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Spinal Degeneration

Spinal Degeneration Not Limited to Elderly

We think of spinal degeneration or osteoarthritis as a disorder dealt with only by the elderly. However, it’s not just the elderly who experience it. It is a progressive disorder caused by years of longstanding malfunction in the spine. It builds over the years in direct relation to how much dysfunction is present and how

Weight-bearing exercises

Weight-bearing Exercises a Necessity

Are you ready to exercise? Most people know that cardio exercise has a positive influence on our physical fitness. However, many people are not as aware of the importance of weight-bearing exercises in building and maintaining healthy bones. At Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness, after a full evaluation of your physical fitness, we can design a

Our new, improved office has an expanded exercise area.

Exercise is Important to Recovery

At Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness we believe exercise, in addition to care such as manipulation and soft tissue therapy, are an important component to recovery. For those who’ve been to the office already, you’ve probably also noticed that before you even see Dr. Touron or I, you make a stop with Brandon for a series

Posture and back pain

Posture is a Contributing Factor to Neck and Back Pain

Between 20 and 40 percent of elderly adults experience kyphosis, also known as a curvature of the spine causing a hump-like appearance in the upper back. Causes of the curvature include degenerative changes, compression fractures, muscular weakness and altered biomechanics. Poor posture is also a cause – just 20 minutes of bad posture can cause negative

dehydration

Dehydration Can Cause Neck and Back Pain

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s been really hot and humid here lately! We see more patients this time of year at Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness who are dealing with dehydration. How can I tell its dehydration? When I adjust them I can feel that their joints are dry. Water makes up at least two-thirds

Sedentary

Too Much Sitting May Increase Your Risk of Chronic Disease, Premature Death

© Health Realizations, Inc. These days you likely hear a lot about sedentary lifestyles, and how this inactivity can lead to obesity and all of its related problems. But what you may not realize is that the word “sedentary” comes from the Latin word “sedere,” which means “to sit.” Being sedentary could actually be described

Postural Distortion

Homberg Chiropractic’s Answer to Postural Distortion

In last week’s Homberg Chiropractic blog, we addressed poor posture and overall back pain. But did you know poor posture also leads to low back pain? The impact of gravity on our bodies cannot be overlooked. Nothing on earth escapes gravity’s powerful, constant force. When the body is in balance, when the head is aligned

Improve your posture at Homberg Chiropractic

Homberg Chiropractic can Address Poor Posture

Poor posture has become a nationwide epidemic. Our daily habits can have a huge impact on our spine. Poor posture usually indicates a spinal misalignment – or vertebra in the spine that are not lined up correctly. At Homberg Chiropractic, we see numerous patients who have poor posture due to habits or work that have

Chiropractic x-rays, Homberg Chiropractic

Homberg Chiropractic X-Rays Help Diagnose Problem

New patients of Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness often ask why we have to take x-rays.  Chiropractic x-rays help us identify the source of a problem and can help us determine if something else is going on. Chiropractic x-rays are safe. In fact, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates that radiation exposure from a chest

Cervical spine

Chiropractic Care for the Cervical Spine

The cervical spine – that is, the upper seven of our vertebrae – must surely rank among the most under-appreciated and most vital parts of our body. It is more commonly called the neck and is referred to in some cultures as the arc of life. Its 37 separate joints allow the head and neck

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