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Tips to Avoid Tech-Neck

Is using your cell phone causing neck or back pain? This is a frequently reported issue commonly referred to as “tech-neck” and is cause by poor posture when using handheld devices for prolonged periods. Along with getting regular adjustments, here are a few quick tips to help prevent tech-neck.

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Signs of Tech Neck

Too Much Screen Time Can Cause Real Pain Did you know that staring down at your cell phone places about 60 pounds of stress on your neck and spine and can result in very poor posture. Here are some of the signs of what is now known as “tech neck”:

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Why Millennials Need Chiropractic Care

Millennials’ View of the Opioid Crisis So, exactly how easy is it for millennials to get their hands on the very drugs fueling today’s opioid crisis? Easier than you might think. According to a new national poll released by the American Psychiatric Association, 46 percent of millennials surveyed said illicitly obtaining such drugs would be a…

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Get Active at Work to Reduce Back & Neck Pain

Sitting for hours every day at work can take its toll on your back, neck and whole body. For those whose jobs require long hours sitting at a desk, fitness and stretching is particularly important. Research analysis links lack of physical activity with negative health effects. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, many…

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Is Your Back Pain Causing Sleep Deprivation?

How Much Sleep Do We Need? Dr. Merckling knows that healthy sleep habits are an important pillar of your good health. Back, neck and musculoskeletal pain may interrupt your sleep. And according to the National Sleep Foundation at the CDC, patients report a better night’s rest after chiropractic care.

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Stretch Before Spring

Spring is here and that means many people will spend time outside planting, mowing the lawn and pulling weeds. Since gardening requires bending, reaching and pulling, your body may not be ready for that kind of strenuous activity. Thus, it is important to stretch your muscles before reaching for your gardening tools. The back, upper…

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Are You a Millennial Hunchback?

Millennials are suffering from neck pain as much as people twice their age because of the widespread use of smartphones and other mobile devices. This is commonly known as “tech neck”. Proper chiropractic care can help improve posture and alleviate the pain associated with tech neck.

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Back & Neck Pain is Surprisingly Prevalent for Americans

A recent report shows that nearly 2/3 of all Americans suffered from back or neck pain in their lifetime severe enough to seek medical help. Don’t let pain interfere with your life! Chiropractic is the logical, drug-free first choice. Learn more about what research shows about chiropractic care.

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The Effects of Bad Posture

Does Bad Posture Have You in a Slump? Improper posture can cause a variety of issues including stress, fatigue, and low back & neck pain. Here are some tips for improving your posture and your health.

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