Tips from Our Doctors to Stay Healthy in a Modern World

Four easy stretches for headache help

Four easy stretches for headache help

Do you need headache help? Well, today I'm going to show you four easy stretches that you can do at home, to help decrease the number of headaches you may experience or decrease the symptoms you may feel altogether. I'm Dr.Kara Penson, and I'm a chiropractor at Health Works: A Family Wellness Center in Plano, Texas. Cervicogenic and...

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Give your Back a Break. Morning Stretches For A Good Day

Give your Back a Break. Morning Stretches For A Good Day

Why do I wake up with a backache every morning? Have you noticed waking up in the morning that your low back has just gotten so stiff overnight? It was fine before you went to bed, and when you wake up it's just unhappy and angry at you. Well, today I'm going to show you a few exercises you can do in bed to help stretch out that low...

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Easy Stretch for Neck and Shoulder Tension

Easy Stretch for Neck and Shoulder Tension

How do I release tension in my neck and shoulders? Do you ever just feel like you have so much tension in your shoulders that you just can't get rid of? Well, today I'm going to show you how. I'm Dr. Kara Penson and I work at HealthWorks:  A Family Wellness Center in Plano, Texas. Try this easy stretch for neck & shoulder tension or...

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How Cold Laser Saved Lucky’s Life

How Cold Laser Saved Lucky’s Life

*Warning, this article contains some pretty graphic photos of a rattlesnake bite that our sweet Llewellin Setter suffered. This is the story of how Lucky lived up to her name.  It was a beautiful September day in Central Texas when our family took Lucky out to the family ranch to run off some steam.  Lucky is a Llewellin Setter and is...

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Workspace Wellness | Space That Works For Your Health

Workspace Wellness | Space That Works For Your Health

What does workspace wellness mean? Did you know that 83% of people report having work-related stress on a daily basis as well as 94% of those people report experiencing stress while in their work environment? Today I'm going to give you a few tips to help you kind of decrease that stress while you're in your work environment. I'm Dr....

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DIY Lumbar Support for Low Back Pain (no-sew version!)

DIY Lumbar Support for Low Back Pain (no-sew version!)

Are Lumbar Support Pillows Good? Yes, lumbar support pillows can really help if you suffer from low back pain, tenderness, or instability.  I'm going to show you how to use a hand towel and some rubber bands to save your low back when you're seated. My name's Dr. Christy Flick and I'm a doctor with HealthWorks: A Family Wellness Center...

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Bend Or Snap? How To Lift Without Injury.

Bend Or Snap? How To Lift Without Injury.

Have you noticed low back pain after you've bent over to pick something up off the floor? Well, today I'm going to show you the proper lifting technique and how to save your back from that pain. I'm Dr. Kara Penson, and I'm a chiropractor at Health Works, a family wellness center here in Plano, Texas. When you bend over improperly and...

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