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What Is The Relationship Between Back Pain And Disuse Syndrome?

on Oct 8, 2019 11:10:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | back pain
We spend a lot of time sitting. In our cars, at our desks, at the dinner table, and on our couch. If you have a desk job, you're sitting for nearly eight hours every day, about 40 hours a week. Then you get home, sit at the dinner table, and then finally collapse on the couch. That's a lot of time spent sitting around. And, it's becoming more and more evident that it's not very good for us. It can cause or aid in the development of several diseases, including obesity and diabetes, and it can cause or exacerbate back pain. The term given to this level of inactivity is "Disuse Syndrome." In the article below, we'll take a look at the relationship between disuse syndrome and back pain.
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Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries

on Oct 4, 2019 2:04:00 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments |
Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries  Exercising and living an active lifestyle is essential for overall health, and for many people, it's important for mental health as well. People of all ages engage in various sports-related activities throughout the year. Whether it's a child paying t-ball for the first time, a teenager playing football on the high school team, or a middle-aged parent running in the morning and joining a golf league on the weekends, sports can be integrated into various areas of our lives. 
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How To Create A Spine Friendly Work Space

on Sep 30, 2019 11:48:53 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment | back pain
When we think of the things that could potentially threaten our lives, we rarely think of our desk chair. However, according to many researchers, your desk chair is actually one of the biggest potential threats to your health. Research has shown that you can reduce your chances of cancer, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and back pain, all with one very simple lifestyle change: sit less. Okay, maybe it's not so simple. Many people spend an enormous amount of time sitting at a desk all day. According to the CDC, one in four adults in the United States sits for more than eight hours every day, and most of that is due to their job. So what do you do if you have to sit at your desk for your job? You obviously can't just up and quit. In the article below, we will go over some tips so you can improve your workspace and promote a healthier spine.
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5 Easy Steps you can Take to Prevent a Car Accident

on Sep 24, 2019 9:52:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment | car accident
 Tips to Prevent a Car Accident  Anytime we get behind the wheel of a vehicle, it's our responsibility to protect not only ourselves, but other motorists as well, by following traffic laws and doing what we can to prevent a car accident from happening. 
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Ten Simple Exercises To Strengthen Your Back And Relieve Your Pain

on Sep 23, 2019 11:58:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | back pain
Image Credit PTPioneer We've all had back pain. If you've been on this earth long enough, all of us will experience that familiar nagging twinge at some point. It's painful, uncomfortable, frustrating, and can be downright miserable, but it's become a part of life. There are only a few things we can do when it happens. Take medicine to ease the pain, visit a chiropractor, and wait. A chiropractor is a fantastic resource to take advantage of when it comes to all kinds of back pain. They will treat not only your back pain, but they'll treat your entire body. But what can we do between trips to the chiropractor? Is there anything we can do to keep back pain from occurring besides crossing our fingers and hoping for the best? As it turns out, there is. Stretching and the correct exercises will go a long way to strengthen our back, ease our pain, and prevent injuries from reoccurring. For more information about back pain, read the blog on things you should know about back pain. Below is a list of stretches and exercises you can do at home to improve the overall health of your back.
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How Obesity and Back Pain Are Related

on Sep 18, 2019 4:35:50 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | back pain
If you ask 100 people if they think obesity can cause back pain, at least 90 of them are going to say yes. And they'd be right, right? It seems reasonable to suggest that obesity places undue stress on the pelvis, back, and spine, which would trigger the development of chronic back pain. However, the association between the two has long been a point of contention between researchers. You have one group of researchers who believe the cause-and-effect is clearly established. The excess weight pushes the pelvis forward and thereby strains the lower back. Then there's another group of researchers who believe that body mechanics alone is a far too simple explanation for a condition that varies significantly from one person to the next. Even people of similar age, body type, and experience will see varying differences in their back pain or lack thereof. In the article below, we will explain both groups stances, and find out of obesity and back pain are related, or if it's more complicated than that.
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Does a Chiropractor help me with the Settlement after a Car Accident?

on Sep 18, 2019 10:16:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | car accident
Does a Chiropractor help with my Car Accident Settlement?  Were you recently involved in a Car Accident that wasn't your fault in Florida? If you're suffering from a car accident injury, you need to be seen by an experienced Chiropractor for pain relief treatment.  Check out the article below to find out what you need to know for the smoothest settlement possible.
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What You Should Do Before Your First Chiropractic Appointment

on Sep 17, 2019 9:43:55 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | chiropractic care
Having an appointment anywhere for the first time can always be nerve-racking. Whether you're going to a new hairstylist, a new mechanic, a new dentist, or a new doctor, it can be a little unsettling just because you don't know what to expect. The same is true for chiropractic care, especially if you've never gone before. There are a lot of mixed feelings about chiropractic care, so it can be hard to form an opinion before your first visit. Some people swear by it, while other people still think it's voodoo. Rest assured, chiropractic care isn't voodoo, and chiropractors are real doctors. A chiropractor can even serve as your general practitioner. With that said, in the article below, we'll help put your mind at ease and go over a few things you should do before your first chiropractic appointment.
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How Chiropractic Adjustments Can Help Fight The Flu

on Sep 12, 2019 10:38:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments |
Table of Contents: Chiropractic Care and the Flu in the U.S. Chiropractic Care And The Flu Have A Long History Could a Flu this Severe Happen Again? Chiropractic Adjustments Increase Immune Cells Chiropractic Care Is About More Than Back Pain Schedule A Chiropractic Appointment Today   Chiropractic Care and the Flu in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between 5% and 20% of the U.S. population comes down with the flu each year. Of those, as many as 200,000 people are hospitalized for their flu-related complications. It's one of those things we can always be sure of. The opposite of up is down, after day comes night, and every year there will be a flu season. It's an unfortunate truth of our reality. Luckily for most of us, it's not a big deal. We suffer for a few days, but everything goes back to normal after that. It's a different story for the very young and the very old where getting the flu can be devastating. The flu shot does a good job protecting them for the could-be deadly-sickness if they get it on time every year. However, for most of us, doing things like staying hydrated, taking probiotics, and getting extra vitamin C, iron, and vitamin D3 will get us out of the woods. There is, however, a treatment no one thinks of when talking about the flu: Chiropractic Care. Chiropractic care treats more than just back pain, and can actually help you prevent and fight off the flu. We'll discuss more below. - back to top
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4 Surprising Conditions Your Chiropractor Can Treat

on Sep 3, 2019 11:55:12 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment | chiropractic care
Whether you're just learning about chiropractic care, or you visit your chiropractor 3 times a week, there are likely things you don't realize your chiropractor can treat. Chiropractic care is excellent for back pain, but it's great for many other things as well. Chiropractic care is based on the idea that given the opportunity and everything is functioning the way it should, the body can heal itself. And, with the right adjustments, chiropractors can help your body heal and overcome several surprising conditions. Many people are entirely unaware of just how much their chiropractor can do for them and how powerful the treatments can be. In the article below, we'll talk about four surprising conditions that chiropractic care can treat..
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