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Carlson Chiropractic Blog

Dr. Christopher Banks, D.C.

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6 Food Groups Your Spine Will Love

Posted by Dr. Christopher Banks, D.C. on Oct 7, 2016 9:26:00 AM

When it comes to the integrity of your back, you can't be too careful. You can do all the exercises and stretches under the sun, however, the food you eat will also make a considerable impact on your back's health. Let's take a look at the best sources of nutrition for your back.

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3 Reasons to Drink More Water

Posted by Dr. Christopher Banks, D.C. on Jul 15, 2016 10:14:39 AM

With the summer heat, hydration should be something that is important to everyone. We tend to think of it more when we're sweating our guts out, but our bodies give us signals of dehydration even when we're not outside soaking up the sun. Many people don't know why it is important to stay hydrated. So here are a few fun facts that will hopefully help you remember to drink more water and stay hydrated this summer and throughout the year!

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3 Tips to Fight Crossfit Pain and Prevent Injury

Posted by Dr. Christopher Banks, D.C. on Jul 8, 2016 3:04:00 PM

Crossfit is a great way to get fit, build muscle, and increase your overall health. It is ideal for conditioning your body and improving your cardiopulmonary function by combining weight training, aerobics, gymnastics, and dynamic exercises. But like any other form of fitness training, there are some precautions you should take before and during your workout to prevent injury. Fortunately, because of the diversity of exercises, CrossFit can be easily scaled to your skill level or specific needs. Whether you're brand new to this type of high-intensity workout or you're an experienced competitor, following a few tried and true safety tips is helpful to prevent injury and keep yourself active. 

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Topics: Pain and Prevention