Oviedo Chiropractic Blog

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April 12, 2022 Medical Massage

We know massages are relaxing, but is that all they’re good for?

Learn more about the many health benefits of massage.

 

In terms of relaxation, massages are right up there with bubble baths and sweatpants. After all, who doesn’t love a good Swedish massage at the spa?

But if you’ve ever visited a chiropractor or physical therapist, you already know that massages aren’t just a nice treat for a birthday or Mother’s Day, they have medical applications as well.

In this article, we’ll talk about the many benefits of massage and how you can use this technique to treat and prevent pain.


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March 21, 2022 HeadachesNeck Pain

A lot of people confuse dizziness with vertigo and vice versa.

The truth is that they are quite different.

Today we’d like to focus on a very concentrated version of vertigo known as cervicogenic dizziness or cervicogenic vertigo, a type of vertigo that stems from the neck. Read on to learn more about this disease, how it’s diagnosed, and how to treat it.


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February 10, 2022 Back PainChiropractic Care

“My spine is the reason my hand hurts?”

Learn more about referred pain and how chiropractic adjustments can help.

 

People are often surprised when they hear that chiropractors can treat more than just back pain. And while there is a lot more to adjustments than just “cracking backs,” chiropractors do put a lot of focus into the spine.

Why is that?

As it turns out, misaligned vertebrae in your spine can cause symptoms of pain and discomfort throughout your entire body. This is known as referred pain and it’s a huge part of what makes chiropractic care so effective.

In this article, we’ll discuss what referred pain is, how it works, and the best way to treat it so you can get back to living pain-free!


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January 18, 2022 Chiropractic Care

Water has some amazing benefits.

But exactly how much water should you be drinking?

 

We hear it all the time: “Drink plenty of water every day to stay hydrated!” But why is water so important? Well, besides the fact that water makes up nearly 60% of the human body, it also has a tremendous effect on helping our body work more effectively.

So what does this have to do with chiropractic care? Read on to find out why water is so vitally important and how it can help you after an adjustment.


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December 14, 2021 ErgonomicsNeck Pain

Smartphones are an integral part of our lives, but they can also cause a lot of pain.

Learn what “text neck” is and how to prevent it.

 

Technology touches our lives in many different ways. It has opened the roads of communication, allowed us to see people from other countries on video, pack computers in a bag and carry them along, and given us the ability to take quality photos any time we want.

So what if we told you that technology could actually be causing you physical pain? The way we hold devices (and how long we use them), can actually manifest in aches and pains throughout our body.

Namely: text neck.

Read on to find out what text neck is, and how you might be able to alleviate/prevent it.


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November 17, 2021 Ergonomics

You know you should stretch before a run or other workout…

But why is stretching important on its own?

 

Did you know that a good and consistent stretching regimen is just as important as an exercise routine? And no, we aren’t talking about your morning stretch when you first wake up.

There is real value in a calculated stretching routine not only before and after exercise, but as part of your day.

Read on to find out why stretching is important, its benefits to your body, and how to incorporate stretching into your everyday routine.


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October 26, 2021 Back Pain

Experts recommend both, but at which times?

Here’s how to tell whether you should use heat or ice for back pain.

 

Back pain is one of the most common physical complaints. Whether your pain is age-related or the result of an injury, you want to do anything it takes to get you feeling like yourself again. Other than popping painkillers, what are your options?

For those trying to supplement (or avoid) OTC medications, the most common recommendation is usually heat or ice for back pain. But which is best for you?

Read on to find out the difference of ice therapy versus heat therapy, and why you might need both!


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Your child shouldn’t have the weight of the world on their shoulders.

Here are some tips for selecting and wearing a kid’s backpack to prevent injury.

 

“Did you remember your math book? And your science book? What about your literature book? Your notebook? What about your pencils?”

If you’re a parent, these questions probably feature prominently in your morning routine before your child leaves for school.

All of those books and school supplies might be necessary for them to get through their day, but have you ever stopped to think about what all that weight could be doing to your child’s back? If your child has been complaining about neck, shoulder, or back pain, their backpack could be the culprit.


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September 21, 2021 Ergonomics

Those boots are made for walking, but not for your health!

Learn about the effects of high heels on your body and how you can prevent pain and injury.

 

Most women own at least one pair of high heels, and many of them wouldn’t be caught without a pair of stilettos, pumps, or platforms.

But while you’ve probably spent plenty of time thinking about how your shoes complement your outfit, have you given as much thought to how they affect your health?

As it turns out, the effects of high heels go way beyond fashion.

In this article, we’ll discuss what happens to your body when you wear high heels and how you can mitigate the negative effects (and still be stylish).


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September 10, 2021 Ergonomics

They’re not just a fad, they’re great for you!

Learn about the many benefits of a standing desk.

 

Healthy habits have been a hot topic for many years. There have been fad diets, new lifestyles, interactive bicycles and mirrors, and even top rated television shows like The Biggest Loser to inspire people to lose weight.

You might be inspired by all of this, but if you’re like most people, you’re simply overwhelmed by all these choices. Besides, where do you find time to fit it all in?

What if we told you that a sit-to-stand desk could help you get a healthier lifestyle in more ways than one? Read on to find out the top benefits of a standing desk.


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