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Spinal Neglect: Poor Posture

Blog by Dr. Michael Horowitz | June 18th, 2014

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The opposite of making Spinal Health a Habit is putting spinal health on the back burner. Well we all do it at times and sometimes we just need a good reminder how important our spines are to our overall wellness. By allowing STRESS & TENSION accumulate to the SPINE we suffer the following potential consequences: 

Spinal Neglect is allowing the accumulation of STRESS/TENSION to the SPINE. We’ve all done it and at Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage we encourage you to follow healthy habits of good spinal maintenance. The opposite of Spinal Neglect is Spinal Hygiene. Refer to the last BLOG entry for more information about Spinal Hygiene (a 3-step process for preventing poor posture & future back problems). If you are interesting in preventing chronically poor posture; if you are experiencing recurring bouts of pain, discomfort, general stiffness and achiness; if you want to take ACTION and PREVENT arthritis to your spine (DJD – degenerative joint disease, DDD – degenerative disc disease), then say goodbye to Spinal Neglect and say hello to Spinal Hygiene!!

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