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How Chiropractic Treatment Reduces Stress

How Chiropractic Treatment Reduces Stress

By Porter County Wellness on 8/7/2020 |

Stress is felt all over – mind, body, and soul. Northwest Indianans feel stress from all angles. There is pressure from work, home, and bills. It never ends! Not the mention the global pandemic that has flipped the world upside down. The good news is, chiropractic care helps relieve stress. Chiropractic adjustments are a non-invasive, drug-free way to face many health challenges, including stress.

Allergy Relief: Why to See Your Chiropractor

Allergy Relief: Why to See Your Chiropractor

By Porter County Wellness on 6/26/2020 |

Achoo! Did you know that a visit to your chiropractor can help with allergies? You might not know that chiropractic care has numerous benefits above and beyond pain relief. It can even help with your allergies! But how?

Sleeping & Back Pain Part II: Best Sleep Positions

Sleeping & Back Pain Part II: Best Sleep Positions

By Porter County Wellness on 6/1/2020 |

Welcome back to our two-part series about pain-free sleep! Last month, we discussed the best kind of mattress for your back pain. You can check it out by CLICKING HERE. As always, if you have any questions about sleep, consult your primary care doctor.

Sleeping & Back Pain Part I: What’s in a Bed?

Sleeping & Back Pain Part I: What’s in a Bed?

By Porter County Wellness on 5/1/2020 |

Welcome to our two-part series about pain-free sleep! Today we will talk about the best kind of bed. The right bed can set you on the path to better sleep and less back pain. For our next blog instillation, we will review sleep positions.

Back Cracking: What’s that Sound?

Back Cracking: What’s that Sound?

By Porter County Wellness on 4/3/2020 |

Snap, crackle, pop! When your back sounds like a breakfast cereal, you might wonder, why do backs crack? Our backs crack for many reasons when we twist or bend. It is fairly common and usually no reason for concern. However, if your back cracks a lot, or is accompanied by pain you might wonder what is normal.

The Secret to Completely Changing Your Pain

The Secret to Completely Changing Your Pain

By Porter County Wellness on 3/18/2020 |

Are you sick of being in pain? A chiropractor’s goal is to help you feel better as quick as possible. You work together as a team to devise a plan. Not just any plan. A plan tailored just for you for less pain -or better- no pain at all!

Dangers in Your Back Pocket

Dangers in Your Back Pocket

By Porter County Wellness on 2/1/2020 |

What’s dangerous about a back pocket? People, especially men, often stash small items in their back pockets. Items like wallets, keys, cellphones, and lighters, fit nicely because pockets are designed to hold small things. It’s convenient because you don’t need to carry a bag. However, it’s not good for your spine’s health to shove things in your back pocket.

Why Choose a Chiropractor?

Why Choose a Chiropractor?

By Porter County Wellness on 1/7/2020 |

What is a Chiropractor? How can they improve your health? Chiropractors are experts in spine and joint health. They use their extensive knowledge and proven techniques to treat patients using their hands. In fact, the word “chiropractic” derives from a Greek word meaning “to be done by hand.” Chiropractors use adjustments to reestablish proper joint movement and promote pain relief.

Why Correct Posture is Important

Why Correct Posture is Important

By Porter County Wellness on 11/19/2019 |

Stop slouching! Easier said than done. We all know that good posture is important, but we aren’t always aware that we have bad posture. Also, why exactly is posture so important?

Sports Injury? The Important Benefit of Chiropractic Care

Sports Injury? The Important Benefit of Chiropractic Care

By Porter County Wellness on 10/28/2019 |

Sports are a fun way to exercise! You get out, enjoy friends, and blow off stress. People of all ages can participate in sports, from peewee football to company baseball teams. Unfortunately, not every game or practice goes well. Sometimes sports lead to injury. It can happen to anyone, no matter how cautious you are. Do you suffer from a sports injury? Chiropractic care can help you get back in the game. It can also help prevent future injuries!

Why Pregnant Women Should Visit a Chiropractor

Why Pregnant Women Should Visit a Chiropractor

By Porter County Wellness on 9/20/2019 |

Pregnancy is the magical, stressful, exciting, emotional, and (sometimes) painful experience that makes nine months feel like nine years. The way a woman feels during pregnancy varies. From the moment that test shows “positive”, there is no way to predict what will unfold.

How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Through Pregnancy

How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Through Pregnancy

By Porter County Wellness on 8/7/2019 |

There is no question that a woman has a lot to deal with when she is pregnant. She has to endure a lot of changes with her body, her emotions, her finances. Having a baby changes a woman’s life forever, but it also changes your body.

Chiropractic Care for Children

Chiropractic Care for Children

By Porter County Wellness on 7/15/2019 |

Alternative medicine practices are on the rise. More people are taking their health into their own hands. Along with yoga and tai chi, chiropractic manipulation is one of the most popular non-traditional health practices for children to try. Chiropractic care is especially beneficial for children with certain health conditions like allergies and asthma.

Correct Posture Awareness Month

Correct Posture Awareness Month

By Porter County Wellness on 5/9/2018 | Correct Posture, Correct Posture, Correct Posture, Correct Posture

There really is an awareness month or day for everything these days. In fact, the month of May is Correct Posture Awareness month. So, let’s talk about correct posture and what it takes to correct and maintain.

Subluxation

Subluxation

By Porter County Wellness on 4/26/2018 | Subluxation, Subluxation

The most basic definition of Subluxation we can give you is a partially dislocated spinal bone or a misalignment of the vertebrae. Subluxation is known to chiropractors as the root cause for many injuries. But there is a lot more to it in terms of cause and healing that we are going to look at now.

Truths about Headaches

Truths about Headaches

By Porter County Wellness on 3/28/2018 | headaches, headaches, headaches, headaches, headaches

Headaches can be a complicated subject and you may not have all the information when you say you have a migraine so we found some common myths people believe regarding headaches and put together the truths.

Why You Should Get Chiropractic Work Done

Why You Should Get Chiropractic Work Done

By Porter County Wellness on 3/20/2018 | Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic Care

All in all, the reasons and benefits to obtain chiropractic care are endless and truthfully when you are taking care of your spinal cord, your entire body will thank you, your mentality may thank you and here are a few reasons why.

18 Wellness Tips for Everyone

18 Wellness Tips for Everyone

By Porter County Wellness on 2/23/2018 | Wellness, Wellness, Wellness

We’ve compiled 18 wellness tips to help you get healthier! Keep reading to learn little and big things you can do to change your life for the better!