LIFTING RIGHT – 10 tips to lift properly and avoid disc herniation

Stand close to the load to be lifted Place your feet shoulder width apart Bend your knees and keep your back straight Squat down to the level of the object and test the weight of the load Ask for help if the load is too heavy or awkward Use [...]

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14 headache disorders. Which one do you have?

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Migraine headaches? How your chiropractor can help.

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