Thank you for the support!

We are so thankful for everyone who participated in our anniversary celebration. August marked one year under our re-branded name Optimal Health & Wellness as well as one year in our second clinic in downtown Tulsa. As part of our celebration, we asked for donations of backpacks to Youth Services of Tulsa. Through your support, … Read moreThank you for the support!

Optimal Health and Wellness Celebrates One-year Anniversary

It has officially been one year since Drs. Riley and Sonda Powell changed the name of their practice to Optimal Health and Wellness and opened a second location in downtown Tulsa and we are celebrating! To commemorate the milestone, during the month of August both Optimal Health and Wellness locations will be accepting donations of … Read moreOptimal Health and Wellness Celebrates One-year Anniversary

Stop skull horns and protect your neck

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By now we have all seen the post circulating on Facebook about young people developing extra bone growth at the base of their skulls or ‘skull horns’ due to cell phone use. Though the paper’s findings may have been overstated, neck strain from constantly looking down at phones and tablets is a legitimate concern. According … Read moreStop skull horns and protect your neck

What your chiropractor wants you to know before you go back-to-school shopping

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With the end of summer nearing, back-to-school shopping is on the mind of most moms. So what does that have to do with the chiropractor? Everything. Improperly fitting backpacks and shoes can both contribute to misalignment of the spine and create further problems if not addressed. So here’s the scoop before you hit the shops. … Read moreWhat your chiropractor wants you to know before you go back-to-school shopping

Backpacks have become the new briefcase

Back to school backpack shopping isn’t just for the kids anymore. Backpacks are increasingly seen in place of briefcases in the business world with plenty of brands catering to the office worker. With grown up features like protected laptop cases, portable chargers and a more adult look, what was once only for school is now … Read moreBackpacks have become the new briefcase

Tips for safer bounce house and trampoline experiences

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Bounce houses and trampolines, staples at summer birthday parties and backyard barbecues, are almost unavoidable in the summer time. They can also cause some serious injuries with warnings about usage coming from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and more. Below are some guidelines for safer bouncing and jumping. Kids … Read moreTips for safer bounce house and trampoline experiences

Keep lower back pain at bay while traveling

Summer and thus summer travel is in full swing. Whether you are cramped in the back of a minivan on a family road trip or stuck in an ever-shrinking airline seat, a few tips can help you prevent a sore back at your final destination. For starters, make sure you are sitting in your seat … Read moreKeep lower back pain at bay while traveling