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Natural curves of your spine are good!

Updated: 3 days ago

Are there good spinal curves and bad spinal curves?


Spinal Curves

Your spine is made up of three segments. These segments are your cervical, thoracic and lumbar. When viewed from the side, these segments form three natural curves. The cervical is a "c-shaped" curve in your neck, the thoracic spine is "reverse c-shaped" curve in your upper to mid back, and the lumbar spine curves similar to the cervical curve. Together, these curves (cervical, thoracic, and lumbar) in the spine form an "S" shape. Many demands are placed on your spine. It holds up your head, shoulders, and upper back. It gives you support to stand up straight, and gives you flexibility to bend and twist. Your spine protects your spinal cord.


Can you lose your spinal curves?

YES, you can lose your spinal curves.

How can your spinal curves be lost?

  • Poor Posture

  • Weak & unbalanced muscles

  • Traumas.... just to name a few

What can you do to help your spine?

  • Stretch/Exercise

  • Improve Posture

  • Regular Chiropractic Care


Our Goal:

Our goal at Fullness of Life Chiropractic is to stop abnormal curvatures from getting worse by stabilizing and strengthening the area/s and allowing the healing process to start. Time and repetition allows the body to resist further injury and rebuild itself healthier and stronger. By addressing the underline problems it helps your body to function at its best. Let us help you reach your fullest health potential. #ChiropractorInDubuque #spinalhealth #GetYourSpineChecked


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Fullness of Life Chiropractic150 John F Kennedy Road, Suite 10 | Dubuque, Iowa 52002 | 563-583-2095