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Tight Quadriceps – How they Relate to Low Back Pain

Tight Quadriceps – How they Relate to Low Back Pain By Anne Asher, CPT Are your quadriceps muscles tight? If they are (as they tend to be in most people), they may be creating a chronic posture problem that includes pain

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Bad Back? Tips for Pain-Free Traveling

By DR. KENNETH HANSRAJ Vacations are meant to be relaxing, but traveling can cause increased stress on the body and ultimately be a literal pain in the neck and spine. With 80 percent of Americans suffering from back pain, the thought

Posted in Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Health & Wellness

Chiropractic care for pain relief

Chiropractic is a health care system that holds that the structure of the body, particularly the spine, affects the function of every part of the body. Chiropractors try to correct the body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and

Posted in Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Health & Wellness, Osteoporosis, Posture, Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Symptoms & Conditions, Techniques & Treatments

Pull Your Weeds, Not Your Back, When Gardening

As springtime approaches, weather warms up and leaves turn green, many people will spend more time outside planting bulbs, mowing the lawn and pulling weeds. Gardening can provide a great workout, but with all the bending, twisting, reaching and pulling,

Posted in Back Pain, Exercise, Health & Wellness, Natural Remedies, Posture

Auto Injuries and Ongoing Chronic Pain

It is estimated that 15-40% of those who are injured in a motor vehicle collision will suffer from ongoing chronic pain. Whiplash injuries increase the incidence of chronic neck and shoulder pain as well as significantly increasing the incidence of

Posted in Auto Injuries, Back Pain

What is Texting doing to your body?

Technology has so many perks that we sometimes are so distracted by it that we forget to take care of our bodies. Check out this article from Livestrong.com! We all know that texting and driving is dangerous. Texting while driving

Posted in Back Pain, Exercise, Health & Wellness, Mental Health, Posture, Preventative Treatments, Safety, Symptoms & Conditions, Techniques & Treatments

Chiropractic In The NFL

It is that time of year again! You know what I am talking about.. Where all of our closest friends come over with chips and dip and we all post up in front of our televisions fixated on our favorite

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WINTER DRIVING – Protect Yourself from Motor Vehicle Accidents

Rain has returned to Portland and with it an increased chance for wet, snowy, icy and slippery driving conditions. Please heed the winter driving advice below and remember that if you experience a motor vehicle accident, don’t delay treatment –

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Meditation 101: Techniques, Benefits & Beginner’s How-to!

We all need to take some time to ourselves to re-charge and reconnect to our bodies. Meditation is a GREAT way to do this, and when I came across this article I needed to share! Meditation is an approach to

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Considering doing a cleanse this fall after a summer of indulgence?

We are all looking for ways to refresh, cleanse, and feel better. When we came across this great article we had to share, check it out here.. Considering doing a cleanse this fall after a summer of indulgence? Doing a one-day

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