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Cervical Spine Pain: Understanding Sprains vs. Strains and How They Affect Your Neck

The neck is a compact area of the body with many different facets, including seven cervical vertebrae and a whole host of nerve bundles, not to mention ligaments and muscles supporting it all. As a result, there are a number of different catalysts that can cause discomfort. Most resul
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Woman suffering from headache

What are Your Cervicogenic Headaches Trying to Tell You?

A cervicogenic headache is the result of referred pain, or an issue in one part of the body causing pain elsewhere. The cervical spine (neck) is a delicate instrument, and even minor problems with alignment are liable to cause chronic pain conditions. You can take over-the-counter or
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Beyond Neck Pain: How Whiplash Affects Your Whole Body

If you’ve ever been in an auto accident, there’s a good chance you’ve suffered whiplash to some degree. Even a minor fender bender where the airbags don’t deploy is enough to cause rapid extension of the neck, resulting in whiplash. And while your neck stiffness and soreness may fade
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Stress and Spinal Subluxations: A Vicious Cycle that Needs to be Broken

Our bodies are complex instruments and the connections between different parts of the body aren’t what you’d expect. In fact, the interconnectedness of the body is often hard to believe if you haven’t experienced it firsthand. For example, stress levels can be impacted by subluxations
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Your Sedentary Lifestyle Could be Leading to a Bout of Disuse Syndrome

Let’s face facts: modern lifestyles are typically bad for your health. Sitting behind a computer all day or looking down at your phone isn’t good for your back, your joints, or your muscles. We tend to put physical activity on the back burner for sedentary gratification, which trends
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How to Keep the Symptoms of Text Neck from Ruining Your Workday

Suffering from text neck?! Soreness and stiffness in the upper back and neck are familiar feelings for many Americans. Maybe you work too many hours hunched over a laptop? Possibly you spend a lot of time on your phone? The fact is, technology often involves looking down for sustained
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How to Avoid Back Pain on Summer Vacation

As the weather warms up you may find yourself planning a summer vacation. Whether you are staying local or traveling abroad, don’t let the possibility of back pain stop you from enjoying a relaxing break during these warmer months. Seattle Chiropractor Justin Favreau has tips to keep
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Visiting Your Chiropractor Can Improve Your Health & Happiness

While most people know what a chiropractor does, many have not heard about the specialty called Chiropractic BioPhysics (CPB.) This discipline is popular because of its ability to correct back pain and ultimately improve your overall health, without surgery. Dr. Justin Favreau of Stab
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How To Strengthen Your Back

Our spine and central nervous system work together to maximize our health and fitness; when they work well together, we enjoy optimal wellness. But when things are off, we can feel the pain and adverse health effects pretty quickly. Whether you are nursing yourself back from an injury
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