You hear your phone chime and look down to read your texts. While you’re on it, you go to your banking app to check your account balance, scroll through Instagram, and watch a couple of TikTok videos. Getting back to work, you hop onto a Zoom call with a client and then spend hours working on projects on a deadline. When you get home, you stream your favorite show to unwind. Is it any wonder that at the end of the day, your neck and shoulders ache?
Technology is truly amazing, but with it comes head posture issues, causing neck, shoulder, and upper back pain. In this post, you’ll learn why your head posture is important and how to properly address problems with it.
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Chronic neck pain can be pretty irritating and debilitating, and it’s a pretty common problem for many people. In fact, it’s estimated that one in three people experience neck pain at least once a year, with women tending to suffer from it more often than men. However, no one has to needlessly endure this discomfort, as there are several things you can do at home to alleviate your pain while you wait to seek professional treatment. Here are a few stretches to help you out.
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After a long day at work, you start to feel aches and pains in your body, especially in your neck and shoulders. Unfortunately, when you spend most of your time looking at a screen, it’s much too easy to slip into bad habits like not maintaining your healthy neck curve—yes, healthy neck curve.
In this post, you’ll understand more about neck posture, how it can affect you, and what your chiropractor can do to prevent it from causing you pain!
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After working a long day in your home office, you’re feeling a little mentally tired, but more than anything else, your neck is killing you! Perhaps you’ve been dealing with this problem for a long time with little relief. Understanding more about neck pain and what your chiropractor can do to help will give you the resources you need to seek professional help!
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You try to eat vegetables and fruit every day, but perhaps you do not know which foods are best for losing weight for your body type. Maybe you just got pregnant and want to provide the best nourishment for you and the baby. Fortunately, there’s a professional who can help you in many situations—a registered dietitian! Here are just five of the top reasons why you may need to visit with this provider.
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Did you know that the largest nerve of your body, called the sciatic nerve, starts in your lower back and extends down into your buttocks and the back of your legs? About 40 percent of Americans experience sciatica at some point in life, but is there a way to treat sciatica naturally? Yes! In fact, below are five natural ways to manage this situation and feel better!
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You’re on a deadline at work. You stay seated at your desk for days at a time, furiously working to get your project done on time. After you’re finished, you can finally relax only to feel your lower back and legs start to hurt—badly!
You could have sciatica, a condition where the sciatic nerve is compressed. This nerve is located in the lower back near the tail bone and extends into the buttocks and back of the upper legs. But what triggers sciatic nerve pain? Why is it acting up now? Keep reading to find out!
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Despite the high gas prices, you and your family have just returned from a road trip this summer. You had tons of fun together, but you spent hours sitting in the car, and now you’re paying the price. Your lower back and legs hurt—a lot. Perhaps it’s not just a passing issue but something more serious like a sciatica flare-up. In this post, you’ll learn more about sciatica, how it starts, and what to do about it!
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After a long day at the office, you pack up to go home. In the car on your way home, you turn your head to look for pedestrians but then find that you can’t! Your neck is in serious pain and you have limited range of motion. In this blog post, you’ll learn what your neck does, some of the reasons why it might be hurting you, and ways to address the problem with the help of neck pain treatment with your chiropractor.
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As you get older, there are certain problems you should get screened for, such as several kinds of cancers. You also visit the dentist twice a year to check for any signs of dental problems, even if you aren’t in pain. The same concept can apply to your spine with a postural screening. Keep reading to learn what this is, what to expect, and why you need it!
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At first, you thought you could ignore the discomfort. Your neck has been hurting for a while now, but you have been muddling through. Your partner tells you to see a chiropractor for your chronic neck pain, but you’re wondering whether it’s really a big deal. Keep reading for five reasons why your shouldn’t ignore this pain anymore!
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