Protect your back while you exercise

August 20th, 2019

More than 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some time. What can you do to protect yourself from back pain? Exercise! Physical fitness is one of the best ways to protect your back and overall health. Focus on your core and back muscles to keep your spine healthy and active. Are you afraid to exercise because you might hurt your back? Don’t let this fear hold you back. With the proper precautions, you can stay physically active even with back issues. Try these tips: Talk to your docto...

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Ten Reasons You Need To Fix Your Posture

June 19th, 2019

Ten Reasons You Need To Fix Your Posture By Dr. Sherry McAllister, executive vice president, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Have you ever watched a toddler sit cross-legged? They sit with their backs straight, and it feels natural to them. Most adults don’t follow the example of young children. We hunch while we walk, slump at our desks and crane our necks forward staring at our phones. This poor posture can hurt our health. These ten reasons are why you need to start fixing your poor post...

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Becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic

April 23rd, 2019

Becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic by Sherry McAllister, DC, executive vice president, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Maybe you’re interested in becoming a doctor of chiropractic (DC). Maybe you’re wondering what kind of training your own DC has been through. We can help with some details. When you go to your chiropractor for care, you’re seeing a practitioner with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. They receive this degree from a nationally accredited chiropractic school. Many chiropractic p...

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A good stretch

March 27th, 2019

A good stretch will do you (and your spine) good by Sherry McAllister, DC, executive vice president, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Chiropractic care is one of the best things that you can do for your body and overall health. Your doctor of chiropractic is interested in helping your body stay in balance through non-invasive measures like spinal adjustments. He or she may offer other advice to help keep you on the right track. Enter dynamic stretching. There’s something about maintain...

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