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Opioids, Pain and the Chiropractic Answer

Opioids - A Needless Epidemic Opioids have been front and center in the news recently.  An epidemic of opioid abuse has been declared by the federal government with over 12 million Americans reported to have misused prescription opioids, and tragically, in 2015 over 25,000 deaths resulted from overdoses of prescribed and synthetic opioids. While I'm [...]

Soccer Injuries- 3 Ways of Avoiding & Treating with Chiropractic Care

Soccer is one of the most popular team sports in the United States, and offers an excellent form of exercise to children and adults alike. Unfortunately, the nature of the sport, the repeated movement and the chance of collision, add up to quite a few opportunities for injury. Lower and upper extremity injuries, overuse injuries, [...]

8 Wonderful Ways A Healthy Diet Benefits Your Life

It's hard to turn on the television or surf the internet without being bombarded with headlines about "Americans don't sleep enough" or "one third of adults are obese." Healthy Diet Benefits While stress, heredity, and smoking are all factors that play into a person's well being, one of the biggest is a healthy diet. Choosing [...]

How Chiropractic Care Works Wonders on Baseball Injuries

When baseball injuries strike, it's important to know what to do! The crack of a ball against a bat, good! The crack of a back or shoulder, bad! Baseball, the nationwide pastime, heats up in the spring.  The Greenville Drive opens their season on April 6th, and I for one can't wait to visit Flour [...]

Why You Should Stay Hydrated and Six Easy Ways to Do It

Summer fun means outside activities in the warm sun; from strenuous pursuits like biking, hiking, and volleyball-playing, to more leisurely enjoyments like sunbathing on a float. No matter how you plan to enjoy the steamy summer months, maintaining hydration should be right up there with sunscreen on your list of important hot weather priorities. Dehydration [...]

What Our Greenville SC Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Sitting While Working

Sitting while working is a reality for many Americans.  Today's blog post touches on the physical challenges which the modern workplace inflicts upon our bodies. It's no secret that exercise is good for you. Many articles and books have been written and studies completed on the subject of physical fitness. However, lately it's been discussed [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Sufferers – 4 Ways Greenville SC Chiropractic Can Help!

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a serious, painful nerve injury that affects many people in the United States. CTS occurs when the median nerve, which runs down a person's forearm to his or her hand, gets compressed in a region of the eight bones of the wrist called the carpal tunnel. This injury is frequently caused [...]

5 Tips Chiropractic Patients Can Use When Choosing The Perfect Pillow

Looking for the perfect pillow for your neck pain? Neck pain is nobody's friend, and it is definitely not an ideal sleeping companion. Pain-filled nights can leave a person dull, groggy, and not ready to face the day in the morning. Unfortunately, certain sleeping positions can further aggravate neck pain to the point it robs a person [...]

Pokémon Go and Text Neck – 5 Things Parents Should Know

As a chiropractor Greenville, SC, I've written before about text neck, but the popularity of Pokémon Go among our youth made me decide to revisit the subject. I'll admit, writing a blog post about Pokémon Go seemed very strange to me. You may have noticed teens roaming the streets of Greenville, SC on weekends. They [...]

Cold and Flu Season? Tips to Boost Your Immune System

Tips To Boost Your Immune System during Cold and Flu Season October begins cold and flu season. Every year at this time of the year, the CDC begins their drumbeat to promote the yearly flu shot to everyone 6 months old and older.  The CDC.gov website reports that the 2016-2017 flu vaccine will protect against [...]

5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health

Chiropractic care is designed to alleviate pain and restore the body to its natural balance. For chiropractors, including our chiropractor Greenville SC, Dr. Mruz, injury prevention is key for a healthy body. Good practices combined with solid exercises creates toned muscles that protect the body and spine from harm. While each patient receives exercise instructions [...]

3 Key Ways Runners Can Benefit from Greenville SC Chiropractic Care

Running is one of Americans' favorite forms of exercise. The reasons for its popularity are simple — it can be done almost anywhere, takes no special equipment, and burns lots of calories. Running also offers a great many health benefits such as weight control, decreased blood pressure and cholesterol, and relief from stress. Everything with [...]