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What You Should Know About Common Spinal Conditions

Are you suffering from chronic back pain? Back pain can be the result of any number of causes, including injury, pregnancy, infection or other health conditions, and even sleep position. However, oftentimes, chronic back pain is the result of one of several common spinal conditions. Facet joint osteoarthritis — A gradual breakdown of the cartilage […]

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How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Your Overall Health

Chiropractic care is most known for treating back and neck pain. According to the Annals of Internal Medicine, studies show that spinal manipulative therapy performed by a chiropractor, when combined with regular exercise, is more effective at relieving back and neck pain than medication. (Source: FoxNews.com) What is less known about the benefits of chiropractic […]

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Stretches to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

The bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons in your body are designed to move. Sitting for long periods of time in one position, physical activity and injuries can create stiffness in the back and neck, limiting mobility of the bone and muscle structure, which can result in back or neck pain. What you need to relieve […]

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Back Exercises for People Who Sit Long Periods of Time

If you have a desk job or spend a lot of time sitting, your posture will decline throughout the day. The more we sit, the more we tend to slouch, causing strain on our upper back, neck, shoulders and low back. Taking a break during the day for back exercises will help keep your spine […]

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How Your Pillow Choice Can Reduce Back Pain

Do you have back or neck pain? What kind of pillow are you using? The firmness or lack of firmness of your pillow may be exacerbating your back pain. Soft down or feather pillows offer little support for your back and neck; the firmer the pillow, the more structure and support it provides.  If you are […]

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“Healthcare’s Best Kept Secret” is a Secret No More

Chiropractors are already known for the wonders they can do for achy bones and strained muscles.  Former athletes, weekend warriors and even the fitness novice have had to visit the chiropractor at one time or another to address a hurt shoulder or a displaced joint.  Yet many in the U.S are unaware about the true […]

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