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Doing CrossFit? Find a Wellness Center!

The American Council on Exercise defines CrossFit as "an intense program featuring dynamic exercises like plyometric jumps, and Olympic lifts while using non-traditional weightlifting equipment such as kettlebells, sandbags, suspension systems or water-filled implements".

Spinal Adjustments Ease Addiction

The Limbic System is an area of the brain that is located near the brainstem but also extends into the upper cervical spine. The limbic system of the brain is precisely the region that gets hijacked by drugs of abuse, thereby perpetuating patients cravings to keep using these drugs.

What's the Best Pillow for my Sleep Position?

Here are a few notes on pillow choices based on position: Back Sleeper: When lying on our backs we should be able to draw a straight line from our ear through our shoulder, through our hip joint, and through the malleolus.

Forward Head Posture

here is a growing interest concerning the understanding of the position of our head on our neck and how it affects our health. Everyday, there is more conclusive research to substantiate what we already know about abnormal alignment of the spine.

Monday Motivation - December 16th

This week I'd like to give you some health tips to keep your nervous system firing and stay healthy as we age. Neuro pathways do breakdown over time and there are ways to slow this process down. Basically, the brain needs oxygen, fuel, and activation.

The Natural Solution to the Opioid Crisis

It is no secret that the US is facing a crisis of epic proportions. Over the course of the past 20 years, our country has been plagued by an epidemic of addiction that has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans.

Stand Up!

Let's face it. We all work a lot, maybe too much, especially in New York City. For most of us this usually means long days sitting at a desk in front of the computer.

Vitamin B-12/Vitamin D Wellness Analysis

Vitamin B-12 (cobalamin) is a water soluble vitamin that plays essential roles in red blood cell formation, cell metabolism, nerve function and the production of DNA. Food sources of vitamin B-12 include poultry, meat, fish and dairy products.

Mental Illness Awareness

Common Mental Illnesses Anxiety Disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety and fear. Examples: panic disorder, phobias Substance use disorders are a condition in which the use of one or more substances leads to clinically significant impairment or distress.

"Straighten Up and Move"

Promotion of physical activity, good posture, responsible lifting, and healthy working conditions will all feature as people are encouraged to look after their spines and stay active. Back pain, affects all age groups, from children to the elderly.

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