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How Obesity Might Be Causing Your Sciatica Nov 4th, 2021

When it comes to pain, few things are as debilitating and disruptive as back pain. In fact, back pain is the top cause of disability worldwide, and in the United States, it affects an estimated 31 million people at any given time. Back pain can often be chalked up to...

The Many Benefits of Massage Therapy Oct 5th, 2021

When many people think about massages, the first thing that typically pops into their head is going to a spa for a relaxing massage or doing a special spa day with friends. Sure, there’s definitely a lot of relaxation and pampering that takes place during a massage, but it doesn’t...

What Facials Can Do For Your Skin Sep 6th, 2021

Have you ever met someone for the first time and you can’t seem to stop staring at their face because their skin is so flawless? You just want to ask what their secret is. There’s just something so captivating about beautiful, vibrant skin. After all, most of us mere mortals...

The Link Between Spine Alignment and Holistic Health Aug 5th, 2021

Of the 35 million Americans who seek treatment from a chiropractor each year, each person comes for a slightly different reason. Patients may come to treat back pain, sciatica, or even to manage scoliosis. Despite the specific condition or situation that drives them to seek chiropractic care, the common thread...

Chiropractic Care Can Increase Your Muscle Strength Jul 6th, 2021

Are you always in the gym working to strengthen and tone your body? Or are you rehabbing after an injury? Or do you just want to strengthen your muscles to gain greater agility and balance? No matter your reasons for wanting to gain muscle strength, chiropractic care can help you...

Your Lumbar Spine Jun 29th, 2021

What’s more is that the shape and posture of your lumbar spine is directly related to your low back health and function. Taking care of or avoiding lumbar spine problems requires understanding, maintaining, and restoring healthy lumbar spine alignment. A healthy lumbar spine allows for healthy low back movement and...

What should my lumbar spine look like? Jun 29th, 2021

From the side, your lumbar spine should have a curvature that curves towards your front with more of a curve at the bottom of your low back and less of a curve at the top. The curve is an oval shape and when you think of curves, think of shock...

What causes unhealthy lumbar spine alignment? Jun 29th, 2021

Major traumas include: Motor vehicle crashes; Unintentional slips and falls (involving bicycles, stairs, trampolines, trees, etc); Sports injuries; Birth trauma; Violence; And more. Minor traumas involve everyday unhealthy stresses caused by: Poor posture during activities; Unhealthy spinal alignment; Unhealthy ergonomics at work and home;   What if I have unhealthy...

How can I correct my lumbar spine without surgery? Jun 29th, 2021

CBP® doctors apply specific corrective adjustments, spinal traction, and spinal exercises to provide healthy movement, positioning, and stability to the spine. But don’t just take our word for it. [1-7] Is there research on lumbar spine correction? Many doctors, healthcare providers, and products claim to be able to correct lumbar...

Improve Your Well-Being With Regular Chiropractic Care Jun 20th, 2021

Each year, an estimated 35 million Americans seek treatment from a chiropractor. And many of them do so because they have back pain. In fact, at any given time, an estimated 31 million Americans suffer from low back pain, which results in more than 264 million lost workdays. Freeing yourself...

Are You at Risk for Stumbles and Falls? May 3rd, 2021

With aging, many Americans begin fearing falls. And this is understandable, because falls are the leading cause of death among Americans age 65 and older. So if you’re approaching this age or are past it, you may be concerned about falling.  However, there’s something you should know: Suffering a life-altering...

How Your Spine Health Impacts Your Overall Health Apr 1st, 2021

Your spine may not be something you think about a lot, but it’s one of the most important parts of your body. It’s composed of 33 bones — called vertebrae — and they’re stacked on top of each other with 3 major curves.  Involved with your spine are 120 muscles,...

Chiropractic Care: Your All-Natural Stress Solution Mar 8th, 2021

We’ve all been there. It’s 2am and you need to be up and ready to get the kids off to school in four hours and you just can’t get to sleep. You toss and turn and think about that conversation you had with your boss today about that big project...

Who Should Do Functional Exercises? Feb 4th, 2021

The word “exercise” may conjure up images of circuit training or lifting barbells at the gym. Workouts at the gym definitely constitute exercise, but have you ever thought about all the exercises you do routinely at work or home on a daily basis? Movements, such as getting out of bed,...

5 Signs that You May Have Scoliosis Jan 1st, 2021

Scoliosis — which is a curvature of the spine — is quite common. Each year in the United States, 3 million new cases of scoliosis are diagnosed, mostly in children ages 10-12. In this blog, the experienced providers at Chiropractic Health Care Center Of Glendora explain what scoliosis is and...

How a healthy lifestyle goes along with Chiropractic Dec 28th, 2020

Inflammation And Chiropractic Care   Inflammation is a chemical response in the body. The redness, swelling, and warmth associated with it are secondary to increased blood flow that brings all the cells to a specific area necessary for healing from an illness or injury. This process is a very important...

Sparkle Over the Holidays With a Facial Dec 1st, 2020

You’ve probably heard of the fascinating statistic about the skin being your body’s largest organ to the tune of about 20 square feet. As interesting as that might be, what does it really mean in the context of everyday life? In a word: Everything. Your skin is essentially the first...

