Many painful conditions of the musculoskeletal system can be prevented or improved by learning to use your body correctly. At Wells Chiropractic, we teach proper posture, exercise and gait, so you have the power to help yourself.  To do this, we first make a thorough analysis of your biomechanics and determine which muscles are weak or tight and which movement patterns are dysfunctional. Then we teach exercises, stretches and movement patterns that correct your specific problems. The articles below are intended to reinforce what you learned in the office and provide general information. They should not be considered prescriptive for your particular issues.

Double rainbow at Kodachrome State Park

Super Slow High Intensity Strength Training

The safest way to build muscle quickly is to do resistance exercise very slowly. When I say slow, I mean 2 - 3 repetitions per minute. That's why it's called Super Slow. This kind of exercise makes Tai Chi look fast. Which exercises? Really any normal strength move. Let's say you like to do bicep curls with a dumbbell. First ...
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The most exercise common mistake I see in my clinic is people who try too hard to lose weight through exercise. Most people know that aerobic exercise is the best way to lose weight. Unfortunately, many people think that if they push harder, they will lose weight faster. This is not the case. The "aer" in Aerobic refers to "air" ...