KEYSTONE CHIROPRACTIC’S BLOG

Our Blog provides you with current and interesting health information. Read or watch our latest posts, and learn how Structural Chiropractic may help you with your health issue.

Proper Footwear and Your Structure

As part of a complete program of care, there are certain recommendations that we make to help you achieve the best results in the shortest amount of time.  Footwear can be an important and overlooked solution to improving your spinal alignment and avoiding repetitive stress on your structure.  Here are some things to keep in mind: Avoid High […]

Stop Sniffling through Springtime

Take a moment to learn about Allergies and how 4 key ways that Structural Chiropractic may help! Spring is (finally) here in Des Moines. This time of year many people stock up on antihistamines and other medications to help them endure the onslaught of allergy symptoms: sneezing, itching, watery eyes and stuffy noses. Researchers have warned […]

Mobility Tools We Often Recommend

Foam rollers, tennis balls, lacrosse balls, and trigger point hooks can all be great mobility tools we often recommend in conjunction with your structural corrective care. Sometimes, they go together like peanut butter and jelly! As a structurally focused chiropractor, we’re focused on the orientation of the spine & how it impacts the body. It’s […]

Overcoming a Whiplash Injury

Have you had a Whiplash Injury? Are you dealing with neck pain, headaches, numbness & tingling or other issues years later? Learn how Structural Chiropractic might help! If you read almost any research that has ever been done on whiplash injuries, it is almost impossible to not find related health issues following the accident. It […]

DIY Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizer Spray

Hand sanitizer. It sounds like a great alternative to washing your hands with soap and water. It’s quick, portable, and convenient, especially when you don’t have running water nearby. It’s important to be cautious of ingredients because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration  ruled in 2016 that manufacturers should stop using triclosan, a common ingredient in […]

HEAT vs. ICE

We often receive this question from many of our patients about whether they should use ice or heat and when they should do so. RULE OF THUMB: Heat is for muscles, Ice is for Injuries Heat What It Does Heat promotes muscle relaxation and can increase range of motion. It opens blood vessels to increase […]

Thoracic Outlet and Carpal Tunnel Syndromes

Numbness and tingling of the arms and hands are common conditions which our patients report. Could you be dealing with Thoracic outlet or Carpal Tunnel syndrome? Watch the video below and download our Health Issue to learn more and how NeuroStructural Chiropractic may be able to help. DOWNLOAD OUR CARPAL TUNNEL HEALTH ISSUE HERE.