Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

trigger point therapy 881x441Trigger point therapy..

Date: December 11, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Trigger point therapy is an area of high-nerve facilitation that is hyperirritable and painful when compressed, which may result in muscle dysfunction and/ or chronic condition.There are trigger points all over the body. Every muscle has trigger points, whether inactive, active or latent, and most muscles have more than two trigger points. The location of a trigger point varies depending on an individual's routine, exercise habits, or profession. I work on a lot of clients who sit at a.... <view entire article>





headacheDo you have headaches coming from your neck? ..

Date: December 4, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

People search out chiropractic care for headaches as a viable treatment. There can be many types of headaches including cervicogenic, suboccipital, tension, and lesion headaches to name a few. To determine what type of headache a person may have a thorough history and examination is needed, imaging may also be needed to help determine the origin of the headache. Cervicogenic headache is referred type of pain perceived in the head from a source in the neck. In the case of.... <view entire article>





pilatesWhy Pilates is One of the Best Exercise Out There..

Date: November 27, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Have you ever looked at the timetable of classes at the gym and wondered what on earth it all means? It feels like there are about a million different forms of exercise to choose from. Entire gyms are dedicated to Crossfit, countless running groups, team sports you have never even heard of, classes with names you only vaguely recognise. So much to offer choosing can feel pretty overwhelming, and difficult to figure out which one is right for you. In.... <view entire article>





omega3 foods 720x480Essential Fatty Acids!?..

Date: November 20, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

What makes certain food types so "essential"? The fact that our bodies don't make these fatty acids, makes it necessary to get them from our diets. They are important part of building healthy cells, maintaining brain and nerve function and aprecursor to certain hormones.Certain types of fatty acids are called Omega-3, such as EPA(eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA(docosahexaenoic acid) which are found in fish oils. Others are called Omega-6, such as ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) and are found from plant sources such.... <view entire article>





cranio 2BbabyCranioSacral Therapy and the Birth Process..

Date: November 13, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

The birth process is traumatic any way we look at it. If there has been intervention during the birth (induction, caesarean section, vacuum or forceps) or a long and heavy labour - this, in some cases, may have an ill effect on the infant's head and back. The bones of the skull and spine, the nerves and membranes are moved out of their correct position and so cause the infant discomfort. While these interventions were necessary for the infant's safe.... <view entire article>





reflexology foot map artwork 252C1409453How the feet mirror the body..

Date: November 6, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Have you tried Reflexology as the seasons change? As we fast approach the winter months come in for a treatment and get reflexology done at our clinic. From all the hiking and wearing cute flat shoes or sandles it would be a wise idea to have your feet pampered by releasing tension, clearing blockages and help the body to heal many malfunctions. Not only will.... <view entire article>





tech 2BAre you or your children addicted to technology?..

Date: October 30, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Many people and parents are concerned about the addiction to technology in our society. The adverse effects of technology has become more in the forefront in the past several years. Internet gaming disorder is now becoming a real diagnosis. Gaming, online, social media, TV, and other online addictions can cause changes in our brain. These changes affect sleep, emotional disturbances, withdrawal symptoms, crashes, depression, anxiety, obsession, compulsion, and much more. This tech addiction gives us the false high and.... <view entire article>





neti 2BpotSaline Nasal Wash..

Date: October 23, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

With cold and flu season upon us already this is something that is really helpful and quite easy to do.The practice of saline nasal wash or lavage (called Neti in the yoga tradition) is a time honored folk remedy for a variety of respiratory complaints, as well is a simple and effective tool for maintaining nasal health. The technique is simple, and if practiced correctly, provides gentle and immediate relief of nasal congestion. The keys to comfortable nasal lavage are.... <view entire article>





cuppingWhat are those red circles on my back from cupping?..

Date: October 16, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

The markings left behind from cupping is a result of a treatment that consisted of using silicone cups that suction and lift the muscles, and the layers of facia. The more darker the markings the more congestion is present. The lifting of toxins is drawn out and will fade anywhere from 3 days to a week. Where there is more congestion it can last up to 3 weeks.Cupping stimulates blood flow in the areas being treated and helps the muscles.... <view entire article>