6 Exercises that Improve Posture and Reduce Back Pain

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Poor posture is an underlying cause of back pain.

Workout at your desk with these stretches that reduce tension, strengthen the back and help prevent slouching.

By Stephanie Mansour, originally posted on NBC News

If you’re sitting at your desk right now — like you do every day for eight-plus hours — there’s a strong chance you feel a twinge of discomfort somewhere.

Maybe it’s your lower back that starts to ache. Or your neck and shoulders ...

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Drugs and surgery may not be the answer for your bad back

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The Better Way to Get Back Pain Relief

Growing research suggests that drugs and surgery may not be the answer for your bad back

By Teresa Carr

A typical week for Thomas Sells includes acupuncture, tai chi, yoga, and a couple of hours with a massage therapist and sometimes a chiropractor. You might think that the retired bank vice president and business manager in Southern California is simply enjoying a pampered spa lifestyle.

But Sells gets most of those ...

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Study Shows Chiropractic Improved Athletic Performance

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A scientific study shows chiropractic improved athletic performance.  Adding to the growing database of science documenting that chiropractic care improves athletes’ abilities is an article from the January 2012 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics showing how chiropractic helped improve the grip strength of judo athletes.

The study looked at eighteen Brazilian athletes from a top 10 national-ranked judo team who volunteered for the study. In this study, the athletes, both men and women, were separated into two ...

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Baseball World Series Players Benefit from Chiropractic

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In a November 3, 2011 release from the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress is a story highlighting chiropractic helping the players of this years World Series.

The article starts out by noting that the past two Major League Baseball World Series Champions had team chiropractors assisting their players. The 2010 San Francisco Giants and 2011 St. Louis Cardinals each relied on chiropractic to promote faster recoveries, reduce risk of injury and enhance on-field performance.

The release noted that both Ralph Filson, D.C., the ...

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