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Exercises to Increase Flexibility

Flexibility is the ability to extend or stretch without breaking. Medically, the term is used to describe the range of motion in a muscle or joint. Increasing your flexibility is crucial for preventing injury and it can also improve performance. Loss of flexibility can lead to permanent changes in posture…
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New Year Fitness Plan Without The Pain

Year after year, we find ourselves indulging during the holiday season and then we are left to make New Year’s resolutions. One of the more popular resolutions is to get in shape but very often, February rolls around and this is a real challenge.  Motivation may be a factor but…
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Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene is a popular new buzzword that has been widely used because of the many Americans who struggle with sleep and feeling well-rested. The American Sleep Association defines ‘sleep hygiene’ as behaviors that one can do to help promote good sleep using behavioral interventions. Most people understand that limiting…
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The Signs and Misconceptions of Spinal Degeneration

Happy National Chiropractic Health Month! As we celebrate this October, we want to ensure everyone has the tools they need to prevent back pain as it continues to be one of the most prevalent and debilitating conditions. Studies show that more than 65 million Americans suffer from some form of…
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Fender Bender? See Your Chiropractor!

Did you know that about half of all whiplash injuries occur at low speeds between 6-12 mph? The logic that if there is no damage to the car then there is probably no personal injury can be no further from the truth! A small fender bender with no real damage to…
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Be Backpack Smart!

As the summer nears to a close, students begin to prepare for the coming school year. Make sure that the students in your life choose the right backpack and use it correctly! Backpacks that are overloaded or carried improperly can cause back, shoulder and neck pain. Many students sling their…
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Don’t Shrug Off Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is the most mobile of all your joints, therefore shoulder pain and injury are very common. Shoulder pain can even stem from the neck. When a nerve root in the cervical spine is irritated, the pain can radiate into the shoulder, arm, and hand. Shoulder impingement is caused by the…
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Stand Up For Health

For many students and people in the workplace, it may require sitting at a desk often working on a computer for long stretches of time. The negative effects of prolonged sitting have been reported in numerous recent health studies. Researchers theorize that the slow-down of blood flow and decreased metabolism…
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