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Providing state of the art chiropractic, massage therapy, therapeutic modalities, and nutritional supplements to the Northern Virginia Area since 1997, we will help you get rid of you pain, restore function and maximize your performance!
Studies Show That Poor Sleep Quality & Back Pain Could Be Related 💤
You owe it to yourself to make sleep a PRIORITY. Take a look at this sleep infographic for more information about healthy sleep habits that you can start today!
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Source: Vinstrup J, Jakobsen MD, Andersen LL. Poor Sleep Is a Risk Factor for Low-Back Pain among Healthcare Workers: Prospective Cohort Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020 Jan;17(3):996.
Walking just 12 minutes every other day can offer important health benefits. But in order to increase your longevity, try to work up to 30 minutes, five days per week. Experts generally agree that to be considered “active,” adults should try to take 10,000 steps each day.
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Did you know that every inch your head tilts forward to stare down at your phone adds an extra 10 lbs of strain to your neck? Ouch! Make sure you’re mindful of your posture when using all of your tech devices.
Orthopedic Surgeons Recommend Chiropractic Care ✅
Low back pain is one of the most common reasons for physician visits every year. Unfortunately, this can lead to high health care costs & disability in our hospitals. 👎
We want to educate our community that chiropractic care is an option for your pain! And it’s endorsed by other medical professionals 👍.
According to a recent review, orthopedic surgeons recommend conservative/non-drug treatment as a first-line treatment for low back pain.
Examples of conservative treatment include:
☑️ Spinal manipulation
☑️ Superficial heat
Take a look at this video for more information about choosing conservative care FIRST.
#OpioidCrisis #ConservativeCare #LivePainFree
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Source: Hoffman EG, Jain D, Radcliff K, Fischer CR, Hilibrand AS, Razi AE. Management of Adult Lumbar Spine Problems for General Orthopaedic Surgeons: A Practical Guide. Instructional course lectures. 2020;69:597.
Since 1895, chiropractors have been helping patients address issues ranging from headaches to back pain. Unlike most forms of modern medicine, what sets chir...
How are you sitting right now?
Experiencing shoulder pain? Make sure your back is healthy!
A new study suggests that increasing upper back mobility can help with shoulder injuries. This means EXERCISE is crucial! 💪
The Thoracic Rotation Exercise is one exercise that we often teach patients in our office to help with mobility & strength. 👍
#Mobility #Strength #ShoulderPain
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Source: Meadows S, Smith G, Vaswani R. Physiotherapist survey: Increasing thoracic spine movement within the management of chronic subacromial impingement syndrome. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. 2020 Jan 1;24(1):93-9.
Drug-Free Options FIRST for Low Back Pain 💊 ❌
A recent review published by the Pain and Therapy journal reported that conservative care options (like what’s provided in our office) should be “seriously considered” when treating low back pain.
If you are dealing with pain, consider all of your options, and know that our practice is here to help in whatever way we can. 👍
#LowBackPain #PainRelief #ChooseChiropractic
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Source: Pergolizzi JV, LeQuang JA. Rehabilitation for Low Back Pain: A Narrative Review for Managing Pain and Improving Function in Acute and Chronic Conditions. Pain and Therapy.:1-4.
Chiropractic for Back Pain in Children 👇
A recent literature review found that potential risk factors for back pain in young children were:
☑️ Older age
☑️ Later Pubertal Status
☑️ Positive Family History of Back Pain
☑️ Increased Growth
Luckily, a separate study last year found that spinal manual therapy was a safe treatment technique for children.
Chiropractic care on young children is safe, gentle, and EFFECTIVE.
If your little one is having some back pain, our office is here to help!
#ChiropracticCare #PainRelief #ChildBackPain
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Source: Beynon AM, Hebert JJ, Lebouef-Yde C, Walker BF. Potential risk factors and triggers for back pain in children and young adults. A scoping review, part II: unclear or mixed types of back pain. Chiropractic & manual therapies. 2019 Dec 1;27(1):61.
Keep your spine healthy!
April 10th is Golfer’s day. So... let’s talk about golfer’s elbow! 🏌
Most of the muscles that flex your wrist are attached to a bony bump on the inside of your elbow called the "medial epicondyle." Try and feel yours, now!
Sometimes, through injury or overuse, the site where these muscles originate can become irritated or inflamed. 👇 This condition is called "medial epicondylitis", or "golfer's elbow."
Wrist Flexor Stretch is one exercise that we prescribe to help treat this condition.
#ElbowPain #PainRelief #GolfersElbow
Chiropractic Care Improves Pain & Function 🏃
A recent study found that chiropractic care (like what’s provided in our office) improves:
☑️ pain levels
☑️ functional performance in daily tasks
Whether you are in pain or looking to function at your best, our office is here to help! Visit our Page or Website to learn more about what we do in our clinic.
