Entries by Dr. Kerstin Zock

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Physical Benefits of CBD

This month we are covering everything there is to know about CBD. Last week we dived into the controversial topic and discussed the truths and myths regarding it. As we said last week, CBD holds the key to the wide variety of medicinal and therapeutic effects that the compound can offer. The more we learn […]

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Myths and The Truth About CBD

The cannabis plant. Many of us immediately correlate this plant to the federally illegal drug, marijuana. But before you close out of this tab, did you know that the cannabis plant is actually a chemical power house? It produces more than 400 different chemical compounds. And no, not all of them are unique to marijuana. […]

Natural Asthma Remedies

Highmark has dubbed May as Asthma Awareness month. Here at Zock, we like to keep to our theme of balanced wellness and alternative medicine. And in doing so, we wanted to take this last week of the month to discuss natural asthma remedies. We know that depending on an inhaler and other medications for asthma […]

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Chiropractic Care for Kids

In the past, we have discussed the importance of chiropractic care for newborns. But what about the benefits of chiropractic care for kids and teens? Kids are known for their resiliency. They seem to be made of rubber as they bounce back quickly from sickness and injury. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are […]

Take Care of Yourself This Summer

While summer is a month often look forward to, it’s often the most overwhelming. It’s full of baseball tournaments and swimming lessons, dance recitals and science camps. Not to mention vacations, pool days, and long weekends camping. With everything going on, are you actually taking the measures to take care of yourself this summer?

Marathon Runner Recovery

Well friends, the Pittsburgh Marathon is over. After the hard months and long weeks of training, the weekend came and went like The Flash. With so much anticipation and buildup, you may be wondering what to focus on now. Maybe some of you need a bit of a break from running. But maybe some of […]

Choosing a Chiropractor

The topic of chiropractic care has started dominating the wellness sphere. Holistic means of healing are being chosen over traditional western medicine. It’s estimated that roughly 27 million Americans are now annually treated with chiropractic care. There are many known benefits of chiropractic treatment, which has made it such a popular treatment. However, when choosing a […]

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How to Fuel for a Marathon

Well friends, the Pittsburgh Marathon is now only two weeks away. Last week we started our preparation talks with a blog regarding chiropractic care in order to prevent injury. Running a marathon requires an ample amount of preparation. We’re talking both the physical kind of preparation but also mental. Yes your body has to physically […]

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Preventing Injuries with Chiropractic Care

The Pittsburgh Marathon is quickly approaching. During the weekend of May 4-6, Pittsburgh streets will be filled with runners of all ages. There are a number of different races this year. They include the infamous full marathon, half-marathon, five-person relay, 5K, kids one-mile, and even a pet walk! Perhaps someone you know has registered for […]

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Mindful Eating Exercises

Last week, we dove head first into the mindfulness discussion. We focused on overall mindfulness and a few activities to try at home. This week, we wanted to keep on the mindfulness trend and talk about a few different mindful eating exercises. Mindful eating is a powerful tool to gain control of your eating. These […]