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Lower Back Stretches for Pain

Stretching throughout the day is profoundly beneficial for both body and mind. Muscle tone and elasticity decrease during everyday activity, especially for those who live sedentary lifestyles. Stretching restores proper muscle readiness and ensures the greatest elasticity for muscles. That’s why stretching is great for lower back pain.

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Sleep Deep – Even With Lower Back Pain

While you should never deal with lower back pain without a professional assessment, some of us are just discovering our back pain and need a bit of comfort and a good night’s rest. Pain in any capacity is a common culprit for conditions such as insomnia.

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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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5 Ergonomic Tricks You Need to Apply Immediately

If you have ever felt severe discomfort in your office and didn’t know why, you might be a victim of bad ergonomics. Offices encourage sedentary lifestyles, which means a lot of limited movement. Certain areas become strained, bearing too much weight for too long.

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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 Causes Sciatica?

What many people don’t realize about sciatica is that it isn’t an independent condition itself. Sciatica refers to pain or injury stemming from the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. This means that sciatica is actually a symptom of another medical problem.

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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 from a Chiropractor: Stay Healthy This Fall

As trees shed their leaves and autumn sports leagues start up, don’t forget to take care of your muscles, bones, and joints! Our chiropractic office gets many calls from injured athletes and people who pull a muscle clearing leaves from the gutter and more.