Health and Wellness
Spring Forward with Custom Orthotics
You changed your clocks, now change your footwear! Custom orthotics from Foot Levelers support better balance as well as relief from foot pain.
Try These Exercises to Improve Posture
If you're seeking back pain relief, fixing bad posture is a good starting point. These exercises to improve posture could make a big difference
Show Your Body Love with Good Spine Health
A healthy spine means better total wellness. Learn how regular chiropractic adjustments and a daily stretching routine promote good spine health
Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions
To stick to your New Year's resolutions, setting and achieving goals is key. Here's what you can do to focus on health and wellness all year long.
Can Chiropractic Help with Digestion?
As much as we love the holidays, they can wreak havoc on your digestion Chiropractic can be an effective treatment for many issues, including those related to your digestive system. Here’s what you need to know.
Prevent Back Pain from Holiday Decorating
Decorating for the holidays is fun for the whole family, but it can cause neck and back pain if you aren’t careful. While decorating, be sure to use caution and follow our tips to prevent any aches and pains. Here’s what you need to know.
Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving
We’re sure you’re busy with Thanksgiving prep and as much fun as the holiday season is, it can also be a time of overindulgence, stress, and stomach aches. Here at Shields Chiropractic, we want all of our Saginaw patients to enjoy a happy and healthy holiday, so here are our tips.
Stressed Out? Try Chiropractic Care
Stress seems to be everywhere we look these days. As important as stress awareness is no matter what time of year, today is National Stress Awareness Day, so it’s the perfect time to explore how chiropractic can help with stress.
Trick-or-Treating? Try Visiting the Chiropractor!
Once Halloween has come and gone, many people (perhaps falsely) feel they can relax for a while. There are several weeks between spooky season and Thanksgiving. Although there is some time, that doesn’t mean people haven’t already suffered some pain and neglect to their bodies that should be addressed right away. Here are a few reasons why you should see your chiropractor once the Halloween fun is done.
How Your Kids Can Benefit from Chiropractic
As back to school quickly approaches, parents are preparing to get their kids ready to go back in the classroom or continue with virtual learning. You’ve purchased their supplies and created their schedules, but have you considered chiropractic? Here’s why you should add chiropractic to this school year’s routine.
Allergy Relief and Chiropractic Care
Spring is in full swing, and that means allergy season is too. Seasonal allergies leave many of our patients feeling less than their best. Stuffy noses, itchy watery eyes, and sneezing fits are just a few of the unwanted symptoms due to allergies. If you suffer from allergies, check out our suggestions.
Can Chiropractic Help with Circulation?
An important part of living a healthy life is movement. As stagnant as life may seem right now for many of us, it’s still important to focus on moving your body – and that includes circulation! Whether you suffer from circulation issues or not, chiropractic care can help promote proper circulation. Here’s what you need to know.
Keep an Active Mind and Body at Home
Like most people, you’re probably spending a lot more time at home. This has left many wondering how to stay healthy (and stay sane) while at home. Here are our tips to help keep you occupied and fit while you practice social distancing.
The Benefits of Exercise and Chiropractic Care
As you spend more time at home, your exercise routine may have taken a backseat. But to get the most out of your chiropractic adjustments and maintain a healthy body, continuing to exercise is more important than ever. Here are the benefits of pairing exercise with chiropractic care.
Chiropractic Care for Stress Relief
April is Stress Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to learn how chiropractic can help with stress relief.
Boost Your Immune System with Chiropractic
Spring may be the season of great weather and a fresh feeling, but this year looks different as we face COVID-19 along with the common cold and flu. Here’s what you need to know about chiropractic care and your immune system.
Chiropractic Tips for Coronavirus
By now you’ve most likely been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. You may have had to struggle with finding supplies like hand sanitizer and toilet paper or have spent hours scrolling through social media. But what exactly is coronavirus and how can you protect yourself?
Our Daylight Saving Time Tips
It is that time of the year again when we spring forward and though we gain an hour of sunshine, this week is hard as we lose an hour of sleep. Whether you welcome this time of year or hate the effects of the time change, there are some things you may be doing to make this week harder than it needs to be. Here are our daylight saving time tips.
How Does Chiropractic Impact Your Health?
Whether you’re preparing for your first visit to Shields Chiropractic or have seen us in the past, it’s always good to know how chiropractic can impact your overall health and wellness. Here’s what you need to know.
Feel Good On The Go!
