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How To Avoid Back and Neck Pain While Working From Home

How To Avoid Back and Neck Pain While Working From Home

If you have been into our office, you absolutely have heard me talk about it before; if you haven’t yet and this is the first you’re hearing about it, buckle up, sit up straight, and get ready to feel better throughout the day. Work Ergonomics is the study of people in their working environments, specifically…

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ice your ankle for pain

Which Is Better for Recovery: Ice or Heat Therapy

Choosing between ice and heat seems to be one of the most controversial decisions in pain relief and recovery. Everything from old wives tales, anecdotal stories, and scientific research comes into play when wondering what to use. The best thing to do is break down what’s going on physiologically and what outcome you’re looking for.…

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Why Chiropractors and Golfers Make a Great Team

Why Chiropractors and Golfers Make a Great Team

We can agree, golf is one of the best and most frustrating sports. Every golfer is constantly looking for the upper hand in lowering their score; a new club, new shaft, different grip, etc. The biomechanics of the true golf swing and the conditioning of the player is commonly overlooked. Up to 10 times a…

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What is Sciatica and How Do I Treat It | Metro Family Chiropractic

What Is Sciatica and How Do I Treat It?

Sciatica is one of the largest buzzwords when referring to pain in the low back and legs. Before we dive into how to treat it, let’s learn a little about the Sciatic nerve. The Sciatic nerve is the thickest AND longest nerve in the entire body! It is made up of nerve branches that come…

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Healthy Fats and Omega 3s Can Help Decreasase my Cholesterol | Metro Family Chiropractic

Can Healthy Fats and Omega-3s Can Help Decrease my Cholesterol?

Doctors of Chiropractic are spinal health and well-being providers also trained to counsel patients on proper nutrition and diet. Ask at your next appointment about incorporating Omega-3 foods into your diet to improve your overall health.    Omega-3 fatty acids can lower blood pressure, reduce the likelihood of heart attack and stroke, and slow the…

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Can Chiropractic Help with Migrains and Headaches | Metro Family Chiropractic

Can Chiropractic Help with Migraines and Headaches?

Approximately 15% of the US population experiences migraines and up to 50% suffer from various types of recurring headaches, but the good news is that chiropractic care can help! Of course, the first thing to do is find a cause or trigger for your headaches/migraines. Many times the cause is unknown and the best way…

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