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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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Sadly, summer has a few weeks to go. Before we know it, the kids will be heading back to school and those seemingly carefree summer days will be over.  But don’t let the end of summer give you the blues. Here a few ways to make the fun of summer last longer   LOOK FORWARD: Fall...
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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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Does Joint Pain stop you from enjoying all the fun summer activities? Don’t let pain keep you cooped up inside this summer, we’ve got 5 suggestions for some fun summer activities that will allow you to take back your summer! GO SWIMMING: Can you think of anything better than a dip in the pool on...
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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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  1. Cross Training is King   In today’s competitive sports arena, kids are worked harder and younger than ever before. Being a top athlete requires repetitive motion in multiple practices a week. No matter what sport you participate in, there will be extra stress and strain when perfecting certain moves. That is where cross...
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Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to for spring and summer sports programs. Sports are beneficial to kids of all ages! TOP 10 Reasons to Participate in Youth Sports: Physical Development Aids in Weight Control Improves Endurance Builds Character Boosts Self-esteem Strengthens Perseverance Develops Team Work Skills Promotes Healthy Competition Provides Guidance Teaches...
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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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