A morning stretch routine

This is a video we put together for our patients to make sure they better understand what to do to get free of back and neck pain. These are some of the main stretches we give our marathon runners, paddlers, and volleyball players for general mobility. We take a functional approach in our practice to sports injuries.  We want to […]

What’s Causing My Lower Back Pain, & How Can I Relieve It?

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The joints in your spine are a common cause of your lower back pain: The disc and joints of the low back are elegantly designed to handle a large portion of the weight and load put upon the spine by daily activities.   The lumbar spine is oriented with a forward bowing called a lordosis.  The joints “stack”  upon the […]

What’s Causing My Headache?: Part 5. TMJ Headache Relief

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Many patients that seek headache and migraine relief do not realize they suffer from Temperomandibular joint aka TMJ headaches. We receive many referrals from Long Beach dentists for collaborative work with TMJ and TMD. Didn’t your parents always tell you to chew your food? The TMJ is a vital part of living as it helps us chew our food and […]

What’s Causing My Headache?: Part 4 – Posture A Headache Cure

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At Day Wellness we come across numerous cases where people are looking for a headache cure.  We often find bad posture and headaches go hand in hand, eventually leading to migraines. Let us take a holistic approach to get to the cause of your headaches and get you relief. Modern Day Posture A lot has gone into you being able […]

Don’t Let Osteoarthritis Wear You Down To The Bone

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The Unnatural Aging Process When you hear the terms “little old lady,” or “little old man,” what image comes to your mind? I know I think of a hunched over, shuffling, “handi-capable” elderly person, whose strength, as well as, size has slowly diminished over decades. What if I told you this was not the “natural aging process,” and that there […]

Got “Tech Neck?” Chiropractic Can Help!

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What’s next, “modern-age mid-back?” “Desk job shoulders?” What’s the big idea?! No doubt about it, computers and technology have made all of our lives easier, our jobs more organized, and helped our friends and families connect and share in a whole new way. Being tech savvy has also lead many of you to experiencing new aches and pains, increased muscle […]

What is Causing my Headache: Part 3. A Functional Medicine Approach

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What is Causing my Headache?  This multiple article series will help you figure out what has gone wrong within your body to create the presentation of a pain somewhere in the head. Headaches are often linked to global imbalances in hormones, neurotransmitters, and immunity in the body.  Migraine sufferers especially have a greater chance of success when combining, nutrition and […]

Can Chiropractic Help My insomnia?

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Chiropractic care can help maximize your sleep so your body can rejuvenate Importance of Sleep Adequate levels of sleep are critical to your health and overall wellness. Sleeping is the time where our body repairs and heals itself. Our body is constantly regenerating. Our red blood cells regenerate every 120 days. Our skin cells regenerate every 27 days. Even our […]