We Are Much Better Mommas When We Are Taken Care of and Are Feeling Our Best

After sailing through my first pregnancy 3 years ago, I thought that my second one would go pretty much the same way. 39 weeks into pregnancy Number 2 I can say I was wrong. There could be a lot of reasons that this time my experience has been completely different than the first, but one…

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Five Ways to Feel Better at Work

Are you tired and achy by the end of your workday? Do you frequently get headaches, neck, or back pain after sitting at your desk? If you answered yes, then here are a few tips to improve your work place ergonomics. We spend a significant amount of our day at work and sitting at hour…

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3 Things that Cause Back Pain That You Didn’t Know Until Now!

Quick question: How many of you have Googled ‘preventing back pain?’ Yes, we thought so. We’ve all heard and read about what can cause back pain; incorrect lifting, bad posture, sports injury… but did you know that you may be making a common mistake in your daily routine that might be encouraging back pain? What…

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7 Things To Do In Southwest Louisiana If You Didn’t Have Back Pain

Southwest Louisiana is a great place to live, with amazing attractions that people from all over the world come to see. Unfortunately, many people right here in the Lake Charles area are unable to fully enjoy these attractions due to suffering from back pain. Not only are they not taking advantage of all our area…

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3 Ways to Put an End to Your Back Pain

Do you have pain after sitting or standing too long? Do you feel stiff and achy in the mornings or have trouble straightening up after getting out of bed? You aren’t alone. Studies show that 80% of Americans will have an episode of back pain in their lifetime.1 In fact, back pain is one of…

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Back Pain: How To Get Back in the Gym (Safely) Within 48 Hours

Last Saturday I was working out (lifting something heavy in an awkward position) and I felt some pain in my low back. It wasn’t excruciating, it just felt like something was pinching. I continued to work out, even though I know I shouldn’t have, and the pain gradually worsened. When the workout was over, that’s…

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Is It Safe to Exercise With a Bad Back?

Let’s talk about exercise and back pain… Last week I had a question asked by one of our patients, Jane, 58, from Lake Charles… And it’s one that we get asked often: “Is it ok to exercise when my back is hurting? I’ve just got into a good routine sticking to the gym and working…

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