Posts in Health and Wellness
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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Here's To A Healthy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is finally here: a day full of family, football, and of course - food! Your family probably has its own Thanksgiving traditions, but what if you tried something new this year?Here at Markson Chiropractic, we want you to have the best Thanksgiving ever. No, we aren’t going to give you a hard time about that third piece of pie, but if you follow our tips and tricks, you might just have your happiest (and healthiest) Thanksgiving yet!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tips for New Moms: Preventing Back Pain

You've recently welcomed a new little one, and you thought the back pain would be over along with the pregnancy. But, as time goes on, you are spending more and more time not only carrying your baby, but also bending over your baby. For many new parents, that leads to new back pain. Fortunately, we have some suggestions for reducing that back pain.

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Let's Talk Germs!

Why is it that some people go from one cold to the next, getting all the bugs that are "going around” while others don’t? It was this very question that prompted D. D. Palmer back in 1895 to pursue what we now call chiropractic! Today, most people have a negative association with germs, and many are afraid of them. So how can chiropractic help you in fighting them?

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Top 5 Reasons to Stay Away From Sugar

Corn syrup, fructose sweetener, evaporated cane juice...it goes by many names and is an increasingly common ingredient in processed foods: it's sugar! Without even knowing it, many of us consume what is equal to 53 heaping teaspoons of white sugar every single day! Many experts in the healthcare field agree that reducing sugar intake is essential to achieve natural health. If those reasons weren't enough, here are five reasons to stay away from refined (white) sugar.

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