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New School Year, New Backpack Safety Tips

As practical as they are, backpacks can cause strain on our muscles and joints if they are too heavy and used incorrectly, ultimately leading to spinal misalignment and back pain. This can occur in people of all ages, including kids who lug around their backpacks during the school year. Therefore, it’s essential to keep a few backpack safety tips in mind so that your child does not experience back and neck pain from their backpack.
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Reducing Inflammation with Electric Stimulation Therapy

Inflamed muscle tissue is one of the most common causes of pain throughout the body. Electric stimulation therapy emulates the natural way in which you use your muscles, thus leading to increased circulation and decreased inflammation.

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Pain-Free Cold Laser Therapy

When hearing the term “laser therapy” many people are inclined to think of potentially painful medical procedures. However, cold laser therapy, also known as low-level laser therapy, is an effective form of chiropractic treatment which is completely pain-free.

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Treating Herniated Discs

Herniated discs are a common cause of back pain. If you haven’t experienced herniated discs personally, you probably know someone who has. Thankfully, there are many safe and proven chiropractic therapies available to treat herniated discs.

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Happy Labor Day!

To all of our friends and patients, we hope you have a well deserved day off!

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Tips to Prevent Pain at the Office

Whether the pain is dull or sharp, back pain can make it hard to concentrate at work. Depending on your line of work, certain occupations such as construction work can place significant stress on your back and neck. Even working in an office can cause or worsen back and neck pain. However, there are some steps you can take to prevent back pain and injuries at work.

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It’s National Relaxation Day!

It’s August 15th, which means that today is National Relaxation Day! Getting enough rest is part of avoiding unwanted back pain. So take a few deep breaths, put your feet up and take a load off! Just be sure to take an ergonomic approach while maintaining good posture.

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From Head to Toe: How Your Feet Relate to Back Pain

The feet are the foundation of your body and can have a major influence on various muscles, joints, and other body parts. Every time you take a step, entities in your feet moving all the way up to your neck are playing a role.

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Reasons Why Chiropractic Adjustments are Important in the Summer

Summer means fun in the sun! Many people enjoy doing various outdoor activities, such as biking, hiking, swimming, etc. However, it’s important to make sure your body is loose and flexible before hopping on your bike or taking that hike up the mountain. With an aligned spine, which is the main goal of receiving chiropractic care, you’ll find that your body releases some tension and pressure, which makes moving a lot easier.

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Fibromyalgia Patients Benefit from Chiropractic Care

More than 10 million Americans suffer from fibromyalgia (FM), which is a disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain and tenderness and is typically accompanied by fatigue, sleep, and mood issues. While most FM patients are women (a whopping 80%!) it can also occur in men and children.

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