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Ligaments And Tendons And How They Work
There are thousands of tendons and ligaments throughout the body. While both tendons and ligaments are both made of connective tissue and both can be torn or overstretched, but they differ in function. Ligaments Vs. Tendons Ligaments help in stabilizing joints and attaching bones with other bones. For instance, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) stabilizes the knee joint and attaches the shinbone to the thighbone.            Tendons are present at the
4 Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Athletes
The difference between winning and losing in competitive sports is often measured in microseconds. Athletes need every little bit of speed, flexibility, and strength they can muster. That is why many athletes turn to chiropractic care when injuries happen. Often, they avoid more invasive options for relieving pain. Prescription drugs carry the risk of addiction and they can dull reaction times. On the other hand, surgery might leave an athlete on the bench for months
Nutrition And Chiropractic Care
You may be surprised by how much the next donut you may eat will affect those pesky aches and pains. Nutrition and chiropractic care are very closely linked. We should think of nutrition as a necessary component of chiropractic care. We usually seek chiropractic care when we need relief from physical problems in our body but most of these are caused by poor nutrition. For instance, if your diet contains empty calories, high in sugar,
Emotions and Shoulder Tension
There is more tension in the trapezius muscle group than anywhere else in the body. Trapezius muscles start at the neck and extend to the mid-back. The tension in them often leads to tight shoulders. Shoulder tension is often associated with stress but that is only a small piece of the puzzle. The Physical Causes of Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain and tension is a growing concern and most people have this complaint. Physicians suggest that
5 Facts About A Strong Core
An important part of remaining active and to enjoy a well-rounded fitness program is core exercises. Apart from the occasional pushups and sit-ups, core exercises are often neglected. Many people think the core consists only of the abdominals, but the core also includes your pelvic muscles, mid and lower back muscles, and even your hip muscles. All of these muscles work together to support your spine and skull. Here are a few of the proven benefits
Exercise Your Way To A Healthier Brain
You may have heard before how the brain is “like a muscle” and just like any of our other muscles, we need to exercise it regularly. Use it or lose it, but how does one do that? We can’t exactly flex our brain like we flex our muscles. The truth is that exercising the body’s muscles can help your brain in so many different ways. Let’s discuss the ways that physical activity can impact our
5 Ways To Help Maintain Healthy Eating Habits
How many times have you told yourself that this time will be different? If that sounds remotely familiar then this could be the day you discover the motivational secret you need for success. The truth is, getting motivated is somewhat easy. It is staying motivated that even under the best circumstances is difficult. When we set new goals things usually begin strong. You resist the urge to buy foods that are unhealthy, you begin to be more
Reasons To Schedule A Therapeutic Massage
More then ever people are recognizing that therapeutic massage has a wide range of benefits. Massage can help to relieve pain, detoxify your body, help you sleep better and even help you look younger. Let’s discuss some of the reasons that people choose to get a massage and reap the health benefits! Reasons To Schedule A Therapeutic Massage Reduce Post Exercise Pain. There is evidence that massage therapy is able to provide relief from inflammation,
6 Precautions For Diabetics Starting An Exercise Program
We all are aware that exercise is good for our overall health, but when you have Diabetes it is even more important. Routine exercise will keep your muscles flexible, the blood circulation properly through your body, and keep your blood glucose levels stable as you go through your day. Let’s discuss a few useful tips and information for safely exercising with diabetes. It is also recommended to make an appointment to see your doctor before
July 4th Healthy Fun Fact
Importance of being in nature, nice to get out of the house, get out more and get off the electronics, go back and enjoy nature. Hey everybody, it’s Dr Jared Leon and welcome. I want to give you a little fun summer tip today! I’m trying to give a little bit more summer tips because during the summer, a lot of times we do things that are outside our norm, right? We do a lot
5 Reasons To Get Adequate Sleep Each Night
It’s amazing to stop and think that we spend approximately a third of our lives sleeping. With that said it’s clear that sleep is important to our bodies! Our bodies need sleep in order to function during waking hours. In spite of sleep being one of our basic daily needs, more than 60 percent of adults say their sleep needs are not being fully met. Sleep is much like nutrition and physical activity, it is
July 4th Healthy Fun Fact
July 4th Healthy Fun Facts We’re going to be having fun, barbequing and hanging out with family. I wanted to give you some healthy tips right now because if you start today you have 1-2 days to build your body up and get ready. There are natural things we can do between now and then, like deep breathing, exercising and hydrating. If you plan on drinking this week I want to encourage you to start
4 Easy Tips For Being Active In Warmer Weather
There is a large number of people who enjoy outdoor activities, whether its a game of outdoor basketball, baseball, walking, running gardening, or playing tennis. It is important, however, to be cautious and safe as the weather gets warmer. Being hot for too long can cause hyperthermia which is a heat-related illness that includes heat stroke and heat exhaustion. If you happen to enjoy exercise or activities outdoors in hot weather, use these commonsense precautions to
Perfect Tips For Making Lifelong Healthy Habits
Many of us have heard the saying that it takes about 21 days to make a new habit, while that may sound easy enough to be tolerable and can inspire you, it is sadly not the case. The truth is that it can take months or even years, to properly build healthy habits, regardless of what you are trying to achieve. However, don’t lose hope yet!  There are tips that can help you to be successful
Walking Challenge
Are You Walking Enough Each Day? We’re challenging you to walk more. The importance of walking and motion is vital to your overall health and how you feel. Try and complete over 10,000 steps every day! Get Started Here!