• Sleep Better, Live Better: How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Your Sleep
    If you find yourself tossing and turning at night, unable to get the restorative sleep your body needs, chiropractic care might be the solution you've been looking for. One of the significant advantages of chiropractic care for sleep issues is that it is a non-invasive and drug-free approach. Read more
  • Exploring the World of Meditation: Discovering Your Inner Peace
    In this post, we will embark on a journey to explore various types of meditation, each with its unique benefits and techniques. Read more
  • Why Would I Come to a Chiropractic Office for a Sports Physical?
    At Triad Sports & Family Chiropractic, we are the only office in the St. Louis metropolitan area to perform both standard sports physicals and expanded sports physical. Read more
  • Want To Try A Non-Invasive Technique For Your Low Back Pain? Try Flexion-Distraction
    Flexion-Distraction is a technique used only by chiropractors that can decrease the symptoms of low back pain and evenpain that goes down the leg. Most patient’s feel an immediate relief Read more
  • Concussion Recovery and Return to Play
    This is a summary of the basics of concussions and the current return to play protocol. Read more
  • Understanding SPMs and Inflammation
    Understanding the pros and cons of inflammation has been a topic of conversation with many of our patients and practice members this past year. All of us experience inflammation, even Read more
  • Why Does Your Chiropractor Go By "Doctor"?
    This blog is an exploration on why I believe most chiropractors go by doctor. One of the more common things that I hear is “you earned it”. While this is true and may work in certain situation, I believe there are more reasons than the level of academic degree that one obtained many people, including healthcare providers, don’t know. Read more
  • Chiropractic Facts I Bet You Didn't Know
    Chiropractic is still very misunderstood profession by both the general public as well as amongst many health care providers. Unfortunately we have opioid crisis in this country is a real problem for so many households, and communities around our country. According to the CDC the number of death related to drug overdose rose by almost 30% from 2019 to 2020. It is important as ever to continue to dispel myths and educate about the benefits of chiropractic care, especially as an effective drug-free option for many common musculoskeletal conditions. Read more
  • RICE is Out, Now What?
    Dr. Gabe Mirkin, a physician and author coined the term RICE in his book for athletes that published in 1978. Over 40 years later rest, ice, elevation, and compression, still appears to be the most common recommended treatment for sports or recreation related injuries amongst coaches, parent, and many healthcare providers, although that is changing. What I want to take about is the updated recommendations for managing acute injuries and why a change was necessary. Read more
  • What are Supershoes?
    Technology has always found its way into sports making the clothes we wear, equipment we use and gear we carry lighter, cooler, safer and more efficient. In theory what that Read more
  • How Does Chiropractic Care Fit into the Fourth Trimester?
    Pregnancy is a unique time when the body will change in dramatic ways within a relatively short period of time. Follow up care with your chiropractor in the Fourth Trimester can be extremely beneficial for both mother and baby. This is a time of transition where hormones are shifting, and our connective tissue is healing. If you have had a child in the last year (beyond the fourth trimester) this is still a great time to start chiropractic care for the first time and address the body changes related to pregnancy, labor, delivery and life after baby. Read more
  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Be Taking Cold Showers
    Using water as therapy (hydrotherapy) for health promotion or disease prevention has been documented in ancient cultures including Egypt, India, and China. The North American Journal of Medical Science published an interesting article in 2014, Scientific Evidence-Based Effects of Hydrotherapy on Various System of the Body. This article presents five health benefits of taking cold showers. The good news is that you don’t have to be an elite athlete or have deep pockets to benefit from the physiological effects of cold because taking a shower is accessible to most people on a daily basis. Read more
  • The Best Way to Treat Trigger Points
    Trigger points are described as taut bands of skeletal muscle. When they cannot relax, these fibers create a nodule or what is more commonly called a “knot”. Trigger points do often show up in areas around where there is injury or chronic tension. That tension may be created by dehydration, emotional stress, repetitive movements, poor postures, protective patterns related an area with any underlying condition (whether it be from the musculoskeletal or other organ systems). Read more
  • Five Ways to Make the Most of a Snow Day
    Five tips on how to make the most of a snow day. Read more
  • In A Nutshell
    What you need to know about chiropractic and how to find a chiropractor that us "just right" for you and your family. Read more
  • Winter Workout Goals
    As the winter sets in and the holiday season is upon us, it can be challenging for many of us to find ways to keep up with a fitness routine. Read more

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