What are subluxations?

The ABCs of Subluxations Vertebral subluxations: displacements of the spinal bones (vertebrae) that can cause stress to your spinal cord and nervous system.  Subluxations may be caused by poor sleeping habits, poor posture, strenuous exercise, injuries, auto accidents, sports, slips or falls, and in some cases, the birthing process itself. Chiropractic adjustments are very helpful…

A Brief History of Chiropractic

A Brief History Of Chiropractic The first recorded chiropractic adjustment was performed on September 18, 1895, by Dr. Daniel David Palmer, a Canadian-born teacher, and healer. Dr. Palmer was, at the time, studying the cause and effect of diseases.  His patient was Harvey Lillard, a janitor working in the same building as Dr. Palmer in…

Chiroflow Water-based Pillow

Chiroflow Waterbase Pillow This pillow has earned a superior reputation in the health care community for its innovation and clinically proven results. Clinical sleep trials at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and at Logan College of Chiropractic showed that the Chiroflow pillow is preferred over other cervical pillows and that it improves the quality of…

Break Free from Cabin Fever

Living in Pittsburgh, we know that the weather is rough in the winter. And we all grow more restlessness with the end in sight. Everyone is longing for warmer weather, but why let it keep you down? Sitting around all winter can take a serious toll on your back and overall well-being. It is never…

Nutrition is Not One Size Fits All

There is no one size fits all when it comes to nutrition! IDLife is a line of InDividualized nutritional supplements. There are too many choices when you enter the store. What kind of vitamins and minerals should you be taking? What about energy supplements, sleep aids, or meal shakes? It is enough to make your…

Wingfield Pines

Wingfield Pines is a great place to get away, but it also serves a greater purpose. It is located on 80-acres of the Chartiers Lake Flood Plane on the Chartiers Creek in Allegheny County. This land has been used for many different purposes. The first owner was a farmer until the land inevitably flooded. In…

Gilfillan Trail Loop

You might not expect to find a hike through the countryside right next to the South Hills Village, but that is just where this month’s trail is located. The Gilfillan Trail Loop was a part of 60-acres of land purchased by Upper St. Clair in 1976 from the Gilfillan Family. Upper St. Clair decided to…

How Can Massage Therapy Help You?

Live Healthier With Massage Therapy “In victory you deserve a massage, in defeat you need a massage.” What is Message: Massage Therapy is a technique of manipulating the muscles and soft tissue by pressing or rubbing on a person’s skin. Benefits of Massage: Massage offers a variety of health benefits and has been proven as…

Boyce Mayview Park

Boyce Mayview Park is located in Upper St. Clair, not to be confused with Boyce Park in Plum. The July Trail of the Month is more than just a trail; Boyce Mayview Park is equipped with many amenities for all ages and abilities. The park is nestled along Chartier’s Creek on the Chartier’s flood plain….

Fitness in the Real Work Part 3: Making Fitness a Family Affair

Fitness in the Real World We all have a million excuses for why we just cannot seem to stay fit. It may take some commitment to live healthier, but if you are realistic it might be easier than you think. Our biggest advice for maintaining a healthy routine is planning ahead. It is easy to…