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What Are The Best Exercises For Lower Back Pain?

What Are The Best Exercises For Lower Back Pain?

PLANKS. Planks engage the abdominal muscles and back muscles, stabilizing the spinal column and mimicking proper lumbar alignment. To do them right and protect your back: Start on your forearms to avoid shoulder strain. Keep your abs tight the entire time. Do not let your back sag. Square your hips with the floor. Have someone take a picture or set up a timed photo/video so you can check whether your back is straight. This is a better way to confirm your posture than using a mirror, because the mirror requires you to twist your neck in the middle of the pose.

Why is the Gonstead Chiropractic technique different?

Why is the Gonstead Chiropractic technique different?

When you call a chiropractor to help relieve your pain, you don’t want to hear him talk about his education, the philosophy of care, or if he practices the Gonstead Technique or one of the several other methods of chiropractic care. You don’t care. You don’t even want...

What is a Gonstead Chiropractor and Why Should I Care?

What is a Gonstead Chiropractor and Why Should I Care?

Every profession has generalists and specialists, and the chiropractic field is no exception. Many chiropractors make general adjustments to spinal regions, while Gonstead doctors make precise chiropractic adjustments at specific points along the spine and only at...

Best Positions to Avoid Back Pain

Best Positions to Avoid Back Pain

When back pain flares up, you’ll do just about anything to relieve it. But instead of thinking in terms of the best position to relieve pain in the lower back, think in terms of how to avoid it in the first place. I’m often amazed at what we demand of our bodies. We...

Yoga and Chiropractic

Yoga and Chiropractic

When people ask me “Do you think yoga could help my back pain?” I always say it depends where you go…

7 Surprising Cause of Neck Pain and How to Get Relief

7 Surprising Cause of Neck Pain and How to Get Relief

If you’re one of the nearly 50% of adults who suffer from neck pain, you know the secondary effects of frustration, irritability, immobility, and even depression. Neck pain is common, but it’s not normal. But if it’s not normal, why do so many adults suffer? What...

[Infographic] Back Pain Statistics

[Infographic] Back Pain Statistics

Lower back pain can be one of the most painful things you can experience. It can make even the smallest task undoable. So when it is time to find someone to help solve the problem, it's helpful to have the right data to make the right decision. So we have put together...

11 Things You’re (Probably) Doing That Cause Neck and Back Pain

11 Things You’re (Probably) Doing That Cause Neck and Back Pain

Feel better immediately when you change these crazy, common habits. If you’ve had an injury or accident, then these simple solutions aren’t going to solve the real problem of your back pain. That’s like telling someone their teeth will look better if they floss when...

Traveling? Don’t let Neck Pain Ruin your Trip

Traveling? Don’t let Neck Pain Ruin your Trip

Your dates are set. The room is booked. Whether you’re traveling by plane or car, you still have one more thing to consider to make this trip relaxing and pain-free. Read our tips to help ensure your body is ready for the trip with these simple tips that help you...

7 Stretches for Relieving a Stiff Neck

7 Stretches for Relieving a Stiff Neck

Oh, what a pain in the neck! It seems more and more people are complaining about stiffness in the neck. What’s surprising is that isn’t just aging, inactive people who get a stiff neck—people who might dismiss the pain as a normal effect of aging. No, I see patients...

I was skeptical but have been able to run as far and often as ever with no back pain. I do not take pain meds for my back. Dramatic improvement!

Will M.

At Precision Chiropractic of Durham, a consultation is a conversation, not a commitment.

Before we ever talk about chiropractic care, we want to hear about you and what brought you to our office. Once we understand your health and wellness goals, we’ll have a better understanding of how Gonstead chiropractic care can help you get the results you want.

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