As your local Chicago chiropractor, we agree with most experts: lower back pain is frequently the result of sitting for long periods of time. Here are our tips to help reduce the strain from too much sitting.
Growing up, you probably heard your mother’s demands to stand up straight and keep your shoulders back. Well, May really is the month for Mom. Not only do we celebrate Mother’s Day but also Correct Posture Month. Along with our tips, you can put Mom’s advice to good use and practice great posture.
There is a popular quote that reads, “Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many". As true as that statement is, there is no denying the many changes that happen to the body as we age. Vision, hearing, memory, and hair are just some of the things we lose with age, but what about height?
We’ve all been there before…you’re just walking along and boom! You slip and fall. Even the most coordinated of us suffer from injuries, and we’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t had a slip and fall accident at some point in their life. The CDC reports that over one million Americans slip and fall each year. As common as it is, many don’t realize how damaging slip and fall accidents can be. Here is what you need to know.
Valentine’s Day is just about here, and that means showing our loved ones how much we care with cards, candy, gifts, and flowers. All over the country, people spend millions of dollars on this day alone. But this year, we think you should make your spine your valentine, and show it a little love! Here are our tips.
The holidays are here, which means you most likely have travel plans. Traveling, though well worth it, puts a lot of stress on our bodies. We’ve put together the top 3 strains we suffer from while travelling and what what you can do to make improvements.
Much of the world has drastically changed since the invention of cell phones. Everything that you could possibly need to communicate with friends and family and interact with the world sits right in the palm of your hand. So what could be wrong with these convenient mobile devices that have become essential to our day-to-day lives?
If you’re like many working Americans, you probably find yourself spending much of your day hunched over your computer, typing the day away. Whether you work in an office or from home, it is important to to make sure your workspace is friendly to your body and back. Here are our tips to improve your workspace and ensure it is ergonomically friendly.
As chiropractors, we are known as doctors for the spine. Many of our patients are seeking back pain and neck pain relief, along with treatment for a variety of other issues. Many people don’t realize that as spine experts, we also work with your feet. Your feet are actually very important to the health of your spine. You sit, stand, walk, and move all throughout the day. Maybe there are times when your shoes don’t fit quite right or are particularly harsh on your feet (like high heels). Then you wonder why you are experiencing back pain. It’s time to show your feet the appreciation they deserve. Here’s what you need to know: