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Spine Structure

Considering how much we rely on our spines, it’s interesting how much we generally don’t think about its importance. The human spine consists of 33 bones, 24 joints, and over 30 muscles connected to the spine. It is classified as the most complex structure in the skeletal system, and arguably the most important.

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Chiropractic Benefits for Seniors

People of all ages and walks of life can benefit from chiropractic treatment. One group that’s been popping up in demographic studies involving chiropractic care is older adults. An estimated 14% of chiropractic patients are 65 years and older, and the most common reason they seek treatment is for musculoskeletal pain, lower back pain in particular.

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4 Tips for Better Posture

We recognize poor posture when we see it in others, but we often overlook our own slouching because it happens gradually throughout the day. Learning good posture is important for our health and prevents back and shoulder injury. Changing the way you sit and stand may feel challenging, but even making a few small adjustments can make a big difference.

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What Are The Symptoms Of Sciatica And How is it Treated?

Sciatica is a condition that affects the sciatic nerve, which is the longest nerve in our body. The sciatic nerve is developed from three separate nerve root levels in your spine and bundled together, exit through the buttock and then down the leg. There are different branches of the sciatic nerve. Depending on what branch is affected or pinched, will affect different parts of your leg. It can change your symptoms.

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Tips for a Healthy Back and Spine

An injured or unhealthy spine affects your entire range of motion and can make even the simplest daily task feel impossible. For severe injuries, seeing a specialist is recommended. However, there are several changes you can make in your own life to avoid back injury or prevent small aches and pains from becoming serious issues.

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