The Bowling Ball and the Pin: How Poor Posture Causes Neck Pain

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: The average human head weighs about 8 pounds. Each day we all walk around with a bowling ball (our head) balancing on a toothpick (our neck). We are designed this way to allow for the full range of motion we all know and love. Even under the best circumstances, this places a lot of stress on our spine. …

Taking Control of Your Health: Slowing Down the Degenerative Process

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: The dreaded degenerative disc disease. Well, it may not be so dreaded after all. You may be surprised to learn that degenerative disc disease is a part of the normal aging process. As we age, our discs lose some of their water content and become less supple. This makes them appears darker on an MRI. And when they …

Your Arm Pain Could Be a Neck Problem

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: Pain in your hand, wrist, or arm can be frustrating. You don’t realize how much you use your arms and hands each second of the day until pain, numbness, or tingling gets in the way. But, getting rid of the pain may be easier than you think. Why it Matters: Hand, wrist, and arm pain often starts with …

Is Your Cell Phone Causing Tech Neck?

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: Staying connected to friends and family is easier than ever with social media. The tradeoff is that your daily screen time may be 1, 2, 3 hours or more. And let’s face it, a lot of those hours online are spent in an awkward forward head posture that experts have begun to call “tech neck.” It can result …

Ladies Night 2019!!

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

You are invited to join us at Marty Chiropractic for LADIES NIGHT! Thursday, June 13th from 5pm-7pm 2424 E. 117th St, Burnsville, MN 55337 **We will be having light food, drinks, complimentary chair massages and door prizes ** Featuring chair massage by Marty Chiropractic, R3 Weight Loss Plan, Organo Coffee, LuLaRoe, Beauty Counter, Young Living Essential Oils, Norwex, Jewelry, Picture …

May Day!

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

I remember as a child making baskets and secretly putting them on the front step of our neighbors or friends homes. I can’t remember where that tradition began. I could look it up but how about if you share what some of your traditions are/were surrounding May Day and let us all know how they got started!