Full Potential Living - The Official Blog of Amoskeag Chiropractic & Amherst Family Chiropractic

Top 5 Benefits of Drinking Enough Water

Posted: September 26, 2019
By: Melissa Nichol
                                                      Drinking water is an important part of staying healthy.  The body is made up primarily of water.  We lose water each and every day from sweating, going to the bathroom, crying, dieting, or even drinking alcohol. ...

Ice or Heat? That is the Question!

Posted: August 26, 2019
By: Melissa Nichol
                      Did you get hurt during your workout, shoveling, doing yard work, etc.? It’s time to grab the heating pad… or the ice pack… or both—who even knows! There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to using heat or cold to help treat common exercise and...

10 Reasons Why Not To See A Chiropractor

Posted: August 15, 2019
By: Melissa Nichol
If you’re looking for reasons not to visit a chiropractor, here are 10! 1. You don’t have a spine. If you’re born sans spine, there’s really no need to worry about spinal degeneration, is there? 2. Your body defies gravitational forces. Gravity has a profound effect...

5 Ways To Stop The Midday Slump

Posted: July 15, 2019
By: Melissa Nichol
                         Do you ever feel your energy level take a big dip right after lunch? Sometimes, even when you felt refreshed and energized in the morning, you start to drag in the early to mid-afternoon.  Who hasn’t?! But don’t worry, there is hope! Try out...

5 Ways to Help Prevent “Text Neck”

Posted: May 8, 2019
By: Melissa Nichol
                                                                   “Text Neck” is a modern age term used to describe a repeated stress injury and a pain in the neck area that results from excessive watching or texting on a hand held device over a sustained period of...

How Did Chiropractic Get Started?

Posted: April 30, 2019
By: Melissa Nichol
                                                                                                                                                     D.D. Palmer                                              Harvey Lillard   September 18th, 1895 a gentleman named...

The Path Of Least Resistance

Posted: September 6, 2011
By: Dr Edward Rusher
“Following the path of least resistance is what makes rivers and men crooked” –B.J. Palmer.   There is usually not a day that goes by that I don’t hear someone talking about how the United States of America is losing its greatness as a nation or that it is going to...

Are You Normal People?

Posted: July 30, 2011
By: Dr Alissa
Sadly, this is the reality of “health care” in this country, for the most part. I use “health care” loosely as we do not have such a system that exists; we have a SICK care system in place. As a majority, this nation has the following belief system: wait for crisis (pain,...

The Battle Mechanism vs. Vitalism

Posted: July 21, 2011
By: Dr. Alissa
"In the left corner of the ring we have Mechanism and in the right corner of the ring is the heavy weight champion Vitalism...let's get ready to rumble!" Ok, so that may be a little bit of a stretch but in reality these are the two schools of thought when it comes to how...