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The holidays might represent family gatherings and present situations where we get to be around those who we cherish the most, but it's also an undeniable fact that the holidays also represent stressful times for many of us. Getting just the right gift, in some cases driving through heavy traffic across town, and working extra hours to afford the ideal holiday experience can create stress and anxiety for anyone.
Below, Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope goes over a few ways to reduce or avoid stress and anxiety altogether this holiday season, so you can get back to that which is essential: spending time with loved ones.
Put a price limit on everyone you're purchasing gifts for and try to get everything on sale. Try not to pay retail price on anything this season to save money.
Instead of having the festivities at your house and creating a ton of work for yourself, let someone else throw the gathering. Keep your ears open for holiday parties and be an attendee this year.
Even though the holiday season is a time to give and be selfless, we are in better positions to give when we are well and happy. December is an important month to double-down on your self-care routine. If you have any questions about how chiropractic treatment can be the perfect antidote for stress and anxiety, contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope to schedule your consultation. And have a happy, stress-free holiday season!
Staying on top of your wellness routine doesn't have to stop at work.
It's a sad fact of reality that not every workplace is set up with ergonomic furniture, not to mention an area where you can engage in your yoga practice or mid-day stretch routine.
But, that's okay, because Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope has your back, your neck, and any other area of your body that aches from your daily routine.
Make sure that your desk is properly situated, with your computer screen at a level and an angle that has your head looking straight forward. Make sure you're not slouching or staring downward, which will have a negative effect on your neck and back.
Try to get up and stretch your body at the top of every hour. Your coworkers might look at you weird, but your body will thank you.
Pack fresh lunches made with clean, whole food. This will fuel you throughout your day.
Chiropractic treatment has been shown to offset work-related pain and stress in numerous ways. If you have any questions about how to set up your workplace to benefit your health a little more, contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today to schedule your consultation.
If you haven't fully utilized your health care insurance plan, if you do not use this month to cash in, your deductibles can reset and any visit or consultation allowances will also reset -- usually without rolling over.
One good thing about insurance is that many providers will cover chiropractic treatment -- so what are you waiting for?
Getting an end-of-the-year chiropractic adjustment can bring you a variety of benefits, including:
During your visit we'll go over your health history and pinpoint any problem areas, not to mention come up with a customized treatment plan that will meet your unique needs. Contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today to schedule your end-of-the-year chiropractic check-up. We have a long track record of keeping our patients healthy and well all year long!
Chances are if you engaged in all the Black Friday festivities, you probably put your body through more than a little wear and tear. In order to unlock the 20-60% savings this popular day brings one has to sacrifice the body and the focus the mind at the task at hand. After all is said and done, you have to have a recovery plan for your Black Friday run if you plan to hit work on Monday 100%.
Below, Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope goes over a ways to recover from Black Friday.
All that reaching, bending down, and lifting items of various sizes will put a strain on your back, your muscles, and your joints. Make sure to do a 45-minute stretch when you get home to decompress.
Unless you packed water, make sure to jug a big glass of water right when you get home, because, chances are, you might be a little dehydrated.
Visiting your local chiropractor will ensure you body gets the recalibration it needs to function properly and efficiently. Chiropractic treatments have been shown to reduce stress and anxiety, not to mention provide drug-free pain relief and increase range of motion. Contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today to schedule your consultation.
One of the most common reasons people seek acupuncture is for the treatment of stress and anxiety. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America asserts that over 40 million people in the United States alone live with some level of anxiety.
Think of anxiety as your body's natural response when it deems you to be unsafe, putting you into a heightened, fight-or-flight state.
Acupuncture is believed by many to help modulate your emotional response when you're feeling stressed and anxious, whether it comes from your work life or your social life. Acupuncture has also been shown to increase blood flow and release healthy endorphins that make you feel great.
Think of acupuncture as your drug-free anxiety relief option. Keep it in your back pocket!
And give us a call today to schedule your consultation at Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope. We provide acupuncture for anxiety and stress relief, not to mention chiropractic treatments that keep your body and brain calibrated and feeling amazing.
When we're in pain, our discomfort can be the result of an isolated injury, or it can be the result of everyday wear and tear, not to mention overuse. Many of us work demanding schedules to sustain our lifestyles, which often have us sitting at desks or standing on our feet for long periods of time. Even going to work in the morning, we're sitting in an often hunched and uncomfortable position that puts a ton of pressure on our bodies.
It's a sad reality that many of our employers don't equip offices with ergonomic furniture, so it's up to you to treat aches and pains. Acupuncture is a great way to treat everyday pain in a new, drug-free way.
Traditional Chinese acupuncture consists of tiny needles inserted at targeted "acupoints" on the body, which is believed to release your body's natural pain-killing endorphins and by inspiring your brain's serotonin governor, which is a brain chemical associated with mood.
Pay attention to your body and ask yourself where you hurt? Back, legs, neck, joints -- acupuncture can address most any area of the body.
Contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today to schedule your acupuncture consultation. We provide treatments that treat the whole person, addressing a variety of ailments the all-natural way!