If you have ever heard the term “ergonomics” you may have taken some initiative to improve your desk at work. What you may not know is that you are actually improving your overall health as well. Ergonomics literally means the “laws of work.” This term refers to “creating an environment where the equipment is made […]Continue Reading
I was recently out of the office attending to family business and had another doctor cover my schedule. One particularly tough case that I had been working with received a different style adjustment than I had previously used with wonderful results. That doctor and I consulted after the visit and I have changed my approach […]Continue Reading
Estimates of 75%-97% of Americans are “chronically dehydrated.” So does this mean that Eight 8-ounces of H20 isn’t enough? Well-Yes! (unless you weigh 128 lbs and don’t exercise-I’ll explain later.) So how much water do you need? This is a daily conversation in my office. We have always been taught that adequate water consumption is […]Continue Reading
Every day I engage with a patient about “pillow talk.” When you consider the importance of how you spend 1/3 of your day, you can to see the relevance of this discussion. First, the pillow must fit you! Not the other way around. Second, the pillow you choose will greatly differ from how you sleep. […]Continue Reading
We hear it all the time; “How could I be in this pain when all I have done is sit?” Can sitting really cause pain? The answer, as I am sure you can figure out by my tone, is…YES! The main questions are, “Why does sitting cause pain?” and “How can I keep from getting […]Continue Reading
When a patient arrives at our office, it is not uncommon for them to be in severe pain. I often get asked, “what can I do for this pain?” Though there are many drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and herbs for pain that can be used, I have found that ice packs are the most beneficial home […]Continue Reading
For over 30 years, at Tuck Chiropractic we have treated literally thousands of patients. Most assume patients who consult a chiropractor to be very active people such as construction workers or athletes. However, these patients make up a very small percent of our practice. Across America, 40-50% of people are suffering from chronic back pain. […]Continue Reading
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