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Have Summer Plans? How to Make Sure Back Pain Doesn’t Ruin Them

May 26, 2022

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man having back pain ruin his summer plans

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!


Dealing with Text Neck: Modern Treatments for a Modern Problem

April 27, 2022

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man working on a computer with text neck

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.


4 Painfully Clear Signs You Should See a Chiropractor

March 21, 2022

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patient being treated by a chiropractor for back pain

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.


How Can Diet and Exercise Help with Back Pain?

February 28, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — willschiroteam @ 2:54 pm
woman holding healthy food and weight to help with back pain

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.


New You in 2022: How Your Chiropractor Can Help with Your Health Goals

January 27, 2022

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active people who got help with back pain from working out

As soon as the ball dropped on New Year’s Eve, you set some important goals. This year, you’re going to get your health back on track. You’re going to eat healthier, spend more time being active, and maybe even shed a few extra pounds. You expect to feel some muscle soreness from working out, but you soon experience a different kind of pain, one without gain.

How can you keep working toward your fitness goals if you are injured? How can a chiropractor help you recover from back pain from working out or other injuries? Keep reading to find out!


Get Good Head Posture: How to Fix Your Positioning and Relieve Pain

December 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — willschiroteam @ 7:00 pm
man working on a laptop who doesn’t have good head posture

It’s been a long day at work. You’re on a deadline, and you’re typing and clicking as efficiently as you can to meet it. Later on, your shoulders and neck hurt badly, and the pain won’t go away, even when you try heat therapy. Your discomfort, commonly called text neck, could be the result of improper head posture, which is unfortunately all too common. In fact, it is estimated that between 66 and 90 percent of people do not have good head posture. Keep reading to learn more about head posture and how you can treat and avoid the pain.


On Pins and Needles: What You Should Do about Tingling and Numbness

November 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — willschiroteam @ 6:41 pm
person with tingling and numbness in their hand

Everyone at some point has felt the unpleasant sensations of pins and needles and numbness. Maybe your foot falls asleep and loses feeling after you’ve been standing in a certain position for too long. Perhaps your arm tingles because you slept in an odd way. Most of the time, numbness and tingling in your extremities is just an annoying part of having a human body.

But what about consistent or long-lasting numbness or tingling? Is that something to worry about? If this is happening to you, it could point to a more serious problem. In this post, you’ll learn more about numbness and tingling, why you shouldn’t ignore it, and how a chiropractor can help you overcome these symptoms.


Brrr . . . Avoiding Back Pain Because of the Colder Weather

October 29, 2021

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lower back pain from colder weather

When you leave your home in the morning, you feel a little chill in the air. It’s almost that time of year again when you need to put on extra layers and have pumpkin spiced drinks. But perhaps it’s also a season when your back pain returns; you’re not alone in this struggle. Would you like to know how you can avoid back discomfort or injury this winter so you can enjoy the season? Here are some interesting facts you should know about cold weather and back pain.


Set Yourself Straight: 5 Benefits of Good Posture

September 28, 2021

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profile of a woman with proper posture

Don’t slouch. Sit up straight. You probably heard your parents tell you over and over again to maintain proper posture while you were growing up. Perhaps you rolled your eyes and felt that you didn’t need to change how you sit or stand. However, now that you’re an adult, you may struggle with back or neck pain, headaches, and other unpleasant symptoms. But is good posture really that beneficial? Should you finally follow your parents’ advice? Read on to learn more!


The Secret to Keeping an Active Lifestyle with Age

August 27, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — willschiroteam @ 7:43 pm
an older woman having an active lifestyle

You’ve always been active. You loved playing sports when you were a kid, and throughout the years, you’ve made time for exercise in your busy schedule. But you’re not getting any younger, and you’re starting to feel it. Although you’re slowing down a bit compared to your prime, you want to stay active in your twilight years. After all, you may have grandkids, travel plans, and other adventures you want to experience. In addition to eating a healthy diet, how can you make sure you keep your active lifestyle as you get older? Try these helpful tips!

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