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Is Your Child’s Backpack Hurting Them?

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As millions of children head back to school, one accessory is a constant: Backpacks. These bags are as stylish as they are functional for many students, with fun new designs and features to choose from each school year. But for many students, carrying an overloaded backpack every day can cause…

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11 Fun Facts about Chiropractic

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Do you think you know everything there is to know about chiropractic care? Here are 11 fun facts about chiropractic you might not know: The word “chiropractic” is a combination of two Greek words: “cheir,” which means hand, and “praktos,” which means done. The term “chiropractic” literally means “done by…

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8 Tips for Reducing Stress

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In many situations, stress is an unavoidable factor of modern life. Between work, your family, any hobbies you may have, and all the other things you need to get done in a day, it can easily feel as if you’ve got an overwhelming amount of items on your to-do list….

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself from Back Pain

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Having an aching back is, well, a pain.  Whether you’re suffering from a dull ache between your shoulders or sharp pains in your lower back, acute back pain can put a halt to anything you’ve got planned for the day. Standing, bending, and stretching are out of the question, and…

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Adult Scoliosis: A Guide

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What Is Adult Scoliosis? All spines have a natural curve, but a curve in the wrong direction (sideways) is known as scoliosis. The spine’s curve may be as mild as 10 degrees or as severe as 100 degrees or more, occurring with or without pain. Scoliosis that develops or is…

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What Causes Subluxations?

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You may have heard the fancy-sounding term “subluxations.” Whether you’ve been to a chiropractor and heard the phrase, or you’re Dr. Googling your back pain, chances are you’ve come across the term. A subluxation is a misalignment of one or more of the vertebrae in your spine, causing discomfort and…

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Avoid Neck & Back Pain with These Sleep Positions

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Back and neck pain are common problems in adults, especially now. Between bad posture, poor sleep schedules, and “text neck,” many adults deal with often debilitating back and neck pain. A healthy sleep routine is one of the most important ways to combat pain in your body. But that can…

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Why Am I Sore after an Adjustment?

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You went into your chiropractic appointment excited to finally get some relief from pain. A couple hours later, however, the pain is back, and even worse! Even more discouraging, other parts of your body are now in pain as well. What gives? The adjustment was supposed to make you feel…

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8 Tips for Getting Your Workout in Even When You’re Busy

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We all know life is busy with work, school, family, and other responsibilities and obligations. We also know that exercise is important for health and overall wellness. Many people associate working out with weight loss and, while it can help with that, working out also helps your mood, energy levels,…

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Why Should I See a Chiropractor After an Accident?

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Picture this: You’ve been in an accident. While it is an inconvenience, you made it out with barely a scrape. You give your statement, exchange insurance information, and assess the damage. An officer asks you if you would like medical attention. You decline because you feel fine. No use going…

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