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Chiropractic Care & Rounded Shoulders

chiropractic care and rounded shoulders
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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Chiropractic Care Can Provide Whole Body Relief


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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5 Tips for Working with a Chiropractor


If you are going to work with a chiropractor, there are several things that you need to know. Many people make the assumption that they work with a chiropractor, he is going to do all of the work. You need to focus on what is right for you and your pain levels. By working with a chiropractor, you form a partnership, and this can lead to a better state of health for you. There are several tips that you will want to keep in mind each time you go in for an appointment.


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Adjustments Before Running: It’s a Must


Whether you have been a long-time runner or you have decided you want to run your first marathon, it’s important to schedule an adjustment before running such a long distance. It will help with your overall performance and help you with the healing process afterwards.


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The Importance of Chiropractic Maintenance

what to tell your chiropractor

Many people think that a trip to the chiropractor is a “one and done” kind of visit. You have a kink in your neck or lower back pain so you make an appointment. You make the assumption that all you need is one appointment and you will be “magically cured”. This is not accurate. Chiropractic maintenance is of the utmost importance.


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