Koenen Chiropractic Blog

Alignment Can Mean Many Things

By: But no matter what you apply the concept of alignment to, it holds an important lesson to help you get out of some of your worst troubles, stresses and decisions.  With your health and otherwise. How so? Alignment refers to the proper organization of parts.  Meaning, that they are lined up or aligned in…

Chiropractic – A Little Thing for Big Problems and a Big Thing for Little Problems

By: Chiropractic corrects old trauma – the kind that comes from dramatic accidents like car crashes, falls, crushing football hits – and also, the kind that occurs daily in modern life.  From our post-modern lifestyle of mobile phones, long commutes, and e-sports marathons.   In short, chiropractic is a near-necessity in modern times that has become…

The Clothes Make the Man

By: “The clothes make the man” is a phrase that has been in existence for centuries.  It appears in diverse places as Latin writings by Erasmus in the 1500s, literary greats Shakespeare and Mark Twain and even 20th century movie titles.  Is it true? Are we ultimately judged by our appearances or is there something…

Nature’s Cycles – And Why Low Back Pain is Worse in the AM

By: This time of year drives tens of thousands of people into the mountains of the northeast and other forested areas.  Travelers spend a few weekend days seeing the turning of leaves and the seas of reds, oranges and yellows covering the hillsides and mountains.   Typically we associate the cycle of life with the spring…

Health Happens Together

By: Everyone loves an opportunity to relax and hang out with friends.  Surprisingly, social activity is also extremely powerful when it comes to improving our health.  There are volumes of research that show that our social life, and feeling connected to others, is in fact essential for good health.   Take for example, the studies…

The Game of Life

Imagine a scene for a moment.  There are two people up ahead of you, partially in the darkness. You can only see their outlines.  The silhouette of one looks vibrant and upright, ready for action.  Like someone you would hope to know someday.  Not necessarily young, but active, experienced, and full of life.  Like they have lived and lived well and been better off for it.