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  • Meet Dr. Mazgaloff Amelia Mazgaloff, DC, is the Lead Chiropractor and owner of Chiro-Health Inc., a San Francisco-based chiropractic, acupuncture, and massage clinic. She is a chiropractor (a doctor who specializes in issues related to spinal and extremities subluxation, and musculoskeletal[...]

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    A common question I get from patients is, “Why should I go to a chiropractor when I have no pain or symptoms?” In other words, “Why should I get adjusted all the time?” To answer this question, we must target the root of the query by discussing what the benefits of chiropractic care are [...]

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    Do you have a short leg? Definition Many runners are affected by short leg syndrome and might develop muscular imbalances and pain as a result. Having one leg longer than other is similar to driving a car with one car tire longer than the others. One shoe heel will usually wear away more than[...]

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    Most people turn to medication as a first resort for relieving musculoskeletal pain or physical discomfort. Taking medication is a good short term solution to get you through the day. Let me explain why chiropractic care is a better solution in the long run. The RX Medication Treadmill [...]

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    Four steps to ease into safe and pain free exercise routine Deconditioning syndrome is a term used to describe the series of physical and emotional events following an injury or psychological trauma that causes you to stop exercising. At one time or another, every athlete has experienced [...]

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    As times change and a largely virtual experience continues to engulf us, sitting behind a computer screen or looking down at your phone for hours is becoming more and more common. So much screen time can lead to slouching, which deteriorates good posture. Luckily, here are 5 ways to prevent [...]

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    PNF Stretching - The Best Way To Stretch

    PNF is the best way to stretch What is PNF Stretching? Why is it The Best Way To Stretch? PNF stretching, or Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, is a set of stretching techniques commonly used by chiropractors, physical therapists and athletic trainers.  It is used to enhance active and [...]

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    Chiropractic philosophy stresses the importance of maintaining one’s health, otherwise explained as taking care of yourself before you become sick. Health maintenance is central to chiropractic care because it goes against people waiting until they develop a problem to pay attention to their [...]

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    You have probably heard that seasonal eating is good for you, but may not have implemented eating seasonally because the benefits are unclear. Here are the facts. A guide to Seasonal Eating Why Seasonal Eating is Important Seasonal eating makes a lot of sense in terms of taste, health [...]

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    Stop doing these 9 things and see if your back pain is a thing of the past! Sitting for Longer Than 30 Minutes Sitting weakens your glute muscles, which could cause low back pain. Sitting also shortens your hip flexors, specifically your psoas muscle, which contributes to low back pain as [...]

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    Scoliosis curvature? Here's how chiropractic can help.

    Chiropractic treatment is beneficial for scoliosis patients. Before you get adjusted, it is essential to discuss the kind of chiropractic treatment as well as reasonable expectations. Chiropractic adjustments, along with therapies such as massage, acupuncture, and traction, slow the progression [...]

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    Weak Glute Muscles Cause Lower Back Pain

    Dr. Mazgaloff, San Francisco chiropractor, says, "If your lower back pain is a real pain in the butt, you should keep reading. Many people don't now that having weak glute muscles and hip abductors can lead to low back pain and changes in gait." Lifestyle factors that lead to weak glute muscles[...]

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    Whether you are a novice or a professional golf player, Chiro-Health Inc. is here to support you on your golf journey by offering a golf swing analysis. A golfer demonstrating proper and poor golf swing mechanics. Many consider golf to be a relaxing sport that does not require brutal [...]

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    One of the biggest misunderstandings about chiropractic is that the bones are out of place and are being adjusted back into place. Allow me to clarify. Chiropractors often over-simplify the explanation of an adjustment or miscommunicate the idea of the “bone being out of place.” Frankly,[...]

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    5 Questions About the Chiropractic Adjustment

    1.What is Chiropractic Adjustment Chiropractic adjustment or Chiropractic manipulative therapy (CMT) is a procedure in which a practitioner uses their hands or an instrument to apply a controlled force to a specific joint in the in body. The goal of the adjustment is to restore motion to the [...]

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    What is a chiropractic adjustment? Chiropractic adjustment or chiropractic manipulative therapy (CMT) is a procedure in which a chiropractor uses their hands or an instrument to apply a controlled force to a specific joint the in body. The goal of the adjustment is to restore motion to the [...]

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    Digital lifestyle syndromes

    Digital lifestyle syndromes are a problem. Are you a digital life style warrior?  You are 20-50 years old.  You sit at a desk, working on a computer 8-10 hours a day.  You even work on your laptop during your commute sometimes.  You stay current on all social media and the news on your phone [...]

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    Can Chiropractic help arthritis?

    Many patients ask, can chiropractic adjustment help arthritis pain and inflammation?  May is arthritis and osteoporosis awareness/prevention month. We want to address what chiropractic can and cannot do for arthritis patients seeking relief through a chiropractic adjustment.  What is [...]

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    HERE IS HOW WE PLAN TO KEEP YOU SAFE

    WE ARE OPEN FOR CHIROPRACTIC, MASSAGE AND ACUPUNCTURE APPOINTMENTS IT'S NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL YET. Our first and foremost goal is to keep our patients and staff safe and healthy.  This is what you should expect: NOTE: IF YOU HAVE HAD ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS IN THE LAST MONTH, [...]

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    Soft tissue injuries and soft tissue therapies

    Soft tissue injuries are the most common injuries.   They involve muscles, tendons, and ligaments.  In this article we will be discussing soft tissue injuries from sports and exercise activities as well as simple every day activities.  We will outline the proper soft tissue [...]

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