Oviedo Chiropractic Blog

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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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August 30, 2021 Chiropractic Care

Pain, fatigue, anxiety, infection…

Learn more about the common signs of inflammation and how you can treat this condition.

 

Pain might be a natural part of life, but it shouldn’t be considered “normal.”

A body in pain is one that is not working properly. Any symptoms of pain or discomfort are an indication that something needs to be cared for.

And one of the growing causes behind pain is chronic inflammation.


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Head, shoulders, knees and toes…

Your chiropractor can help with more than just back pain.

 

What’s the first word that comes to your mind when you hear the word “chiropractor”? If you’re like most people, you instantly think of the spine.

Chiropractors and spines seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. Many chiropractic practices even have a logo that features a spine in some way, shape, or form. But back issues are just a small portion of the ailments chiropractors can treat.

From head to toe, your chiropractor can provide you with symptom-free relief from pain and discomfort.


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July 29, 2021 Chiropractic Care

There’s a lot of misinformation about chiropractic care.

Allow us to debunk the top 10 chiropractic myths.

 

Did you know that chiropractic treatment has been around since 1895? Yet, despite its 100-year-long history, there is still a shroud of mystery surrounding this holistic treatment option.

Some people fear pain, others think it’s a scam, and some even think that a chiropractor is just a quack with no education other than “cracking” bones.

These myths couldn’t be further from the truth! Read on as we debunk the top 10 chiropractic myths.


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When pain strikes, you know you need treatment.

But do you need a massage or chiropractic adjustment?

 

If you’re in pain, you might be wondering whether you need a relaxing massage or chiropractic adjustment. The answer is, you might need both!

Neither has any drawbacks and both have plenty of benefits, especially when used together. Read on to find out how they both could benefit you at the same time.


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June 22, 2021 Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints for adults.

If you’ve been asking yourself, “Why does my back hurt?” here are 10 possible answers.

 

Did you know that about 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives?

Back pain is not restricted to elderly or unfit people, either. It can affect children, young adults, thin, and overweight people alike.

The good news is that most of the causes of back pain are treatable and will often heal with some minor changes to your lifestyle. Read on to find out some common causes of back pain and what you can do to get relief.


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