3 Simple Stretches to Fix Your Posture

Your mother always told you to sit up straight and quit slouching. She was right.

Whether you’re on your feet or at a desk all day, poor posture can cause a whole host of problems. Rounding your shoulders, arching your lower back and dipping your neck can all contribute to poor posture and consequently lower back pain and other chronic problems. Continue reading

Reduce Anxiety With Massage Therapy

In today’s society, anxiety seems almost a normal way of life. In fact, over 40 million adult Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). However, only 37 percent of them receive treatment. Ironically, treatment is not widely sought scarce for anxiety, despite the fact that anxiety can interfere with everyday life. In its more severe forms, anxiety can be debilitating, resulting in the inability to function. Continue reading

Relief for Police Officers Who Suffer With Back Pain

If you’re a police officer, you face the daily challenges of doing a worthy job. However, no one warned you that one of the primary challenges might be back pain, most commonly known as low back pain (LBP). The truth is that back pain is epidemic among police officers. In fact, there is a high rate of disability among their ranks, with back pain being one of the primary reasons.police officers with back pain Continue reading

As the Battle on Opioids Heats Up, Alternative Pain Treatments Gain Attention

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It seems the issue with opioids is, in part, a case of the pendulum swinging too far in one direction. This refers to the origin of the opioid problem when the medical community decided that chronic pain was not being sufficiently addressed. They began to take liberal advantage of prescribing opioids. And because these medications have such addictive properties, that made them a risk for the scourge we are now experiencing. Continue reading

Four Unique Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Thirty million Americans can’t be wrong. That’s the number of both adults and children who benefit from chiropractic care. Chiropractic care is supported by research that shows the effectiveness of this comprehensive, whole-body, drug-free approach to treating a variety of conditions—although it’s probably best known for treatment of back pain. Continue reading