#ConquerPain #LivePainFree #ChooseChiropractic
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Source: Carpino G, Tran S, Currie S, Enebo B, Davidson BS, Howarth SJ. Does manual therapy affect functional and biomechanical outcomes of a sit-to-stand task in a population with low back pain? A preliminary analysis. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 2020 Dec 1;28(1):5.
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Chiropractic Care is More Affordable ☑️
A study published last month compared Physical Therapy & Chiropractic Care.
The results: the chiropractic group spent an average of almost 10% LESS than the physical therapy group!
If you are looking for an effective and affordable option for your pain, our office is here to help!
Visit our website to learn more about the treatment we provide in our office. 👍
#ChooseChiropractic #Chiropractor #PainRelief
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Source: Khodakarami N. Treatment of Patients with Low Back Pain: A Comparison of Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Manipulation. InHealthcare 2020 Mar (Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 44). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute.
If you’re practicing social distancing, these exercises can be done at home and will help reduce inflammation.
eatingwell.com Even moderate exercise is proven to lower the body's inflammatory response. Here are our 5 favorite ways to get moving and reduce inflammation!
Do you agree?
Does Running Cause Arthritis? 🤔
Yet another study has shown that not only does running NOT cause arthritis, but that runners show LESS age-related injury!
Although running may not cause arthritis, running mechanics still do matter! Take a look at this infographic for some tips and tricks. 👇
And don’t forget! If you are seeking care for a running-related injury, our office is here to help. ♥️
#Runners #RunningAndArthritis #Arthritis
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Source: Mitchell UH, Bowden JA, Larson RE, Belavy DL, Owen PJ. Long-term running in middle-aged men and intervertebral disc health, a cross-sectional pilot study. PloS one. 2020 Feb 21;15(2):e0229457.
✋Hand washing tips- straight from the CDC:
☑️ Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.
☑️ Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. ...
☑️ Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. ...
☑️ Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.
Check out the infographic attached for other “best practices” to consider to avoid the spread of germs:
#HandWashing #HealthyMeasures #StayHealthy
Feeling isolated or stressed? 😟
Mind-body practices include a variety of relaxation techniques to reduce tension and promote health! Check out our mind-body infographic for some best practices you can do this month. 👍
#Wellness #MindAndBody #StressRelief
Ready to help you! We are open and seeing patients in need! So far the only changes are lots of cleaning and wiping and wearing of gear and we are closed on Tuesday. Other than that, give us a call and we will get you scheduled.
Oh, we are putting extra time between appointments to help with the social distancing.
See you soon!
Ironically, April 1st is International Fun at Work Day. Unfortunately, many of us are working remotely from our fun friends right now. ☹️
What is your at-home work station like?
A new study found that almost 70% of workers from different occupational backgrounds reported at least one episode of low back pain in the previous year...
👇 Check out this infographic for a refresher on what a healthy workstation looks like!
#BackPain #PainRelief #ChooseChiropractic
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Source: Serranheira F, Sousa-Uva M, Heranz F, Kovacs F, Sousa-Uva A. Low Back Pain (LBP), work and absenteeism. Work. (Preprint):1-7.
Regulators and health systems are on a mission to reduce opioid prescriptions. As a result, insurers are giving other treatments, such as chiropractic, a second look.
fastcompany.com Now they’re looking for other ways to help patients manage chronic pain—such as acupuncture and chiropractic care.
👏It’s National Doctors day!
But don’t get us much 😉
We are happy and honored to get to take care of you, your family, and friends. ♥️
The greatest compliment and gift you can give us is the referral of family and friends!
Does your body need some strengthening? Contact us today!!
This simple exercise to helps strengthen and stabilize the muscles along your spine and stomach
It’s an exercise that just about anyone can do, and anywhere, as it requires no equipment. Core stabilization exercises like this help build the muscles of your trunk.
Do you know a young baseball player? Check out our top tips for young throwers.👇
We are now offering Telemedicine! Visit our website to learn more! https://www.keeganchiro.com/
Sitting at a desk all day can wreak havoc on your body. Check out this infographic to learn how you can set up your workstation to prevent stiffness and pain. 👇
Combat Stress with Exercise
Stress is often an inevitable part of life. Learn what experts say is a proven way to help manage it. 👇
forbes.com Stress might be a modern-day staple, but there are a variety of healthy methods for counteracting its effects.
A recent study demonstrated that strengthening exercises greatly help to reduce pain in knee osteoarthritis patients. 💪
One simple exercise we often recommend in our office is the clam exercise shown below.
