The Healthy Living Blog

Another Reason to Quit Smoking? Reduced Back Pain

Many people realize the damage that smoking can do to their lungs, with those who smoke being 15 to 30 times more likely to develop lung cancer or die from this disease than a non-smoker. But what is lesser known is the negative impact that cigarettes can have on the musculoskeletal system, giving you just […]

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Choosing a Doctor of Chiropractic

Choosing a Doctor of Chiropractic You’ve got back pain — or shoulder or leg pain, or even a headache — and you’re looking for a doctor of chiropractic (DC) to help with your problem. How do you choose? Selecting the right healthcare provider for your needs is important. Consider the following suggestions to help you […]

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After the Storm: Yard Clean-Up Safety

Winter storms and other severe weather events have been sweeping the nation lately, leaving snow, leaves and debris in their wake. Yard clean-up is unavoidable after a storm, whether it’s shoveling snow, raking leaves or picking up fallen branches. And although you can’t avoid doing yard work, you can avoid injury by keeping these safety […]

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Staying Fit As You Age

Exercise is often prescribed for patients of all ages to reduce complaints about pain in muscles and bones, but some feel it gets harder to exercise as they get older. “For seniors, exercise can also be an incredible way to be social,” says Scott Bautch, DC, president of the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Occupational […]

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Chiropractic and Acupuncture

By Christina DeBusk Doctors of chiropractic are experts in addressing musculoskeletal conditions without the use of drugs or surgery. While best known for spinal manipulation, chiropractors may use a variety of evidence-based therapies to help their patients. Some DCs are even trained in acupuncture or work in integrative clinics where acupuncture is provided, giving patients […]

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