Is Your Back Pain Caused By Dehydration?

When you’re dehydrated, water is taken from the spinal discs that are located between every other vertebra, causing your back to ache. When these discs aren’t properly hydrated, the spine ends up taking on the full shock of the body’s movements, which results in pain. Here’s what you need to know.

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Slip And Fall? We Can Help!

It happens to the best of us. You’re simply walking along and BOOM! You slip and fall. Even the most coordinated people suffer from injuries, and we’d be amazed if you found someone who hasn’t slipped and fallen at some point in their lives. According to the CDC, over one million Americans slip and fall annually. As common it is to slip and fall, many people don’t realize just how much damage can be done. 20% to 30% of those that slip and fall will suffer moderate to severe injuries including bruises, hip fractures, or head injuries. We’ve put together some information on the ways a slip and fall can injure you and how we can help.

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Massage Therapy and Chiropractic Care

If you've been reading our blogs, you know there are many benefits to chiropractic care and you are probably already aware of the relaxing benefits of massage therapy. But did you know that chiropractic and massage therapy go hand in hand? Receiving regular chiropractic adjustments combined with massages can improve your overall wellness.

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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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