9Jun, 2017

We’ve Got Dad’s Back

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Being a dad is an active job. From lugging around diaper bags and strollers to playing airplane, and from chasing kids around the house to jumping on the trampoline, fatherhood can easily take a toll on your back. When you are in pain, it’s difficult to play with the kids and enjoy other aspects of family life. The good news is healing back pain doesn’t have to be a tedious process. With a few simple adjustments to your daily routine, you will be back to giving pain-free piggyback rides in […]
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19May, 2017

Super Mom No Longer Feeling Super? Chiropractic Care Can Help

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Let’s face it. Motherhood can wreak havoc on your body. From lifting and carrying little ones throughout the day to lugging around all their gear when you leave the house, even super mom can suffer from muscle aches, headaches, and lower back pain. But, by taking time to care for yourself, you can once again feel super. Chiropractic Care Helps with ‘New Mommy Syndrome’ Whether you are a first time mom or a first time grandma, your body can pay a major price if you don’t show it the same […]
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10May, 2017

Expecting Moms and the Chiropractor: What You Should Know

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As your pregnancy progresses, you can hardly wait to meet your new little one. What you may not look forwarding to meeting, however, are the numerous aches and pains common with pregnancy. As the baby develops, the changes in your body can wreak havoc on your back and joints, increasing pain. Back pain during pregnancy can also lead to complications during delivery and increased postpartum recovery time. The good news is you don’t have to live in pain. Chiropractors are trained to help relieve pain that pregnant women experience, giving […]
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10Apr, 2017

What Do Spring Cleaning and Back Pain Relief Have in Common? The Answer May Surprise You

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No, I’m not here to tell you to be careful not to injure your back while tackling your spring cleaning. You should be careful, but that’s not the point. I’m here to show you how you can look at achieving deep back pain relief like you look at completing various levels of cleaning. Levels of Cleaning There are basically three levels of cleaning. You have your daily “pick up” and “wipe down,” your rigorous Saturday chores, and your ultimate, deep-down cleaning commonly referred to as “spring cleaning.” Daily cleaning includes […]
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9Feb, 2014

Exercises to Increase Hip Mobility and Decrease Low Back Pain

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Dr. Jeff Knight of True North Chiropractic has recently come out with a YouTube video explaining how to do exercises to loosen hip flexors and relieve back pain. In the video, Dr. Knight explains the placement of the hip flexor muscle, and how tightness of the muscle (often due to excessive sitting and desk work) can cause back pain. He then goes through simple exercises and stretches to increase hip mobility and alleviate pain that are appropriate for people of all fitness levels- from athletes to those who participate in very […]
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