Simple VS. Complex Carbohydrates Explained

Simple VS. Complex Carbohydrates Explained

Ah, yes! The never ending battle between simple and complex carbohydrates. But do we know why the battle started? Let’s first begin by defining what a carbohydrate is. I won’t bore you with the details, but I will give you what you need to know it: Carbohydrates are one of the 3 major macronutrients and are the source for energy. Carbohydrates contain 4 calories per gram, the same as protein. … [Read more...]

H2Works Testimony: Shannon Greenhaw

H2Works Testimony: Shannon Greenhaw

Shannon was our first patient to go through the newly developed wellness program here at Hurley Chiropractic and Wellness Center. The program, H2Works! which stands for Hurley Health, is comprised of 5 main components: chiropractic care, exercise, nutrition, massage therapy, and life coaching. H2Works! was designed specifically with the patient in mind; taking into consideration all aspects of wellness as no two patients are exactly alike. When designing the new program, H2Works! creators … [Read more...]

Real Stories of Healing: Corey Malaska

Real Stories of Healing: Corey Malaska

Here at Hurley Chiropractic, we work hard to improve the lives of our patients. There's nothing better than hearing that we've made an impact. Today, we're visiting with Corey Malaska. He talks to us about his pain, as well as how chiropractic care minimized its impact on his life. He could barely walk on his first visit to Hurley, and now, he's completely pain free. Motion in his hips and legs is restored, and Corey is happier than ever. His success story is just one of many here at … [Read more...]

Ice & Snow = Aches & Pains

Ice & Snow = Aches & Pains

If a cold front coming through makes you groan, try these suggestions to make your body think it really is spring! 1. Keep it moving! Joints lubricate themselves with movement. There really is no other way. The joints throughout your body require  movement to create synovial fluid in a quantity that will cushion and support them.  If you are not able to go outside or do a complete workout, then start where you are. Put on some music or look for a video to follow on YouTube. There are a lot of … [Read more...]

How to be Sick

How to be Sick

What!! Who wants to be sick? I don’t really know anyone who enjoys being sick or even running on less than full speed. But still here is the list of how to, just in case you really want to check it off your to do list: Don’t get enough sleep-day after day if possible. Eat lots of sugar, greasy fast food, high carb, low vegetable, zero green foods. Do not ever exercise. Drink lots of stimulants to keep going, caffeine filled energy drinks or coffee and never drink water. Take … [Read more...]

Safe at Home

Safe at Home

Women tend to take the lead in managing household chores. Of course that is in addition to caring for children and working, social obligations and even elder care. In our office it is very common to hear the complaint that vacuuming or washing dishes has become so painful that they cannot be done or others have to be asked to help. Athletes train to avoid injury and work on achieving a level of function that allows them to be strong while pushing their limits. Chores around the house can be … [Read more...]

Nutrition for Women

Nutrition for Women

Let’s start with the basics for being a healthy woman - Food! Eat more often and less of it: reduced calorie intake has been researched and early indications are that staying on the lower end of caloric intake certainly can help with memory issues and cardiovascular disease. Definitely not indicated for young or underweight individuals this concept follows the idea that the body is less “stressed” by processing less food product. Carbs are tasty but protein lasts:  oh how we love our carb … [Read more...]

3 Helps for Busy Women

3 Helps for Busy Women

We live in an age of opportunities.  Women have so many choices and options at this point in time. Unfortunately with all those choices can come feelings of overwhelm and stress. Every one of us desires to “have it all”.  I am a true believer that you can indeed have what you want. As women we have a strong center of nurturing and caretaking. And this inclination can lead to the place where we are not putting a high enough priority on ourselves. The following suggestions are about going down … [Read more...]

Women & Men

Women & Men

This month we are honoring men and the role that they play in our lives I wanted to share some tips that would help both genders. Cycles:  This is not exclusive to women but let's start with us girls. What many women never know is how their cycles actually work. We don't always know how to deal with the unpleasant parts of the female cycle. First I want to address attitude because I feel like that is critical to everything we do in life. If it is common to address that "time of the month" as … [Read more...]