CrossFit Mayview

CrossFit was born in 2000, quickly taking the fitness world by storm. Much more than traditional workouts and very different from other sports, CrossFit can be defined as constantly varied functional movements performed at a relatively high intensity. The idea is to coach people of all abilities and help them improve their overall physical well…

Health Tips for a Healthy Spine

Healthy Tips for a Healthy Spine The following tips can help you take better care of your spine: Make sure you have a firm mattress that keeps the spine aligned and supports the spine’s natural curve. The best sleeping positions are on your back or side. When standing for extended periods, rest one foot on…

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…