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Exercise:

Exercise takes on many forms. Though nearly all types of exercise are better than inactivity, consider the advantages and disadvantages of your exercise program. Why Exercise? Like walking and stretching, other forms of exercise have benefits as well. Aerobic exercises are heart healthy and stimulate your circulation. . Exercise lowers blood sugar levels and helps…

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Springtime at Home

Now that spring has arrived people are once again getting active. Some will end up in our office with injuries and some won’t. Who does and who doesn’t may depend on what they do and how they do it. At the present time we have patients coming in as the result of doing yard work…

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Myalgia

Myalgia is a general term for muscle pain. Since nearly every part of your body has muscles or provides attachments for muscles, this can result in pain from a variety of locations. The most common cause of myalgia is overuse of muscles and viral infections. Less common but more problematic causes would include fibromyalgia and…

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Spinal Arthritis

Arthritis will at some point affect all of us. It is a degenerative process that takes place in all of the joints of the body including the joints of the spine. Arthritis in the spine is especially problematic because the spine has to support the weight of your body and also because much of our…

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Walking

Driving around small towns like Cinnaminson, Delran, Palmyra, Riverside and Moorestown I see people out walking all of the time. Riverton is another perfect town for taking a walk. There’s lots of sidewalk and some great scenery. In early spring, you can observe the flowers like daffodils and forsythias. In the summer, you might want…

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Stretching

As part of our practice here at Bennett Family Chiropractic, we feel a need to keep our patients healthy in a proactive way. This includes taking care of your back before it starts to give you problems. One way of preventing back injuries is to keep your back and neck flexible and relaxed. Stretching is…

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Scoliosis

Recently here at Bennett Family Chiropractic, we have had a number of patients come in with scoliosis. Today in fact, I saw one of the most exaggerated cases of scoliosis that we have seen in several years. Since it is a pretty common problem I thought it would be good to address the issue. Considerations…

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Work Injuries

Work Injuries: As I’ve mentioned, there are a lot of “blue collar” workers in the Cinnaminson area including: Palmyra, Riverside, Pennsauken and Delran and to a lesser extent Riverton and Moorestown and this can mean a greater risk of work injuries. I’ve discussed lifting injuries, but it doesn’t stop there. If you are working around…

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Whiplash Injuries

What is it? The word whiplash is in itself a controversial term. It refers to a complex of injuries generally associated with a rear-end collision. Though the condition is often associated with lawsuits and occasionally “fake” injuries, in reality it is a very real problem that can result in life-long suffering if not handled properly.…

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Treating Lifting Injuries

Lifting Injuries: Here at Bennett Family Chiropractic we have been treating injuries from lifting for over 30 years. In the Cinnaminson area, including Palmyra, Riverside, Pennsauken, Delran and to a lesser extent Riverton and Moorestown there are many “blue collar” workers that may be more prone to lifting injuries due to the physical nature of…

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