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Why Good Posture is Key for Your Health

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...

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Doctor is another word for Teacher

As Dr Gabriella  is giving the Report of findings to the patient, inevitably there comes a point when the patient realizes that they now know and understand how they got this way.

So with an excited response they say: 'I never knew that before!'

Dr Gabriella will say: 'Didn't your Doctor explain this?'

'No one ever explained my health problems like you just did,' says the patient.

Dr. Gabriella then says: 'Do you know what the word Doctor means? TEACHER!'

The patient just concluded their first lesson! 

This short story really sums up our approach to your healthcare here at Moss Chiropractic. And we take our role as doctors and teachers very seriously.

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