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WHEREAS, October is National Spine Health Awareness Month which is observed as a public reminder of the importance of spinal health; and

WHEREAS, the health of a person's back has considerable effect on their quality of life; largely due to the impact on physical activity. Research shows that physical activity provides valuable benefits to our mental health by reducing the risk of anxiety and depression and enhancing sleep and quality of life; and

WHEREAS, the health of a person's back has considerable effect on their quality of life; largely due to the impact on physical activity. Research shows that physical activity provides valuable benefits to our mental health by reducing the risk of anxiety and depression and enhancing sleep and quality of life; and

WHEREAS, Doctors of chiropractic care are physician-level health care providers who focus on the whole person as part of their hands on, non-drug approach to pain management and health promotion, and who have expertise in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of neuromusculoskeletal conditions; and

WHEREAS, the Silver State joins with national partners, State and local health professionals and community organizations concerned with spine care who focus their attention on spinal pain and disability at home, in the workplace, in schools and in our communities; and

WHEREAS, during Spine Health Awareness month in Nevada it is a time to explore ways to promote spine health and encourage Nevadans to take steps to be kind to their spine;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the month of October 2021, as

SPINE HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 21st day of September, 2021

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