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However, having a strong core is not the same as having a stable one. A stable core is the foundation we need to do all types of movement such as lifting weights, walking, carrying groceries, getting up from a chair, and playing any sport. The lumbar spine (low back) is built for stability, while the thoracic spine (upper back), hips and shoulders are built for more mobility and rotation. We need a stable foundation before we develop the coordination to move our limbs. To stabilize our core, and respect its inherent ability and role, we need to activate it while it is in the most stable position (Neutral). Neutral position is when the lumbar spine is straight and stationary (lumbar neutral a

Simple Questions to Ask Yourself in 2017

Simple Questions to Ask Yourself In 2017 Are you happy with your current health? If you keep doing what you're doing, will your health improve? If you could support or improve one area of your health, what would it be? These questions are meant to provoke self-thought and bring awareness to your body and mind. Every individual will have a different answer and a different motive. When it comes to your health, there is no better time to address it than the present. If you need a little help getting set in the right direction then visiting a healthcare practitioner like your chiropractor is a good place to start. Not only can your chiropractor help when you're in pain, but they're also well equ