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Standing Tall: How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Posture

Standing Tall: How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Posture

by Yenny (SU)
Have you ever caught a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and noticed you were sort of slumped over? If so, you’ve probably corrected yourself quickly. We know that it’s important to stand tall – not only for our health, but also for our confidence and outward appearance. The problem with bad posture is, it becomes more of a way of living rather than a bad habit. With a little time, attention, and chiropractic care, you can cut the slouch and be proud of your stature.

Rheumatology 101 - Rheumatic Disease

Rheumatology 101 - Rheumatic Disease

by Yenny (SU)
Rheumatology is a medical discipline that diagnoses and treats autoimmune conditions and joint diseases. A rheumatologist is a physician who is a specialist in the nonsurgical treatment of rheumatic illnesses.

4 Signs You Should See a Specialist for Knee Pain

4 Signs You Should See a Specialist for Knee Pain

by Yenny (SU)
Sure, some types of knee pain can be managed at home without a doctor’s care. Over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen or naproxen may be enough to relieve the discomfort. Ice packs or even topical lidocaine gel can help if the pain gets worse, but some types of knee pain and injury do warrant a doctor visit.

Food for Thought: The Best & Worst Foods for Curing Your Cold

Food for Thought: The Best & Worst Foods for Curing Your Cold

by Yenny (SU)
You can blame your cold on that sniffling coworker at work, riding germ-ridden subways, or going out with a wet head during winter – but what you’re eating plays a bigger role in what’s ailing you. Yes, diet and nutrition are a critical factor for immune responses, with malnutrition the most frequent cause of immunodeficiency. To put it plainly – if you’re well fed, and consuming the recommended amounts of vitamins and minerals, you’re practicing preventive care for the common cold.

Don’t Gum Up the Works: Flu Precautions to Protect You in the Workplace

Don’t Gum Up the Works: Flu Precautions to Protect You in the Workplace

by Yenny (SU)
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the flu causes U.S. employees to miss approximately 17 million workdays per year. That’s a hefty number, so weighty in fact – it costs companies $7 billion per year in lost productivity! So, does this mean you should strap on your shoes and “tough it out”? Not a chance. The hard-working project managers and salesmen among us may be tempted to do so, but the flu is one problem you don’t want to bring to work with you.

What to Expect on Your First Visit to The Chiropractor

What to Expect on Your First Visit to The Chiropractor

by Yenny (SU)
Not knowing what to expect at a doctor’s visit can send shivers down some patient’s spines; but a visit to the Chiropractor is beneficial for quelling a bevy of back ailments – from sciatica to fibromyalgia. It’s worth seeking professional help, especially if you are suffering with chronic pain. A chiropractor will run a series of diagnostics to detect back issues and work toward solving them.

Tips to Reduce Common Indoor Allergens

Tips to Reduce Common Indoor Allergens

by Yenny (SU)
Spring has sprung! March 20th marks the first day of the Spring season, and with it comes blooming flowers in the park, picnics with friends and family, hiking in the great outdoors – and the inevitable allergies. For allergy sufferers, Spring brings with it a set of challenges that they’re able to sidestep for most of the year. While most people think of their abodes as a refuge from pollen and dander, a whole other set of irritants dwell inside our homes.

How a great chiropractor can improve your life

How a great chiropractor can improve your life

by Yenny (SU)
Chiropractors are specially trained and certified alternative medicine practitioners, who can help relieve the pain and discomfort of myriad musculoskeletal disorders. Utilizing a variety of non-surgical methods, they can target chronic neck and back pain through spinal manipulation, as well as alleviate muscle tension and inflammation. Of the 22 million Americans that seek chiropractic care each year, 35% are looking for an answer to their persistent back pain – which can be caused by everything from car accident to sports-related injuries.

Understanding the Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Understanding the Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

by Stephanie Meadows
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that affects the joints. Because it is a systemic condition, there are often other symptoms experienced throughout the body. The early stages of RA include symptoms that are similar to some other conditions. It causes painful, swollen joints, and can lead to permanent deformity and a loss to range of motion if not properly diagnosed and treated in time.

How Your Physical Therapist Can Help Your Back Pain

How Your Physical Therapist Can Help Your Back Pain

by Stephanie Meadows
Many of us experience back pain, and it can last for weeks or months. In fact, back pain is currently one of the most popular reasons people visit their doctor or pain specialist. If you have given up on finding lasting relief, you should consider physical therapy for back pain. Your physical therapist will work with you to find a solution that fits your life, aiming to correct the cause of your pain, rather than offering temporary relief.

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