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Invest in Your Health With a Personal Trainer

Invest in Your Health With a Personal Trainer

Invest in Your Health With a Personal TrainerTHE specific BLOGDr. Chris CollinsHave you wanted to work with a trainer? I’m not a personal trainer myself, but I refer to and work with personal trainers all the time.  As a chiropractor, I see personal training as a huge...

Are you carrying hidden stress in your body?

Are you carrying hidden stress in your body?

Are You Carrying Hidden Stress in Your Body?THE specific BLOGDr. Chris CollinsWork and life can be hard to keep up with and at times feel really stressful!  The stress of a demanding life can end up manifesting in different ways in your body.  The most common evidence...

Hydration: More Than Just Drinking Water

Hydration: More Than Just Drinking Water

Hydration: More Than Just Drinking WaterTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Drinking water seems simple – it is essential to regulating your body temperature, delivering nutrients to your cells, keeping your organs functioning, improving sleep, energy, and mood, and...

Love Local Spotlight: Fast Break Athletics

Love Local Spotlight: Fast Break Athletics

Love Local Spotlight: Fast Break AthleticsTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins You know those times in life that bring an ear to ear grin to your face?  I experienced two such times this past month — one while getting to know Alan Outlaw and the other out at his...

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Health

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Health

5 Ways to Save Money on Your HealthTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Gas prices are getting jacked up, but that doesn’t mean your health has to! Before you trade in your car for a skateboard and join a commune (not a bad idea), I have 5 tips for how you can save...

A Guide to Good Sleep Hygiene

A Guide to Good Sleep Hygiene

A Good to Good Sleep HygieneTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Sleep helps with memory retention, decision making, and mood regulation. It has also been linked to lower risk of heart disease and diabetes. In practice, we have found that the inability to get a good...

Borrowing from the Bank of Our Health

Borrowing from the Bank of Our Health

Borrowing from the Bank of Our HealthTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins I was out for a run and clipping across the Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga. The warmth of the sun and a light breeze in the air made the conditions perfect for getting out and getting...

Adjusting the Low Back: Research Review

Adjusting the Low Back: Research Review

Adjusting the Low Back: Research ReviewTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins “Hey Doc, are you ever going to crack my low back?” Let’s open this up for some table talk, where I answer some of the most common questions we get in practice, and back it up with the facts,...

At Home Migraine Relief

At Home Migraine Relief

At Home Migraine ReliefTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins If you're looking for a more natural approach to migraine relief, try these 5 remedies that can be done at home to help relieve your pain. 1. Get plenty of rest and sleep. Your body heals best when you’re...

6 Aspects of Self-Care

6 Aspects of Self-Care

6 Aspects of Self-CareTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins When you think about a self-care routine, you may think about activities that feel excessive or indulgent, but we believe that self-care is a necessary part of a healthy lifestyle.  Self-care is more than skin...

New Year, Fresh Stop

New Year, Fresh Stop

New Year, Fresh StopTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins At the start of the New Year, you probably find yourself reflecting on areas you want to improve and setting goals to add into your already busy life. You may want to work out more, make more meals at home, or...

Travel Body

Travel Body

Travel BodyTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Have you ever been traveling and after being in a different car, on a plane, or in a different bed, you notice your body feels like a dadgum sack of potatoes?! I have, and frankly, I get tired of it! I follow these steps...

Finding Balance Through the Holidays

Finding Balance Through the Holidays

Finding Balance Through the HolidaysTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins & Kirstin Hill, RDMy friend Kirstin and I were having lunch the other day, and were talking about all things health (like a couple of nerds), and one of the common themes of our conversation was...

The Body Heals Itself Naturally

https://youtu.be/HH7qzwXxn7c   I have been thinking and pondering this question about how our bodies heal themselves. Now, have you ever had a fall where you got bruised or cut your elbow or your hand or your knee? What happened next? Your body healed itself,...

How To Choose A Chiropractor

Not all chiropractic offices are the same. I love the healthcare industry, but when it comes to my health and my family's health, I always look for quality. So how are we different? It all starts with our experience. There are some big differences when it comes to...

What Is A Chiropractic Adjustment & Why Is It So Powerful?

A lot of times people ask me, "What are you actually doing when you're making an adjustment? Are you cracking bones or popping joints?" There's a lot more to it than that. When we adjust the spine, we use the hands to make a small correction in the bones to get them...

TMJ Sufferers, Please Stand Up

TMJ Sufferers, Please Stand Up

TMJ Sufferers, Please Stand UpTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins People with TMJ know how intense and frustrating pain in the jaw can be. If you're a TMJ sufferer digging for answers, you may have come across chiropractic. Light bulbs should be going off in your...

Exercise for Anxiety

Exercise for Anxiety

Exercise for AnxietyTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Chattanooga is opening back up after COVID-19, and you may be experiencing some anxiety as we transition to a more social city. According to a CDC study done in Jan 2021 — 2 out 5 Americans experience symptoms of...

What You Need to Know About Posture

What You Need to Know About Posture

What You Need to Know About PostureTHE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Hey! Dr. Collins here. This blog is NOT about chiropractic — it’s about POSTURE. I’ve brought in one of my favorite experts on perfect posture tips and education to solve all of your pesky posture...

Hopeless Migraine Solutions

Hopeless Migraine Solutions

Hopeless Migraine Solutions THE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins I remember looking into Erin’s tear-filled eyes and feeling hopeless. This day marked three days of pain, pressure and nausea — all stemming from a migraine that just wouldn’t go away. This is the memory...

My Professor Changed My Life

  I’m super grateful for a professor I had while I was earning my undergraduate degree. His name was Dr. Michael...

The dizzying truth about vertigo

The dizzying truth about vertigo

The dizzying truth about vertigo THE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Vertigo can make you feel out of control. But, taking control — of your health and healing — is the best remedy for finding relief. Here’s an intro — Vertigo is the sensation that you're moving when...

The Cold, Hard Truth

The Cold, Hard Truth

The Cold, Hard Truth THE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins It's cold out. Maybe the cold air changes the way we think. Maybe the changing seasons clear out some of the clutter in our heads. I went for a morning run today, and it was like I was going for the first time....

A Simple Self Care Strategy

A Simple Self Care Strategy

A Simple Self Care Strategy THE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins With preparing for the new season ahead, I know there’s a rush of uncertainty about what the next season will bring in our world. This is a time where things may start getting confusing. People might...

Gratitude.

Gratitude.

Gratitude. THE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Maybe it was more than one day. Maybe it was a week of bad luck. Or may be you've been going on over months and months of things not going right. At this point someone should give you a trophy. At this point there's only...

The Number One Cause of All Health Problems

The Number One Cause of All Health Problems

The Number One Cause of All Health Problems THE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Any guesses? Is it a germ? No. Is it a gene? No. Is it stress? No.  The number one cause of all health problems is the inability to adapt. When we cannot adapt to our changing internal and...

Mega-Migraine

Mega-Migraine

Mega-Migraine THE specific BLOG Dr. Chris Collins Let me tell you a story about a mystery case.I call it a mystery case because no one had solved it up until the point that it came to me. Whenever I have cases like these, it’s important for me to slow down and not...

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