What is Text Neck?

Look around at the people in public, at work, and even in your home. Chances are you will see cases of text neck, people tilting their heads downward to look at their electronic devices. Now you might be saying, “Everyone does it so what’s the big deal?” As seen in the image below, the greater the angle at which you tilt your head downward, the more weight and strain is placed on your neck/cervical spine. Repeating this over time can lead to neck pain, spinal degeneration, headaches, pinched nerves, and arthritis. You may also experience inflammation and tension in your muscles. (more…)

Tips To Relieve Back Pain Between Chiropractic Adjustments

It throbs. It aches. It sends sharp pains to your legs. Does any of this sound familiar? Back pain is experienced by millions of Americans. It does not discriminate either. Whether you have an office job or a warehouse job, you may have experienced acute or chronic lower back pain. We all know chiropractic can improve your body mechanics, easing your pain. But what should you be doing in between those visits? Read on and we will explain what tweaks you should be making…   (more…)

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care and massage therapy are treatments that work well for all the members of your family. During pregnancy these disciplines can be greatly enjoyed as prenatal care when the added strain on the spine and restricted movement can lead to pains in back and also to fatigue. At Restoring Health & Wellness we can offer efficient and professional postpartum care, and if it should be needed we also have the skills to deal with pediatric issues.

Massage

Therapeutic massage is among the oldest of the healing arts. It is found in all civilizations from ancient Egyptian and roman times to present day spas, health clubs and wellness centers. Hands-on techniques are used to manipulate the muscular structure and soft tissues of the body. It helps the body’s own mechanisms for healing itself. There are several styles and techniques, and each has its own focus.

Fitness

Training helps individuals assess their level of physical fitness and help them work toward a personal fitness goal through proper exercise instruction and personal motivation. The 5 classic components of fitness are muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility, although there are other subsets like power and speed that can be implemented as well.

About Us

Dr. Michael Valones is a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic with an emphasis on preventative, rehabilitative, and sports medicine. He grew up in New Jersey and attained his B.S. in Biochemistry at Drew University. He continued to excel in his studies and graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West right here in San Jose. Dr. Valones is also a certified personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and specializes in corrective exercises, rehabilitation, and strength training.