Feel Better Shot

(Makes 2 shots) Juice of 2 organic lemons 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (like this) 1/4 tsp echinacea powder (like this) 1 inch fresh ginger (peeled and minced) or ginger powder (like this) 1/8 tsp himalayan sea salt (like this) 1/4 tsp grated fresh turmeric or turmeric powder (like this) Combine all ingredients in a small […]

Healthy Thanksgiving Tips: Eat, Move, Think Well

Healthy Thanksgiving Tips Thanksgiving time is here and millions of Americans will be stuffing themselves like turkeys with stuffing, pie, mashed potatoes, gravy, casseroles, and many other traditional foods. Family meal time has benefits, but Thanksgiving can often mean overeating. One person’s average Thanksgiving meal can easily be 2,500 calories or more. That’s equal to […]

How to Get Rid of Muscle Cramps

Muscle Cramp Remedies and Prevention At one time or another, you have likely experienced a muscle cramp–sudden involuntary muscle contractions. Maybe it’s during or after exercise or perhaps it comes on suddenly at another time. Muscle cramps can also happen in various parts of the body, such as the legs, arms or abdomen. But no […]

What Sleep Position is Right For You?

Sleep Position Pros and Cons We sleep 8 hours a night on average, which equals about a third of our life. If our body isn’t in a good sleep position or we have a bad mattress or pillow, all those hours can wreak havoc on our body. We can end up with back and neck pain […]

How and Why to Un-hunch Your Shoulders

How and Why to Un-hunch Your Shoulders Whether we realize it or not, many of us spend a lot of time slouching and hunched over, with our shoulders forward. We hunch over our phone, our computer, and our steering wheel when we drive. It can become second nature, but all that poor posture has an […]

Spring Clean Your Health: 5 Natural Ways to Detox

How to Naturally Cleanse Your Body Spring is here! Spring cleaning often applies to cleaning your home, but what about your health? Your body and mind are your other “homes” and are with you all the time, so why not show them some care by cleaning them up and helping them function better. You’ll feel […]

Get to Know Our Doctors and Patients

Meet Our Chiropractors and Patients We treat a range of people at Flintridge Family Chiropractic. From newborns to pregnant women, athletes, working professionals and the elderly, everyone can use an adjustment and treatment plan tailored to their specific needs. Here is how Dr. Zimmerman and Dr. Shahbazian have helped some of our patients. Meet the Doctors A dynamic duo […]

Prevent Baseball Injury: Tips to “Pitch Smart”

Whether you’re a pro baseball player or have a kid that plays in Little League, it’s important to avoid injury. “Research has shown that pitching too much — particularly at a young age — can increase a pitcher’s risk of injury,” according to Major League Baseball. That’s why MLB created Pitch Smart, a program designed […]

Vitamin D3: How the Sun Helps Your Health

Vitamin D3: How the Sun Helps Your Health Vitamin D3, often called the “sunshine vitamin,” is something many of us may not be getting enough of on a regular basis. This basic vitamin plays a key role in our health, so it’s important to know the signs of deficiency and easy ways to get more […]

Chiropractic Care for Pregnancy

Why to Get Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy Pregnancy is an important and sensitive time. A woman’s body is changing throughout those months to prepare for birth. It’s normal for a mother to want to feel her best and have the best health for herself and her baby. Fortunately, chiropractic care can help. We tailor care […]