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Chiropractor
Christopher Wolff

Many people dismiss chiropractic as being something only for back pain, but chiropractic treatment can be used to treat a wide variety of physical issues, such as migraines and headaches, chronic pain, carpal tunnel, pain due to injury or muscle strain, and much more.

Seattle (206) 297-2792  |  Bothell (425) 381-4460

5 Tips for Winter

5 Tips for Winter

Preventing slip and falls in Ballard Seattle

Millions of people slip and fall on ice and or snow in one way or another. Here are some tips to help prevent an injury.

1. Traction

Wear boots or shoes with good traction. Boots with Vibram Arctic Grip or Green Diamond have excellent traction. Shockingly there are more boots being sold these days with poor traction than there are with good traction. If you know that you are going to walk in a slippery area with ice, bring a small bag of sand and sprinkle it in front of you as you walk.

2. Keeps your hands free

Keep your hands available to help catch yourself just in case you start slipping or get off balance. It is best to keep your hands out of your pockets and be careful if you have to carry anything while walking in wintery conditions.

3. Don’t trust your sight

It’s difficult to see if ice is present or not. It is best to assume you are walking on a slippery surface and walk carefully.

4. How to fall

If you do end up falling it is important to protect your spine and head. This can be done by leaning forward slightly first. If you are able to fall on your side that is best. There is less chance that you are going to break the larger and stronger bones than if you fall with your hands or arms taking the force of the fall.

5. Seek Treatment

It’s important to seek the appropriate treatment if you do end up falling. Millions of people end up falling, unfortunately it is inevitable. When it does happen it’s best to get your spine checked by a Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractor. The fall can cause an injury putting pressure on delicate spinal nerves that can go unnoticed for weeks possibly even months.

Call our office today to schedule a time to get your spine checked. Our location in Ballard 206-297-2792 and Bothell 425-381-4460

OFFICE HOURS
Monday8:30am - 6pm
Tuesday2pm - 5pm
Wednesday8:30am - 6pm
Thursday9am - 11am
Friday9am - 5pm
SaturdayBy Appointment
SundayClosed

*Massage Therapy by appointment only*

Highly Recommended Chiropractor

What Our Patients Say

I'm so grateful to have found Vitality Specific. Thanks to everyone at Vitality Specific I'm happy and healing, I finally found the underlying cause and they helped me to treat it.
Lauren B.

We took our colicky 6 week old son to Vitality Specific and we immediately noticed a difference in his behavior. He started crying less and sleeping more, which is priceless!
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I've been to many chiropractors in my time, but none are as comprehensive and skilled as the doctors at Vitality Specific.
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