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Chiropractic
It is believed that the practice of chiropractic can be traced back to ancient Egypt, China, and Greece Hippocrates may have practiced chiropractic.  Historians often refer to Hippocratic quotes like “Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases” as evidence of his involvement with chiropractic. The beginnings of modern chiropractic...
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Sitting on your wallet can cause back pain, neck pain and even headaches. Back pain caused by back-pocket wallets is so common it has nicknames: hip-pocket syndrome, wallet neuropathy, and Costanza Wallet Syndrome… But is it really true, or is fat-wallet back pain just a joke or a myth? It’s definitely no joke! Sitting on your overstuffed wallet distorts...
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For most women, your handbag is more than an accessory. It’s where you store everything you’ll need for going to work and dining out. We keep our basics like wallets, cosmetics, laptops, snacks, gym clothes, water bottles etc. The American Chiropractic Association reports that  about 80 percent of the U.S. population will have back pain at some point in...
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Public health experts have recognized for many years that excessively heavy backpacks can cause back and neck pain in children.  These tips can help: • Make sure your child’s backpack weighs no more than 5-10% of their body weight • Your Backpack should never hang more than 4 inches below your child’s waistline • Purchase Backpacks...
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Summer is in full swing, and Minnesota summers bring a new set of needs to keep our bodies healthy and active. Here are a few tips to get you through the summer. Protect Your Skin: • The sun’s UV rays are strongest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunburn slows the skin’s ability to cool...
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Tips for Flying Always check bags that are more than five to 10 percent of your weight. Keep carry-ons compact and light to avoid back or neck strain. In flight, use exercises like foot lifts, rising up on your toes and rocking back on the heels, to keep your circulation flowing. Massage your legs and...
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If you are preparing to travel this summer, a visit to your chiropractor can help prepare the back for this change in activity.   Travel can lead to a few negative side effects, the most common being a bit of back pain. To avoid suffering from pain in the back this vacation season, look at...
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Great athletes have fine tuned their muscles and movements, but also their five senses are usually better than average. Some ways that athletes have honed in on utilizing their senses to improve their performance include: Vision – They can track rapid movements of player, balls, or terrain with ease. Hearing – They can hear an...
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Have you ever been surprised at how quick you arrived home because you don’t really remember the entire drive? Perhaps you were daydreaming of what the future holds, or going over your to-do list in your head, or making mental notes of your next big idea. It may seem like a car accident waiting to...
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