River Ridge Chiropractic Blog Archive

Herniated Discs and Core Exercises

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

  It may sound surprising, but when you herniate a disc, your body can actually forget how to engage the deep core muscles that help to support your spine. With a traumatic back injury such as a disc herniation, the signals that your brain sends to your muscles may be disrupted. While patients at River […]


Herniated Discs and Spinal Decompression, Part 1

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Dear Dr. Bart,   About 6 months ago I was at a family gathering when I tripped and fell. I immediately knew something was wrong. It felt like something in my lower back had given out. As it turns out, I had herniated one of my discs. I’ve been in pretty terrible pain ever since. […]


Holiday Weight Gain and Back Pain, Part 2

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Holiday Weight Gain and Back Pain, Part 2 In the last blog, I discussed the ways in which weight gain can affect spine health and cause back pain. We all know that, around the holidays, we are especially susceptible to weight gain. Today, I’ll be giving you some easy tips to help you keep your […]


Holiday Weight Gain and Back Pain, Part 1

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Holiday Weight Gain and Back Pain, Part 1   Dr. Bart, I’ve been experiencing minor lower back pain, and it doesn’t seem to be going away. I’m currently about 10 pounds overweight, and I’m worried that if I put on extra pounds over the holidays, the problem will get even worse. Is it true that […]


Improving Posture at Work, Part 2

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

If your daily work requires a sitting in front of a computer for extended periods of time, this series may interest you. Improving Posture at Work, Part 2 Last week we discussed how poor posture at work can cause real problems for your overall well-being. I mentioned that at River Ridge Chiropractic, we can help […]



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