Whiplash: no good for the neck

By Harold Gillette | December 1, 2023

Whiplash, a term almost onomatopoeic in nature, evokes the visceral image of a cracking whip, vividly capturing the abrupt and forceful impact experienced by the neck during an unforeseen automobile collision. In the blink of an eye, the neck undergoes a rapid jarring, oscillating between forward-and-backward or side-to-side movements, resulting in damaged tissues and misaligned…

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Walking

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | November 20, 2023

Muscles tensed and back stiff; intervertebral discs absorbing fluid and tightening; lack of circulation: this is your body on a sedentary lifestyle. So, take a hike! And no, this is not intended to be rude. At our office, we are seeing the toll that the 21st century is taking on human spines. Once upon a…

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Embrace a Healthy Winter Lifestyle

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | November 7, 2023

Winter is a season that offers numerous opportunities to modify your eating habits, promoting both warmth and wellness. Say goodbye to processed fats and sugars and venture to your local winter market, where you will discover an abundance of nourishing foods: rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and healthy sugars and fats that can help…

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Don’t Go Too Crazy

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | October 30, 2023

Optimal Spine Health During the Holiday Season The holiday season, a time of merriment and indulgence, often involves a plethora of delectable but inflammation-triggering foods. While it might not be the most festive topic to discuss around the holiday table, it’s crucial to be aware of how these culinary choices can affect your well-being, especially…

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Rehabilitating Herniated Discs

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | October 23, 2023

In the pursuit of rehabilitating your herniated disc, we emphasize a straightforward and practical approach. Our primary objective is to assist you in managing your condition, with a primary focus on alleviating pain. While an initial period of rest may be advisable, it’s crucial to recognize that your muscles require consistent conditioning to facilitate a…

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When Running

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | October 13, 2023

If you have been swept off your feet and into the running revolution, we hope you will pay attention to your form as you go. Proper posture while running is one of the easiest ways to prevent injury to your spinal joints.  Our number one tip is to vary your running surfaces: running on concrete…

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Vitamin D: Free for a Limited Time

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | October 2, 2023

Vitamin D: one of the most important nutrients in the human diet. From the chiropractor’s perspective, vitamin D is essential because of its contribution to bone density and nervous system regulation. In the summer, it is abundant and free of charge: the sun is our most significant source of vitamin D. We simply need to…

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Hydrating for Joint Health

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | September 25, 2023

I have demonstrated the importance of staying hydrated for overall well-being. Now let’s look at hydration from the point of view of someone suffering from joint pain. There are hundreds of proffered remedies on the web, in medical journals, at the doctor’s office, or in the health food store. But one that all experts should…

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Stress Free Gardening

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | September 14, 2023

Gardening is supposed to soothe the body, mind, and soul. Of this triad, one is more vulnerable to becoming strained and that is the body: the lifting, twisting, pulling, and sweating involved with a day in the garden can leave a spine imbalanced. The last thing you want to feel while trying to relax and…

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Vacation For Health

By Barton Chiropractic Clinic | September 3, 2023

The summer of 2023 is entering its final chapter and there are school bells ringing in the distance. What better time to take a vacation? Seeking adventure in remote mountains, serenity on tropical beaches, and fine dining in busy cities is what we work so hard for during the year. Often, these journeys require time…

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