Entries by Dr. Kerstin Zock

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Getting back to normal – post COVID

It’s been one year since the world as we knew it changed.  Yesterday, Governor Wolf announced major reopenings in Pennsylvania effective April 4, so it looks like we are finally getting back to a sense of normal. It is time to get your body back to normal and power cleanse. What does the new normal […]

How to exercise at home

With all the great things that are now available to us in the form of technology, it is really easy to find a way to get fit at home. You can find great home gyms and weight sets that will help you tone your muscles and burn fat, and it is also easy to find […]

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Pilates and Yoga at Home

Pilates and yoga at home can provide a healthy and fit lifestyle. There is no doubt that these exercises will help you lose weight, strengthen your core muscles, and improve your posture. Yoga is a wonderful way to relax and to achieve wellness. However, the question many people ask is, “Pilates and yoga at home […]

Six things to do for stress

Stress – How to cope with the new normal Over the last few weeks we have been discussing some of the physical aspects of dealing with working from home – but what about the mental aspects.  One of my patient’s employer was acquired by a larger tech firm that puts its employee’s physical and mental health […]

Standing desk for low back pain?

Many people in the Cranberry Township area are still working at home.  Chances are you did not have the foresight to fit out your home with the same office set-up as you had in your office before COVID struck. As we head into fall, it is becoming clear that some things – like working in an […]

Going Green and adding Massage Therapy

Going Green – COVID update. We all remember Kermit singing that it’s not easy being green, but we are excited that Allegheny and Butler Counties are now in green status. For Zock Family Chiropractic, that means that we will be offering massage therapy starting on Monday.  We are all experiencing more stress than is then […]

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Coping with Anxiety and Staying Present

Amidst the uncertainty and chaos surrounding Covid-19, many of us are feeling increased bouts of anxiety and general stress. And while we’ve talked about the physical way stress presents itself in the body, we haven’t discussed the concept of coping with the anxiety itself. Since many of us now have more time to sit and […]

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Pre and Probiotics

Pre and probiotic supplements have risen in popularity over the last few years. They are sold to us as a means of supporting and maintain that “good gut” bacteria to help promote digestion. But what is the difference between the two? What benefits do they provide? And who should be taking them?