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Health Tips From Dr Gard

  • Is there a proper fitting bicycle for you?

    Is there a proper fitting bicycle for you?

    Most people don’t think about it, but there is a proper fit for a bicycle. If you regularly ride a bike that doesn’t ‘fit’, you could throw your entire body out of whack and cause some pretty uncomfortable subluxations. The first thing to consider is the frame size. If the frame isn’t the right sizeRead more →

  • Don’t make these mistakes when it comes to back pain

    Don’t make these mistakes when it comes to back pain

    The thing about back pain is that we have all experienced it at some point or another; however, too many people make these common mistakes when dealing with that pain.  Here is what you should avoid in order to prevent more serious or prolonged discomfort: Don’t ignore that pain.  Any chiropractor will tell you that yourRead more →

  • How long should running shoes last?

    How long should running shoes last?

    Running shoes actually serve a purpose: to protect your joints during times of high activity. Poorly fitting athletic shoes can wreak havoc on your body. This is why it is important to determine your arch type before you go shoe shopping, and your chiropractor can help you with this. When you ask your chiropractor whatRead more →

  • Getting rid of muscle cramps

    Getting rid of muscle cramps

    Many different reasons bring us into the chiropractor’s office, but the outcome is typically the same: improved body performance; however, muscle cramps might become an issue as you work to achieve this goal. What causes muscle cramps and how can we get rid of them? Unfortunately, every single cause of muscle cramps has not beenRead more →