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5 Simple Exercises For Neck Pain

There is no reason you should be living with neck pain! Chiropractic adjustments can not only alleviate neck pain, they can eliminate it all together by identifying the cause and correcting it. Call us today to schedule your consultation, and check out these 7 simple stretches for neck pain that can bring you temporary relief as you wait for you adjustment! 1. Neck Rolls. Neck rolls stretch and strengthen many of the muscles…

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10 High Protein Snacks to Boost Your Metabolism

High protein snacks are essential in helping our bodies maintain steady energy levels, improving muscle tone, and boosting metabolism. Protein makes your body use more calories during digestion than carbohydrates, and it aids in the fight against your body storing extra fat. Take a look at these 30 high protein snacks that will help boost your metabolism and keep hunger away! 1. Ants on a Log   2. Avocado Chicken Salad…

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The Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a yummy and seasonal flavor that signals the welcoming of fall, and if you glance around you you’ll quickly notice that there is a pumpkin TAKEOVER happening. And you know what? We kind of think this pumpkin-extravaganza-craziness is wonderful. Why? Because the pumpkin packs some pretty powerful health benefits. Here are 5 reasons it’s totally okay to be obsessed with pumpkin this fall: 1. Feel Fuller, Longer. Pumpkin seeds contain…

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5 Houseplants That Clean Air And Are Impossible To Kill

Think about your day and the amount of time you spend indoors. The average person spends 90 percent of their time indoors! Did you know that indoor air pollutants have been ranked among the top five environmental risks to public health? Stagnant indoor environments allow air pollutants to build up and stick around in greater amounts than we should be breathing in. The good news is, there’s an easy and…

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21 Smoothies With Only 3 Ingredients

Smoothies are a quick and easy way to get plenty of nutrients into your body. Whether you’re looking for an energizing breakfast on-the-go or a post-workout shake, grab just three simple ingredients and a handful of ice cubes and blend away. These 21 smoothie recipes with only three ingredients will have your taste buds dancing! 1. Protein Frosty 1 cup milk of choice, 2 scoops chocolate protein powder, 1/2 frozen banana 2.…

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The Best Brunch in Vancouver, Washington

Brunch is hands down, one of the greatest meals of all time. Is it breakfast? Is it lunch? Who cares? It’s delicious. Here are some of Vancouver, Washington’s best brunch spots! Dulin’s Village Cafe What To Eat: Huevos Rancheros 1929 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660 (360) 737-9907 Bleu Door Bakery What To Eat: Bleu Door Biscuits and Gravy 2413 Main St, Vancouver, WA, 98660 (360) 693-2538 Kitchen Table Cafe – Evergreen…

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Deep Tissue Massage Benefits

At Quantum Chiropractic, we focus on treating the whole body, and one of the ways we do this is by offering deep tissue massage at our clinic. Deep tissue massage involves manipulating the deep layers of tissue in the body and is usually a slower and firmer massage than Swedish massage or acupressure. Deep tissue massage helps stimulate blood flow and relieves muscle tension while lowering stress levels. Typically, there is…

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The Perfect Exercises for Poor Posture

Posture matters. It engages your core, opens your diaphragm to help you breathe better, gives your organs the room they need to aid in digestion, increases energy, reduces stress, radiates confidence, and even helps you look younger! If your posture is far from perfect, check out these exercises to help! Shoulder Rolls. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Inhale and raise your shoulders and shoulder blades to your ears. As…

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Why You Should Be Doing Foam Roller Exercises

If you’ve been in a gym lately, you’ve likely seen a foam roller. Unfortunately, many people are intimidated by these simple tools, and don’t know how or why they should be incorporated into their daily routine! Here’s a list of 5 of the health benefits of foam roller exercises, and why you should be doing them: 1. Foam rolling can increase flexibility and joint range of motion. New research shows that…

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Why Sitting Is The New Smoking

It’s no secret that those of us with desk jobs find ourselves sitting for 8+ hours a day, or 40+ hours a week — not including commute time! This sedentary culture is wreaking havoc  on our health our taking a major toll on our bodies. The Los Angeles Times recently interviewed Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic- Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative and inventor of the treadmill desk.…

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