Tips from Our Doctors to Stay Healthy in a Modern World

Bend Or Snap? How To Lift Without Injury.

Bend Or Snap? How To Lift Without Injury.

Have you noticed low back pain after you've bent over to pick something up off the floor? Well, today I'm going to show you the proper lifting technique and how to save your back from that pain. I'm Dr. Kara Penson, and I'm a chiropractor at Health Works, a family wellness center here in Plano, Texas. When you bend over improperly and...

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How To Sit Like A Chiropractor and Avoid Low Back Pain

How To Sit Like A Chiropractor and Avoid Low Back Pain

Have you noticed an increase in your low back pain after sitting in your chair after a long period of time? Well, today I'm going to show you the proper form for sitting in your chair to help decrease that back pain. I'm Dr. Kara Penson, and I'm a chiropractor here at HealthWorks, a family wellness center in Plano, Texas. Your low back...

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Mystery Health Problem Solved by Chiropractic

Mystery Health Problem Solved by Chiropractic

Your nervous system is hard at work every day to keep you healthy. My name is Dr. Christy Flick and I'm a chiropractor at HealthWorks: A Family Wellness Center in Plano, Texas where we practice precision chiropractic care to help get you healthy and keep you that way. Your autonomic nervous system is the part of your nervous system that...

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Want A Natural Health Solution?  Try Chiropractic.

Want A Natural Health Solution? Try Chiropractic.

Chiropractic is a form of natural health care. If you've been a patient at HealthWorks for any amount of time, you've probably heard the story about how I became a chiropractor with my son Taylor and ear infections (If you haven't, check out the story here). Well, I'd like to share with you another aspect of that story which was a quote...

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Tight Back? Try The Cat-Cow Stretch For Your Pain.

Tight Back? Try The Cat-Cow Stretch For Your Pain.

Tight Upper & Mid Back? At the end of the long day have you noticed your stiff back and just notice how tight everything seems to be right through your upper-mid back? Well, today I'm going to show you an easy stretch you can do to help combat that at the end of the day, as well as calm your mind. I'm Dr. Kara Penson and I'm a...

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Need a Gentle Shoulder exercise? Try This Pendulum Stretch.

Need a Gentle Shoulder exercise? Try This Pendulum Stretch.

Painful or locked up shoulders? Have you noticed an increase in shoulder stiffness or even a decrease in your range of motion in your shoulder? Well, today I'm going to show you an easy exercise to help get that motion back. I'm Dr. Kara Penson, and I'm a chiropractor here at HealthWorks: A Family Wellness Center in Plano, Texas. Codman...

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New Massage Technique Offered: Fascia Blasting

New Massage Technique Offered: Fascia Blasting

Hi, I'm Ashley, the licensed massage therapist at HealthWorks: A Family Wellness Center. I want to share with you a new technique that I've added to my sessions, fascia blasting. When our fascia is healthy, it's actually really smooth, but over time it can tighten around our muscle and it's going to cause a painful muscle to develop,...

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Ear Infections Made Me a Chiropractor

Ear Infections Made Me a Chiropractor

Chronic Ear Infections and Antibiotics Weren't Helping In the summer of 1997, I had my first son Taylor and when Taylor was born, he was perfection. He had, you know, chubby little hands, he had the blondest hair, the bluest eyes, and was just such a sweet little infant. But when Taylor was getting to be around six months old, he...

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