As January comes to an end, life seems busier than ever! In order to stay mobile and keep up with your hectic life, mobility is key. Here’s what you need to know about chiropractic care and range of motion.
Nutrition and Chiropractic for Improved Health
When it comes to keeping yourself healthy, one of the best things you can do is keep things simple. If you need help moving in the right direction toward health and wellness, try focusing on the benefits of chiropractic care and nutrition.
Chiropractic Care: A Winter Must Have
When you think of winter, there are many things that come to mind: cozying up by the fire, playing in the snow, enjoying winter sports…and cold and flu season. Winter is the time of year to pay extra close attention to your health and wellness, and chiropractic may be able to help. Here are our tips to give your body its best shot at fighting off the cold and flu this winter.
Get a Hold on Holiday Stress
The holiday season is full of family, friends, celebration, and…stress?! As enjoyable as the holidays are, they can also be challenging for those suffering from back pain or chronic issues like migraines and fibromyalgia. Here at Shields Chiropractic, we want to help our patients enjoy a healthy and peaceful holiday season. Here are our tips.
Air Travel Tips for the Holidays
Hauling heavy luggage, rushing to gates, standing in long lines, and stuffing yourself into an uncomfortable seat – holiday air travel isn’t easy! The chiropractors at Shields Chiropractic want to help you enjoy easy flights this holiday season, and chiropractic care could be the key. Here are our tips to help reduce the stress air travel puts on the body.
Stay Healthy through the Holidays
With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving just a day away, the holidays are officially here. It is a festive time of year filled with family, friends, fun, and celebration. As much as we love the holidays, they can also bring about some unwelcome guests like stress and overeating. Here are our tips to help you stay healthy through the holidays.
Have a Healthier Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a holiday we look forward to all year long: lots of family, fun, and food! But if you aren’t careful, you could end up feeling miserable and as stuffed as the turkey you just ate. Instead of pushing yourself to the point of discomfort, treat yourself to a little self-care. Here are our tips for enjoying a satisfying Thanksgiving - without having to loosen up your belt buckle!
Time Change Tips
Turning the clock back gives most of us a much needed extra hour of sleep. As nice as it may seem, that time change still throws off your body’s clock. Though most of us struggle with losing an hour of sleep in the spring, many still have a difficult time falling asleep while adjusting to the time change. Here are our time-change tips.
Tricks and Tips for a Healthier Halloween
One of the scariest things we can think of is your chiropractor telling you to keep your Halloween healthy. At Shields Chiropractic, we love Halloween as much as everybody else. which is why we’ve put together some tips to help you enjoy a happy and healthy Halloween.
Are Skeletons Scaring You?
Spooky season may be in full swing, but skeletons don’t have to be scary when there is chiropractic care. Here’s how regular chiropractic adjustments can improve the health of your musculoskeletal system.
Take a Hike for Your Health!
A crisp Fall morning is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and take a nice, long hike. Whether you’re an avid hiker or just out enjoying a stroll in nature, the last thing you want is for a joint or back injury to keep you off the trails. Here are our tips for a safe and healthy hike.
Can Chiropractic Help with Obesity?
There are numerous benefits of chiropractic care for people of all ages and sizes. Whether you first joined us at Shields Chiropractic for back pain treatment, neck pain relief, or just promoting a healthier lifestyle, there is a chiropractic treatment for you. There are so many health conditions that chiropractic can help with, but is obesity one of them?
The Caffeine/Chiropractic Connection
Do you start your day with a steaming cup of coffee? If you’re like most American adults, you consume at least one cup of coffee a day — you might even be drinking one right now! Coffee is so well-loved, it even has its own national holiday (Sept. 29th!), so to get in the spirit, let’s learn about the connection between chiropractic and caffeine.
Tips for a Healthy Summer!
The summer season is in full swing, and that means an increase in outdoor activities…and also an increase in back injuries. Many of us are enjoying the longer days of summer: playing sports, enjoying outdoor exercise, and going for a swim. The stress and fatigue that increased activity can put on your body often leads to injuries and issues. Fortunately, chiropractic can help you recover. Here are our health and wellness tips to enjoy your summer.
Feet: They're Your Foundation!
When you think of the basics of chiropractic medicine and chiropractors in general, you probably think of the spine, right? That may be the major focal point for us chiropractors, but if we look down just a bit further, we see a body part that is often neglected. Here’s what you need to know about foot pain and how chiropractic can help.
