Wills Chiropractic Blog
September 28, 2022
When you were a kid, your parents told you to sit up straight and keep your shoulders back. Now that you’re an adult, you wonder whether that was good advice. Is posture really that important? The short answer is yes, it is! But what exactly does sitting or standing straight do for you? Here are just five benefits of good posture!(more…)
September 6, 2022
You’re a busy person. You have many obligations vying for your time: work, your kids’ sports practices, errands, household chores. But then, you injure your back! You’ll need to spend time at the chiropractor’s office to get back to normal, but you worry about your schedule. How long does chiropractic treatment take?
In reality, this question consists of two sub-questions: how long is each appointment, and how long will it take to recover from the injury? It’s important that you know what you can expect going into treatment so that you can achieve your goals and alleviate pain. Keep reading to get more specific answers!(more…)
August 18, 2022
You see lasers all the time in movies and science fiction shows with villains threatening world domination, but did you know that in reality lasers are used every day for good? In fact, laser therapy can help with several ailments of the body, even with a problem as broad and rampant as back pain.
Keep reading to learn about the reasons for back pain, what laser therapy is, and how it can help you finally get relief and function back!(more…)
July 28, 2022
It’s your birthday! You are another year older and obviously not as young as you used to be, but you are not ready to slow down completely just yet. You want to continue being active—good for you! Just because you’re getting up there in age doesn’t mean that life has passed you by. But how can you keep your activity level up as your body ages? Read on to find out four valuable tips!(more…)
July 13, 2022
When you hear the word “proper,” chances are you think of a pompous, arrogant person scolding you about slouching. Or perhaps you think of your parents reminding you to sit up straight at the table. Now as an adult, you don’t necessarily have someone telling you how to sit—but your back is doing just that by hurting! To avoid another lecture, keep reading to learn why proper sitting posture is important, how to have it, and how your chiropractor can help you!(more…)
June 28, 2022
You know summer is in full swing when you see more and more people in swimsuits, sunglasses, shorts, and flip flops. In fact, flip flops are often a symbol of the easy-going beach life known here in Florida. But did you know that summer is also a common time for lower back pain for many people? In this post, you’ll learn how this footwear can lead to pain and two ways you can overcome it this summer!(more…)
May 26, 2022
The temperature is climbing, and school is out—it must be summer time! Now that travel restrictions have been relaxed a bit, maybe you’re anxious to see the world again. Even if you plan on staying in town this summer, you probably can’t wait for the fun to begin.
However, your careful plans can quickly get thrown out the window if you hurt yourself and experience back pain. Keep reading to learn how you can enjoy your summer without having to deal with back issues!(more…)
April 27, 2022
In your home office, you’re working frantically on your laptop to meet an urgent deadline for work. Suddenly, you look down as your phone buzzes with a text from your spouse, and your preschooler comes into the room needing your help on the tablet. You then realize you have debilitating pain in your neck.
There’s no doubt that technology is a critical part of modern life, and with it has come an increase in certain problems. Eye strain and carpal tunnel are definitely more common than they used to be, but there’s one issue that has affected many more people in recent years—text neck.(more…)
March 21, 2022
After years of working at your job, you find that you have to deal with back pain on a regular basis. You tell yourself it’s normal—everyone gets back pain every now and then—but you’re suffering needlessly! Depending on the type of pain you’re experiencing, a chiropractor is a great resource to manage and even get relief for your discomfort. How do you know if your pain is something a chiropractor help with? Read on to learn about four painful signs that indicate a visit to the chiropractor’s office is needed.(more…)
February 28, 2022
At this point every year, millions of people who made the resolution to be healthier slowly give up and resume their usual bad habits. Especially if you have back or knee pain, it can be easy to justify not working out or eating poorly. However, maintaining a healthy diet and being active can actually combat pain! Keep reading to learn how making these lifestyle changes permanently can help you feel your best and how chiropractic care can also help.(more…)