A lot of people are working from home these days. Oftentimes, after a long day working on their computer we will see them at Stones River Chiropractic, exhibiting new symptoms.  If you’re on a laptop at home we have a few tips to help with your back and overall posture.  Dr. Dawes has been making […]

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Text Neck & Forward Head Posture

Today I want to address forward head posture.  This is when the head starts traveling forward from the shoulders.  We see it in a lot of older people.  The dowager’s hump, the big hump on the back of the shoulders, becomes more pronounced with forward head posture.  However, we are now starting to see it

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Why am I Shrinking?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get here at Stones River Chiropractic is, “Why am I shrinking?” Or, “Why has my grandfather or grandmother shrunk,” and, “Why are they shorter than they used to be?”  Well there are two common reasons for that: the structure of the discs in between the vertebrae have

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Low Back Pain

Low back pain is the number one reason for missed work worldwide. In fact, Americans spend 50 billion dollars a year dealing with low back pain AND it’s reported that 80% of the population will deal with low back pain at some time in their life. So what is it?  Well, the low back is

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Neck Pain & Chiropractic

The neck is a complicated structure of bones, ligaments, joints and muscles that support our head. There are seven bones between the skull and the first thoracic vertebra, where the shoulders are and where the first rib attaches. So, with the head weighing on average 12 pounds, there are all sorts of injuries that can

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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

We know people who are sitting all day now. They’re sitting at computers, in their cars, at sports events, on their couch at home, etc.  They’re sitting way too much. Here’s some important information you really need to know about how that affects your health. So, is sitting the new smoking?  Research is suggesting that

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