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5 Tips to Improve Your Posture at Work

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

Nearly every day, we talk with people who spend hours a day sitting at their desks. We see the plagues of desk-bound days: the neck pain, tight shoulders, aching backs and even headaches. Our approach is that movement can be medicine. We identify common, predictable biomechanical motor patterns that can put people at risk for certain types of pain – even when it looks …

Integrative Care Provides Better Outcomes for Low Back Pain

Chris LoRang The Research, Your Best Life

At Capital Chiropractic, we treat low back pain often. And we want to help people feel their best. That means we take time to explain concepts of pain and discuss the causative factors of their symptoms. We implement an evidence-based approach using education, biomechanical intervention, and specific home exercise. These modalities of manual medicine can offer a solution for acute and chronic …

Secrets of the Squat: What it tells us and what it means

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

What is a squat? Squats are a universal human movement, seen everywhere from the basketball court, to the football field, the Crossfit Box, and even among infants learning to walk. It’s what you do if you’re trying to see a product on the bottom shelf at the grocery store. Your feet are roughly shoulder width apart as your knees bend, …

6 Conditions Acupuncture Can Help

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

In the world of manual medicine and rehabilitation, acupuncture (also called dry needling) refers to the practice of placing thin needles into soft tissue to help alleviate many different types of pain and conditions. Acupuncture can be used as a primary treatment or in complement with chiropractic, soft tissue, and other rehabilitative methods. Though you may not be familiar with …