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    8 Tips to Improve Your Office Ergonomics

    Did you know an office job can negatively affect your health? Sitting too much has become recognized as a serious health issue in the U.S. If you sit all day, it would be good to alternate standing and sitting while at work if possible.

    Bend Chiropractic Care FAQs

    As you read the following questions and their answers, I hope you’ll gain an even better understanding of chiropractic care and my goals in educating my patients on how to stay out of pain and improve their quality of life.

    Chiropractic for Spinal Radiculopathy

    Chiropractors are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal and nerve disorders. Therefore, seeking their guidance is a prudent choice for those that believe they are suffering from some form of spinal radiculopathy. Approximately 50 percent of sufferers who seek treatment see resolution of their symptoms within 6 to 12 weeks.

    Chiropractic for Low Back Pain

    Eighty percent of people suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. Low back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office and emergency room, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. The fact is, that chronic low back pain has an affect on more than half of the adult population each year and more than 10% of all people experience frequent bouts of low back pain.

    Chiropractic for Disc Degeneration

    Disc degeneration is one of the most common ailments people have that contributes to chronic low back pain. Chiropractic combined with regular exercise and stretching can help alleviate pain and even decrease progression of disc degeneration.

    Chiropractic for Headaches

    Most people describe a tension headache as a feeling of a tight band or dull ache around the head or behind the eyes. A common cause of tension headaches is joint restriction in the upper back and neck which is effectively treated with chiropractic manipulation.