Chiropractic and Quality of Sleep

It is fairly common knowledge that as a society, we do not get enough sleep. The effects of this widely vary, including fatigue, poor memory, poor concentration, lapses in judgement, increase of illnesses, and many other negative side effects. The good news is, in a lot of these situations, proper chiropractic care can help one get the proper rest they need, both from a quality and quantity standpoint.

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Tips For A Healthy Spine

When you think about a healthy lifestyle, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it food? Exercise? Those components are incredibly important, but if you aren’t thinking about your spine, then you are missing out on a key element of good health. Here are some tips to help promote good spinal health.

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Swimming and Chiropractic Care

Fall may be approaching, but as Floridians we get to continue to enjoy warmer weather. One of the many perks of this is year-round dips in the pool or at the beach. Not only is swimming refreshing, it is also an excellent workout. It is also great for those that are suffering from back pain. Here are some of the benefits of water exercises.

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ACL Injury? Chiropractic Can Help!

Some of the most common knee injuries we see are ACL injuries, and they are probably the most well-known. Many think the anterior cruciate ligament injury is only for athletes, the truth is that these injuries can happen to you whether you're active or not. There are some measures you can take to prevent ACL injuries, and chiropractic can help!

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Don't Let Back To School Be A Pain!

Summer is coming to an end, and we know all about getting a healthy start to back to school! Transitioning from summertime fun to school work and homework can be tough. There are simple steps that you can take to help your kids and their bodies feel a bit more at ease. As you already know, the healthier the body, the easier it is to tackle the stresses and strains of everyday life, and that includes getting back to a school-time routine. Two of the most important support systems of the body to focus on are proper sleep and nervous system function.

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Avoid Injuries from Overuse

Whether you’re new to chiropractic or not, you probably already know how important upper body and core strength is to proper posture. With a strong core, you will be well on your way to a healthy spine! In order to maintain that strength, you have to be on the lookout for overuse injuries. Here are our tips to avoid those injuries.

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New To Chiropractic?

Here at Markson Chiropractic, we want you to be as comfortable as possible. And the more educated you are about chiropractic care, the less afraid you will feel stepping into our practice. If chiropractic is new to you, take a deep breath and relax. Here's what you need to know about your first visit.

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Want To Be A Better Athlete? Try Chiropractic!

Chiropractic care has been around for thousands of years, but it took until 1980 for the first chiropractor to be added to the United States Olympic medical team. Since then, athletes have recognized the importance of spinal adjustments as part of their fitness plans. It's not just for the professionals; athletes of all fitness levels can benefit from the long-term benefits of chiropractic care.

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Headaches: Just Because They're Common, Doesn't Make Them Normal!

You probably have the common belief that everybody suffers from headaches. They are normal, right? Some headaches are dull, others are throbbing, and some are debilitating. Some headaches occur on only one side of the head, others can be so severe they produce light and sound sensitivity or nausea. While that may be common, it's definitely not normal.

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Arthritis and Chiropractic Care

Arthritis is a very common disease, but one that is also misunderstood. It is defined as an inflammation in one or more joints, which can lead to discomfort, stiffness, and pain throughout one's joints and body. Symptoms commonly include joint swelling, stiffness, pain, and decreased range of motion. Unfortunately, these symptoms all typically worsen with age. Here's what you need to know and if chiropractic can help.

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Chiropractic Care After A Car Accident

After experiencing a car accident, you might be feeling shocked or distressed. The logistics of health insurance, car insurance, and repairs can sometimes be overwhelming and can cause people to procrastinate getting medical treatment, especially when the accident did not result in obvious injuries.

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Beat Your Low Back Pain!

If you've ever suffered from recurring low back pain, you know that things seem to be going just fine for a while and then all of a sudden, you are experiencing that pain again! You might even be stuck lying flat on your back with an ice pack because you can't even move. We've heard of this scenario more times than we can count, and there are some constant factors to this and tips to avoid it. 

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Are You In Need of a Digital Detox?

Unless you're living out in the countryside, it can be pretty difficult to escape technology. It's everywhere you look, and even though it makes life easier in a lot of ways, it can consume much of our time and lead to issues in health and relationships. Whether you are texting, tweeting, chatting, or gaming, the innocent time spent on your phone can become addictive. It would be nearly impossible to completely remove technology, and we understand it is a vital part of everyday life. All we suggest is that you take a technological timeout, and follow our tips for a digital detox.

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Can Chiropractic Help With Asthma?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, asthma affects approximately 1 in 13 individuals. It is also the leading chronic disease in kids, and is the top reason for school absences. Asthma causes over 2 million ER visits each year and when overnight hospital stays are necessary, the average length is over 3 days. With so many people suffering from asthma, chances are that you or someone you know deals with asthma. The question is, can chiropractic help?

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