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Flu Shot- Should I get it?

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This year’s flu season arrived earlier and stronger compared to previous years. Thus far, 24 states and New York City are reporting high levels of flu infections. The State of New York and the City of Boston have already declared public health emergencies because of the high number of hospitalizations and deaths from the flu and its complications. Surprisingly, those who have already gotten the flu shot are also getting the flu. A recent CDC report revealed that this year’s…

 

Chiropractic and Stretching

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It is important to stretch before and after your workout. If you hold your stretches for at least 10 seconds it triggers a responce to dilate blood vessels to that muscle thus “warming it up” the more blood flow – the warmer and more flexibile the muscle is and the less strain you will put on it during exercise. You need to stretch after exercise to lengthen the muscles. You arent actually lengthening the muscle fibers you are lengthening the…

 
 
 
 

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