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By Dr. David Basco | November 13, 2023

Chiropractic care, including advanced technologies such as the DRX 9000, stands out as a proactive and holistic approach to spine health, centering on the body’s innate healing capabilities. Distinct from conventional medical interventions that often rely on medication or surgery, chiropractic care addresses the root causes of spinal issues through manual adjustments and cutting-edge devices…



By Dr. David Basco | October 25, 2023

The DRX9000™ is a medical device used in the treatment of various spinal conditions, primarily focused on addressing chronic back pain resulting from conditions such as herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, and sciatica. Developed as a non-surgical alternative to traditional spinal surgery, the DRX9000™ employs spinal decompression therapy to alleviate pain and improve the quality…

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The Importance of Alignment for Better Balance

By Dr. David Basco | May 30, 2018

Without balance, life would be exceedingly difficult Fortunately, we innately know how to balance. But that doesn’t mean we should take such an incredible human process for granted- learning more about balance is a signal way of improving wellness, preventing injury and optimizing function. Balance keeps us upright and centered; it has implications in every…

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Peak Balance: Chiropractic for Athletic Success

By Dr. David Basco | May 28, 2018

Chiropractic focuses on maximizing your biomechanical ability in the context of your sport Whether you are a dedicated gym rat, a hardcore runner, or someone who barely has time to stretch, chiropractic can help improve the way your body responds to the physical stresses you choose and how you feel afterwards. At Bay Area Spine…

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Activating Your Glutes Post-Sitting

By Dr. David Basco | May 23, 2018

After you sit for an extended period of time, be sure to wake up the muscles that matter Everyone knows that sitting too much is bad for our health. But for those of us that sit for a living, it is hardly to be avoided. Which means that we must pay special attention to the…

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When to Choose Flexion-Based Exercise

By Dr. David Basco | May 19, 2018

Flexion-based exercises are useful if you know how to use them  Depending on the type of back pain you are experiencing, flexion may be the right choice for you. Flexion refers to bending forward, and incorporates a number of stretches, exercises and modalities that can help relieve pain, especially for people suffering from exaggerated curvature…

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Avoiding the Muscle Fatigue of Standing All Day

By Dr. David Basco | May 14, 2018

Standing = muscle fatigue It’s undeniable. Anyone who has had to stand, maintaining more or less the same position, for hours on end can attest to it: standing simply hurts. The human body detests static posture- even if you were able to maintain “perfect,” neutral posture while you stood, your spine would still suffer from…

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Using Yoga for Spinal Decompression

By Dr. David Basco | May 9, 2018

No matter who you are… …your spine undergoes a whole lot of compression on a daily basis. Whether you stand or sit for a living, whether you consider your posture excellent or poor; all of this is immaterial because gravity never stops pushing down upon us! Therefore the onus is upon us to do everything…

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Shoulder Mobility Makes the Pain Go Away

By Dr. David Basco | May 5, 2018

A pain in the shoulders… Tension in the upper back, shoulders and neck are ubiquitous in the American adult population. Our lifestyles, from working, commuting and couchsurfing, are conducive to systemic tension in this region that includes the upper spine. It is likely that all the tension in these muscles is also causing some degree…

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Don’t Overlook the Power of Posture

By Dr. David Basco | May 1, 2018

Posture is, quite possibly, the single most overlooked method for influencing health on a daily basis It is something that we are performing all the time, whether we like it or not. That means that if you ignore posture, and let your body slip into poor postural habits, your body will suffer. Your muscles will…

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