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  • Chiropractic adjustments are the way to go! Whether you are looking for pain relief or to make long-term change to your body function, Here are the 10 things that happen with chiropractic adjustment and the benefits you can expect. You experience ease of movement. With routine daily [...]

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    Proper stretching is crucial since stretching reduces your risk of getting hurt and also alleviates tight muscles. Tight Muscles To begin, we need to understand why a muscle is tight. Muscles can be short and tight for many reasons, including: the muscle might be in a partially contracted [...]

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    Pain-Free Workdays- 4 things to do!

    #1 Maintain healthy sitting and standing balance Pain-free workdays can be accomplished if you follow four essential principles.  I trust you know by now that “, but sitting is the new smoking”, but now standing as a substitute is being shown to cause varicose veins, plantar fascitis, [...]

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    Why Stand Not Sit?  The standing desk hype.

    The Standing Desk Hype In the last year, San Francisco has become The Technology Hub, The New Silicon Valley, The High Tech Paradise, The New Gold Rush destination.  Pinterest, Zinga, Square, Salesforce, Twitter, Zendek, and hundreds of more high-tech startups have set up shop in San Francisco. [...]

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    Have you ever wondered, "What is that hump at the base of my neck?" Dowager's hump is a hump at the base of your neck. The medical definition of Dowager's hump is: An abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic vertebrae of the upper back. Compression of the front portion of the involved [...]

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    Good Posture Means Good Health

    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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    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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