Posts in Chiropractic Care
Does Your Posture Affect Your Mood?

Perhaps one of the most well-known facts about back health is that proper posture is key. You probably already know that good posture is incredibly important to your overall health, but did you know it can also affect your mental well-being? Growing evidence suggests that proper posture contributes to many health benefits, from reducing back and joint pain to boosting your mood.

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Fighting Colds with Chiropractic

The holiday season is upon us, and that means we’ll be spending some of our time either avoiding or fighting the cold and flu. Nobody likes to be sick, but willpower alone won’t keep the germs away. Most of us have a few tricks to keep sickness at bay, but we’ve put together a few tips as a reminder.

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Chiropractic, Sports Injuries and Performance

Chiropractors evaluate, treat and can help speed up recovery of neck, back, and extremity injuries. This can be especially helpful for athletes of any age, as most sports involve running, jumping, tackling, and more. Here’s what you need to know.

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Could Cell Phone Use Be Hurting Your Posture?

Cell phones provide us with the ability to communicate with our family and friends, search the internet, take photographs, and play games all from the the palm of our hand. So what could be wrong with these convenient and easy to use mobile devices that are such a large part of our day-to-day lives?

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How to Prevent Halloween Back Pain

Halloween is finally here! You may be mentally prepared for a night of trick-or-treating, but are your back and feet ready? We’ve put together some tips to prevent back pain as you and your little ones take off for a night of trick-or-treating!

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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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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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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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