Give our office a call for more information about what we can do to help with knee pain. 📱
#KneePain #ConservativeCare #Osteoarthritis
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Source: Imoto AM, Pardo JP, Brosseau L, Taki J, Desjardins B, Thevenot O, Franco E, Peccin S. Evidence synthesis of types and intensity of therapeutic land-based exercises to reduce pain in individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Rheumatology international. 2019 Mar 26:1-21.
Beware of text neck! Try to maintain proper posture at all times. 😀
If you’re suffering from disc injuries, medication may not be the answer… 👇
A new study reinforced the fact that medication does not improve long-term quality of life for conditions like lumbar disc injuries.
So, what does work? 🤔
The American College of Physicians recommends that patients initially utilize spinal manipulation and delay pharmacologic management for low back pain.
Our office offers spinal manipulation paired with other non-pharmacological management to help treat disc injuries.
Take a look at this infographic to learn how chiropractic care can be an effective alternative to opioids.
#OpioidCrisis #SpinalManipulation #DiscInjuries
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Source: Pennington Z, Swanson MA, Lubelski D, Mehta V, Alvin MD, Fuhrman H, Benzel EC, Mroz TE. Comparing the Short-Term Cost-Effectiveness of Epidural Steroid Injections and Medical Management Alone for Discogenic Lumbar Radiculopathy. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 2020 Jan 13:105675.
Spines are like opinions... Everyone has one, and not all are good...
There are many opinions about back pain. We think that it is important that you know the truth regarding back pain. ✅
A new article has recently identified 10 facts every person should know about back pain.
Take a look at this infographic to review these 10 facts, and give our office a call for our expert opinion of your back.
#ConservativeCare #LowBackPain #PainRelief
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Source: O'Sullivan PB, Caneiro JP, O'Sullivan K, Lin I, Bunzli S, Wernli K, O'Keeffe M. Back to basics: 10 facts every person should know about back pain.
Chiropractic is all about that mind to body connection! 😀
Did you know that knee pain is often related to hip strength? 🤔
A new study showed that weak gluteal 🍑muscles can cause knee pain & even injury.
Take a look at the video attached for more information about the most common cause of knee pain.
If the information in the video sounds familiar, that is a good indication that you may need to seek care! Give our office a call to see how our clinic can help get you out of pain quickly. 👍
#KneePain #HipPain #StrengtheningExercises
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Source: Neamatallah Z, Herrington L, Jones R. An investigation into the role of gluteal muscle strength and EMG activity in controlling HIP and knee motion during landing tasks. Physical Therapy in Sport. 2020 Jan 2.
Back pain with bending & lifting?
Here’s a tip: 👇
A recent study found that bracing one hand on the thigh to support the trunk can greatly reduce low back pain when lifting.
💪 Our lifting infographic explains some helpful tips that you can use today.
If you experience pain often when bending down or lifting things, GET PROACTIVE!
Give our office a call for a treatment plan that can help to strengthen your core and limit pain.
#LiftingMechanics #ChiropracticCare #LowBackPain
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Source: Beaucage-Gauvreau E, Brandon SC, Robertson WS, Fraser R, Freeman BJ, Graham RB, Thewlis D, Jones CF. A braced arm-to-thigh (BATT) lifting technique reduces lumbar spine loads in healthy and low back pain participants. Journal of Biomechanics. 2019 Dec 17:109584.
Wash your hands frequently! This is without a doubt the most crucial thing you can do to minimize your risk of contracting the coronavirus disease. And not just a quick rinse – wash your hands with soap for at least 20 to 30 seconds any chance you get – especially after being in public or traveling via public transport.
Vitamin D for Migraines 💊
A recent study found that supplementing with 2000 IU/day of Vitamin D3 for 12 weeks could improve headaches!
Do you know what else can help? Conservative Care -- like what’s provided in our office! 👍
To seek treatment for headaches, call our office today for a personalized care plan.
And in the meantime, review our list of things to avoid that may be causing your headaches…[👇
#Migraine #Headaches #ConservativeCare
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Source: Ghorbani Z, Togha M, Rafiee P, Ahmadi ZS, Magham RR, Djalali M, Shahemi S, Martami F, Zareei M, Jahromi SR, Ariyanfar S. Vitamin D3 might improve headache characteristics and protect against inflammation in migraine: a randomized clinical trial. Neurological Sciences. 2020 Jan 2:1-0. Link
We are open tomorrow. We have been utilizing hyper sanitation practices wiping everything with disinfectant spray between every patient and then a little extra just to be sure.
Nothing helps you get through stressful times like getting adjusted and keeping your body functioning at it’s best.
We will remain open as long as it is safe to do so.
If you are experiencing symptoms such as fever, sore throat or difficulty breathing please do your best to recover at home. If your symptoms deteriorate please go to the emergency room.
Be safe! See you soon!
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