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Heart Health Class

In honor of Heart Health month in February, Weld Family Clinic will host a Heart Health Class on February 22nd at 6:15pm. We’ll be discussing the important role cholesterol plays in the health of your brain and the dangers of cholesterol-lowering medications like “statins”.  Join us!

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Got Fit?

Looking for a way to get a daily workout that is guaranteed not to get stale and boring?

Do big gyms with steep monthly fees full of exercise maniacs intimidate you?

What if you could get your KIDS excited about exercise and keep your entire family fit?

We’d like to introduce you to fitness poker! Draw five cards from a standard deck, match them to the corresponding cards on the Fitness Poker sheet and perform the exercises listed!  You’ll likely never get the same hand twice and the exercises are easy to get done either all at once, or spaced throughout the day.  They target all the major muscle groups and can give you a full body workout every day.

Dr. Erik started with an idea to challenge his kids to exercise before they sat down to watch any TV this summer.  In a discussion with the guys in his Bible study, he found out the idea had already been on the popular TV show “Shark Tank” as the FitDeck – available at www.fitdeck.com.  We cannot sell this idea to you, but we can offer our version of it to you for free.

Download your exercise sheet HERE and start having FUN getting FIT!

 

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Emergency Chiropractic Services in Greeley

Have you ever hurt yourself over the weekend and felt at a loss about where to get treatment? Weld Family Clinic offers emergency and after hours appointments to meet your unique scheduling needs. When you are in pain and need relief during non-business hours, call us to schedule an appointment and get the help you need. Early detection is critical and can have the greatest impact on your recovery. Please do not take chances with your health; come see us for your emergency chiropractic services in Greeley.

Services Offered

There are many different chiropractic ancillary services that our team offers in order to manage your pain. Some of the most frequently used methods for dealing with emergency pain include:

Electrical Muscle Stimulation – This treatment creates electric impulses to help elicit muscle contraction. It has been shown to help with symptoms of pain, tension, stiffness and muscle weakness. It can be set up to target specific muscles and problem areas, delivering safe yet effective treatment to one or more areas. This treatment option can be used for acute pain with each treatment lasting between 10-15 minutes, depending on the area and severity of the injury.

Exercise – There are many chiropractic therapy options which focus on developing a specially designed exercise program which is tailored to an individual’s unique needs and situations. These customized routines are designed to focus mostly on stretching and strengthening the back or other areas of the body which have suffered an acute injury. When the muscles are strong and well worked, it is harder for the spine to slip out of alignment and muscle aches and injuries become less common. Our highly qualified staff will work with you to determine the appropriate exercises to get you through the pain and back to your normal daily life.

MassageEmergency chiropractic services in Greeley cover a wide range of treatments, but working to massage the soft tissues that are in the area of the back, neck, and shoulders can go a long way in delivering immediate relief from pain and discomfort. Chiropractic adjustments and massage can greatly improve circulation, ease pain and tightness, reduce swelling, lower the severity of inflammation, loosen and relax muscles and promote overall healing.

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