Neck And Spine Suffering From Technology

Are Your Neck and Spine Suffering From Technology?

Know The Facts: In the United States alone …

· 6 billion texts are sent everyday.

· 2.27 trillion texts are sent every year.

· An average person checks their phone 46 times a day.

· The average person spends 4.7 hours on their cell phone per day.

· Teens spend an average of 5,000 hours per year texting with their necks at an uncomfortable angle.

· For every inch your head comes forward, it adds stress equal to 10 pounds of extra weight that your neck has to carry.

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Fairport, NY 14450
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Americans Taking More Medication Than Ever

Americans Taking More Prescription Drugs Than Ever

A new survey finds 55% of Americans regularly take a prescription medicine – and they’re taking more than ever. Those who use prescription drugs take four, on average, and many take over-the-counter drugs. But many of those pills may be unnecessary and might do more harm than good. Among those who take prescription drugs, 53% get them from more than one health care provider, which increases the risk of adverse drug effects. More than a third say no provider has reviewed their medicines to see if all are necessary. Forty-nine percent of survey respondents asked their prescribers whether they could stop taking a drug, and 71% were able to eliminate at least one.

The number of prescriptions filled for American adults and children rose 85% between 1997 and 2016, from 2.4 billion to 4.5 billion a year. During that time the U.S. population rose 21%. In 2014, nearly 1.3 million people sought emergency room treatment for adverse drug effects, and about 124,000 people died, according to U.S. government data.

Fairport Chiropractic1157 Fairport Road
Fairport, NY 14450
585-381-7724

Labor Day

Labor Day

Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country. It is the Monday of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend and it is considered the unofficial end of summer in the United States. The holiday is also a federal holiday.

Beginning in the late 19th century, as the trade union and labor movements grew, trade unionists proposed that a day be set aside to celebrate labor. "Labor Day" was promoted by the Central Labor Union and the Knights of Labor, which organized the first parade in New York City. In 1887, Oregon was the first state of the United States to make it an official public holiday. By the time it became an official federal holiday in 1894, thirty U.S. states officially celebrated Labor Day.[1]

Fairport Chiropractic1157 Fairport Road
Fairport, NY 14450
585-381-7724

Stress

What Can Chiropractic Care Do To Help Reduce Your Stress?

One of the effects of stress is muscle tension and contraction. This muscle tension creates pressures on the structures of your body, leading to misalignments of your spine and the other joints of your body. These misalignments cause nerve irritation, which then can cause common conditions such as; back pain, neck pain, headaches, jaw pain, and even high blood pressure.

Chiropractic adjustments correct these misalignments, reduces spinal nerve irritation, improves circulation, and releases muscle tension, which then helps your body return to a balanced, relaxed state. In many cases, these changes can be enough to get your brain to turn off the fight or flight response, and begin the process of healing.

A healthy, balanced spine is a key factor to effectively manage your stress.

Regardless of the source of your stress, its effects on your body will become evident in your nervous system. The nervous system is the organizer, controller, and coordinator of all your body’s processes. All your other systems, including the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, hormonal, muscle and skeletal systems, depend upon your nervous system to work properly. Therefore, the most direct method of correcting illnesses should be directed toward balancing your nervous system and this is exactly what chiropractic and stress management care do.

While, chiropractic care cannot neither make your job less stressful, nor can it create a quieter, calmer world. Chiropractic care can however, help you develop a healthier response to your stress and reduce the potential physical damages caused by stress.

Fairport Chiropractic1157 Fairport Road
Fairport, NY 14450
585-381-7724

Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Most people are not aware that the chiropractic philosophy of staying well, as well as getting well by natural means, dates back to ancient Greece. Holism, manipulation and natural healing all were emphasized by Hippocrates, the “Father of Medicine”. He said “Nature must heal; the physician can only remove the obstruction” and “Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite to many diseases”. Heridicus, a contemporary of Hippocrates, was the first great drugless healer and the “Father of Kinesiology”. He conditioned athletes and ill people through therapeutic manipulation and exercise and was so successful that Aristotle once complained; “He made old men young and prolonged their lives too greatly”. Over two thousand years later, wellness has become a critical focus of health care efforts, treatment and research. Chiropractors specialize in the treatment and maintenance of the muscle, nerve and skeletal systems of your body so that you are pain free and feeling well and also so that you can maintain an active lifestyle and enjoy a high quality of life.

Fairport Chiropractic1157 Fairport Road
Fairport, NY 14450
585-381-7724

Di You Know …

Did You Know …

  • The adult human heart weighs about 10 oz.
  • Out of the 206 bones in the human adult’s body, 106 are in the hands and feet.
  • The amount of teenage cosmetic surgeries has nearly doubled in the USA between the years 1996 and 1998.
  • During a sneeze, all of your bodily functions momentarily stop, even your heart.

Fairport Chiropractic1157 Fairport Road
Fairport, NY 14450
585-381-7724

Broccoli

The Crown Jewel Of Nutrition

Probably one of the healthiest single foods to eat is broccoli. It’s a good source of vitamin A, potassium, folacin, iron and fiber. Most of us get our vitamin C from oranges and their juice. But one cup of cooked broccoli has as much vitamin C as an orange! Plus, ounce for ounce, broccoli has as much calcium as milk. It contains important phytochemicals and other nutritional agents that help prevent cancer causing substances from forming in the body.

Fairport Chiropractic1157 Fairport Road
Fairport, NY 14450
585-381-7724