Oviedo Chiropractic Blog

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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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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.



2020 was the year that most of us started working from home…and your back probably paid the price.

Here’s how to set up an ergonomic workspace anywhere that will help—not hurt—your body.

 

This year has brought a lot of changes into our lives. Not only are we all getting accustomed to wearing masks everywhere, many have switched to working remotely. And while you probably enjoy skipping the commute and wearing pajamas to work, we’ve noticed that a lot of home “offices” aren’t exactly ergonomic. 

Prior to the pandemic, if you worked from an office, you probably had everything set up the way you like it: a comfy chair, computer at the perfect height, and maybe even a footrest. Now? Some of you have had to make do with a TV dinner tray on the couch. 

What’s the good news? With only a few handy hacks, you can have an ergonomic workspace that will alleviate your “Self Isolation Syndrome” pains. Read on for the top five areas that are most important to your chiropractic health and what you can do to avoid potential injury or discomfort.


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Pregnancy has a funny way of turning your world upside down.

But a prenatal chiropractor could make things a bit easier.

 

First off, congratulations!

Pregnancy is an incredibly exciting time for mom, dad, and everyone else who’s eagerly awaiting that precious bundle of joy. But in addition to those feelings of excitement, you may be feeling anxiety, fatigue, and discomfort.

If only you could keep going to the chiropractor to relieve this ache in your back….

Good news: You can!

Whether this is your first chiropractor visit or you’ve been swearing by your adjustments for years, a prenatal chiropractor can help you sail through your pregnancy with ease.


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May 7, 2021 Back PainNeck Pain

Want to get a better night’s sleep?

As it turns out, it’s not always about finding the best mattress for back pain.

 

People often ask about the best mattress for back pain, but your mattress isn’t the only thing that could be keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep.

Back pain after sleeping is most likely caused by improper spinal alignment, which can itself be caused by a number of factors (or a combination of them): your pillow, your sleeping position, and yes, your mattress.

As your Oviedo chiropractor, it’s important that you get enough sleep to be restored and refreshed when you wake in the morning, but that can’t happen if you’re not sleeping correctly.


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Don’t get used to lower back pain!

Find out how flexion distraction therapy can help.

 

Lower back pain is extremely common here in America. Other than upper respiratory infections, back pain is the most common reason for visiting a doctor.

But just because pain, numbness, tingling, or other symptoms have become a part of your daily life, doesn’t mean things should stay that way. And your friendly neighborhood chiropractor can help.

At Oviedo Chiropractic, one of the (many) methods we use to relieve pain is a technique called flexion distraction. In this article, we’ll discuss what this technique is, who it can benefit, and why you’ll want to give it a try as soon as possible.


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February 22, 2021 Back Pain

You sit at a desk all day…so why does your back hurt so much?

Lower back pain when sitting is common, but that doesn’t mean it’s unavoidable.

 

Two hundred years ago, working at a desk job was a privilege afforded to only the top 1% of society. Nowadays, technological advancements (not to mention a global pandemic) mean that the majority of the country works, plays, and spends the bulk of their lives in a seated position.

But that doesn’t mean it’s healthy. Sitting is extremely hard on your back.

If you’re among the millions of people who experience lower back pain when sitting, you might be confused. After all, how can you back hurt when you’ve been relaxing all day?


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Chiropractic adjustments feel so great, you might wish you could do them at home.

But before you figure out how to crack your back on your own, there’s something you should know.

 

You love the relaxed, limber feeling you get after an adjustment. Cracking your back felt so amazing, you want to feel like that every day!

If you’re like most of our patients, this invariably turns into researching how to crack your back at home to get those same benefits on a daily basis.

Not so fast!

Turns out, there’s a reason why chiropractic care is a $12 billion dollar industry: it’s not a good idea to crack your own back at home.


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October 8, 2020 Back Pain

What causes back pain when breathing and (more importantly) what can you do about it?

 

You’re getting ready to relax after a long day when *yawn* OUCH!!!! Your deep breath caused a sharp pain in your back. You take another deep breath and sure enough, it’s still there.

Back pain when breathing is sometimes nothing more than a short-lived twinge, but what happens when it’s a nagging pain that won’t go away? Could it be something serious? Is something wrong with your lungs or heart?

Read on to discover the top causes for back pain when breathing and what you can do about it (and when to see a doctor!).


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Is your sore back another sign of aging or something more serious?

In this article, you’ll learn when to worry about back pain.

 

After a certain age, it seems like everybody’s “check engine” light comes on. Your bunions are bothering you, you can’t eat or drink like you used to, and your back is constantly sore.

Many people may brush off this pain as normal (especially if they’ve been living with it for a while) and simply pop an anti-inflammatory and call it a day. But what if—just like your car’s check engine light—your back pain is a signal to see an expert?

If you’re unsure of when to worry about back pain, here are five signs to let you know when to seek medical treatment.


For some, chiropractic offers relief from pain. For others, it's about feeling and looking good. Call today and see what chiropractic can do for you!

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