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Date: October 14, 2019 | Time: 11:30am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

The Top Causes of Low Back PainBottom Line:It's been estimated that over 90% of us will deal with low back pain at some point in our life. So, you may be wondering why. What causes most of us to deal with lower back pain? How we move our body, previous injuries, and the habits we do (or don't do) each day can play a huge role in either increasing or decreasing your risk of an aching back.Why it Matters:Low back.... <view entire article>

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Date: October 7, 2019 | Time: 11:30am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

What is Sciatica?Bottom Line: Nearly everyone will have back pain at some point in their life, but with sciatica, you'll know something is different right away. Pain that begins in your back travels down to your buttocks, and shoots down your leg is a classic sign of sciatica. The shooting pain down your leg is caused by compression on one of the nerves exiting your spine. Even a small amount of pressure can cause a tremendous amount of pain, so.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 23, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Natural Nutrition: Do Supplements Help You Live a Better Life?Bottom Line:Supplements are everywhere. Vitamins, minerals, bone broths, and protein powders are no longer only available at the health food store, you can find them nearly everywhere you shop. For those of us with diet's that aren't exactly pitch-perfect, dietary supplements can provide an additional way to gain the essential daily nutrients. Not only are supplements a way to get what you're missing from your regular diet, but they may.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 16, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Exercise is the Best MedicineBottom Line:We've all heard about how exercise if good for you. But did you know how powerful that statement really is? Nearly every major risk factor for chronic disease can be lower with as little as 15 minutes of moderate exercise per day. As you age, the cells in your body can become damaged, your metabolism slows down, and you lose muscle strength. Daily exercise has been shown to actually slow down the typical aging.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 9, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Spinal Traction: Reducing Pain Through Movement Bottom Line: At a glance, spinal traction may look like a form of medieval torture. But, while at first, it may seem strange, the relief it can help provide is remarkable. Spinal traction offers relief from neck and back pain by reducing the pressure on spinal discs and nerves. Many people use spinal traction as a way to enhance the results they receive with their care in our practice.Why it Matters: Spinal traction is.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 4, 2019 | Time: 4:05pm | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Stretch Your Way to Better HealthBottom Line:Stretching each day is an integral part of improving your overall health. Even if you're not an athlete, stretching provides important benefits for both your mind and body. Believe it or not, there is a right and wrong way to stretch. Knowing the differences, and understanding the proper technique will help you stay more energized throughout the day and can also improve the flexibility of your joints.Why it Matters:The days of "static" stretching are.... <view entire article>

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Date: August 26, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Developing a Healthy Child Bottom Line: "It takes a village to raise a child." You've probably heard that quote in the past, and there is a lot of truth behind it. During childhood and adolescence, our bodies and minds grow at an unprecedented rate and set the foundation for the rest of our life. Our development is forged through the challenges and new experiences we encounter growing up. Top researchers have discovered that our experiences around food, movement and exercise.... <view entire article>

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Date: August 19, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Growing Up with Good PostureBottom Line: "Sit up straight!" We've all heard it (or said it) a million times, but many people aren't aware that poor posture as a kid can create health challenges later in life. Rounded shoulders (scapular protrusion), swayback (lumbar hyperlordosis) and a hunched upper back (thoracic hyperkyphosis) are all postural imbalances that place a tremendous amount of stress on the spine. The muscles supporting your spine consequently must work harder to support your body weight which.... <view entire article>

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