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3 Reasons Why Sitting On A Stability Ball Is Good For Your Spine

2021-06-29T20:54:41+00:00

The workstation is one of the most damaging places you can spend your day when it comes to your spine. Office chairs are not designed to promote good posture or spinal health while desks and computer monitors are notorious for being too low or too high. The result can cause pain in your neck and [...]

How Smartphones Are Killing Our Spines & What To Do About It

2020-08-06T14:54:53+00:00

It's no secret that almost everyone has a smartphone. In fact, a series of surveys by The Pew Institute in 2015 showed that 64% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind. They keep us connected, offer us flexibility, and provide us with access to endless information. They have their drawbacks. Smartphones also [...]

4 Posture Tips Every Chiropractic Patient Can Use

2020-10-04T16:35:51+00:00

Good posture is more important than many people realize. Many a mother has followed her child around, reminding him or her to “stand up straight!” Not everyone knows all the reasons that this is important, but they should. Good posture is essential to good spinal health as well as good overall health. People with good [...]

How Posture Affects Your Health

2020-10-04T16:36:17+00:00

Your mother always said don’t slouch - turns out she was right. And she has science to back it up. Your posture can have a profound effect on your health. Walking or sitting with a hunched back has been linked to a variety of health issues. What’s more, poor posture can cause your body’s structure [...]

How to stretch your upper/midback while at your desk

2020-10-04T16:36:34+00:00

I'm going to go out on a limb and assume that your upper/midback is tight at work.  I can assume this with confidence because just about everyone who has come into Compass Chiropractic has had tension and restrictions in this area.  The tension that we feel in the upper/midback is partly due to the stresses [...]

How Chiropractic Helps Improve Posture

2020-02-20T15:27:12+00:00

Your mother always told you to stand up straight – and she was right. Good posture is very important. It is good for your health, your mood, and even how you are perceived by others. Good posture can help you stave off age related conditions and allow your vital organs plenty of room to do [...]

Remote Posture Evaluation from your Phone

2020-10-04T16:38:19+00:00

At Compass we believe that proper sitting is extremely important for health and preventing neck and back pain.  This is why we teach each and everyone how to sit properly on their second day in our office. We have felt limited in our ability to help our patients truly sit properly because we are not [...]

Is Your Laptop a Pain in the Neck?

2020-10-04T16:39:42+00:00

It doesn't take a phd in anatomy to come to the conclusion that the human body was not designed to be parked in front of a computer for the majority of our waking hours.  That being said, I'm pretty confident that computers are not going any were anytime soon. As a chiropractor there is not [...]

How To Be Pain Free At Work

2020-10-04T16:40:05+00:00

As we thought through topics that would be most helpful to share with our patients, one of the first that we identified was sitting at your desk/ computer without getting neck or upper back pain. Sounds simple enough, right? I’m guessing, though, that a good number of you (and your coworkers, family, and friends) experience [...]

Good Balance Prevents Back and Neck Pain

2020-10-04T16:40:56+00:00

by Katie Culver For a lot of you, you come in for your adjustment, and afterwards, I ask you to do a few minutes of balance work. Whether its performing exercises while balancing on the exercise ball, Bosu, balance disk, or even just standing on one of the balance boards, I’m sure you’ve wondered why. [...]