How to Create a New, Stronger Posture You Can Be Proud Of

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It turns out mom was right when she told us to sit up straight. There are thousands of studies documenting the importance of good posture and the pain and other diseases that can develop from poor posture. If you build a better, stronger posture, you can experience less pain, feel better about yourself, and even live longer!  Did you know many ailments you may be suffering from can occur from poor posture? According to the American Journal of Pain Management, “Posture affects and moderates every…

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What Orthopedic Surgeons Do Not Fix When They Perform Hip and Knee Replacements

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A new knee or hip can be a life-changing event for many people suffering from the painful effects of arthritis, joint weakness and instability. Although these people are getting new joints, there are several issues that the orthopedic surgeon does not address that led up to the joints wearing out in the first place. In fact, many of these issues are still present after the surgery and can lead to further problems down the road. There are several reasons why hips and knees wear out…

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Why You Need To Have Your Child Screened For Scoliosis

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How would you feel if your child was diagnosed with scoliosis and it had progressed to a point where spinal fusion surgery was required to place metal rods in their spine to keep it from getting worse?  This unfortunate circumstance happens everyday.  Less children will require surgery and have the opportunity to develop a healthy spine and posture if better screening is performed and appropriate chiropractic treatment is used to stop the development and progression of this disease. Early childhood traumas can set the stage…

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The Vital Connection Between Your Posture, Spine, Organs and Overall Health

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Did you know health problems such as asthma, indigestion, irritable bowel, frequent colds, male and female organ trouble, etc., can have their cause traced back to the spine?  There is a vital connection between your posture, spine and all of the organs of your body.  In this article, we will discuss this connection and how organ dysfunction and disease can occur if this connection is lost. The spine has 2 functions: 1. It supports us and keeps us upright.  The way our spine supports us…

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How to Finally Get Rid of Heel Pain

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Heel pain, which is commonly diagnosed as plantar fasciitis, is the most common painful condition of the foot.  Most patients and doctors focus on treating the pain and do not treat the underlying cause.  The most effective treatment for both short-term and long-term relief of heel pain needs to address the abnormal neurological and mechanical factors that drive this problem.   Too Much Pronation Leads to Heel Pain Pronation of the foot is a normal biomechanical mechanism for shock absorption.  It involves a mild lowering…

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The Secret to Rotator Cuff Treatment and Rehabilitation

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If you experience pain in your shoulder or upper arm, especially when lifting your arm overhead, you may have a problem with your rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that wrap around the shoulder’s “ball and socket” joint holding it in place.  When these muscles are working properly they keep the joint in proper alignment during shoulder and arm movements.   Why The Rotator Cuff is So Vulnerable to Wear and Tear There are several reasons why people develop strains,…

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Here is Our Approach That is Eliminating Hip Pain

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Hip pain is a problem that can affect some of life’s most simple activities such as walking.  If the pain is severe, limping can cause compensation and lead to a whole host of other problems.  The hip is a very complex ball and socket joint that requires perfect alignment, mobility and motor control to work properly.  These three important mechanical factors can become abnormal due to injury and pain. Abnormal Alignment.  Injuries can cause misalignments of the hip and pelvis which can create increased loads (pressure)…

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How to Get Rid of Neck Pain Once and For All

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Neck pain can be a real nuisance.  It can make turning your head very difficult which can make activities such as driving a car or rolling over in bed very painful.  Neck pain can also affect your ability to concentrate, think, and focus.  If your neck problem is bad enough, it can be a source of arm pain or even headaches.   Many neck pain sufferers are relying on pain killers to cover up the pain and are not aware of this simple chiropractic procedure that…

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4 Key Strategies to Prevent and Slow Arthritis

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Arthritis is a degenerative joint condition that involves thinning of cartilage, narrowing of joint spaces, stiffness, loss of mobility and pain.  Arthritis is not an inevitable part of aging as most people believe.  In most cases, it is the result of abnormal joint mechanics, inflammatory food, poor nutrition and lack of exercise.  In this article we will discuss four strategies you can implement to either prevent or slow the progression of arthritis.  Maintain Normal Joint Mechanics Pain and injury can change joint mechanics by altering…

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