Exercise Your Way to Better Function Nov 1st, 2020

The mention of exercise can cause pangs of guilt. After all, you may already struggle to find time to work, cook, take care of your home, take care of your children, and so on. It’s true that many of us juggle a lot of responsibilities. However, it’s interesting how priorities...

5 Factors That Put You More at Risk for Sciatica Oct 4th, 2020

Though sciatica begins at the bottom of your spine, the problem doesn’t stay in your back. Instead, it causes a sharp, electric-shock pain that shoots down one of your legs. Though the severity of pain varies from one patient to the next, most describe it as debilitating. As specialists in...

How K-Laser Therapy Can Promote Healing Sep 1st, 2020

Everyone wants to have an active, pain-free life. But, injuries or chronic conditions, such as arthritis, herniated discs, or plantar fasciitis, can make life come to a standstill.  To treat many conditions, doctors will often prescribe medications or suggest surgery. However, those options may come with side effects and unintended...

Refresh Your Skin With a Customized Facial Aug 16th, 2020

Beautiful, flawless skin is something we all aspire to have, but in the real world, most of us have to put some effort into obtaining and maintaining healthy, radiant skin. Sun damage, aging, and certain issues, such as dry or oily skin, can do a number on your skin. While...

5 Benefits of Massage Therapy Jul 16th, 2020

When you think about a massage, it may conjure up images of a “me” day where you go to a spa to relax and not think about all the things that stress you out. Or perhaps you think about a romantic getaway with that special someone for a couple’s massage....

How Kinesiology Can Improve Your Function Jun 18th, 2020

Maintaining good overall health is important whether you’re age 80, a high performing athlete, or just looking to get the most out of life. If you want to function at a high level or relieve chronic pain, kinesiology can help. Kinesiology is a scientific study of human movement and how...

How to Stay Healthy at Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic May 1st, 2020

The desire to get and stay healthy is often a goal for many Americans. This is especially true at the beginning of a new year, when many people promise to exercise and eat well.  Ironically, just as many people were shrugging off their new year’s resolutions, the novel coronavirus hit...

5 Benefits of Custom Orthotics Apr 27th, 2020

For many Americans, living an active lifestyle is important. Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a professional athlete, or just someone who enjoys staying active, you should aim to achieve the highest level of performance possible and stay injury-free. Unfortunately, an estimated 8.6 million sports injuries take place each year in...

All About the Coronavirus Mar 24th, 2020

Terms like “social distancing” and “self-quarantine” are now a part of everyday life. Life as we know it seems to change hour to hour as governors release executive orders and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announce recommendations designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, also called COVID-19.  ...

Neuromuscular Reeducation for Better Posture Feb 3rd, 2020

The musculoskeletal system consists of muscles, tendons, bones, ligaments, nerves, and other tissues. Like a well-tuned musical instrument, it can perform flawlessly until something throws it out of whack. Injuries, especially soft tissue injuries ― such as sprains, strains, and stress injuries ― can make your body forget how to...

How Is the Chiropractic BioPhysics Technique Different? Jan 1st, 2020

If you’re one of the 31 million Americans suffering from low back pain, you know that finding relief can be a frustrating and complex journey. There are so many options that many sufferers don’t know where to turn. More and more consumers, though, are turning to chiropractors.  In fact, each...

The Link Between Pregnancy and Back Pain and What You Can Do About It Dec 1st, 2019

For most women, pregnancy is a nine-month adventure full of emotional and physical transformations. As the mother’s body nurtures a new life and changes to prepare for labor and delivery, lots of things occur, not the least of which is weight gain.  The growth that takes place as the baby...

5 Reasons the Ideal Spine Protocol is So Effective in Alleviating Back Problems Nov 1st, 2019

If you have back pain, you’re not alone. Each day, millions of Americans struggle with the same problem. In fact, at any given time, an estimated 31 million Americans suffer from lower back pain. Annually, more than 264 million lost workdays are attributed to back pain.  If you have back...

K Laser Therapy: Your Drug-Free Solution for Muscle Pain and Stiffness Oct 2nd, 2019

Constant pain makes everyday activities difficult and unenjoyable. The providers here at Chiropractic Health Care Center of Glendora use nonsurgical K Laser® Therapy are here to help, treating a wide range of debilitating conditions, such as: Herniated disc Degenerative disc disease Muscle injuries Osteoarthritis Tennis elbow Back pain Shoulder pain...

The Importance of Good Posture and How We Can Help You Get It Sep 26th, 2019

Bad posture is a common problem among Americans today. Because people spend so much time sitting at desks, in front of computers, or looking down into smartphones, they’re at an increased risk for developing bad posture.  In fact, at a time when about 80% of Americans deal with back pain...

How Common is Adult Scoliosis and What are My Treatment Options? Aug 5th, 2019

Scoliosis describes having an abnormal sideways curve to your spine. This curvature can vary in severity from a mild bend to an extreme deformity that limits the amount of space within your chest cavity and impacts your lung function. Signs of scoliosis often include: Uneven shoulders, ribs, waist, or hips...