Lifting and Pushing

Lifting and pushing are two of the main causes that people suffer from upper and lower back pain. See the picture to the left? You can almost feel the tension in the upper back as the upper back is lifting the weight of a toddler. It's very common for mom's to suffer from upper and lower back pain. This kind of stress puts a tremendous amount of pressure on the shoulders and neck. The same problem occurs when a person pushes in the wrong … [Read more...]

Dealing with Migraine Headeache Pain

A lot of people suffer from migraine headaches and spend a lot of time in a quiet, dark room trying to avoid any stimulation. If you are one of those people, there are some tips that will help you to avoid this pain and start functioning more quickly. It's important to think about the headache and what the triggers are. One of the issues I see alot in my practice with people who have chronic headache pain is that they don't really know … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Wright Start Wellness Blog

Each week I will be posting helpful tips on how to stay healthy. As a chiropractor, I have seen many people who have suffered from injuries and pain that could have been avoided. My goal both as a chiropractor and educator is to share simple tips each week that will help you to stay healthy. It can be very difficult to stay healthy when you are caught up in a busy lifestyle, job, or activities that don't give you the proper amount of time your … [Read more...]

Time to think about Spring

Yes, for many of us, it has been a long winter. Sometimes it seems that there are so few activities to enjoy in the winter that when the first signs of spring come, we really want to do something drastic to take care of the winter weight! But!!! Before you go on a fad diet, start lifting weights, take on a massive project, or do other things that can cause a strain on your body, start with some simple steps to get prepared! Find … [Read more...]