1. Chiropractic and Pregnancy

    Watch any pregnant woman walk or stand for any amount of time and you will invariably see her hold her hands to her lower back. It’s no secret that pregnant women suffer from lower back pain due to the extra weight of the baby that they are carrying. As the pregnancy continues into the later stages, pressure on the lower back joints is increased, causing greater pain. Studies have shown that chi…Read More

  2. What is Chiropractic Care About?

    The word chiropractic is derived from greek language, meaning “done by hand”. At Hopkins Health & Wellness Center, we believe that the body has the potential to heal itself and will do so when the body is in complete alignment. This alignment is made possible by adjusting, by hand, those subluxations in the spine that cause disruptions throughout the body’s different systems. Basically, …Read More

  3. How to Prevent Sports Injuries

    In 2012 alone, approximately 570,000 people went to the emergency room from injuries sustained while playing basketball. Another 560,000 were seen for injuries during bicycling; 466,000 for football injuries; more than 265,000 for injuries sustained on the baseball or softball field and another 230,000 who were injured while playing soccer. Of these almost 2 million emergency room visits, more th…Read More

  4. Relief From those Recurring Headaches

    After as many years practicing chiropractic care in Hopkins as we have, we’ve become very familiar with those patients that suffer from chronic and repeated headaches. Often, our newer patients also have the unfortunate experience of dealing with migraines on a fairly routine basis and seek out a chiropractor in Hopkins in hopes of alleviating the pain. Recurring headaches are some of the most…Read More

  5. What’s The Big Deal With Holding Stretches For At Least 30 Seconds?

    A common question in practice seems to be, “why do I have to hold my stretches for such a long time? What is the difference if I just do it for a couple seconds?” Believe it or not, there is a great answer to that question that can help with flexibility and overall improvement for pain and injuries. There are 2 important receptors found in muscles that play an important role in overall muscle …Read More

  6. What Your Chiropractor Needs to Know About You

    In this age of social media posts, shares and comments, personal information seems to be aired like dirty laundry on a daily basis. So we find  it mind-boggling when new patients of ours don’t want to be forthcoming regarding their personal history. What they may not understand is, that to provide the most effective and comprehensive health care and to proficiently deal with their pain, their h…Read More

  7. Check Out How We Helped Leslie With Her Back Pain!

    “I lived with chronic lower back pain for 14 years. Three months ago I began seeing Dr. Pete L’Allier at Hopkins Health & Wellness Center. His adjustments combined with the right exercises suddenly eliminated all the pain. Amazing! I didn’t even bother to wish the pain to go completely away because it had been so long and I was hoping to just get some relief. It was the first time in 14 …Read More

  8. Say Goodbye To Chronic Conditions

    You can have more energy and vitality and feel better each day. There are things you can do to improve your well-being and overall health as well as our ability to cope with aches and pains. Improving your quality of life can make a huge difference on your life.  Our team of chiropractors, physical therapists, nutritionists and health and wellness practitioners all help to transform you into a he…Read More

  9. Help for Those who Suffer From Fibromyalgia

    Those who suffer from fibromyalgia often do so quietly and without much support; usually do to the fact that their ailment has gone undiagnosed. The symptoms of this confusing, often under-reported disease has debilitating effects on its sufferers though it took the medical community decades to even recognize it as a true illness. Until its hard-to-pinpoint symptoms were given real medical weight,…Read More