Blog Archive

Preventing Injuries During Household Projects Dec 20th, 2020

When planning household projects, be sure to think through the entire project upfront, whether or not it's something you've done before. This includes gathering all of the tools and necessary elements to complete the job, and organizing them in the order you'll use them. This will ensure that you will...

The Importance of Perspective Nov 27th, 2020

It's Black Friday. Which means by now that you have been inundated with weeks of advertisements for "pre-Black-Friday rates" and "Sales all month long!" And it can be easy to get swept up by the greatest deals. Before you know it, you've racked up your credit card and loaded up...

Managing Back Pain Nov 20th, 2020

Have you been experiencing back pain or have experienced it in the past? You're not alone: back pain is one of the most common pains that people deal with, and our staff at Bay Area Wellness Center can help. If you're a new patient, our team of chiropractors will discuss...

Do You Struggle Getting a Good Night’s Sleep? Chiropractic Might Help. Sep 22nd, 2020

How does Chiropractic help you sleep better? At our practice, we offer medical, rehab and hands-on therapies, in addition to chiropractic. When our chiropractors adjust, it allows your body to restore function appropriately. Adjustments combined with hands-on therapies, soothe the body and relax muscles (and the mind). We can also...

Chiropractic for Kids Sep 18th, 2020

Does your child complain of muscle aches? “Growing pains” is actually a deceiving name for the discomfort that your child might be feeling. Studies have shown that there’s no pain related to growth, and that the soreness is likely from overuse throughout the day. Regardless, Chiropractic can help!  Over the...

Chiropractic for Pregnancy & Pediatric Aug 19th, 2020

A recent analysis of chiropractic clinics found that 17% of chiropractic patients are under the age of 18. This statistic has been growing over the last 20 years or so and it’s no wonder why: when practiced correctly, chiropractic care can be extremely beneficial in treating ailments in babies during...

How Chiropractic Helps Migraines Jul 28th, 2020

Migraines typically cause throbbing or pulsing of the head. Patients sometimes experience nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light or sounds in addition to the pain. Self-help remedies, lifestyle changes and medications can all help in lessening migraines and/or the pain experienced during.  A migraine can last anywhere from 4 hours,...

Chiropractic: Frequently Asked Questions Jul 10th, 2020

What exactly do Chiropractors treat?  A Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) treats patients of any age, typically who are experiencing neck, pain, back pain or headaches. Neck pain, back pain and headaches can all be treated with adjustments, or manipulations - which is largely what Chiropractors are known for. Our D.C.’s...

Chiropractic Care + Yoga - Who Knew? Jul 9th, 2020

When practiced correctly, yoga can decrease stress levels and blood sugar, and increase balance, flexibility and strength in your muscles and joints. Chiropractic helps with joint mobility, and corrects body alignments through manipulation/adjustments. They truly work so well together, as both promote the wellbeing and healing of our bodies.  Chiropractic...

How We Treat Arthritis Jul 5th, 2020

Arthritis is the swelling or sensitivity experienced in your joints. Arthritis typically causes joint soreness, stiffness and discomfort. Because of the nature of arthritis, the symptoms typically grow worse with age. You’ve probably heard of the two most common forms of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.  Osteoarthritis causes our body’s...

Stress Management Tips Jun 30th, 2020

We all have the power to live happier lives. It starts with realizing that that power resides in ourselves. Below are some tips to help manage stress, which is a large piece of creating a healthier and happier life for yourself: Try to have a positive attitude - even when...

B-12 Vitamin Injections Jun 16th, 2020

We are now offering 1ml B-12 vitamin shots. B-12 shots prevent B-12 deficiency which can cause: Fatigue  Cognitive slowing  Neuropathy  Most of us get our B-12 from food, typically, meat, fish, eggs or dairy products. However, some people are unable to absorb the B-12 from food. If you're vegan or...

The Importance of Posture Jun 15th, 2020

Posture is the position that your body takes while sitting, standing or laying down. Good posture helps us minimize unnecessary strain on muscles, joints and bones that could lead to pain or degenerative arthritis down the road. It also reduces muscle fatigue, since proper posture uses less of the body’s...

The Centrifuge & PRP Jun 1st, 2020

A centrifuge is a piece of lab equipment that’s used for the separation of fluids, gas or liquid, based on density. Separation occurs by spinning material at a high speed; the centrifugal force pushes heavier materials to the outside of the vessel. In our office, we use the centrifuge for...

Auto Injury Services May 27th, 2020

Have you been in an auto accident and experienced injuries? Neck pain is a common symptom of whiplash, an injury that occurs when your neck is suddenly and forcefully jerked forward or snapped backward. This motion can create tears in your neck’s muscles, ligaments and tendons, causing pain and limited...

At-Home Stretches to Keep Your Body Mobile and Fit May 20th, 2020

Shoulder and Upper Spine Mobility Exercises If you're like many Americans and are either working from home, or just stuck inside all day, these quick exercises will help you retain mobility in some of the most important areas of your body.  Grab your broom (or maybe a long stick from...

Practice Update: COVID-19 May 11th, 2020

Our office is open and focused on the safety of our patients, staff, providers, and community. We are currently following all CDC guidelines and we will continue reviewing our procedures in collaboration with national, state and local policies.  As a Chiropractic and Wellness center, we strive to provide relief to...

Valentine's Day Promotion Feb 5th, 2020

So, which Valentine, or Valentinus, was the real Saint for which we celebrate Valentine’s Day? History behind the holiday is a bit murky, but one thing seems true: beyond the hype, Valentine’s Day is meant to celebrate and value those closest to us, and maybe even treat them a little...

New Service Offering: Regenerative Medicine Feb 4th, 2020

As of October 2019, Bay Area Wellness Center now offers regenerative medicine as a new treatment capability, if the patient/you are a candidate. Many variables go into determining if you’re a viable candidate. These variables include if you’ve been cancer-free for the last 5 years, the joint you’re having issues...