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December 19, 2018

Active Living Chiropractic is happy to announce a new service we are offering at our Hillsboro and Beaverton locations - Normatec Compression Therapy! This system uses compressed air to massage limbs, mobilize fluid, and help you recover faster between workouts by redu...

January 25, 2018

Active Living Chiropractic is proud to offer a state of the art treatment called Low Level Laser Therapy (Cold laser). Cold laser therapy is a therapeutic technique which utilizes specific wavelengths of light between 600- 980 nm to accelerate healing, eliminate pain,...

December 2, 2017

If you have watched the news recently or walked down the supplement aisle at the grocery store, you probably have seen the herb turmeric or heard of the benefits. As of late, turmeric has stolen the show when it comes to decreasing system inflammation due to a big push...

November 1, 2017

The history of cupping is very wide and expansive. Various forms of cupping have been practiced in China for more than 3,000 years as one aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In the West, Egyptians would use cupping therapy to aid in all sorts of illnesses and other...

October 1, 2017

Our bodies need the active form of vitamin D in order to support all aspects of our health. Vitamin D plays a significant role in osteoporosis and osteomalacia (softening of your bones). Over 33,000 scientific studies have been published on how Vitamin D supports our o...

September 1, 2017

With the (slow) return of the sun comes the return of outdoor activity into our daily lives. If you took a break from regular exercise during the winter, you might be more susceptible to injury. Here are some of the most common running injuries we see here at Active Li...

August 1, 2017

In January of 2014, a group of researchers from the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois, Chicago published an evidence-based report naming the three most common running-related musculoskeletal injuries.

   At the top of the list was med...

July 1, 2017

A common mistake most novice runners make is to think that, since they are just starting out, they do not need to worry about nutrition or hydration.  In fact, the food you eat and liquid you take in are just as vital as your running shoes.  Knowing what to eat and dri...

June 1, 2017

 If you are running longer than an hour or doing an intense workout, eating a small meal of 300-400 calories an hour and a half prior to your run would be ideal.   That pre-workout meal should consist of carbohydrates. Some examples include: banana and energy bar, smal...

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