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National Chiropractic Health Month #PainFreeNation

an estimated 100 million Americans are affected by chronic pain, with an estimated annual cost to American society of at least $560-$635 billionAccording to the Centers for Diease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 16,235 deaths involving prescription opioids 

















Official ACA HCHM flyer PDF link



ChiroWorks Care Center
Anthony Tsai, D.C.
Chiropractor in San Jose, CA
Graston Technique Certified
FAKTR Certified

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Standing Desks for Healthier Lifestyle and Less Pain

 In September, the White House ordered $700k worth of standing desks. Recently, sitting for excessive periods of time have been associated with decreased life span and various other health problems. This is a summary of some important points from another article which is already very brief and concise so I felt I would not change anything.

A reduced risk of obesity. People who are "fidgety," researchers say, tend to be thinner than those who stay still all day.A lower risk of metabolic problems and cardiovascular disease.Research suggests that sitting for too long can mess up your body's metabolism of sugar and fat, which can contribute to diabetes and heart disease.A reduced risk of cancer for women. Though it's unclear how exactly sitting increases the risk of cancer, it's possible that sitting for too long decreases metabolism, and may have an effect on body fat and estrogen levels, all of which may be linked to the development of some cancers.A lower long-t…