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Chiropractic Care & Rounded Shoulders

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Are you suffering from rounded shoulders due to bad posture? Worry no longer, chiropractic care is an effective treatment for rounded shoulders and bad posture overall. Not only is having good posture positive for overall appearance, but it is actually important to maintain your body health.

The Effects of Rounded Shoulders

It is common for people not to notice the development of rounded shoulders as desk jobs and a lot of sitting are common. Letting rounded shoulders develop can cause negative effects such as:

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle Tension in Jaw
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Arm Pain
  • Poor Digestion
  • Low Back Pain
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Sciatica

How To Tell If You Have Bad Posture

Some of the common causes of bad posture are stress, obesity, pregnancy, weak postural muscles, abnormal tight muscles, and wearing the wrong shoes If you been told you or feel you have bad posture these are some ways to self-diagnose yourself:

  • Shoulders are in a rounded forward position, one can be more rounded than the other
  • Tilted chin that’s upward or downward
  • Upward chin with head leaning forward
  • Feel that you have more weight on abdominal part of your body
  • Backward or forward bent knees
  • Unnatural curve of your back

How To Treat Rounded Shoulders

With chiropractic care and personal stretching and exercise, rounded shoulders can be treated. Rounded shoulders and bad posture can develop many mis-alignments. A chiropractic adjustment can fix any misalignment in the spine. Also, practicing good posture when sitting and walking is vital to successful rounded shoulders treatment. Exercises that strengthen the core can be recommended by a chiropractor along with stretching routines involving yoga.

For a chiropractic consultation regarding your rounded shoulders or bad posture problems we would love to hear from you. Schedule an appointment here.

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3 Bad Habits That May Be Affecting Your Posture

Texting Hunched Over Can Develop Bad Posture
Has anyone ever mentioned to you need to stand up straight or to stick out your chest? Sometimes these kinds of things go unnoticed because you don’t realize what you’re doing during your day is affecting your posture. As time passes, your lower back becomes weaker and your shoulders more rounded. It is never too late to work on your posture, here are some bad habits to avoid that may be affecting your posture.
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The Importance of Vitamins and Supplements

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Many people hear about the importance of taking vitamins and supplements, but they still aren’t taking them – or not taking the right ones. You need to take some just to be sure you’re getting everything you need to stay healthy, and when you visit the chiropractor, it’s possible to go over nutrition and supplements so you are in the know.

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Chiropractic Care Can Provide Whole Body Relief

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Many people make the assumption that chiropractic care is for the back and the back alone. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s possible to gain help with all of the aches and pains throughout your body. This is why chiropractic care is gaining in popularity and why you can count on a chiropractor for your overall wellness throughout the year. Many people say they can’t live without a chiropractor in their life – and you may feel the same way after a visit.

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Chiropractors Push to Be Included in Health Coverage

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Chiropractic care has been proven time and time again to provide health benefits. Unfortunately, not all health insurance policies allow for chiropractor visits. There may still be a co-pay associated with a visit, resulting in more out-of-pocket expenses for patients. This is why many people will avoid the chiropractor entirely, even though they know that there are benefits associated with going.

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The Difference between a Massage and an Adjustment

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When your back hurts, you’ll do just about anything to feel better. Often, you don’t know what it is that you need in order to feel better. You may be considering a massage or a chiropractic adjustment. There is a difference, and it is important to know which one you will need in order to see an improvement.

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MS Patients Receive Help with Pain

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MS, also known as Multiple Sclerosis, is a disease that can affect the spinal cord, brain, and nerves in the eyes. The effects can differ from patient to patient, though many find that they suffer from fatigue as well as pain. There is no known cause, and it affects more than 2 million people around the globe.

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Focus in on the Best Posture for Driving

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Many people don’t give much thought as to how they sit in a car to drive. However, how you sit could be affecting not only your posture, but also the level of pain that you experience throughout your back and shoulders. If you are in pain after long car drives, it’s likely because you don’t have the proper posture, and because you are not providing sufficient lumbar support.

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