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Do As The Flamingos Do

Do As The Flamingos Do

Be ProActive and do as the Flamingos do!   Our ability to balance on one leg is challenged every single day with our daily activities. For every single step we take, we spend some time on one leg. Every stair we climb or descend, when mounting a sidewalk curb,...

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Sleep Tips

Sleep Tips

The combination of exercise and sleep for recovery is the fountain of youth.   Studies have shown that athletes sleep less than non-athletes and have even more problems sleeping prior to competition. There are various strategies for athletes to improve their...

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Herniated Disc Management

Herniated Disc Management

What is a Herniated Disc? Herniated discs are probably the most common diagnosis for severe back pain and sciatica (leg pain).  Discs are large cushions that lie between the individual vertebrae of our spinal columns. The disc composes of layers of ligaments (annulus...

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Get Out and Get Walking

Get Out and Get Walking

Walking is the simplest form of aerobic exercise. Anyone can walk, at any time of the day, with a faithful K-9 companion, a great pair of walking shoes and some simple reminders: Start slowly and at a comfortable pace. Walk with good posture i.e. keep your head up...

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What is a Spinal Adjustment?

What is a Spinal Adjustment?

A spinal adjustment is a special procedure your chiropractor uses to reduce restrictions of your joints to allow them to move properly.  Your chiropractor spends 7 years in school mastering this procedure. Once your chiropractor has determined the location and extent...

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Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Low back pain is quite a common complaint in pregnancy.  In fact, half to three quarters of women report pain at some time during their pregnancy. And, it goes without saying that most women experience this low back pain in the second half of their pregnancy.  Many...

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Crossed Postural Syndrome

Crossed Postural Syndrome

Crossed Postural Syndrome is an oft overlooked, under diagnosed syndrome that is endemic in modern society.  Sitting in front of your computer forty hours per week is a major contributing factor.  The 1997 United States census showed that 51% of individuals worked at...

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IT Band: Should You Roll It?

IT Band: Should You Roll It?

The iliotibial band (IT band) seems to be a confusing structure. Is it muscle, tendon, or fascia? What does it actually do? Should I roll it when it becomes sore and tight? In short, the IT band is made of thick, strong connective tissue (fascia) and by itself doesn't...

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