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How Can a Chiropractor Help with Sport Injuries?

February 22, 2020

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During a friendly game of basketball with your friends, you dribble the ball to the hoop making a scoring drive. You envision the play being shown on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays, but as you prepare to shoot, you feel a sharp pain in your lower back. You score the basket, but after that, you aren’t able to play to your fullest ability. In fact, the next day, you wake up with debilitating back pain. What should you do? Who can help you at a time like this? Although some medical doctors can simply prescribe pain medications, this treatment approach doesn’t address the real problem. As an expert in spinal musculature, your chiropractor can provide the care you need to get back on the court and performing your best.

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3 Changes to Make to Your Lifestyle for Less Pain

February 8, 2020

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man smiling exercise

When your close friend asks you to help him move, you happily agree. But with the very first box, your back has started to tighten up and feel uncomfortable. You’re tired of experiencing back pain on a consistent basis, but it doesn’t have to be a part of your life. Believe it or not, there are simple things you can do to reduce your pain and help your body avoid pain.

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4 Posture Techniques to Avoid Back Pain in Your Desk Job

January 21, 2020

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woman desk back pain

You love your job; it’s challenging and rewarding, and it pays the bills. However, throughout the day and even long after you’ve come home, you struggle with persistent back and neck pain. Although there are many tricks out there to help you deal with pain from a desk job, such as stretches and exercises in your daily schedule, these merely treat the symptoms, not the cause of your pain. Here are some ways that you can address the problem at its source and minimize your discomfort.

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Say Hello to 2020 by Saying Goodbye to Back Pain

January 7, 2020

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workout back pain

At the beginning of this new year and a new decade, many people set goals for improving their health. In addition to having a better diet, they can add in more workouts at the gym into their lifestyle. Is  improving your health on your list of New Year’s resolutions too? If you struggle with chronic back pain, are over age 30, or have had back injuries in the past, pushing yourself in exercise can feel more uncomfortable and nervewracking. You don’t want to push too hard and hurt yourself. In this blog post, you’ll learn how you can avoid back pain from working out and stay on track with your resolutions.

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Is Back Pain Keeping You from Enjoying Life? We Can Help!

December 31, 2019

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older man back pain

You’re at the park with your kids. One wants you to push them on a swing, and the other wants you to kick a ball with them. You know that spending quality time with them is important, especially while they are young, but lately, you’ve been dealing with chronic back pain. Instead of creating meaningful memories with your loved ones, you sit at the bench groaning with discomfort.

If your back pain is interfering with your ability to live life to the fullest, it’s time to get professional help! At Wills Chiropractic, we can treat the source of your neck or back pain and enable you return to the activities and people you love most. Here are ways that your chiropractor can help!

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Do I Need Rehabilitation for My Back Pain?

December 17, 2019

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older woman exercise

You’re sick of it—your back pain is interfering with your ability to move comfortably, and it just never seems to go away for long before it comes back. You decide to go to a chiropractor for a few visits to readjust your spine and relieve your pain, but they recommend coming on a consistent basis even after the pain subsides for rehabilitation. What is exactly is rehabilitation? Do you really need these additional appointments? Read on to learn more about this important part of successful chiropractic care.

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Got Chronic Headaches? Your Chiropractor Can Help

November 28, 2019

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woman headache

It’s like clockwork. Every morning when you wake up, you take two aspirin to lessen the dull pounding in your head and allow you to go to work. Around lunch time, you take another two to get you through the day, and two more with dinner and when you go to sleep. Then, the whole cycle starts all over again the next day. If this sounds familiar with your regular schedule, then chronic headaches are interfering with your life, but by understanding headaches better, you can understand the treatment you need to manage and treat this pain at the source. Keep reading to learn more about headaches and how chiropractic care can be the answer to long-term wellness.

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4 Benefits to Using Laser Therapy to Treat Knee Pain

November 15, 2019

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knee pain

Although your injury occurred weeks ago, your knee is still mostly out of commission. You still experience substantial pain when you try to use the knee, which is frustrating and inconvenient for someone as active as you are. You’ve been told that it will take significant time to heal, but you wonder if there’s an alternative method to help your body along the way and reduce the pain you feel. Well, laser therapy may provide the answer you’re looking for. Keep reading to learn how this technology can help you with knee pain.

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Brrr! How Cold Weather and Back Pain Are Connected

November 1, 2019

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woman coat back pain

As you take down your Halloween decorations, you start to feel a crisp chill in the air and know that colder weather will come shortly. The temperatures are dropping, and the days are getting shorter—signaling that winter is just weeks away. For many, this time of year entails more than just holiday get-togethers. It also includes more back pain than usual. Regardless of geographic location, colder temperatures seem to escalate problems with back pain, but you may be wondering, “Why does my back hurt worse in the winter?” In this blog post, you’ll learn more about this connection between cold weather and back pain and what you can do to manage and reduce your back pain.

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Fix Your Posture, Enjoy These 4 Benefits

October 22, 2019

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man back pain desk

You like what you do for a living. Your job is certainly fulfilling, but sitting at a desk all day every day can take a toll on you after a while. Looking at and working with a screen can lead to slouched or crooked posture, which then causes several problems. Even if you get and use a stand-up desk, you can still struggle with maintaining good posture and keeping your body in optimal health. In this blog post, you’ll learn how you can fix your posture and what the benefits of your efforts can be.

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