Dr. Gil’s Chiropractic Corner

Beat the Blahs: How to Stay Productive

Beat-the-Blahs-How-to-Stay-Productive

    How many nights have you come home from work and spent the evening watching TV? Or filled your day with answering phone calls and emails and not getting anything else done? Habits like these eventually lead to a drain of energy and motivation, leading to a lower quality of life. In order to…

Want to Stop the Old Road-Trip Backache?

Want-to-Stop-the-Old-Road-Trip-Backache

    If you’re a back pain sufferer, you know how much of an enemy road trips can be, especially with how far some of us will go to be with family on Thanksgiving Day. The longer you sit in that upright position, the more pressure builds on your spine, and eventually your pinched nerves…

How to Keep Back Pain from Ruining Your Holidays

how to keep back pain from ruining your holidays

    You’d like to know the secret to living pain-free, wouldn’t you? If you have chronic back pain, you know what it would mean to have a solution to the pain that haunts your daily life—at least enough to give you time to enjoy your family this holiday season. We’re not promising that we’ve…

Healthy Halloween! A Guide to Halloween Candy

Healthy Halloween! A Guide to Halloween Candy

    What if we started wishing each other a “Healthy Halloween” instead of a “Happy Halloween”? Would that change how much sugar we consume at the advent of each holiday season? It’s possible. If you make a commitment to steer clear of sugar-laced treats in the interest of your health, maybe your kids will…

Honey, Pass the Honey—Or Should You?

honey pass the honey

    Honey has been around since the dawn of time—well, at least since bees started flying around. And people have been using honey to sweeten their food since they figured out how to harvest it. Honey gets tossed around these days as not only a healthy way to sweeten but also a culprit of…

Can I See a Chiropractor Overseas?

can i see a chiropractor overseas

    The short answer is yes. The long answer is yes, which country? Chiropractors seem to be thriving just as well in the US as outside of it. And we’re not talking just English-speaking here. You can see a chiropractor in the UK just as easily as you can here at home. You can…

Baby and Your Back Part 2: Infant Stage

baby and your back part 2- infant stage

    You learned how to take care of your back when your newborn came along in our last post—now it’s time to maintain that back strength with your fast-growing infant. Yep, there’s a difference between a newborn and an infant, and it’s about size just as much as age. Newborns turn into infants at…

Want a Happy Family?

want a happy family?

    Then get organized and spend time together! If you’re a parent, then you know the value a schedule can lend to your family’s harmony. If you run yourself ragged by having to keep with schedules without any recognizable routine, no one is happy. One of the keys to staying healthy is to keep…

Why Your Spines Needs You to Quit Smoking

why your spine needs you to quit smoking

    Sure, you hear it all the time: smoking is bad for you; it will cause lung cancer. And you probably already know that smoking has all kinds of bad effects on your physical health. But have you ever thought about how smoking affects the spine? You may see a chiropractor to adjust your…

Healthy Chips No Longer a Myth

healthy chips no longer a myth

    Do you find that you crave a salty snack rather than a sweet one? You’re like most of us, then! If you reach for a handful of wavy potato chips to go with your sandwich, or dig through a mylar bag between meals, this article is for you. What’s so bad about white…

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