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Oh! My aching head! – Headaches and Chiropractic

What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and carry on? Lie down? Pop a pill and hope the pain goes away? If you have frequent headaches, you’re not alone. Nine out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. The good news is that there is a better...
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A Fine, Healthy Spine

A healthy spine is an often-overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. People who suffer from back pain, particularly if it is long-term, are generally less healthy than those who do not. In fact, back pain costs are staggering not only financially, but also in terms of lost time from work and because of psychosocial problems that arise during the healing process associated with long-te...
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Sitting Still: Your Posture and Your Health

Sitting in office chairs. Looking at the computer. Driving. Standing for long periods of time. Sleeping.  The day-to-day business of life – and major places where posture plays an ever-increasing role. Poor posture can easily become second nature, causing or aggravating episodes of back pain and damaging spinal structures. Fortunately, the main factors affecting posture and ergonomics are compl...
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Straighten up! How Chiropractic Treatment Helps Posture

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Several factors contribute to poor posture--most commonly stress, obesity, pregnancy, weak postural muscles, abnormally tight muscles, and high-heeled shoes.  In addition, decreased flexibility, a poor work environment, incorrect working posture, and unhealthy sitting and standing habits can also contribute to poor body positioning. Poor posture can lead to excessive strain on muscles and may e...
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