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I Have Chronic Pain. Can Exercise Help?

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Living with chronic pain, regardless of the source and cause, can be debilitating for many people.  They spend their days avoiding anything that triggers the pain, and then taking medications to decrease its severity. Sometimes, it isn’t enough. If you suffer from chronic pain, regular exercise may be beneficial in…

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Can Some Foods Make My Back Pain Worse?

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Chronic back pain is something no one wants to live with for very long. And while you may have tried all the other back pain remedies, including adjusting your posture, getting some light exercise, and replacing your mattress, your pain still lingers. As unlikely as it seems, your diet may…

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5 Key Tips for Combating the Midday Slump

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Later in the afternoon, usually around 3pm or so, this strange phenomenon occurs: The midday slump.  You’re suddenly tired, unmotivated, and reaching for a cup of coffee or something else to wake you up enough to finish the work day, only to crash around dinner time! With such busy schedules,…

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What Is the Best Position for Your Computer Monitor?

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If you often experience pain after a long day at the office, it could be your computer monitor’s fault. The location of your monitor, among other details, can cause you to hunch over, twist your body awkwardly, or strain your eyes. A few simple changes could be all that you…

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How Chiropractic Helps Sciatica

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Sciatica is a painful condition that affects over 3 million people per year in the United States. The pain experienced can range from occasionally annoying to downright debilitating. If you’ve ever experienced pain that started in the muscle of your buttock, and ran down the back of your leg, even…

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How Daylight Saving Time & Time Changes Affect You

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March 8, 2020, marked the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. While you may be looking forward to longer days and warmer weather, losing an hour of sleep is no fun. If you wake up the next morning feeling sluggish and generally “off,” you are not alone. Whether you are “springing…

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How Can a Chiropractor Help With Leg Pain?

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Is leg pain keeping you from functioning in your day-to-day life? Maybe you experienced an injury, or perhaps you have no idea why your legs are in pain.  Whether your pain is sharp and shooting, a dull ache, or feels like pins and needles, chiropractic could help you experience relief…

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7 Ways Kids Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care

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Chiropractic care isn’t just for adults and athletes. Everyone can benefit from regular spinal manipulation. Yes, even your kids. As a matter of fact, the earlier chiropractic care starts, the better. Regular visits to the chiropractor can support healthy growth during the developmental years, decreasing the risk of debilitating pain…

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5 Tips for Surviving Your Desk Job without Back Pain

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Sitting at a desk all day certainly pays the bills and gives you a sense of accomplishment, but it doesn’t do any favors for your back. If you – like many of us – spend hours a day sitting at a desk, back pain doesn’t have to be a fact…

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4 Tips for Mattress Shopping for Better Sleep & Less Pain

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Your bed’s mattress is something that seems fairly simple to select, but is really one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. Think about it: You spend an estimated one-quarter of your life on your mattress, and the sleep you get there helps set you up for success during the…

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