How to Improve Your Posture for a Healthy Spine and Better Health

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If someone’s ever told you to stand up straight or if you have ever looked in a mirror and noticed that you look a little slouched, you may be suffering from bad posture. Poor posture can make you look heavier, shorter, or tired. Over time, it can also lead to actual health problems. That’s why […]

Wellness Care vs. Medical Care: What Chiropractors Look at First

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Many people associate chiropractic care with back and neck pain. Period. While AlignLife Chiropractors are experts at helping people find relief from neck and back pain, it isn’t the only thing we do. We also focus on overall wellness. That’s because we understand your spine health plays a much bigger role in how your body […]

10 Healthy Habits to Stop & Prevent Low Back Pain

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Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctor. In fact, this year alone, it is estimated more than half of the adult population will be affected by low back pain, and more than ten percent will deal with frequent bouts of it. That’s why we’re unpacking everything you need […]

5 Ways a Cleanse Can “Bring Sexy Back”

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This is still one of my favorite catchy tunes. It’s a great song by Justin Timberlake, but unfortunately “Bring sexy back” isn’t as easy as belting out some lyrics to your steering wheel.  If it was as easy as singing that song, I don’t think two out of every three people in America today would […]

3 Secrets of Weight Loss

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We’re constantly bombarded with ad after ad, commercial after commercial, all trying to get us to buy into the big secrets of weight loss magic! Every time I see an ad or marketing scheme promising fast results in a short amount of time for weight loss, I always think of the scene in the movie […]

Which is Better for Joint Pain: Heat or Ice?

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Anytime you experience pain in a joint, you probably have someone tell you to put an ice pack on it, while someone else tells you to use the heating pad. Both have their advantages and are great ways to save time and money on medical care, but how do you know which one to apply? […]

4 Simple Reasons for Brain Fog

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In a fast-paced world, it seems more common than ever to experience bouts of confusion, forgetfulness, or just the inability to focus. Often these lapses in clarity are symptoms of a larger issue. Brain Fog is a state in which your brain experiences a state of overload and has trouble communicating its immediate needs to […]

What is the Vagus Nerve?

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Research has found that the gut and the brain are actually connected! The information highway connecting the two is called THE VAGUS NERVE, aka Cranial Nerve X. The super-powerful nerve meanders throughout your body, connecting your brain to the rest of your organs, and transmitting information back and forth between them. As a matter of […]

Shoulder Pain & What To Do

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Shoulder pain can have a number of different causes, ranging from an injury like a car accident, to a chronic problem like arthritis. Patients who experience shoulder pain may be surprised by the intensity and duration of the pain. The shoulder area is so essential for completing daily activities that it makes sense that the […]

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