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    Good posture means good health. Here are the five posture principles for good health! 1. Posture Is How You Balance Your Body Good posture means good health and good balance.  If you don't balance, you fall down! Our bodies would fall forward without muscles pulling us back.  We use our muscles [...]

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    Handheld Massagers

    I have had more and more patients asking me about what I think of percussion massagers and handheld massagers such as Thera guns, percussion massagers, vibrating rollers, and spheres.  With the increasing accessibility of these devices also come some questions. Do handheld massagers [...]

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    Allergies and Back Pain

    Allergies and back pain connection There is no scientific evidence that links seasonal allergies to back pain, meaning that if you have allergies you will not necessarily have back pain and vice versa. But it doesn't mean that back pain can't result from all that sneezing, coughing, sinus [...]

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    It’s not just a myth, being in nature really is good for you! Stressful environments can leave us feeling anxious, sad, or helpless, in turn elevating blood pressure, heart rate, and muscle tension and suppressing the immune system. Pleasing and soothing environments reverse these negative [...]

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    Whether you are looking for pain relief or to make long-term change to your body function, chiropractic adjustments are the way to go! Here are some of the benefits you can expect from a chiropractic adjustment. You experience ease of movement. With routine daily activities, (driving, [...]

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    We need 7 kinds of rest. We all know that sleep is a kind of rest, but it is not enough. Getting a good night's sleep does not mean you are rested. Physical rest - sleep and rest from exercise 2. Mental rest - short breaks, breathing exercises, writing in a journal, meditation 3. [...]

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    Indirectly chiropractic can influence organ function.  Dr. Henry Widsor, MD performed a medical experiment in 1921 and concluded that degenerated and misaligned spines have a high correlation with disease processes not only of musculoskeletal structure but organs too. Organ function can [...]

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    Let's talk about inflammation and pain: are they Good or Bad? Many people think that inflammation and pain are bad things. Well, sometimes they are and sometimes they aren't. First, let's look at inflammation.  Acute Inflammation - Good The acute inflammatory process is what helps heal [...]

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    Chiro-Health patients are satisfied with the services they receive! 1) Long Appointment Times Chiro-Health is not a crack-and-pop service. Clients get half-hour appointments during which they are cared for and listened to. 2) A Modern Approach to an Ancient Practice Chiro-Health [...]

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    Dear Chiro-Health Community, Happy New Year! We are so grateful for all of you and your endless support throughout 2020! We are honored to have had such wonderful patients, and appreciate that you allowed us the opportunity to make you feel good and, most importantly, make you feel healthy. [...]

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    For 12 weeks in a row, the kids in Columbia neighborhood in Castro Valley have shown up with a smile on their face and a lot of energy to our boot camp. About Me Hi, I am Dr. Amelia Mazgaloff, chiropractor and owner of Chiro-Health Inc. in San Francisco's financial district. When COVID-19[...]

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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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