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Etheredge Chiropractic Blog

From the danger of opiods to beneficial stretches, check the Etheredge Chiropractic Blog page often for helpful, healthy tips and insight. 

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We’re so glad you decided to visit the Etheredge Chiropractic Blog! Check this page often for new insight and articles regarding our practice, chiropractic treatments, conditions like neck and back pain, upcoming events and more. 

It has been our priveledge to serve as your hometown chiropractor for more than 30 years. On this page you will find information that we hope you will find helpful in your journey toward health and well-being. A life free from back and neck pain, sciaticca and other ailments.  

Why Does My Neck Hurt?

Why Does My Neck Hurt?

Why Does My Neck Hurt? Bottom Line: Your neck has a tough job. It has to hold, stabilize, and move the weight of your head... every day... for a lifetime. Holding up 11 pounds may not seem like a lot, but the 7 bones and 20 muscles of your neck have to work together...

Posture: The Roles Of Strength and Flexibility

Posture: The Roles Of Strength and Flexibility

Posture: Balancing Strength and Flexibility Bottom Line: You can improve your posture and well-being through strength and flexibility. Both play a significant role in how your posture develops. For instance, having both a strong and flexible core helps the body to...

How Your Smartphone Impacts Your Posture

How Your Smartphone Impacts Your Posture

Are Smart phones, Posture and head & neck pain connected? Bottom Line: Believe it or not, many of us spend 3 hours or more per day on our smartphones. That adds up to over 1,000 hours each year! And the positions we tend to hold our heads in while using our...

Posture Improvement Tips

Posture Improvement Tips

How To Improve Your Posture? Bottom Line: When discussing posture, we’re often referring to the overall position of your body as you stand, sit, or lie down. Most experts would agree that a "good" overall posture involves physical positions that reduce stress on the...

Improving Posture & Chiropractic in The Villages

Improving Posture & Chiropractic in The Villages

Improving Posture & Chiropractic in The Villages & Leesburg Bottom Line: Is there such a thing as perfect posture? The answer may surprise you.  The latest research shows that it’s actually more beneficial to think about your posture as dynamic, not static. In...

Tennis elbow isn’t just for athletes

Tennis elbow isn’t just for athletes

Tennis Elbow? But I Don’t Even Play Tennis! Bottom Line: Did you know… tennis elbow isn't just for athletes. Lateral epicondylitis – or tennis elbow - is a painful condition that occurs when the tendons in your elbow become inflamed and overloaded as a result of...

Are You at Risk for Chronic Knee Pain?

Are You at Risk for Chronic Knee Pain?

Are You at Risk for Chronic Knee Pain? Bottom Line: Knees hurt? You're not alone. Chronic knee pain is thought to affect up to 25% of adults and can significantly limit your mobility and quality of life. Your knee is a hinge-joint that primarily moves back and forth...

Hip Pain & SI Joint Pain

Hip Pain & SI Joint Pain

Your Hip and SI Joint: What’s the Difference?   Bottom Line: While figuring out the difference between hip pain and SI (sacroiliac) joint pain can be extremely confusing, being able to identify which one is the culprit is crucial when you’re looking for relief. Your...

Shoulder Pain: How to Find Relief

Shoulder Pain: How to Find Relief

Shoulder Pain: How to Find Relief  Bottom Line: Did you know… your shoulder is the most unstable and moveable joint in your body. Its wide range of motion is facilitated by four primary muscles and their tendons, which together are called the rotator cuff. If your...

Taking a Stand Against Opioids

Taking a Stand Against Opioids

Taking a Stand Against Opioids   Bottom Line: About 30 years ago, the medical community shifted how they thought pain should be addressed. "Pain is a 5th vital sign" became a rallying cry, and new medications were created to block pain… at all costs. We now know...