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Moss Chiropractic & Wellness
At our chiropractic practice in Olney-Brookeville, MD, people visit us every day for many different reasons:
- lower back pain
- tingling radiating pain
- leg pain
These are just a few of the reasons you might need to see your local chiropractor.
The truth is, spinal health is imperative to your overall health.
Chiropractic care can help improve the overall quality of your life and increase health, all without the use of drugs or surgery.
Compared to prescribed medications in a recent study, it was in fact found that 56% of patients who saw a doctor, saw a 30% reduction in low back pain after 4 weeks. But 94% of patients who underwent Chiropractic treatment saw a 30% reduction in low back pain after 4 weeks. And, Chiropractic treatment for vertigo is believed to be very effective, with a recent...
The position we are all in most these days is with our head forward, reading our phones. The problem is, this position can add up to 30 pounds of abnormal leverage on the cervical spine!
As you can imagine, this can pull the whole spine out of alignment.
You probably have poor posture if you ever experience any of the following:
- tension or pain across the upper back or shoulder blades
- frequent headaches
- low back pain
- feel inflexible
Posture and Your Muscles
Poor posture shifts the body weight unevenly to some muscles, making them chronically tight and sore, while others get weak from under-use.
Imbalanced muscles create un-even pull on the bones of the spine, shoulders and hips, causing misalignment and spinal nerve stress. That nerve stress leads to even tighter muscles, and the vicious cycle goes on and on.
This is a common...