Posts Tagged "posture"

Which Is The Best Chair For Your Home Office?

Which Is The Best Chair For Your Home Office?

Easy Guidelines For Picking The Right Chair. Are you stuck working from home? You’re probably developing neck and low back pain hunched over your kitchen table and working in bed. Dr. Sandra Doman, Chiropractor in Aventura, shows you her favorite chair to decrease postural pain without wasting money and by staying in the safety of you home. If spine pain and horrible posture were a concern prior to staying at home, they’re probably top of mind right now. All the Tylenol and Aspirin (and hey, wine) in the world won’t fix your posture. Thankfully there is a small and inexpensive chair to help restore you to a more natural, shock-absorbing posture. Bonus:...

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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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20 Seconds of Yoga to Enjoy The Rest of Your Day

If you’ve ever been to a chiropractor, it may be no surprise that you were given exercise recommendations, nutrition advice, or benefited from other complementary therapies.  The main goal of chiropractic care is spinal health and alignment, which is done through spinal adjustments and various soft tissue techniques. As a holistic approach to healing, chiropractic care focuses on the body as a whole working to ensure optimal wellness for patients. Among many additional treatments and therapies that may be recommended by a chiropractor, yoga is one of our favorites at Miami Sports Chiropractic & Yoga Center in Aventura.   What is yoga? Yoga is an ancient method...

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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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Which Pillow Should You Buy? 5 Tips For More Supportive Sleep

Which Pillow Should You Buy?  5 Tips For More Supportive Sleep

‘Hi Dr. Doman, I’m looking for an orthopedic pillow or something. I’m sleeping terribly and find that my normal pillows are so uncomfortable.   I can’t find a good position to sleep.  Any pointers? I have no idea where to start.   Thanks!’  – Michael R If you are someone who thinks that their pillow is the cause of their neck pain and poor sleep and would like to learn how to choose the right one, this blog post is for you! Hi Ray!  Sorry to hear about your pillow issues.  Very common! So here is the secret that the pillow companies aren’t telling you: While a comfortable and supportive pillow IS important, your posture and the...

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