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Date: September 9, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Spinal Traction: Reducing Pain Through Movement Bottom Line: At a glance, spinal traction may look like a form of medieval torture. But, while at first, it may seem strange, the relief it can help provide is remarkable. Spinal traction offers relief from neck and back pain by reducing the pressure on spinal discs and nerves. Many people use spinal traction as a way to enhance the results they receive with their care in our practice.Why it Matters: Spinal traction is.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 4, 2019 | Time: 4:05pm | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Stretch Your Way to Better HealthBottom Line:Stretching each day is an integral part of improving your overall health. Even if you're not an athlete, stretching provides important benefits for both your mind and body. Believe it or not, there is a right and wrong way to stretch. Knowing the differences, and understanding the proper technique will help you stay more energized throughout the day and can also improve the flexibility of your joints.Why it Matters:The days of "static" stretching are.... <view entire article>

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Date: August 26, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Developing a Healthy Child Bottom Line: "It takes a village to raise a child." You've probably heard that quote in the past, and there is a lot of truth behind it. During childhood and adolescence, our bodies and minds grow at an unprecedented rate and set the foundation for the rest of our life. Our development is forged through the challenges and new experiences we encounter growing up. Top researchers have discovered that our experiences around food, movement and exercise.... <view entire article>

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Date: August 19, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Growing Up with Good PostureBottom Line: "Sit up straight!" We've all heard it (or said it) a million times, but many people aren't aware that poor posture as a kid can create health challenges later in life. Rounded shoulders (scapular protrusion), swayback (lumbar hyperlordosis) and a hunched upper back (thoracic hyperkyphosis) are all postural imbalances that place a tremendous amount of stress on the spine. The muscles supporting your spine consequently must work harder to support your body weight which.... <view entire article>

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Date: August 12, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

How Heavy is that Backpack? Bottom Line: Even though an iPad can store an entire library worth of books, most kids still trudge to and from school each day carrying an oversized and overweight backpack filled with heavy textbooks. While it may not seem like a big deal, recent studies have shown that carrying the weight of a typical backpack is one of the top reasons for kids to have back pain.Why it Matters: A vast majority of kids wear.... <view entire article>

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Date: August 5, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Tech Neck Bottom Line:Smartphones and tablets have quickly become a part of our everyday life. Many kids spend hours per day messaging with friends and playing the latest games. Often, it's done with their neck bent forward, shoulders rounded, and arms holding the phone up in front of their eyes. New research has shown this type of awkward position can lead to a painful condition called "Tech Neck."Why it Matters:Recently, Scientific Reports published a shocking paper which found a.... <view entire article>

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Date: July 22, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Headaches Every Day? Read This...Bottom Line: Life can be busy and stressful. Sound familiar? If so, you may likely start experiencing headaches more frequently, and they may be more severe. Chronic headaches are a good indication that your body needs attention, whether that's related to a lack of quality sleep, nutritional challenges or even postural issues, all of which can contribute to a developing a vicious cycle of daily headaches.Why it Matters:Those daily headaches are a signal from your body.... <view entire article>

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