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Archive for August 2017

What it Means to: “Engage your Core”

Proper core mechanics = good spinal health The core is one of the most powerful ways that we can influence our spinal health on an individual basis. But it is an unfortunately reality that fewer people than ever seem to know exactly what their core is, let alone how to use it to influence good…

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Chiropractic for Pregnancy Pain

The aches and pains of pregnancy They are considered part and parcel of the process but that doesn’t make them any less irritating. Pregnancy instigates a lot of changes that affect the musculoskeletal balance of your body, leaving you vulnerable to pain, especially in the lower back. Pain medication, which only helps mask the symptoms…

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The Chiropractor Approved 7-Minute Workout

Can you set aside seven minutes each day? Cut out seven minutes of facebook scrolling, take a seven minute break at work, find seven minutes before dinner. Wherever you can, carve out seven minutes to try an exercise routine that will help you prevent back pain. The best part is: it’s completely free. All you…

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How Effective are Opioids for Managing Back Pain?

A new study indicates that opioids are no more effective than ibuprofen at managing back pain The study, released by a team of researchers from the University of Minnesota, compared 240 veterans who are taking opioids to manage chronic back pain versus those who use non-opioid methods of pain management. The study found that opioids…

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Back Pain and Job Satisfaction

Back pain and job satisfaction are inextricably linked No matter your job- whether it requires zero movement or too much- back pain is one of the leading factors that causes people to fall out of love with their job. At Associates in Chiropractic, we specialize in helping people in all walks of employment maintain the…

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Does your Back Hurt During Exercise?

Back pain during exercise is common But that doesn’t mean you cant do anything about it. If you are experiencing consistent back pain while exercising, take a second to evaluate your workout style. Most back injuries result or evolve from one of these factors:  Poor body mechanics Poor posture Overtraining An injury to the back…

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