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    Our blog is dedicated to the description, reduction, or elimination of pain through Holistic Chiropractic procedures, exercise and nutrition.

    Choosing the Right Lumbar Support

    Shelley Coughlin - Thursday, August 16, 2012

    One of the greatest contributors to back pain is using the wrong type of chair for your body. Surfaces that are too hard or too soft do not encourage proper posture and do not provide adequate support for your back.   

    Lumbar back support products are designed to help prevent neck and back pain.

    Many of these products are pillows or cushions that offer additional support when you are seated for long periods of time.

    The lumbar region of the spine is usually referred to as the lower back. It is the area just above your tailbone and below the thoracic (middle back) region. The lumbar area includes your spine and all the muscles, ligaments and tendons surrounding your spine. If your ligaments are pulled or torn, you will experience a lumbar sprain or strain, which can lead to muscle spasms and significant pain in your lower back. ....[Read the full post]


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