Chiropractic News

Tips for Gardening 

1.  Stretch first. Warm the muscles to help perform your work more effeciently and with less injury.

2.  Ensure correct posture and form.  Avoid over reaching, frequent twisting, and prolonged immobility.  Instead, use ladders, move to the job and face squarely to the projects that you are working. 

3. Stay hydrated.  When working in the heat ensure that you drinking enough water to avoid dehydration or heat exhaustion.

4.  Protect yourself from the sun. There are many ways you can do this.  Wear a wide brim hat.  Wear sunscreen of at least SPF15 and reapply every 2  hours.  Wear UV absorbent sun glasses.  Limit exposure and seek shade when possible.

    Happy Gardening!  Enjoy the beautiful colors and the sunshine.

Treatments for Lower Back Pain

Take a look at this interesting article posted on the American Chiropractic Association Website  regarding using non-invasive, non-drug treatments.

.ACA Applauds Low Back Pain Guidelines Advocating Non-Drug Treatments First

 

Tips for Shoveling Snow Safely

  1.  Wear breathable layers
  2.   Take a few minutes to stretch first to warm muscles.

         3.  Push the snow; don’t  lift it

         4. If you do have to lift,  bend at the knees

         5.   Avoid sudden twisting and turning motions

  1.  Take breaks to allow muscles to rest
  2.  Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated

                

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Contact Details

Jimmerson Chiropractic Clinic

 

Main Office:

1309 Front St.

Fort Benton, MT 59442

Fort Benton Clinic Hours

Monday 7:30pm-4:00pm

Wednesday 7:30am-4:00pm

Friday 7:30am-12:00pm

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