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How to Pick The Perfect Pillow

How to Choose the Most Supportive Pillow for Better Sleep The perfect pillow can make a huge difference in how you sleep and how you feel throughout the day. Are you waking up with neck pain or struggling with headaches / migraines? You might…
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10 Common Causes (and Solutions) for Neck and Back Pain

Got Pain in your Back or Neck? It May be Caused by One of These 10 Issues As the pillars of our bodies, the neck and back work constantly to support us, so aches and pains are to be expected. While pain can sometimes be a red flag for an underlying…
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Back Care for Gardeners

Lower Back Pain from Gardening? These Tips Will Help! Fun and rewarding, gardening is a great activity for relieving stress, getting exercise and feeling a real sense of accomplishment. The Victory Garden is a concept that has been growing…
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Can’t I Crack My Own Back?

Does Your Back Hurt? Resist the Urge to Crack it Yourself.   It’s important to have chiropractic adjustments done by a professional to avoid any potential injury. A chiropractor is an expert at getting to the source and performing…
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3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Strengthening Your Core Can Reduce and Prevent Low Back Pain If your lower back pain seems to be on again off again and you just can’t take it anymore, it might be time to reserve 10 minutes a day for some core conditioning exercises. This…
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Recreational Activities to Prevent Back Pain and Reduce Stress

Reduce Your Stress, Reduce Your Back Pain While it’s true that seeing a chiropractor can help relieve your back and neck pain and prevent future injuries, a big part of this process is what happens once you leave your chiropractor’s office. At…
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Back Hurt? Avoid These 7 Exercises

Some Exercises Are Good For Back Pain, While Others Should Be Avoided At All Costs When your back hurts, depending on the severity of the problem, sometimes the last thing you feel like doing is exercising. Yet, most health care professionals,…
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Back to School Tips: Choosing the Right Backpack

The summer nights are starting to get shorter and the air is becoming more crisp, which can only mean one thing: it’s time to start preparing the kids to go back to school. Victoria Chiropractor Dr. Stephanie Louie recommends that parents…
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Golf and Your Back: Why You Should Always Warm Up Before You Tee Off

With summer out in full force, it’s a common sight to see golfers lined up on the course waiting to tee off. It’s also a time that Dr. Stephanie Louie sees a lot of golf related injuries – more during this time of year than any other time.…
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Stretching at Your Desk: 5 Easy Office Stretches That Will Help Take Pressure off Your Spine

How many hours per day do you spend sitting? More specifically, how many hours per day are you sitting at work or school, sitting for a meal, sitting in a car, sitting in front of the TV or a book?  Multiply that by the number of days per week…