Posts tagged tips for your spine
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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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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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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Your Spine: A Shock Absorber

Your discs, aka the "shock absorbers" of your body and spine, work with the natural curves of your spine to reduce stress and pressure as you move. They are similar to the shock absorbers on a car and, if worked too hard, can become damaged. The can bulge, herniate, tear, degenerate, but they don't "slip" (commonly used incorrectly).

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4 Tips for Runners

It may seem like it's too hot out to enjoy a nice run, but soon enough we'll be enjoying the fall and spending more time outside. Running is a great way to get in your cardiovascular exercise. Whether you're new to running or just getting started, it's important to ensure you're taking care of your knees and spine so that you can keep running for many years to come. Here's what you need to know:

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What Your Backpacks, Purses, & Bags Are Doing to Your Spine

You probably think nothing about carrying around a heavy backpack, purse, or bag with you throughout the day. However, backpacks, purses and other bags can all cause your muscles to be off balance. The muscle tension accumulates, and over time, can lead to spinal misalignment. Fortunately, we know what signs to look for:

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Drives, Desks & Your Spine

Commuting to work each day wreaks havoc on your spine. As does sitting at a desk majority of the day. The repeated combination of these two activities can lead to severe problems and pain. Work is a necessary part of life, and while all jobs do not involve sitting at a desk, commuting is typically unavoidable. So regardless of your work situation here's what you need to do to keep your spine in check despite all the commuting and computing.

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Advice to Keep Your Neck In Check

Chiropractic is closely associated with back pain, however neck pain is another pretty common epidemic in the US. Neck pain is becoming more and more common thanks to our smart phones. What we typically recommend (in addition to regular chiropractic care) is exercising to keep your neck pain-free.

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How to Tweak Your Golf Game to Avoid Injuries and Back Pain

I've always loved golfing, and whenever I'm out on the course I notice a few things that most people are doing that is likely going to keep them from being able to play for the full season. So here are a few tips to avoid injuring your back on the golf course:

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