Warming up and cooling down doesn't necessarily take a huge amount of time but a large number of people, unfortunately, skip it as a time saver with workouts. However, the benefit of doing both warm up and cool down is worth the small amount of time they add to your overall workout. Incorporating a warm-up [...]
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Many people commonly think of chiropractic care if you are seeking relief from neck or back pain. It's important to know that Chiropractors are not limited to only care of the spine. Most chiropractors are trained to adjust and treat extremities including knees, smaller joints, as well as the shoulders. In fact, shoulder pain is [...]
It is quite common to confuse Tendonosis and Tendonitis, both are conditions that share many of same symptoms but differs in its cause and appearance. Tendonosis is a chronic or persistent condition that is often caused by repetitive trauma or an injury that hasn't healed. The underlying cause in tendinosis is degeneration. Tendonitis is more of an [...]
What happens when you combine stress, repetitive motion activities, and poor posture? For so many people the answer is a tension headache. Work pressures, relationship struggles, daily stress, and other life challenges can all be triggers for tension headaches. Tension headaches are described as a dull pain, tightness, or pressure that starts typically in your neck [...]
With today's lifestyle being hectic and fast-paced, many people routinely find themselves feeling tired and drained. Plenty of people go through their days feeling sluggish and try to combat it by consuming gallons of caffeinated beverages or drinking unhealthy energy drinks. Aside from a busy schedule, the tiredness you’re experiencing may be lifestyle-related, in which case [...]
Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be completely present, attentive of where we are and what we’re doing, but not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s happening around us. Whenever you bring awareness to what you’re directly experiencing via your senses or your thoughts and emotions, you’re being mindful. While mindfulness is something we [...]
Drinking enough fluids is vital to staying healthy and maintaining the function of virtually every system in your body. This includes your heart, brain, digestion, muscles, circulation, the creation of saliva, the transportation of nutrients, as well as helping to maintain body temperature. Fluids carry necessary nutrients to all of your cells, they flush bacteria [...]
Routine physical activity is an important part of healthy aging as it helps prevent several health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease. Developing and maintaining your flexibility as you age can also be beneficial by reducing the risk of injury, maintaining good balance, and having a better range of motion. You will feel stronger [...]
Let's be honest, we often don’t take care of ourselves as well as we should. It’s difficult these days when we have busy schedules, family responsibilities, and work life. Many times when faced with the choice between doing what we need to care for ourselves and convenience, it's not easy to always make the right choice. [...]
If you have been afflicted with chronic neck pain, you know how disrupting it can be to your everyday life. Standing upright straight for long periods can be brutal; getting comfortable at night can be impossible, and simple things like unloading groceries can become extremely painful. Many people experience neck pain or stiffness on occasion. [...]
Symptoms And Treatment Options For Piriformis Syndrome Does shooting lower back pains, pain in your hips or buttocks area, or a tingling or numbness that extends down to your feet sound familiar? Piriformis syndrome is a condition in which the piriformis muscle, which is located in the buttock region, spasms and causes buttock pain. The [...]
Whiplash occurs when a person’s head moves backward and then forward suddenly with force. This injury is most common following a vehicle accident, however, it can also result from physical abuse, sports injuries, accidental falls or even amusement park rides. Whiplash results when the muscles and ligaments in your neck extend beyond their typical range [...]
Chiropractic care has been around since the late 1800s, but it wasn’t until 1980 that the first chiropractor was added to the United States Olympic medical team. Since then, spinal adjustments have become an important element in sports training and their medical teams. Athletes from many sports are starting to grasp the long-term benefits of [...]
4 Drug-Free Treatment Options For Muscle Spasms Muscle spasms can be uncomfortable, annoying and can seriously interrupt your life. There are several causes of muscle spasms you need to be aware of, and several ways in which you find relief. Muscles can become strained due to repetitive movements or habits, such as bad posture, gaming, [...]