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Backpacks – A Pain in the Neck and Back!

It’s so tempting to buy the cutest new bag out there with the latest Disney images on the front or the biggest bag your child can carry so they can grow into it, but there is a lot more than cute-factor and convenience to consider when choosing a backpack and a good one can be [...]

Good Morning!

Spring has sprung and the clocks have leapt ahead an hour.  That means there is more sunlight to flood your room as the alarm clock starts calling.  Do you rise from bed looking forward to your day, or smack the clock, mutter a silent oath and wish you had another hour? Morning sets the tone [...]

Spring Cleaning Time!

Well, there may not be much warmth in it, but the sun is certainly on its way back.  All that cheerful sunshine refreshes more than our moods, the UV light also sterilizes the air. So throw back the curtains, let in the breeze and let the cleaning begin! ... If only it were that easy.  [...]

Health Investment Rates

In order to conform with OCA standards, the fees for chiropractic care will be increasing as of January 1st, 2014.  Please call the office for details.  Likewise, the massage rates will rise by $5.00 in the new year. [...]

Dr. Rickford’s “Five Keys To Healthier Living”

1. Mental Attitude The way we think about a situation affects how we act and in turn our actions can affect how we think and feel. Attitude and action are two powerful ways to change your outlook associated with current circumstances and create a sense of control in your life. Those individuals who feel in [...]


It is normal to be concerned about a personal injury. Following the treatment protocols laid out for you by your health care provider is essential, but what else can you do? Is there more you can do to help yourself than just attend appointments? Yes. Hydration Drink 6- 8 glasses of water a day. This [...]