Flat feet can cause your low back pain. Are you on your feet a lot and getting recurrent low back pain despite getting treatments like chiropractic care? It could be your feet causing your issue. Flat feet are one of the main causes of recurrent low back pain. In this post, I will discuss how to determine if you have flat feet, why flat feet could be causing your low back pain, and what you have to do to correct your flat feet. How do you … [Read more...]
Improve Your Posture
Improving your posture is vital if you want your spine and nervous system to be working optimally. Good posture, body alignment, and body movement feed the brain a healthy dose of nerve signals so the brain can send a healthy dose of nerve signals back to the body to coordinate proper function. Some of these functions include movements, muscle strength, pain sensations, healing, thoughts, perceptions, heartbeat, and digestion.
Furthermore, if you improve your posture, the joints in your spine and extremities will bear weight more equally. In turn, this will allow you to have better flexibility, movement, and less stress on your joints.
The following articles explain how you can improve your posture from treatments like chiropractic care and lifestyle strategies like exercise.
How to Keep Your Spine Aligned
I often get asked by patients what they can do keep their spine aligned. In the last article I discussed what causes your spine to go out of alignment. So if we look at the causes we can find strategies to help you keep your spine aligned. Some of the causes include: being sedentary, mental stress, poor eating habits, being overweight, flat feet, previous injuries and damage to your spine, and getting too much exercise. Let’s discuss each of these in the context of what you can do to keep … [Read more...]
Why Your Spine Goes Out of Alignment?
I often get asked by patients why their spine goes out of alignment. Why is it that chiropractors correct spinal misalignments and posture over multiple visits only to have patients’ alignment problems come back again weeks or months later even without back pain? It's a valid question, as it would be easy to think you can just get your spine adjusted once and realigned like a wheel misalignment on your car. However, human beings are more complex than a car. As a human being, you … [Read more...]
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