Entries by Dennis McGee

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]