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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami 5 Easy Ways To Prevent Back Pain While Sitting At A Desk
Back Pain
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

5 Easy Ways To Prevent Back Pain While Sitting At A Desk

Do you have back pain or would like to prevent from ever feeling any?

Are you desk bound throughout the day at home or at the office?

If you’re sitting at a desk all day, then you obviously need to be doing it PROPERLY! You may not realize it now, but after YEARS of sitting at your desk with poor posture you’ll more than likely suffer some health issues along the way.

Poor posture has been linked to neck pain, headaches, back pain, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, cancer, reduced energy, increased stress and even premature death.

The first thing I do with my patients when they’re in my office is request a photo of their workstation so we can modify things properly to meet their needs. DO NOT adjust to your desk, ADJUST your desk to YOU!

The following are 5 easy tips to help prevent you from ever having back pain desk while sitting at a desk!

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami Limit Your Child's Screen Time to Save Their Spine
Posture
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

Why Limiting Your Child’s Screen Time Will Save Their Spine

Sadly, we see it every single day in our office…young children coming in with back pain and neck pain like never before. This is large in part because they’re spending ENTIRELY too much time on mobile phones and tablets.

In a study performed at Shriner’s Hospital, 57% of the 648 tested children had back pain that paralleled those in the adult population! This back pain is largely due to the amount of time spent on computers, tablets and mobile phones and it’s starting at a very young age.

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami How Long Will It Take For Me To Heal
Back Pain
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

How Long Will It Take for Me to Heal?

“Your Body Is Not Amazon Prime. It Takes More Than Two Days To Heal.”

The number one question patients always want to know when coming to the office, other than what the diagnosis is, is how long will it take them to get back to their regular life?

Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with all the answers, but you may not 100% love to hear all of them.

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami 10 Tips for the Best Nights Rest
Wellness
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

10 Tips for the BEST Nights Rest

Sleep. Just writing this word makes me feel like crawling into a cozy bed and taking an afternoon siesta. Yet, it’s estimated that 70 million Americans have sleep related problems, regardless of age or socioeconomic class.

So, what’s the deal? Why are so many people sleep deprived? I may not have all the answers to exactly why, but I’m here to give you 10 tips that hopefully will not only help you fall asleep faster, but also stay asleep!

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami Healthy Drink Choices
Diet
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

Healthy Drink Choices

What do you drink when your thirsty? With the holidays just around the corner, you may be looking to save a few calories to avoid packing on some extra pounds.

Fortunately, we’ve got you covered on what to drink and what to avoid. This also includes alcohol, coffee and tea! Cheers!

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami 3 Things You Didn't Know About Text Neck
Neck Pain
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

3 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Text Neck’

‘Text-HUH?!? Yup, ‘Text Neck’ is apparently a ‘thing’ and it has been for many years. ‘Text Neck’ or ‘Tech Neck’ both refer to the head and spine position (posture) we have while staring down at our mobile devices.

You know that ‘zombie’ posture you see when a herd of people are walking across the street, all staring straight down at their phones to make sure their Instagram photo is getting the proper amount of likes?

Ring a bell?! Yup, it should, because this is the direction as a world society we are rapidly heading towards in regards to mobile technology. Scary stuff.

I think most of us would rather give up a kidney than our mobile device, it’s literally one of the most expensive and important items we own. Pretty soon, there will be a new experimental procedure to surgically attach your smartphone to your hand LOL. No but seriously, I think that’s in the works.

So what is there to know about ‘Text Neck’? Well, I’m here to tell you 3 cold hard facts about ‘Text Neck’ that you probably had no clue about…

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami 3 Habits to Break to Help Your Back Pain
Back Pain
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

3 Habits To Break To Help Your Back Pain

Back Pain…if you’ve had it, you know that it can truly be debilitating! An estimated 8 out of 10 people will experience it at some point in their lives.

I’ve outlined three habits that you NEED to break in order to reduce or prevent back pain and I have a feeling that they’re not exactly what you’re expecting.

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami 3 Ways Stress is Affecting Your Body
Wellness
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

3 Ways Stress is Affecting Your Body

Stress is defined as ‘A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.’ Yet, it is SO much more than that. The way stress affects the body can be detrimental and we see it every day with our patients (especially since Covid-19 reared its ugly head).

We often see patients who aren’t improving 100% with their treatment because of the intense amount of stress that affects them in their day-to-day lives.

So just how much can stress affect your body?

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami The Best Pillow For Neck Pain
Neck Pain
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

The BEST Pillow for Neck PAIN

Do You Feel Like You’re Always Searching For The BEST PILLOW For Your Neck Pain?!

Below, we discuss the only pillow that we recommend for our patients and it’s the one we’ve personally used for the last 10 years.

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On The Go Wellness Chiropractor Miami 5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Posture
Posture
Dr. Nichole A. Walz

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Posture

Good posture is not easy. In fact, it seems down right almost impossible to have it nowadays with all the time spent on computers, cell phones and tablets.

Luckily, we’re here to help with 5 easy ways to improve your posture…and they’re so simple, you’ll be able to easily do them every day!

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