Preventing Back Pain While Traveling

Anytime you stay in the same position for a long while, you increase your risk of developing back pain. But when you’re sitting in a vehicle, it can be hard to find opportunities to move around. We at Natural Care Chiropractic in Lindenhurst understand that it can be challenging for our patients to maintain good postural practices while traveling, so we wanted to provide some tips on staying as comfortable as possible. Both doctors are well traveled and are able to give tried and proven advice. We generally recommend that people who sit in front of computers all day move around every half hour. Few people want to do this while they’re driving and have somewhere to be, but they should at leas

The Importance of Good Posture

At Natural Care Chiropractic, we advise our patients to have good posture to avoid back pain. While back injuries may occur at the gym or doing something as simple as picking something off the ground, years of bad posture may have taken a toll on your back. Over time, putting unnecessary strain on your back adds up and can increase your back pain by up to 50%. While at work remember to not slouch in your chair and to have your feet on the floor and your back pressed firmly against the chair. Your computer screen should also be in direct line with your eye sight so your neck strained from moving up and down all day. Don’t forget, it is important to get up and stretch every 30 minutes to preve

Vitamins and Minerals

The essential nutrients your body needs to function at a high level comes from the things you put in your body. Even people who have a well-balanced diet may not get all of the vitamins and minerals their body needs. Some things that can cause you to miss out on essential vitamins include a poor diet, stress, foods that are picked before they are ripe, medications, and bad digestion. Depending on the vitamins that your body is lacking, it can cause a major change to your body. If you don’t eat the right things you may experience weight gain, muscle loss, anxiety, and a loss of energy. At Natural Care Chiropractic, we advise our patients to take supplements that are safe, high quality, and fr

Pain following Auto-Accidents

Whiplash occurs when your neck and head are forced forward and backward rapidly. The day after a car accident is when you are most likely to experience pain in your head, neck, shoulder, and back. Our staff at Natural Care Chiropractic uses spinal manipulation treatment to relieve pain and increase mobility in your joints. We encourage our patients to look for these symptoms of whiplash after an auto accident. These symptoms include neck pain/stiffness, lower back pain, and blurred vision, ringing in the ears, headache, shoulder pain, and nausea. Our doctors are trained in Human Biomechanics to help diagnose and treat whiplash. The benefit to chiropractic care is a pain-free approach that do

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