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Unwind From Your Stress

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Unwind From Your Stress

Unwind From Your Stress

Life itself can be stressful. This fast-paced lifestyle that we have become accustomed to is hard on our bodies and on our minds. When the stress becomes too much, we break down or burn out. With the holidays fast approaching, many will begin to feel that burned out feeling that stress can bring.

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Tips to Prevent Back Pain

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Tips to Prevent Back Pain

Tips to Prevent Back Pain

              This may seem obvious, but: Maintain a healthy diet and weight. Remain active—under the supervision of your doctor of chiropractic. Avoid prolonged inactivity or bed rest. Warm up or stretch before exercising or other physical activities, such as gardening. Maintain proper posture. Wear comfortable, low-heeled shoes. Sleep on a mattress of medium firmness to minimize any curve in your spine. Lift with your knees, keep the object close to your body, and do not twist when lifting. Quit smoking....

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Get on The Ball

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Get on The Ball

Get on The Ball

Besides developing good overall muscle tone for your entire body, the ball provides numerous other benefits that range anywhere from rehabilitating back, hip, and knee injuries to delivering a powerful workout to improve core stability, posture, and muscle balance. You also improve your flexibility and your cardiovascular system by using a low-impact workout.

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Eye Care for Computer Users

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Eye Care for Computer Users

Eye Care for Computer Users

Computers have become indispensable in work place. Professionals spend more time working at computer workstations. The combination of fixed and constrained body postures, work overload and unsuitable workstations can lead to health problems like aches and pains in the shoulders, forearm, wrist, hand, back & neck pain and eyes strain. Normal blink rate in human is 16- 20 per minute. When this blink rate gets reduced to 6-8 blinks/minute, it results in dry eyes. Near focusing for long hours causes eye strain. Early presbyopia (need for...

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Put down the doughnut and stretch

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Put down the doughnut and stretch

Put down the doughnut and stretch

Less starch, more stretch!

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