Posts Tagged "low back pain"

Posture: Is It Causing Your Joint Pain?

Posture:  Is It Causing Your Joint Pain?

Common But Not Normal Pretty commonly we hear that having good posture is essential for our health. This is true because having poor posture is often related to the development of bad habits and chronic medical conditions, especially of the musculoskeletal system. Having good posture generates a series of benefits that make day to day life easier and more productive. According to the American Chiropractic Association, “posture is the position in which we hold or bodies while standing, sitting, or lying down.” A correct posture is the result of the proper alignment of the various body parts (bones, muscles, joints, etc.) when submitted to gravity. Without it, we would go...

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Should Your Medical Doctor Send You to a Chiropractor?

In the past, chiropractic care has been controversial in the medical community and seen as an unproven method of pain relief.  However, The American College of Physicians has now officially recognized chiropractic care as the first point of treatment for lower back pain. This means medical doctors who have patients with low back pain are supposed to send their patients to a chiropractor before trying to treat pain with medicine! The role of a chiropractor is to assess and remove physical, chemical, and emotional stress that makes patients unwell. The most basic practice of chiropractic treatment is applying a gentle controlled force to areas of the spine which are not...

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How To Pick Up Your Kid Without Blowing Out Your Back

How To Pick Up Your Kid Without Blowing Out Your Back

Mamas and Papas! Lend me Your Ears! And Low Backs! It has come to my attention (in the form of panicking new patients) that our kids are causing our emergency medical bills. Swimming classes? Sure. Organic fruit squeeze packs? Why not. But low back spasms and emergency doctor visits are certainly not what most families budget for in time or money. How do our growing munchkins cause low back spasms? Bending over to pick them up. Repeatedly. As they put more weight on every day. And wiggle and squirm. And hide behind hard-to-reach places. Moms and Dads & Grandparents, did you know that there IS a right way and a wrong way to pick up your child?...

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Why Your Back Hurts All Day, Every day (and what you can do about it!)

Why Your Back Hurts All Day, Every day (and what you can do about it!)

Picking a tissue up off of the floor ‘the wrong way’ didn’t cause your low back to blow out. Nor did that weird posture in yoga. Or lifting heavy weights in Crossfit. I know that you stretch your low back and hamstrings everyday. And do your core work. And tried Pilates and liked it too! So why does your lower back still hurt all day, every day? CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO – 1 EXERCISE TO AVOID INJURING YOUR BACK Your low back is constantly in pain because you’re giving it a job it can’t handle.  That it isn’t designed to handle!  Your low back, located at the mid section of your entire upper and lower body is meant to connect the two....

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Free Video Lesson – Bernhard Langer’s Putting Coach Featured on The Golf Channel

Free Video Lesson – Bernhard Langer’s Putting Coach Featured on The Golf Channel

Hi golfers and friends of golfers (hey, it’s Florida!) Playing without pain – for both touring pros and weekend warriors- is my #1 goal when treating golfers. But wait, there’s more. Did you know that Berhard Langer’s former putting issue was attributed to spinal posture? What if you could stay out of pain during 18-36 holes AND play better? We will be hosting a live putting clinic with Eric Kaplan AT the office in Aventura this summer! Email Info@DrDoman.com for more info as spaces will be limited. Eric Kaplan, founder of the Four Secret Body Locks and AXYS Golf, teaches both Bernhard Langer, Miguel Angel Jimenez, and Miami Sports Chiropractic...

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