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Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck Pain

ARLINGTON, Va.–(Business Wire)–During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this fall, the American Chiropractic Association is working with the more than 130,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic doctoral students nationwide to help educate the public and policymakers about the value of a “conservative care first” approach to health care. This health care […]

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Federer plays through the pain

Even the world’s greatest athletes experience low back pain…….. The sight of Federer lumbering around the court with a stiff back would have been quite enlightening for the mere mor tals who marvel at the Swiss’s graceful movements. He seemed ill at ease in establishing a 4-3 lead against Malisse, at which point he left […]

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Move of the Week: Bridge With Heel Lift

I prescribe the floor bridge to many of my patients with low back pain, but not this variation of it.   The bridge with the heel-lift movement is a great exercise to tone your legs, glutes, and lower back. Because of the way we hold our bodies, our spines can become stiff, fused in places, […]

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Low Back Strength After Treatment

You’ve all probably heard a million times about how you need to strengthen your “core” to support your lower back. And it’s true. The “core” abdominal muscles, such as transverse abdominus, or multifidus, play an active role in the strength and stability of your lower back, and there have been countless studies to support the […]

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Look after your back

Limit high heels The obvious problem is that they move all your weight onto your toes and this squashes them together which can cause blisters and corns or even cause nerve damage in the foot. But they can also affect your lower back as they accentuate the curve of your spine and put pressure on […]

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