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5 Ways You Can Stop Back Pain from Ruining Your Summer Plans

May 24, 2021

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family having fun at the beach without back pain

After the past year and a half, you and your family are desperate to get out and have fun this summer! You make plans to travel, see family, and have plenty of adventures. However, as you go up to the attic to get your luggage, you feel a tweak in your back with a familiar pain. Could back pain keep you from enjoying the perfect summer? Not when you follow these tips!

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Text Neck: How Technology Can Be a Pain in the Neck

April 22, 2021

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man with text neck holding a phone

If you’re like most people nowadays, you don’t go anywhere without your phone. You likely use it for everything from looking up directions on a map app to retweeting something funny while you sit in a waiting room and texting your best friends. In fact, it is estimated that the average person touches their phone 2,617 times every day!

While convenient and useful for accomplishing tasks, this piece of technology has come with some painful downsides. If you spend significant time on your phone without using proper posture, you could experience what is commonly called text neck. In this post, you’ll learn more about this problem and how you can avoid and treat it with the professional help of a chiropractor.

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Got a Headache? How Your Chiropractor Can Help

March 26, 2021

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person with a tension headache

It’s been a long, stressful day at work, and it’s not over yet. You’ve got a lot on your plate, and you’re not sure you can deliver on the tight deadline your boss has given you. As you continue plugging away at the computer and trying to focus, you feel a dull ache start to envelop your head. Does this sound familiar?

About nine out of ten people experience headaches on a regular basis, but it doesn’t have to be this way! There’s another solution to headaches that doesn’t involve medication or sequestering yourself in a dark room. Read on to learn how your chiropractor can help you reduce the intensity and frequency of your tension headaches.

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Sitting on the Job: How to Keep Proper Posture While You’re Working at a Desk

February 26, 2021

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woman sitting at a desk with back pain

Whether you’re an accountant, a student, a receptionist, or an engineer, much of the work you do involves at least a laptop. With so many tasks needing to be done on a computer these days, you may find yourself spending significant time sitting at a desk, especially since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Unfortunately, sitting on the job comes with a myriad of problems for your lower and upper back and your neck because of bad sitting posture. In fact, you can experience back pain on a regular basis because of how you sit at your desk. In this post, you’ll learn how to lower your risk of developing these issues and lessen the impact that your desk job has on your overall well-being.

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Shoot! Ways Your Chiropractor Can Help with Sports Injuries

February 10, 2021

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injured basketball player

You always loved playing basketball when you were a kid. Maybe you even played back in high school and still enjoy a pick-up game with your friends. Now you have a teen who seems to be following in your footsteps. As a parent, you naturally want them to excel, have fun, and, of course, not get hurt as they play.

When they do get an injury (because all athletes do at some point), you know that you’ll take them to a medical doctor for initial treatment. But have you considered also taking them to see a chiropractor for additional support? Read on to learn more about how this specialist can help them recover and even stop injuries from happening in the first place.

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Exercise, Diet, and Back Pain: How a Healthier Lifestyle Makes All the Difference

January 29, 2021

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woman smiling while stretching

During this time of year, people take a hard look at their overall health and tend to focus on getting better about diet and exercise. But do you really see the value in making these changes? Are you motivated to alter your lifestyle to be more active and healthy? Well, did you know that exercise can also help you overcome back and other pain? Check out this information from your chiropractor that can give you a boost in the right direction.

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4 Ways Your Chiropractor Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 13, 2021

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blocks 2020 changing to 2021

This year, you’re dedicated to changing your health. You’re going to take better care of your body, and you’re going to work hard to reach your wellness goals. Have you thought about potential resources or professionals to guide you through the process? Although a dietician or personal trainer may help you stay on track, perhaps you should also see a chiropractor for back pain from working out. Below are ways a chiropractor can provide support for keeping your New Year’s resolution of getting into shape.

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4 Ways to Correct Forward Head Posture

December 29, 2020

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comparison between bad and good posture for the head

As you get ready for a special night out, you look at yourself from multiple angles in the mirror. That’s when you notice it—your head is unmistakably pulled forward. This position is commonly called nerd neck, and it can be unappealing. You may not know how your head came to be like this, but you know you want to fix it to correct your appearance. In fact, now that you think of it, your neck and upper back may have been giving you pain; nerd neck is likely the reason behind your discomfort. Here are some ways you can restore good posture and keep from getting nerd neck again.

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How to Avoid Shoulder Injuries This Holiday

December 14, 2020

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man putting up lights and avoiding shoulder injury

The holiday season is here, and especially after the crazy year you’ve had, you want to spread joy with some beautiful lights on your house. It takes considerable time and effort to set up, but it brings a smile to your face, which everyone could use right now. You climb down from the ladder and stand back to inspect your work when your shoulder begins to hurt—a lot. You have a shoulder injury! This doesn’t have to happen to you. In this blog post, you’ll learn more about common causes of shoulder injuries and how you can prevent them.

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Tingling and Numbness? Your Chiropractor Can Help!

November 28, 2020

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hand that has tingling and numbness

Everyone has felt it—that sensation of some extremity falling asleep. Maybe you slept on your arm funny and now it feels like tiny little needles are poking you as you regain feeling. Perhaps your sitting posture cut off circulation to your foot, and it’s numb to the touch.

These sensations in your extremities occur every now and then, but what if you have tingling and numbness frequently or for a prolonged period of time? Does that mean something is wrong? What can be done to alleviate your discomfort? Read on to find out more!

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