crack your neck?

By |2015-04-08T16:35:39-07:00March 20th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs|Tags: , , , |

Is it safe to crack your neck? Do you feel the need to crack your neck all the time?  If so, you probably suffer from some mechanical joint dysfunction.  Your spine is full of synovial joints.  These are the same type of [...]