Chiropractors

Does Weight Training Help Prevent Sports Injuries?

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Are you an athlete who is concerned about sports injuries? Chiropractors, coaches, trainers, and athletes agree that weight training can go a long way toward preventing sports injuries. In his stretchcoach.com article, renowned author Brad Walker asserts that strength training has been a part of sports conditioning for many years and is touted for its…

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Physical Therapy Treatment for Sports Injuries

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While participation in sports activities can be beneficial to your health, it does come with the risk of injury. Chiropractors agree that whether you’re an active sports enthusiast or occasional participant, sports injuries can occur at virtually any time. There are numerous treatment options for sports injuries that vary based on the location, extent, and…

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Back Pain from Sitting: It’s Not Just a ‘Hunch’!

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Like most people using a desktop, laptop, iPad, or other PDA device in the home, office, or at school, you are probably hunched or slumped over, or leaning to either side most of the day without even realizing it. Although you may not give a second thought to these unnatural sitting positions, you may very…

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Help Prevent Sports Injuries with Proper Hydration

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Football, soccer, and tennis…just a few of the activities we love to play or enjoy watching our children participate in. But it’s crucial to implement safety precautions during these vigorous events. Regardless of the outdoor sport you’re playing, it’s vital to understand the importance of proper hydration when it comes to preventing sports injuries. StopSportsInjuries.org reports…

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If you Sit at a Desk, You Probably Have Lower Crossed Syndrome

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Chances are if you have a job in America, you’re sitting and working from behind a desk. Recent reports show that includes 86% of working Americans. All this sitting has caused biomechanical imbalances in our postures that contribute to some common pain syndromes. We’ve even given them a name. Let’s start with an imbalance that…

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Whiplash Common Among Auto Accident Victims

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A common condition associated with auto accident injuries is whiplash. Whiplash occurs when the head and neck snap back and forth very quickly. The painful result is injury to the ligaments, soft tissues, neck, and lower back. Many people mistakenly believe that automobiles must be traveling at high rates of speed for whiplash to occur….

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Seatbelts Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

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The Florida DMV reports that in a car accident, you are much more likely to be killed if you are not wearing a seatbelt. In the State of Florida, all passengers in the front seat of cars, pick-up trucks, and vans must wear a seatbelt along with all passengers under 18 riding in the vehicle….

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Distancing Yourself from Sitting-Down Syndrome

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Do you work behind a desk all day and suffer with neck and back pain? If you use a desktop or laptop in your home, office, or school, you may not be aware that distancing yourself from Sitting-Down Syndrome may be as easy as adjusting how close, or far away, you sit from your computer. Many…

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Shedding Light on Sitting-Down Syndrome

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When working on a desktop, laptop, iPad, or other PDA, most people don’t typically consider the importance of proper lighting in their home, office, or school environment. But it’s important to note that monitor screens and work surfaces should be free of sunlight, glare, and reflections, as direct light from windows or lamps can interfere…

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Auto Accident Injuries Related to Prescription Drug Use

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Every day in South Florida, thousands of people get behind the wheel under the influence of prescription drugs. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “Drugs acting on the brain can alter perception, cognition, attention, balance, coordination, reaction time, and other faculties required for safe driving. The effects of specific drugs of abuse differ…

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