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Never Leave The Playground!

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So how does a 72 year old man move like a 12 year old boy?!

Balance.  Stability.  Coordination.  As we age, these can be compromised or lost.  BUT THEY DON’T HAVE TO BE.  Stephen Jepson is a great example of keeping movement at the forefront of our lives to keep the body AND BRAIN working optimally.

So how?  Gold’s Gym in your spandex unitard?  Hours of burpees?  No, PLAY!  Movements that we did as kids (or our ancestors probably had to do in their daily lives) keep us mobile, and using our prioprioception, which stimulates the brain.  In neurology studies, I learned that prioprioceptive input to the brain kept the cerebellum (balance center) from being “squashed”.  Your desk chair, your car, your couch are cerebellum squashers.  Don’t squash your cerebellum!

Chiropractic adjustments also deliver a huge input to the proprioceptive centers of the brain – a huge ‘vitamin pack’ of movement to get your stuck spots moving.  Then support it with getting off your seat, and keep moving!

Check out his videos and information on keeping healthy with playful motion.  Inspirational.

 

Diet/Nutrition – Rest – ExerciseAlignment/Adjustments – Mental Attitude.

D.R.E.A.M. BIG

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The first blog!  Woohoo.

I’m starting with our big premise, our goal at Fauntleroy Chiropractic… to be a HEALTH care provider.  In my opinion, there are tenets/foundations that are essential for health, and they are nicely outlined with the acronym D.R.E.A.M.

Diet/Nutrition – Our bodies are constantly rebuilding themselves as cells normally die and are replaced.  The building blocks of new cells comes from what we put in our face.

Rest – We need time to revive, regenerate, restore.  And not on a saggy mattress.

Exercise – Motion.  Our bodies need motion. So many people are ‘professional sitters’ and yet we are genetically engineered to run through forests with deer on our shoulders!

Adjustments/Alignment – The chiropractic component: making sure your structure is aligned so your exercise isn’t ‘pounding on a bent nail’, your joints aren’t wearing and tearing, and your nerves can get from point A to B without interference.

Mental Attitude – Positivity.  Spell check doesn’t like that word, but Webster does.  Either way, the opposite of Negativity.  We all know that word.  The physical effects of our mindset is Huge.

These components are like spokes in a wheel, needing individual strength AND balance between All to work optimally.

Which spoke needs attention and action from YOU?!

– Dr. Wiebe

P.S. – And how can we help?!  206.932.6605   [email protected]   fauntleroy chiropractic

Diet/Nutrition – Rest – Exercise – Alignment/Adjustments – Mental Attitude.