What Every Chiropractic Patient Ought To Know About Losing Weight

losing weight and chiropracticA large portion of the patients that seek out chiropractic care are suffering from some form of back pain. While chiropractic adjustments and associated therapies can do a lot to ease back pain symptoms and aid in healing, lifestyle changes are also quite important – particularly weight loss. Excess weight puts increased pressure on the spine, especially the lower back. The more chiropractic patients can near their ideal weight, the easier it becomes to treat and often eliminate the back pain.

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How Prolonged Sitting Destroys Your Health & How To Fix It

prolonged sittingA recent study conducted by an associate research scientist at Columbia has found that prolonged sitting destroys your health. Sitting for long periods is associated with early death – upsetting news for the millions of Americans who spend extensive time sitting as they work and as they relax after work. Even regular exercise failed to significantly reduce the risks associated with prolonged sitting.

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Text Neck: How Smartphones Are Killing Your Posture & What To Do About It

text neck and chiropracticThe human head is heavier than most people realize. Weighing an average 10 pounds, the head can put a great deal of pressure on the neck when placed in different positions – especially when angled down while looking at your phone. 

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What Every Chiropractic Patient Ought To Know About Staying Hydrated

hydration and chiropracticJust about everyone has heard about the need to stay hydrated. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there concerning hydration. How much do you need to drink? What should you drink? When should you drink? It can all be a little overwhelming.

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3 Stretches That Ease Back Pain For Chiropractic Patients

stretches back pain and chiropracticIf you are suffering from back pain, you are not along. According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), approximately 31 million Americans deal with some form of low back pain. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to lessen the pain you are experiencing. Taking care of yourself – including maintaining a healthy weight and regular exercise – can help prevent back pain. And when you do experience back pain, chiropractic treatment and stretching can often ease your symptoms.

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What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Sciatica

sciatica and chiropracticIf you have ever experienced a shooting, nerve-like pain down one of your legs, you may be suffering from sciatica. The sciatic nerve can be impacted by a number of different things, including injury and degenerative diseases, that can lead to sciatica. Fortunately, chiropractic can be extremely effective for the treatment of sciatica. You may be able to get relief quickly through regular chiropractic care.

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How Headache Sufferers Benefit From Chiropractic

headaches and chiropracticA number of studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of chiropractic care for headaches – which is good news for the 90% of Americans who suffer from headaches at some point in their lives. Chiropractic care is not only excellent for treating headaches, it is also gentle, non-invasive, does not require prescription medications, and is known for being relatively free of side effects.

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Why Chiropractic Should Become Part of Your Lifestyle & Not Used Just For Pain

chiropracticIf you are considering incorporating regular chiropractic care into your lifestyle, you are definitely on the right track. There are many great benefits that chiropractic offers that extend far beyond a simple treatment for pain. It is something you should be including in your regular health maintenance. If you aren’t convinced, take a look at these chiropractic benefits and see for yourself.

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How Combining Hiking With Chiropractic Can Improve Your Health

hiking and chiropracticNo matter what season it is, it’s always a great time to get outside and get active as long as the weather cooperates. Hiking is a great way to enjoy nature while reaping some fantastic health benefits in the process. When you add chiropractic care into the mix, you could find your healthiest you yet!

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3 Benefits Chiropractic Patients Enjoy That Others Don’t

benefits of chiropracticIt’s no secret that we’re a little biased when it comes to chiropractic care. We believe in it, we’ve seen how great it works, and our many happy patients are a great testimony to how well it works.

Still, there are some nay-sayers who believe that medical treatments are the only way to treat health care concerns and health conditions. While we do believe that medical treatments do indeed have their place, we also know for a fact that chiropractic offers far more benefits, provides faster results for many conditions including pain management, and provides farther reaching care that goes to the heart of the problem instead of just treating the symptoms.

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