This month, Chiropractic is celebrating 124 years of service as a profession and Vitality Chiropractic Center is celebrating 10 years of serving the community of San Diego! Thank you all for being a part of the Vitality Family and trusting us with your health over these past 10 years. Here’s to another 10 years of health and joy!

We would like to give you some good practical advice on how to take better care of your skeletal system. It does after all protect the most important system of your body….your central nervous system! The spine is an integral part of the body. The spine is our backbone, which extends from the neck to the tailbone. Most people do not consciously think about their spine on a daily basis, but they quickly realize how important a healthy spine is once they experience neck or back pain. Life is much more enjoyable when you have a healthy spine. Taking care of your spine is crucial for your health and here are a few simple lifestyle improvements you can make to change your spinal health.

Tips for a Healthy Spine and a Healthier Life:

  1. Receive regular chiropractic adjustments.
  2. Get a proper amount of sleep.
  3. Sustain a regular aerobic exercise routine.
  4. Eat a well-balanced diet.
  5. Maintain a healthy body weight.
  6. Keep your core strong.
  7. Use proper body mechanics and posture.
  8. Reduce stress.
  9. Do not smoke or use nicotine products.
  10. Strengthen your bones.
  11. Maintain flexibility and a strength training program.

If you follow these tips to a healthy spine, diligently and integrate these tips into your lifestyle, you will have a healthier and happier life, healthier heart and lungs, and most importantly a healthy spine and nervous system to support yourself for years and activities to come.

This month we are highlighting Erika Salaman, RDN one of our extraordinary health partners! We have been collaborating with Erika over the past few years and have seen incredible health results as an outcome of her work. Not only has she helped many of our Vitality patients, she has assisted me with my understanding and viewpoints towards nutrition and my relationship with food.

Erika Salaman is a registered dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) specializing in behavioral nutrition and is a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. She works from a body/ fat acceptance paradigm and believes that health can be achieved regardless of size. She works with clients to improve their relationship with food and their bodies, bringing back the joy of eating. Her private practice is located in Bankers Hill area. In addition to a complimentary 15-minute clarity call, Erika is thrilled to offer clients of Dr. Kris 50% off their first and second sessions.

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