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6 Myths About Back Pain and Truth About Them

myths or facts written by hand, hand writing on transparent board, photoBack pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders affecting people. Unfortunately, there seems to exist a considerable gap between the knowledge of healthcare professionals about back pain and the beliefs of the general public about them. Research studies have shown that perceptions and attitudes of people towards back pain can significantly impact their management and prognosis. Here, we will address common myths regarding back pain and reveal the truth.

Myth: Your spine is delicate and easily injured

Truth: Contrary to what people think,

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Car Accident Injury … Can Chiropractic Help?

centreville auto accidentGetting a car accident injury is the last thing that anybody wants, but unfortunately it can happen to anybody, at any time. After excluding any major injury that might require acute medical care, there are several symptoms in which chiropractor adjustment could be of immense value.

First of all, all car accident injuries are not very obvious and they might cause pain and other problems in subsequent weeks or even months after the car accident. In this situation, Chiropractor can examine and diagnose the extent of your soft tissue sprain/strain, neck/whiplash or back pain and help you treat these injuries as well as any muscular stiffness associated with auto accidents. Therefore, it is advisable to see your chiropractor within 2 week of any such incident and get a care plan so you don’t have to forfeit your insurance coverage rights for your injuries.

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Are Auto Accidents The Only Way To Get Whiplash?

Teenage Driver Suffering Whiplash Injury Traffic AccidentWhiplash is one of the common injuries that may occur to a person’s neck after a sudden acceleration-deceleration force which results in uncontrolled, quick forward and backward movement of the head and neck. It is most commonly associated with car accidents, however any impact or knock that causes sudden jerky forward or backward movement of head and neck can cause whiplash. Hence, whiplash also known as cervical sprain is also frequently seen in professional / amateur athletes and football players.

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Fall is here!

AutumnGetting ready for Autumn

Students, teachers and parents are now in the routine of back to school and now is the time to get ready for autumn. This season gives us beautiful colors of autumn leaves and brings us the new television season, football season, soccer season, the start of hockey season, flu season, raking leaves, temperatures dropping, daylight getting shorter and the start of the holiday seasons.

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Car traveling

Tips For Traveling With Less Pain

Car travelingTraveling, whether for business or vacation, can play havoc on your body. Long hours in a car or on an airplane can leave you stiff, tired, stresses and sore.

The American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Occupational Health states that traveling, even in the most comfortable settings, puts pressures and forces on the body due to awkward positions that can result in restricted blood flow. When you sit for long periods of time pressure builds up in the blood vessels in your lower legs causing problems for your system.

As silly as it sounds you should treat traveling like an athletic event and do some warm up exercises before getting in a car or on a plane. Once you reach your destination do cool down exercises by taking a brisk walk to stretch your hamstring and calf muscles.

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