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It seems like more and more parents today are saying no to football. In other words, mom and dad are telling junior he is not allowed to play on his high school team. Indeed, football is on the wane while other sports are growing in popularity. The main reason? Concussions. One only has to read the news today to discover that many NFL football players have had serious brain damage caused by pummeling into one another in a hardcore way...

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Psychosocial Factors in Back Pain


Posted on Mar 19, 2018

“Psychosocial” is a term most people first hear in their college psychology class. For the layperson, lets just say it means something like this: your mind and your environment can affect how you feel. Take work, for example. You probably have some work-related stress. You deal with all sorts of “stuff” at work. Certain people cause your blood pressure to go up, and others make you want to run and hide. Obviously, depending on what...

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What keeps you safer– airbags or seat belts? The correct answer is seatbelts, which is why you’re supposed to wear them whenever you’re in the vehicle and it’s moving. Meanwhile, airbags are there as a sort-of “last resort,” in case there’s a sudden impact. Think of airbags as giant pillows that pop out at you upon impact. They can help “lessen the blow.” Driver safety is important and it has been said that seat belts save...

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Prevent Neck Pain


Posted on Feb 5, 2018

What is with office chairs? They’re “supposed to be” ergonomically correct, such that they give you great posture… but, inevitably, you go to sit down and for some reason the back of the chair seems way too far back. If you were to sit in a typical office chair, your posture would be as if you were lounging at the beach, leaning way, way back. Office chairs can be so annoying! Did you know most neck pain is caused by the way you sit...

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If you’re looking for a snack that tastes great and is good for you, too, then consider dark chocolate. Of course, everything in moderation… but with dark chocolate, at least you’ll know there are several health benefits, making it a worthy indulgence. Considering the average American eats 12 pounds of chocolate per year, and you’re probably one of these people, you should make the majority of those 12 pounds chocolate of the dark...

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Chiropractic: Focus on Prevention


Posted on Jan 22, 2018

It’s interesting, isn’t it? Many of the reasons people die in the U.S. can be attributed to risky behaviors they do, like smoking and drinking, as well as things they don’t do, like never exercising and never eating healthy. What if people were to modify their behaviors so they wouldn’t so easily get to the point of no return? Chiropractors typically believe a focus on prevention can truly benefit a community of people. Do you have to...

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