Entries by Dr. Kerstin Zock

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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 […]

Mindfulness Activities: Continuing Overall Wellness

Mindfulness and mindfulness activities have been trending a lot lately. Health officials and mental health advocates discuss the benefits of mindfulness. Fitness influencers and enthusiasts mention mindfulness activities as part of their daily routines. Maybe you’ve overheard coworkers or neighbors talk about this trend. But what is mindfulness exactly?

Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Are you trying to lose weight but feel like you’re in a constant plateau? Does the thought of a lifestyle change seem overwhelming and stressful? Are you trying to be conscious of diet and exercise but seeing less than ideal results? If any of these sound familiar, you might want to consider incorporating essential oils […]

Whole30 weight loss – is it right for you?

How are you going to look this summer in your vacation photos? As we’re approaching spring, many of us are entering panic mode, as we feel we aren’t ready to show off our swimsuit bodies just yet.  As a quick disclaimer, I want to say off the bat that at Zock Family Chiropractic, we fully believe […]

Water Intake: How Much Water Do We Actually Need?

How often do you hear the advice to drink eight, eight-ounce glasses of water throughout your day? The 8×8 rule is pretty easy to remember and seems like a pretty reasonable goal. Most healthy people have an easy time staying hydrated by drinking water and other liquids whenever they are thirsty. But as every one […]