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16 10, 2019

Posture is essential to your health

2019-10-16T12:06:31-05:00

October is National Chiropractic Health Month. We often hear from chiropractors that good posture is essential for good health. But what does that entail and how can posture effect our health? Poor posture is a result of bad habits carried out over years. It's come into discussion more over the years in issues like text

Posture is essential to your health2019-10-16T12:06:31-05:00
2 10, 2019

Strength. Stability. Success. Chiropractic’s role in aiding the musculoskeletal system.

2019-10-02T14:09:27-05:00

October is National Chiropractic Health Month. This year we want to focus on strength and stability of the body. Our musculoskeletal system – comprised of our muscles, bones and joints – plays an important role in helping us get and stay stronger at all stages of life. An who doesn't want to be strong and

Strength. Stability. Success. Chiropractic’s role in aiding the musculoskeletal system.2019-10-02T14:09:27-05:00
11 09, 2019

Prevent lifting injuries

2019-09-11T09:39:36-05:00

Whether it's lifting at work, home, or for exercise proper form is critical to reducing your risk of injury. The mantra "lift with your legs, not your back" holds true, but needs to be unpacked. What's the difference between them? Why shouldn't I lift with my back? How do I lift with my legs? Words

Prevent lifting injuries2019-09-11T09:39:36-05:00
28 08, 2019

Chiropractic care may reduce opioid prescriptions

2019-09-02T18:36:52-05:00

Opioid use can date back as early as 3,400 BC. For millennia cultures used opium poppies to treat pain, but they also acknowledge it's euphoric and addictive effects. Even Hippocrates, the father of medicine, recognized it's usefulness in treating pain. From the 1800s on, chemists, scientists, and eventually pharmaceutical companies refined the plant to develop

Chiropractic care may reduce opioid prescriptions2019-09-02T18:36:52-05:00
7 08, 2019

Kids, Backpacks, & Back Pain

2019-09-02T18:36:53-05:00

Heavy backpacks could be contributing to adolescent back pain. This is around the time kids are hitting a growth spurt and the number of items they need to lug around begin increasing. Textbooks, laptops, and other items add weight to our children's packs and pressure to their spines. Many articles have found associations between heavy

Kids, Backpacks, & Back Pain2019-09-02T18:36:53-05:00
19 09, 2018

Lifting and Back Injuries: What Most Safety Meetings Miss

2019-09-02T18:37:07-05:00

What Most Safety Meetings Miss Every safety meeting at every work place has used this phrase; “Lift with your legs, not your back.” Then most throw up a simple stick figure diagram that teaches you everything you need to know about lifting with your legs, right? But wait! How did the second figure get the

Lifting and Back Injuries: What Most Safety Meetings Miss2019-09-02T18:37:07-05:00
8 08, 2018

Are heavy backpacks responsible for back pain? – #WellnessWednesday

2019-09-02T18:37:08-05:00

Are heavy backpacks responsible for back pain? When I look at the shelf struggling to hold the weight of my textbooks I can’t believe I tried carrying some of these to class every day. I think most of us would agree that heavy backpacks can cause back pain or at least sore shoulders. Many articles

Are heavy backpacks responsible for back pain? – #WellnessWednesday2019-09-02T18:37:08-05:00