Entries by Tara Bassi

Happy National Chiropractic Month (October)!

Let’s go back to the basics… What is chiropractic? Chiropractic emphasizes the power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery. The practice of chiropractic focuses on the relationship between structure of the spine and function of the nervous system, and how that affects overall health. Chiropractic care aims to address […]

What is a Doula and How can you Benefit from Having one?

From the beginning of time, women have been cared for and nurtured as they become mothers. Family, friends, and the community would gather around the new family to support and guide them during the early weeks and months with a new baby. Now today, we have doulas to be a part of mom’s support system […]

Business of the Month Highlight: The Birth Center of St. Pete

1. What inspired you (Jessica Willoughby, owner and Midwife) to become a Midwife? I became a midwife because I wanted to work in healthcare with healthy people. Midwives help keep birth safe and normal. We follow a wellness model that sees pregnancy and birth as normal until proven otherwise. 2. Why would a woman choose […]

How to Have a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your health daily. Sleeping recharges your whole system, especially your brain. When you are sleeping, your brain has a very unique system of filing and filtering the important and unimportant things. Therefore, when you do not sleep well, or sleep very little, you […]

Business of the Month Highlight: LiFT Academy

Why was LiFT Academy created? LiFT is the vision of three moms who wanted an exceptional educational program for their own children; each of whom had learning differences. They wanted an inclusive and accepting environment where children would be free from bullying so they would have the peace to learn and grow. They wanted academic […]

10 Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments

Finding a good chiropractor isn’t only key to correcting the damage caused by years of poor posture and/or trauma — it’s also important for everyone wanting to take a proactive approach to his or her health care. Here is some of the medical research and studies proving the therapeutic benefits of chiropractic.       […]

8 Reasons to Eat Blueberries + Why You Should Freeze Them

Just when you thought that the health benefits of blueberries could not be any more plentiful, new research has found that freezing the superfood actually increases the berry’s nutritional content. Research found that frozen blueberries are equally nutritious as fresh blueberries, even after 6 months of freezing. The ice crystals that form during freezing disrupt […]

How Chiropractic Helps the Whole Family + Four Habits

When some people think of visiting a chiropractor, they associate chiropractic adjustments with pain relief instead of whole body wellness. You don’t have to be in pain to visit us. Did you know that only 10% of our spinal nerves detect pain? The beauty of chiropractic is that it can benefit the entire family, from […]

Top 5 Natural Ways to Manage Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a very serious health concern that can lead to heart disease and increased risk for stroke if left untreated. The good news is, by optimizing your dietary intake, exercising, and effectively managing your stress, the odds of normalizing your blood pressure are greatly in your favor. Eliminate Caffeine: If you […]