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Sitting Risks: How Harmful Is Too Much Sitting?

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Shoulders rounded, head forward and eyes down. Reminded of anyone you know?

It’s human nature to assume this Quasimodo-like trend is “no big deal,” but your Grandmother was wise when she told you to “stand up straight!”

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Where Does Pain Come From?

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I bet you are ‘aching’ to know the answer…  Sorry, that was a pretty lame pun 🙂

Pain is a big deal.  Whether it’s back pain, neck pain, headaches or otherwise, it can seriously screw up your life and, at least in most cases, can stop you from doing the things you love and want to do.

I can relate…  4 years ago I injured my back trying to lift more weight than my body was prepared for.  It put me out… literally – down on hands and knees crawling…  Believe me when I say, I’ve been there.

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Is Your Health Problem Core or Collateral?

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Most healthcare consumers make their decisions based on the premise that the health problem they believe they are experiencing is the problem their choice of healthcare is going to correct.

If someone is in pain for example, they seek out a provider who they believe will “fix” their pain, if they have headaches, they are looking for someone to “fix” their headaches and if someone has heart disease, they are searching for an approach that will “fix” their problem.

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What Does Your Posture Say About You?

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By now we’ve all heard at some point that good spinal posture is important – from our parents, teachers, and coaches, there seems to be a general consensus that having ‘proper’ posture is good for us.

What you may not have heard before is WHY having a slumped over posture is a serious health problem.

At the core of our bodies is a forgotten organ called the spine. Made up of 24 moveable bones and 23 spongy discs, it is held together by over 220 specialized ligaments, made moveable by 120 muscles and, most importantly, it protects the most vital system in the human body – your Nervous System.

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