Prevent a Back Injury From Pumpkin Picking
Safe lifting techniques can help you prevent a back injury while pumpkin picking. Explore these helpful tips for avoiding back injuries from lifting.
Is Too Much Sitting Bad for You?
Is it true that too much sitting is bad for you? Sitting for too long and using bad posture can have harmful side effects, including lower back pain.
Steps You Can Take to Avoid Desk Fatigue
No energy at work? You may suffer from desk fatigue. Learn about the benefits of a standing desk and how workplace ergonomics can keep you focused.
Try These Exercises to Improve Posture
If you're seeking back pain relief, fixing bad posture is a good starting point. These exercises to improve posture could make a big difference
Chiropractic Care and Workplace Injuries
Labor Day is almost here and that has us thinking about work. You spend a lot of time at work, meaning the things you do there can have a big impact on the function and health of your body. Even if you don’t have a particularly physically demanding job, there are still injuries you need to be on the lookout for. Here is what you need to know.
Spinal Health While Working From Home
This year is certainly unique and has come with many major changes, including that most of us are now working from home. Whether you’re still getting used to your at-home workspace or are thriving while working remotely, these changes often lead to back, body, and neck pain. Here are our tips to keep your spine healthy while working from home.
Posture Is Important!
We know if you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: stand up straight and don’t slouch! As sick and tired as you may be of hearing about the importance of posture, if you don’t take it seriously, you may end up just that – sick and tired! Here’s what you need to know about posture.
Do You Spend Too Much Time Sitting?
The vast majority of experts agree that lower back pain is often related to spending too much time in a seated position. Unfortunately, much of today’s workforce calls for many of us to do just that — sit! Not only do we sit while we work, we sit while we’re commuting to work, during our meals, and while unwinding after a long day. There is no denying that we spend a lot of time sitting. Here are our suggestions to help with back pain from over-sitting.
May is the Month to Correct Your Posture!
Here at Shields Chiropractic, we believe in practicing great posture all year round. But May is Correct Posture Month, so we thought it would be the perfect time for a little posture refresher. Here’s what you need to know.
Stand Too Much?
If you are already a patient here at Shields Chiropractic, you’ve probably heard us emphasize the importance of maintaining proper posture. Whether you are sitting, standing, walking, or even laying down, practicing great posture helps to position the body so the least amount of strain possible is put on the ligaments and muscles.