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Understanding the Anatomy of Lower Back Pain

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jan 15, 2019 3:34:00 PM

The Anatomy of Lower Back Pain and How Understanding Helps You Keep Healthy

Lower back pain has multiple causes and contributing factors. Some causes may be due to personal lifestyle choices or habits, such as poor posture or poor self-care. Other causes may be out of your control, such as chronic genetic problems, previous injuries, or environmental factors like working conditions or strenuous daily tasks. Whatever the cause, chronic lower back pain will reduce your quality of life. At Carlson Chiropractic, we know that understanding the root cause of physical pain is a vital part of relieving it. So, in today’s blog, we will look into the physical causes of lower back pain and how it can be helped.

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Topics: Health and Body

Redefining Fitness and Wellness for Older Adults

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Nov 14, 2018 2:22:00 PM

What Fitness and Wellness Really Means for Older Adults

Many people assume that getting older means their body will inevitably grind to a halt. People are too ready to accept chronic pain as a part of daily life. These ideas are pervasive in today’s society, but they are not necessarily all true. While your body is certain to wear down as you age, that doesn’t mean you’ll have to give up on your chance for pain-free fitness and wellness.

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Topics: Health and Body

Health and Fitness Advice for the Busy Professional

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jul 11, 2018 3:33:00 PM

No Time to Exercise? Discover Health and Fitness Advice for the Busy Professional

Most people think that health and fitness require a serious commitment of time and energy. Modern life can be so busy that it can seem difficult to find the time to properly care for your health. Carlson Chiropractic is here to help, with simple tips that might make you rethink your options for health and fitness. There are plenty of ways you can focus on your health, fitness, and general wellness, without sacrificing a large chunk of time out of your daily schedule. How? Read on to learn more in today’s blog.

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Topics: Health and Body

Natural Chiropractic Care for the Whole Family

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Apr 10, 2018 10:46:00 AM

As you personally benefit from chiropractic care, you have some new responsibilities. Among them is to tell others about your experience. Who better to start with than your own family? 

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Topics: Health and Body

How Do Children Benefit from Chiropractic Care?

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Feb 5, 2018 10:54:00 AM

Life is a miracle. Two cells become four and four become eight and so on until nine months later a perfect human being enters the world. His little heart started beating at 24 days. Her eyes formed at 36 days. This miracle unfold perfectly - unless there is interference. Which is why children can benefit from chiropractic care before they are born by having a mother with nervous system free from interference of spinal subluxations. A subluxation is a misalignment in your spine that can cause problems such as back pain, neck pain, migraines, etc.

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Topics: Health and Body

3 Ways to Prevent a Sports Injury

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Dec 4, 2017 3:23:00 PM

Participating in any sport increases your chance of injury. Whether it's a sprained ankle or a pulled muscle, you could end up on the sideline longer than you'd like. The good news is that these injuries can be prevented by following a few simple rules:

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Topics: Health and Body

Your Health and Wellness: Speed Walking for Weight Loss and Beyond

Posted by Carlson on Sep 7, 2017 6:26:52 PM

Speed walking is a general term for just walking fast. While some think that running is your best option, walking is an incredibly healthy solution people of every age and fitness level can enjoy.

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Topics: Health and Body

Anatomy of a Spinal Disc

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Aug 24, 2017 10:42:00 AM

Whether you realize it or not, your back is a primary player in many of your day-to-day movements, so when you’re suffering from back pain it can be very disruptive. Your back consists of multiple elements, each with the important function to protect your spinal cord and the nerves that connect to other body parts. Let’s break it down.

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Topics: Health and Body

3 Healthy Habits for Kids: Life Beyond Healthy Snacks

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Aug 10, 2017 9:54:00 AM

Raising healthy kids is a chore. Healthy eating can feel like a fairy tale when stacked up against our family calendars. Besides, modern life offers convenience, and often fillers. Parents are faced with temptations of fast food, kids are tempted with fillers from numbing out in front of technology to cravings for unhealthy additives in foods. At Carlson Chiropractic we want your family to experience the best of health - naturally. But we're parents too! We offer a few easy health tips you can turn into habits for a huge impact on your child's health. 

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A Few Words About Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on May 8, 2017 3:57:00 PM

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones weaken and are at a significantly higher risk for fracturing. As people age, especially women, bone loss is one of the health indicators that are noted at a regular check-up. The painless, fast process of bone density testing is the best way to identify if you have osteoporosis or osteopenia. Osteopenia is an indication of lower than normal bone density and is a good “wake-up call” for proactive bone strengthening measures.

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Topics: Health and Body

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