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Chiropractic as effective pain relief: Watch the interview with Dr. LoRang

Abbie Sawyer In the News, Your Best Life

By now, it’s no secret that our country is struggling with a serious opioid problem. In fact, many are asking what else can be done to treat pain besides prescription opiates. According to the Center for Disease Control recommendations for determining when to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain, “Nonpharmacologic therapy and nonopioid pharmacologic therapy are preferred for chronic …

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Posture to Avoid Tech Neck with Your Phone

Abbie Sawyer Your Best Life

  View this post on Instagram   Tech neck! Have you ever looked like this first picture of Dr. LoRang, with your neck and upper back craned down to look at your cell phone? πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ It’s so easy to do! But it’s so unnatural for your spine. Instead, try bringing your phone up (like photo #2) or leaning forward on …

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Functional Movement Flow with Dr. Chris LoRang

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  View this post on Instagram   Want a stronger core? Forgo traditional sit-ups and, instead, try this functional movement series from the @dnsrehabilitation model. This multi-dimensional flow builds muscles that you need and use in everyday life. Sit-ups, on the other hand, only work the 6-pack muscles and leave out the rest, while also putting extra strain on your …

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Would we do it again? Our Whole30 Experience Recap

Abbie Sawyer Clinic News, Your Best Life

Back in mid-January, our whole team at Capital Chiropractic embarked on a Whole30 experience together. We each pledged to seek out vegetables, healthy fats, and healthy proteins instead of a long list of things, including dairy, gluten, added sugar of any kind, corn, soy, preservatives, alcohol, and food colorings. Midway through the 30+ days, we had various revelations. Some of …

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Posture to Avoid Tech Neck with Your Computer

Abbie Sawyer Your Best Life

  View this post on Instagram   Tech neck, part two! Have you ever looked like Dr. LoRang in photos 1-3? πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ Craning our heads forward and down to look at computer screens can wreak havoc on our muscles and spine. Ouch! πŸ™‡πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ™‡πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’₯πŸ”₯πŸš§πŸŒ‹βš οΈπŸš«β€ΌοΈ Instead, try one of the postures Dr. LoRang demonstrates in photos 4-6. Here, the spine and neck …