Category Archives: General Wellness

Treating Golf Pains: Disc Injuries

Welcome back to our next post on treating the back pains and injuries from playing golf. If you're new to our blog, we've spent May talking about how maintaining a healthy back will keep your golf game healthy as well. In our last post, we talked about the different ways to treat muscle strains and…
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Golfer’s Guide to Treating Back Pain

Golf is a game that can be both fun and frustrating. It's even an activity that the whole family can take part in. It's a game that brings friends and family together for outside fun and an extra boost of vitamin D. Whether you are a professional, or play for recreation, you do not want…
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More Pain Prevention Tips for Golfers

Every golfer that enjoys hitting the greens always strives to have their best game. If pain gets in the way, not only will your score suffer, but so will your body. This month, we've been focusing our attention on the types of back pain usually associated with playing golf. In our first two posts, we…
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Preventing Back Pain from Golf

Are you a local golfer? Does golfing ever make your back hurt? If so, it's fairly common. Research shows that almost 30% of golfing novices stop playing due to lower back pains, and the Titleist Performance Institute estimates 23% of professional golfers and 28% of all golfers deal with low back pain after every round.…
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Golfing and Back Pain, continued

If you live in North Carolina, then you probably know a little bit about golf. It's a huge industry in our state and it drives a big part of our economy through tourism, events, and the many available courses. In 2007, the economic impact was over 5 billion dollars, and I am sure it is…
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Golfing and Back Pain

Golfing is a big deal in North Carolina. People from all around the country, and the world for that matter, come to our great state to play some of the best courses available. When most people think of golfing in North Carolina, the greens at Pinehurst are the first to come to mind as the…
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Relaxed Breathing!

Have you ever taken notice to how your breathing gets a little wonky when you're stressed? When you get stressed out, it can make your breathing become rapid and shallow. And when you start breathing like this when stressed out, it only makes the other symptoms worse. It's like a viscous cycle because you could…
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Are Health Care Breakthroughs Hope or Hype?

Health care is big business. New breakthroughs in medicine, technology and treatments bring in lots of profits. The reason we know this is simple, it's reported online and you can find this information in your newspaper's business section as well. The discussions typically relate to the impact of the company's bottom line and share prices,…
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Dealing with Arthritis

Arthritis affects more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children. Arthritis is most common among women and occurs more frequently as we age. In this short two part series we're going to discuss what arthritis is, how to deal with it, and if chiropractic care can help. If you're searching for affordable chiropractors in Raleigh…
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When Bad Things Happen to Good Exercisers

I remember it just like it happened yesterday. I was helping a patient develop an at-home exercise program and she started explaining how the last time she was out on a 5 mile run, she started to feel sharp pains in her shins as she was climbing a hill. "Oh, no ... not again," she…
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