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stay active with low impact fitness

Stay Active with Low Impact Fitness

Visiting Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness – your Knoxville chiropractor –  can help relieve pain and prevent injuries, but being active is also a great way to help keep your spine healthy. A 10-minute walk each day is enough to help improve your health and prevent conditions of the spine, joints and supporting structures of the

Tips For Exercising In Cold Weather

Tips For Exercising In Cold Weather

It seems as if winter is already here with all of the cold temperatures we’ve had lately. At Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness – your Knoxville chiropractor – we don’t let the temperatures stop us from exercising and hope you won’t either. By following certain principles of cold weather exercise, your winter outdoor activities can be

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

Don’t Let Shorter Days Interfere with Exercise

You’ve all probably noticed how it is getting darker earlier these days. It will get dark much earlier when Daylight Savings Time ends on Nov. 5, and we turn our clocks back an hour. It’s nice to get that extra hour of sleep, but it’s not so easy to keep up an exercise routine when

What We Actually Have is Sick Care

I have to shake my head and chuckle a bit when I hear news about Congress discussing yet another health care bill. I don’t argue that this is a system in our country that needs desperate help. However, what we have in the U.S. is actually sick care, not health care. We learn to seek

Core Strength

Pelvic Muscle Balance

When we hear the words core strength, many people think of a flat belly or six-pack abs. A toned mid-section might be what motivates you, but improving core strength has so many other benefits for our bodies including improved posture, better balance, reduced back pain and easier breathing. If I asked you to tell me

The Importance of Good Balance

The Importance of Good Balance

I’m sure you’ve all seen kids when they start to walk, they teeter and toddle as if they are going to fall over at any minute and many times they do. That’s because they do not have good balance yet. As we age, we see that balance start to waiver again. At any age, it’s

Backpack Time is Here

Backpack Time is Here

It’s that time of year again. I’m not a parent or a school kid, but it seems like just yesterday that schools closed for the summer break. Several area systems have already started the school year and others will open in the coming weeks. Therefore I think it’s the perfect time for…the backpack talk. I

Functional Movement Check

Functional Movement Check

I have patients of all ages – from 9 days old to 90. Increasingly, I am seeing kids from the ages of about 7 to 18 coming in with sports-related injuries. Youth sports injuries are the second leading cause of emergency room visits for children and adolescents, and the second leading cause of injuries in

Hydration and Sports Drinks

Hydration and Sports Drinks

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s hot outside! These sweltering temperatures coupled with the fact that school and school sports will be starting soon are not a good combination. It is vitally important for kids (and adults) to stay hydrated when it’s this hot outside. The only thing that will help them properly hydrate is

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