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“One of the worst things a patient can do is have bad posture, and a lot of that stems from our bad habit of sitting down all day with smart phones, iPads, and laptops. Maintaining good posture helps keep our bones and joints in correct alignment so that the muscles are used correctly. This helps prevent abnormal wearing of joint surfaces that otherwise result in pain and degenerative arthritis.” —Nathan Leavitt, D.C., owner of West Knoxville Chiropractic.
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“Chiropractic treatment enhances athletic and personal performance. Athletes like Michael Phelps, Jerry Rice, and Joe Montana are under regular chiropractic care. Chiropractors are used by NFL team to help with the conditioning, functionality, and endurance of professional football players.” —Nathan Leavitt
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“Too many people live in an environment that doesn’t support good posture. For example, your desk chair needs to be at a good height for your legs to touch the floor; your computer monitor should be high enough so you don’t have to look down to see it; and you should have supportive pillows on the couch you use to watch TV.” —Jane Leavell, DC (These are the health secrets your body is constantly trying to tell you!)