Woodbury Spine Wellness Center

Beanless Chili..

Date: February 14, 2019 | Time: 1:00pm

National Chili day is approaching (February 21st) and with this Minnesota "chilly" weather we need all the heat we can get .... <view entire article>

Grip Strength May Help Predict Heart Attack and Stoke..

Date: February 13, 2019 | Time: 10:32am

Grip Strength May Help Predict Heart Attack and Stroke By: Dr. Mercola You might not think much about your grip strength, unless you're trying to open a jar ofpickles, but it turns out this seemingly minute detail of fitness may reveal quite a bit about your overall health. In a study of nearly 140,000 people, ages 35 to 70 and spanning 17 countries, grip strength was found to be a simple, low-cost indicator of heart attacks and strokes. On average, male.... <view entire article>

Eat more (GOOD) Fat!..

Date: November 12, 2018 | Time: 9:30am

By: Christy Nye Navigating nutrients can be challenging. Therefore, Woodbury Spine Wellness Center has created a guide to good fats/oils for you: It seems that at one point certain nutrients are good for you and the next moment they must be avoided! Fats are now good? In fact, fats have always been good. Keep in mind I'm talking about good fats (Saturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, and monounsaturated fats). We will get to what constitutes as a good fat in a moment. What.... <view entire article>

Why Athletes Need to Be Under Chiropractic Care..

Date: September 20, 2018 | Time: 11:26am

At Woodbury Spine Wellness Center, we take care of many athletes, of all ages, sports, and ability levels. We love giving back to our athletes by sponsoring their teams! Today we are sharing a guest post by By Dr. Dane Donahue, the founder of 8 Weeks to Wellness, that discusses the importance of having your children who are athletes (or yourself, whether you're a weekend warrior or a pro) under chiropractic care. Take a look at Dr. Dane's article here: https://wscenters.com/athletes/ If you'd.... <view entire article>

Boosting Your Family's Immune System for Back to School..

Date: August 20, 2018 | Time: 6:30am

By: Nicole Dockham It's that time of year... back to school! While it's always exciting to start a new year of school, it's also nerve wracking as a parent to think about all of the germs your child will be bombarded with as they head in to their new classroom. I worked in education for many years, and prior to being introduced to chiropractic, I would inevitably get very sick within a few weeks of the school year starting.... <view entire article>

Post-Workout Nutrition..

Date: August 13, 2018 | Time: 1:40pm

By: Tracy Brown, CPT You've just crushed your workout, and now your need to feed your body, but what to eat? You've worked hard and don't want to ruin that by eating just anything! It is important to consume the right nutrients after you exercise. The goal of your post workout meal is to: Reduce muscle fatigue Increase protein synthesis Reduct muscle protein breakdown Replenish muscle and liver glycogen stores Replace lost electrolytes Promote muscle growth and repair Support the immune system to handle the damage Your post workout.... <view entire article>

Patient Appreciation Day!..

Date: August 7, 2018 | Time: 12:11pm

At Woodbury Spine, we are gearing up this week for Thursday's Patient Appreciation Day! We have specials running all week (see below!) and be sure you're checking out ways to earn tickets for our raffles all week as well (also below)!! Have you been in for your adjustment or massage or workout this week? Did you check-in and comment on Facebook and vote for the Mascot Race? This year will our Patient Appreciation Day will be bigger and.... <view entire article>

Quit the Sit: Workplace Wellness..

Date: July 24, 2018 | Time: 12:32pm

When it comes to workplace wellness, we've heard (and seen) a lot of pretty alarming statistics: the average worker sits for 5 hours and 41 minutes per day. An average American sits for 11 hours a day! Each hour spent sitting reduces lifespan by 22 minutes. As a matter of fact, 20% of all deaths of people 35 and older are attributed to a lack of physical activity. Some ways to counteract these ill effects of "sitting disease".... <view entire article>

How Strong is Your Inner Core?..

Date: July 16, 2018 | Time: 4:00am

By: Kou Yang Most people don't realize that something as simple as breathing can be compromised if we don't have a strong inner core. Inner core muscles are comprised of the diaphragm, multifidus, transverse abdominis, and the pelvic floor. These four major muscles keep us sitting up straight, standing upright, and most importantly moving while breathing correctly. Breathing is such an important aspect in the body's ability to adapt to movement, as every living cell in our body needs oxygen, especially muscle.... <view entire article>

Paleo Chicken Burgers..

Date: July 9, 2018 | Time: 5:04am

By Gina Lawrence, Chiropractic Assistant Happy Summer!! It's grilling season, folks! If you're like me, I'm always looking for new healthy and seasonal recipes to make sure my health stays on track, especially during this season of parties, cookouts, and "vacation food"! A favorite recipe at our house is the paleo chicken burger. We love its juicy flavor, and ground chicken provides a nice, leaner option (similar to turkey) as an alternative to ground beef burgers. And best of all, it's.... <view entire article>