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Stay active this winter

It’s no secret that the days are getting shorter as winter creeps in.  The dark, paired with the cold, might feel like a built in excuse to hibernate, but your body will remain in optimal condition if you keep it moving throughout these darker (and colder!) days.  No gym membership required, because the beautiful PNW…

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Cold Season Nutrition and Vitamin Tips

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a number of changes in our daily lives. Good nutrition is always important, but during this pandemic, and as we enter into “cold season”, it’s even more important because a well-balanced diet of nutritious foods helps support a strong immune system.  Your whole health includes your sense of mind, body…

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Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Happy Thanksgiving

Many of us spend Thanksgiving in three places: standing in the kitchen, sitting at the table, and then carving out a spot for ourselves on the couch. We’re on our feet slaving over a hot stove, then carrying food and lifting heavy pots and pans, the turkey, the stuffing, vats of mashed potatoes…you get it. …

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National Chiropractic Health Month

October is here and with it comes all the pumpkin things we can handle, a transition into cooler weather, and we settle into a routine of school and football.  Maybe news to you, but something we are excited to share is that National Chiropractic Health Month is a nationwide observance held each October. The event…

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Should I Give My Child Vitamins?

Did you know that between 10-40% of American children are deficient in vitamin D? Or that between 80-90% of girls and 60-80% of boys aged 9-18 do not get the recommended amount of calcium each day? These statistics may be the result of many different factors, such as an unbalanced or restrictive diet, lack of adequate sun exposure…

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8 Tips to Improve Your Sleeping Habits

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night, but 35.2% of adults in the U.S. report sleeping less than 7 hours. Why is it so critical to get a full night’s rest, though? Can it really be so bad to shave a few hours off of sleeping each night?…

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Chiropractic Benefits and Myths

Chiropractic care helps people of all ages tackle common ailments, including tight muscles, nerve pain, and herniated discs. Millions of Americans receive chiropractic treatment each year, and practitioners are located in countries across the globe.  Chiropractic care is likely available anywhere you might find yourself.   Many patients happily refer friends and family to their favorite…

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Get your back to school adjustments

We are approaching back to school time, and many schools are fully in-person again so much focus is on helping our kids stay healthy.  We want to give children every advantage possible to do well in the classroom throughout the school year. Especially at this time of year, parents worry about heavy backpacks, long hours…

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5 Ways to Improve Vitamin D Levels

A recent study showed supplementing with Vitamin D could reduce your risk of developing advanced cancer. This discovery came from the Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial (VITAL), a study published two years ago. VITAL looked at the benefits of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids for cancer and heart disease among 25,871 American men (50…

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Kids in Meadow

July is here and it’s heating up!

July is here and it’s heating up!  Literally and figuratively.  The hot days have arrived and we are (mostly) free to move about the country with fewer restrictions than last summer.  With this combination, we at Momentum Chiropractic have some summer fun suggestions for you and your family to enjoy. Playing outside with your children…

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