Dec 12
Posture, How do YOU Stack Up?
12 Dec, 2014. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Dr. Tyler Perkins
Whether sitting, standing or sleeping, our posture alludes to not only confidence but also health status!  A spine is designed to have several curves, from front to back, which act as a spring and absorb pressures through the day.  A decrease in these necessary curves will change the way forces are transferred through the body and lead a body down a path of degenerative changes (arthritis) due to poor biomechanics. For every inch forward the head moves it adds an additional 10 pounds for the body to support, decreases lung capacity by 30%, and leads to development of an exagerated mid back "hump".  Loss…
Nov 12
Chiropractic & The Safety Pin Cycle
12 Nov, 2014. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Dr. Tyler Perkins
So what does this safety pin have to do with anything? How could we apply this to Chiropractic and the body? A safety pin can take one of two positions, either open or, as we see above, closed. When the safety pin is closed you can see it forms an oval. This is how we can imagine the body when it is functioning at it's full potential. The brain (clasp on top of the pin) sends out a message through the solid beam and reaches the destination at the other end (coil), which responds to that message and sends a…