Eat For Your Spine!
At Shields Chiropractic, our priority is to help our patients live healthy and happy lives. As chiropractors, we are able to provide more than just neck and back pain relief, and an important part of your health is having a healthy spine. You can improve the health and wellness of your spine (and your whole body) with regular chiropractic adjustments, exercise, and even diet. Here are our tips to improve your spinal heath by what you eat!
Tips For Your First Father's Day
Are you looking forward to celebrating your first Father’s Day? Whether you’re a new parent or just need a refresher, chiropractic is an important part of healthcare in all phases of life, especially for new parents!
Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Care
Fibromyalgia is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions in the world, and it is one that is often misdiagnosed. Here’s how chiropractic care can help.
The Key to Great Health
Most people only go to the doctor when they aren’t feeling 100%, and scheduling a visit to see the doctor when you are feeling fine is a relatively new practice. Over the years, we’ve seen an increase in patients who want to achieve great health by regularly visiting their chiropractor. These visits are to stay well, not just relieve back pain. Here’s what you should know.
Chiropractic Care: A Winter Necessity
We may be ready for spring, but winter is still here. When you think of the winter season, some things just come to mind: open fires, snowmen, the cold and flu. There is no denying that winter time means paying extra attention to your health and wellness. Cold weather presents unique challenges to your health beyond the cold and flu. Instead of hunkering down for the rest of the winter season, learn how chiropractic can help you stay healthy.
Start the New Year Right!
The New Year is quickly approaching, and that means everyone is taking the time to refocus on their health and lives as a whole. The New Year brings the opportunity for a fresh start. While many changes that you make in life are entirely dependent upon you, some require the help of a professional. If you are looking to take control of your health this year, here’s why you should give chiropractic a try.
Strengthen Your Immune System!
Cold and flu season is in full swing. The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but they also bring an influx of germs. There are sure to be plenty of sore throats and sniffling noses at this time of year. If you are looking for ways to keep you and your family healthy this season, check out our natural and effective techniques for fighting illness.
Thanksgiving Tips & Tricks
From travelling in cramped seats to laying around after a big meal, Thanksgiving can create some real risks for your joints and spine. Here are our tips to protect your body during the holiday season. Get complete details in Chiropractic Care Blog.
How to Have a Healthier Halloween
Most people look back on their Halloween traditions with fond memories, but it’s important to remember that life is about balance…and that balance can be particularly challenging to manage during a holiday like Halloween. Here are our tips. Get complete details in Chiropractic Care Blog.
Sleep and Chiropractic Care
One of the most common complaints American adults have is trouble sleeping. If you’re like so many other sufferers out there, you are at a loss for what to do. To improve your sleep, we will review the common causes of sleeplessness and how chiropractic care can help. Get complete details in Chiropractic Care Blog.
Chiropractic Care for Athletes
Whether you are a fitness fanatic, someone who enjoys a casual scrimmage on the weekends, or just beginning your fitness journey, chiropractic care might be just what your fitness regimen needs. Here’s how it can help. Get complete details in Chiropractic Care Blog.
Create Healthy Eating Habits
Today's society constantly puts unhealthy food choices at the forefront, making it more challenging to develop the healthy eating habits your body needs. For the most part, we know what we should eat, but how do we actually form those health habits? Get complete details in Chiropractic Care Blog.
Headache Relief and Chiropractic Care
We've all felt it before: the throbbing, pounding pain of a headache. Most of us only experience them every now and then, but others, unfortunately, suffer from chronic headaches, which can ultimately affect their relationships, work, and overall quality of life. Get complete details in Chiropractic Care Blog.
Tips For Taking Care of Your Immune System
If your goal is to reach optimal health, a healthy immune system is a key component! Making your health a priority can be challenging, so we've put together some simple steps to help keep your immune system strong. Get complete details in Chiropractic Care Blog.
Tips to Improve Your Workspace
Since most of your time is likely spent sitting at a desk, it's important to make sure your workspace is back and body friendly. Here are a few tips to improve the ergonomics in your office. Get complete details in Chiropractic Care Blog.
Stretching: The Under-Looked Exercise
We all know that it's important to exercise, and most of us incorporate stretching into our workouts. But that doesn't mean everyone does it! Studies show that stretching not only improves workouts, but it also reduces the risk of injury. So if you're going to work out, you may as well do it right, and be sure to stretch! It's an important and often overlooked exercise that requires no equipment or special clothes.