Posts tagged proper posture
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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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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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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The Importance of Sitting Up Straight

Remember when you were a kid, and your mom would tell you not to make funny faces, or your face would freeze like that? Okay, that one's not true, but she was right when she told you to sit up straight! In today's world, so many people are working sedentary jobs that require them to sit for hours on end. Whether you're sitting at your desk at work, at a baseball game, or in front of the TV at home, good posture is imperative...your spine's health depends on it! Furthermore, poor posture is a leading contributor to back pain.

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Love Your Spine This Valentine's Day!

Valentine’s Day is here, and we are feeling the love! Usually, we spend this day showering our significant others with love, affection, gifts, cards, and candy. In fact, millions and millions of dollars are spent on Valentine's Day in the U.S. But this year, we are doing things a little bit differently. We challenge you to show your spine the love it deserves! Here are a few suggestions.

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How Posture Affects Your Mood

Do you pay attention to the way you're sitting/standing throughout the day? Is your weight evenly distributed or are you leaning more weight on one leg? You might not think that your posture affects you as much as it does, especially when it comes to your mood. Various studies reveal that maintaining good posture can also help boost your mood and eliminate stress.

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