Monthly Archives: March, 2017

Neck pain is a prevalent condition that nearly three-quarters of persons experience at some point in their lives and neck pain is one of the most commonly reported symptoms in primary care settings. According to a report from the American College of Physicians’ Annals of Internal Medicine, “neck pain results in millions of ambulatory health care visits each year and increasing health care costs. Although it is not life-threatening, neck pain can have a negative effect on productivity and overall quality of life. Who has not lived without experiencing neck pain at some point in their lives? Whether through tension, stress, physical activity or not sitting or sleeping properly, problems in your neck can be a pain to deal with. Such limited movement can make life miserable, keep you from your daily activities and leave you out in the cold,…

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A Ft Lauderdale chiropractor tells how good posture can improve your health Do you hunch over as you work? Many of us do, working on computers that are positioned wrongly, in chairs and desks that are the wrong height and not adjusted correctly. Worse than causing ergonomic problems and adding stress to your back and neck, are the problems poor posture at work brings to your breathing – because that hunched over posture prevents your lungs to adequately fill with air. And so, the more restrictions on your breathing, the less oxygen gets to your lungs, making you feel fatigued by midday. Studies have shown that slumping in your seat produces the worst lung capacity, followed by slouching, which becomes a bad habit that is hard to break, stressing tendons, ligaments and muscles and training your body to continue this…

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