Many of us have pledged exercise as a New Year’s resolution. If you’re not a gym member or don’t have a sweet set-up at home, you’re hitting the outdoors in January.
Holiday stress is real.
It’s easy to see why walking is the most popular physical activity among adults.
As we age, a bit of spinal deterioration is going to happen naturally. But diminished flexibility and excessive back pain aren’t necessarily a given.
A pinched (compressed) nerve can happen anywhere in your body. It happens when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues.
Anyone who has experienced the jolt of pain doing something mundane like tying their shoes or pulling weeds understands how debilitating lower back pain can be. Once it happens, it can become a chronic problem that prevents you from enjoying life.
Ergonomics is sometimes overlooked when you think of hazards in the workplace. That’s because injuries caused by poor ergonomics are not as obvious as injuries from slips, falls or dangerous chemicals. But ergonomic injuries can be just as detrimental in the workplace if the hazards that cause them are left unchecked.
If you struggle with back pain, you’re not alone. It’s the No. 1 reason people visit a chiropractor, and one of the most common things we write about!
When your mom constantly reminded you to stand up straight — she wasn’t being annoying, she was looking out for your future! Having good posture not only makes you look good on the outside, but has benefits internally as well.
Have you ever considered taking your child to see a chiropractor? At first it might seem like an odd idea or even unnecessary. After all, aren’t most people who suffer from back pain older? Not so fast.