Entries by Dennis McGee

Side Plank

Here is a safe and simple way to strengthen your low back.  Called the side bridge or side plank, it a safe exercise because it is non weight bearing on the spine and it is a “spine neutral” position. Hits: 17

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McGee Chiropractic Provider North Carolina State Health Plan

For over twenty-five years, we have been a provider for the North Carolina State Health Plan.  We will continue to be an “in network” provider for your BCBS North Carolina State Health Plan for 2020 and beyond.  As always, we will file your claim for you and only collect your co-pay amount.  Let your coworkers […]

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Annual Charitable Collection – Greenville Police Athletic League

This year our annual charitable collection will benefit Greenville’s Police Athletic League. The Police Athletic League provides outreach for children between the ages of 5 and 13. Donations may be dropped off at our office between Nov 20 and Dec 11, 2019. The Greenville Police Athletic League (PAL) is a youth crime prevention program that […]

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Back Exercise Cat-Camel

The Cat-Camel (in yoga it’s called the cat-cow) is an exercise we teach frequently at our office. Have a look at his video and try this exercise.  I think you will find it helpful for relieving back discomfort.  For more information checkout our exercise page.   We will offer more videos explaining other back exercises in […]

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July Newsletter

Greetings: A couple of articles about the brain and an article on chicken vs. red meat in this month’s issue. Have a happy and safe Fourth of July.. Dr. McGee, Patti, Sue, Pam, Kris Fourth of July Facts The 4th of July celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence, but most of the signers […]

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Why Sit Ups Might be Bad for Your Low Back

Many of our patients are surprised to learn that sit ups can be bad for the low back.  Sit ups and crunches are a common exercise done to strengthen the abdominal muscles, but researchers tell us that sit ups can damage the lumbar discs and they can even strengthen the wrong muscles. Compression During a […]

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Safe Back Gardening Tips

Spring and summer means more time outside.  If you are like many of our patients, you enjoy getting out in the yard digging and planting in the garden.  Here are some safe back gardening tips to help you safely navigate the planting and growing season. Get In Gardening Shape Gardening is a physically demanding activity.  […]

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Chiropractor Greenville NC

“How did you end up as a chiropractor in Greenville, NC?”  It’s a question our patients ask frequently.  They wonder exactly how a mid-westerner ended up in eastern North Carolina. The answer to that question really begins in 1972 when I was in high school in Iowa.  I had hurt my back (upper back and […]

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4 Things to Know About Low Back Pain (LBP)

1. It’s a Common Problem Low back pain (LBP) is a common problem in the United States. It is estimated that 80% of Americans will experience a significant low back injury in their lifetime. Annually, the problem affects about 15-20%.of the population. Other studies indicate that, at any point in time, about 12-33% percent of […]

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