What Every Chiropractic Patient Ought To Know About Losing Weight

losing weight and chiropracticA large portion of the patients that seek out chiropractic care are suffering from some form of back pain. While chiropractic adjustments and associated therapies can do a lot to ease back pain symptoms and aid in healing, lifestyle changes are also quite important – particularly weight loss. Excess weight puts increased pressure on the spine, especially the lower back. The more chiropractic patients can near their ideal weight, the easier it becomes to treat and often eliminate the back pain.

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How Prolonged Sitting Destroys Your Health & How To Fix It

prolonged sittingA recent study conducted by an associate research scientist at Columbia has found that prolonged sitting destroys your health. Sitting for long periods is associated with early death – upsetting news for the millions of Americans who spend extensive time sitting as they work and as they relax after work. Even regular exercise failed to significantly reduce the risks associated with prolonged sitting.

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Text Neck: How Smartphones Are Killing Your Posture & What To Do About It

text neck and chiropracticThe human head is heavier than most people realize. Weighing an average 10 pounds, the head can put a great deal of pressure on the neck when placed in different positions – especially when angled down while looking at your phone. 

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What Every Chiropractic Patient Ought To Know About Staying Hydrated

hydration and chiropracticJust about everyone has heard about the need to stay hydrated. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there concerning hydration. How much do you need to drink? What should you drink? When should you drink? It can all be a little overwhelming.

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3 Stretches That Ease Back Pain For Chiropractic Patients

stretches back pain and chiropracticIf you are suffering from back pain, you are not along. According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), approximately 31 million Americans deal with some form of low back pain. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to lessen the pain you are experiencing. Taking care of yourself – including maintaining a healthy weight and regular exercise – can help prevent back pain. And when you do experience back pain, chiropractic treatment and stretching can often ease your symptoms.

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