Posts tagged back pain
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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Got Back Pain?

You're doing your same everyday tasks and all of a sudden, you've got back pain. You, along with many others, think, "I didn't even do anything!". What you probably don't know is that it's not always what you did five minutes ago or even five days that's causing your current problem. It's more a case of "the straw that broke the camels back"!  

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Is Your Pain Hurting More Than Just You?

Low back pain is most commonly associated with jobs that involve physical labor. However, over 80% of the U.S. population complains of low back pain. While those with physical jobs are easily excused from work due to low back pain, those who spend most of the time at a desk are not. If your back pain is at a level where you're thinking about missing work, it is affecting more than just you and it's time to correct the problem instead of just masking it with pain killers.

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5 Tips to Tackle Back to School

Back to school started last week, and if you have college students will be going on over the next couple of week. This means many trips to the store, heavy backpacks, books, and much more. This is great for you and your kids but the heavy backpacks coupled with bad posture can hurt your kids in the long run. So, here are 5 back to school tips to keep you and the family healthy:

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4 Misconceptions About Back Pain

Although back pain is common, it is not normal. There are quite a few common misconceptions surrounding back pain that stop people from taking proper action to correct it. Check out these facts surrounding 4 common misconceptions about pain and what the pain is trying to say to you:

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What You Need to Know About Stomach Sleeping

Sleep is that sacred time where our bodies rest and reset. As I'm sure you all know it is super important for our mental and physical health for us to get the proper amount of rest. But what many of us don't think about is resting in a position that is healthy and helpful for our spine.

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Avoiding the Back to School Back Pains

Sending your kids back to school can be overwhelming in so many ways. Maybe your child is excited to get back, or maybe they aren't ready for the summer to end. You might be thinking to yourself that after a few weeks they'll get back into the swing of things and embrace the new school year.

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Chiropractic for Back Pain

80% of the U.S. population suffers from back pain. It is the 2nd most common reason that people miss work. Back pain is your body's way of telling you that you have an underlying problem. For example, a muscle strain, a ligament sprain, or a swollen joint may all cause back pain. Fortunately, most of the conditions related to back pain are manageable and can be resolved with chiropractic care.

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