Your nutrition has a direct impact on your health. To consume adequate portions of macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fats) helps to maintain appropriate sugar and insulin levels. You will be more energetic if your meals contain a portion of protein, one portion of carbohydrates and 1/10 of a fat portion.
Good posture is a posture that causes little or no stress to the body. Let us use an example: Posture of the head/neck. “La ligne de balance posturale” determines the proper position for the head in relation to the neck. Research shows that for every inch that the neck goes beyond the alignment of the head, the neck muscles perceive 10 times the actual weight of the head.
Many people do not realize the importance of sleep in order to be healthy. Most of us sleep less and work more because of our busy lives. Studies have proven that depriving our bodies of adequate sleep can diminish our longevity and our quality of life. Furthermore, lack of sleep can cause problems such as: hormonal imbalance, premature aging, increasing and severity of Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, memory lapses ad many other health problems.
Upon your arrival, you will be asked to complete a questionnaire that will contain personal information about your family and your medical history. Also, any information that can describe or explain your present condition, will be included in the questions. The acting chiropractor will analyze the data in order to determine the best course of action.