While maintaining good posture might sound like something your parents lectured your younger self about, good posture has a lot of benefits. Maintaining good posture is also one of the easiest changes you can do to improve your health.
Why good posture matters: Modern American life has become extremely sedentary. Office work, commuting, watching TV, playing video games, reading, etc. all involve a lot of sitting and not enough movement. Worse, we frequently slouch while sitting. Read Full Post
When summer arrives, many people decide to take vacations while the weather is optimal. Summer travel can easily lead to aches and pains when there is a need to sit in a vehicle or plane for long periods of time. Learn how to reduce the chance of discomfort, what to do if you do experience pain, and how chiropractic care from Advanced Medical of Twin Cities can help.
When traveling, it is important to take the time to move your body around at routine intervals. Failing to move around could lead to neck pain Read Full Post
August is National Breastfeeding Month and is a month dedicated to advancing advocacy, protection, and promotion of breastfeeding to ensure that all families have the opportunity to breastfeed. While breastfeeding is instinctive and innate for a newborn baby, it doesn’t always come without some difficulties. Unfortunately, many healthcare professionals overseeing a new mom and her baby are unaware of the connection between stress on a newborn’s spine and breastfeeding difficulties. Physical stress on a newborn’s spine is often a result of poor positioning in utero and trauma related to the… Read Full Post
After a workplace accident occurs, it could cause injury or discomfort. When it comes to work-related injuries, there is often a lot of confusion around workers’ compensation and whether chiropractic care is covered. Workers’ compensation varies by state. However, in the state of Minnesota, if you are injured on the job, chiropractic care is covered under workers’ compensation. If you have suffered a workplace injury and are dealing with back or neck pain or lack of mobility, come to see a chiropractor at Advanced Medical of the Twin Cities as soon as you can!
When most people consider workers’ compensation, they typically think of massive injuries that occur on the job. While falls and overexertion lead to many workplace injuries, other common injuries include: Read Full Post
If you’ve seen people with perfect red circles on their backs, or around their bodies, then you’ve seen the aftermath of cupping therapy. This popular treatment has gained regard over the past decade as it can help extract toxins, reduce pain, and more!
During a cupping session, heated glass or plastic cups are placed at specific points on your body. Your practitioner will help determine the most optimal placement for those cups, depending on what you are looking to treat Read Full Post
You go to the chiropractor to get adjusted, removing troublesome subluxations that affect your body’s ability to heal and function well. But did you know you can go to your chiropractor for nutritional care, as well? According to a study from the National Institute of Health, 80% of chiropractors from a New York State study reported using nutritional counseling in their practice Read Full Post
It’s estimated that 90% of people in the United States experience frequent headaches, often due to tension and stress. If you’re looking for an alternative to medications to finally resolve your tension headache pain, it’s time to consider the many benefits of chiropractic care. The team of experienced chiropractors at Advanced Medical of Twin Cities in MN offers customized chiropractic care to relieve tension in your neck and shoulders that contribute to tension headaches. Read Full Post
Yoga is a very popular and safe form of exercise. Many people think of yoga as just a good way to relieve stress and tension, but it can also help you reduce back pain and maintain a healthy spine. Studies show that adding therapeutic exercise to chiropractic care improves outcomes; while other studies have shown specific yoga therapy to be equally as effective as exercises and stretches provided by physical therapists. In essence, therapeutic yoga can be a wonderful addition to chiropractic treatment Read Full Post
For most people, the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. Surrounded by nerves, bursa, tendons, and other tissues that can experience or cause irritation, it’s not surprising that shoulder pain affects millions of people in the United States each year. Whether you have chronic pain in your shoulder or incurred your injury from a work-related event, chiropractic care is a safe method of providing relief and improved mobility in your shoulder region. Shoulder pain treatment with chiropractic care is a holistic way to improve your quality of life without invasive surgery or pain medication. Read Full Post
Your family’s health is your top priority. The staff at Advanced Medical of Twin Cities shares that goal and will work with you to ensure that each of you has the best, most comprehensive treatment possible. We offer complete physical and medical care to our clients, no matter what age or condition. We can treat the adults, teens and children in your family. We can help you during stressful times like after an auto injury, after a fall, a sports injury or even during pregnancy… Read Full Post