Questions & AnswersAre chiropractic adjustments safe?The World Health Organization states that when “employed skillfully and appropriately, chiropractic care is safe and effective for the prevention and management of a number of health problems.” In the U.S., chiropractic physicians must meet strict educational and training guidelines to obtain a state license. Dr. Deborah Hudson is a state-licensed chiropractor in Gainesville and takes great care in determining whether chiropractic is suitable for each patient she sees.
Hydrate in the Heat
Summer temperatures have been in overdrive for a while now. Gainesville has had temperatures in the mid 90's and heat indexes reaching triple digits for weeks on end now. How can we exercise and live a healthy lifestyle and beat the at the same time? In heat like we experience here in Gainesville heatstroke is real danger but can be avoided by taking some simple precautions. However, don't let the heat keep you from living a healthy lifestyle. Exercise in the early morning, late evening or indoors. Hydrate, hydrate and hydrate some more. Most of us are dehydrated already and this likely further exacerbated by the heat. Drinking lots of water is key to good health let the heat get you in this good habit drinking ample amounts of water. What else can I do to to live a healthy lifestyle while staying out of the heat? Regular stretching can go a long way keeping you trim and fit if it is too hot for vigorous outdoor activity. Focus on exercises that strengthen your core. Also don't forget to keep up your spinal health with regular visits to your chiropractor. Our bodies perform best and when we have good spinal health. Call your Gainesville chiropractor today and start living a better, healthier life today.