Now that spring is in full bloom, people are starting to get out more to enjoy the beautiful weather. The winter couch potato season is over and the outdoor fun has begun. At this time of year, many people break out of their sedentary winter habits and start to get more active; they join sports teams, start their jogging routines, pull out the bikes, inline skates and other fun outdoor summer activity supplies. But if you have been inactive during the colder months, you risk injuring your back and other tissues when you start increasing your activity levels again. Here are some tips to help reduce hurting yourself when you start your summer exercise activities.
Spring is a great time to do a thorough cleanup of the house and yard. Once the weather has started to warm and the days are longer, people are beginning to feel more motivated to get work done. Getting rid of the residual effects of the cold season in preparation for the warm spring and hot summer often is an annual chore for many homeowners.
If you feeling a little extra skip in your step, you're not alone. Now that spring is here, the days are longer and the warm sunny days are giving people reason to smile while they shed their bulky winter wear.
This is a magical time of year when the snow melts, everything starts to grow again, and feelings of love are all around us. There are many benefits to the spring season.
Getting in shape is one of the most common New Year's resolutions made. And while their intentions are good, most people give up on their promises within the first month. There are many reasons why people don’t follow through with their New Year declarations.
Tis the season to go shopping but it's also the time to experience a lot of pain. Not only will you feel the pain in your wallet, but your back is going to suffer too. Walking on the hard surfaces of the store and mall floors, lifting, carrying, pulling and pushing all add extra stress to the muscles and tissues in your lower spine. At Stephen Nutt Chiropractic, we can help you reduce your back pain this holiday season.
With Thanksgiving only a few days away, many people are preparing for their big gatherings with loved ones. People all over the country will be traveling, visiting friends and family and celebrating the holidays with big feasts, drinks and late nights. It's a time when our daily schedules are thrown to the wind. But while you're enjoying the holidays, it's also important to incorporate healthy habits into your festivities. Here are just a few things you can do to have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving.
Halloween is coming up in a few days which means many adults will be taking their children out trick-or-treating. While the walking is great exercise, it can also cause pain and discomfort in the lower back. Here are some tips to help you have a pain free Halloween while walking around your neighborhood.
Now that the weather is getting cooler and everyone is back to work and school, that season has started again. If you guessed the cold and flu season, you're right. This is the time of year when children and adults are starting to get sick. But you don't have to be one of them. Here are some tips to stay healthy during this time of year.
With Grandparent's Day this weekend, we thought it only fitting to write an article to cover health tips for our aging population. As we get older, our body tissues begin to deteriorate and can become more prone to injury or damage. To live a high-quality life during our senior years, it's important to develop and maintain positive lifestyle habits that optimize your health. Getting older doesn't have to mean that we have to stop living. There are things that we can do to maintain a healthy, active life in our later years.
When summer hits, many people tend to ditch the gym in favor of taking their workouts outside. Cycling, jogging, and outdoor sports are just some of the popular activities that we enjoy when the hot weather finally arrives. While there are several fantastic summertime activities to help keep us moving, they can also put our health at risk if we're not careful. The hotter temperatures increase our chances of developing heat-related health conditions such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. However, careful planning before, during and after your workout will greatly reduce your risk of developing a serious or even life-threatening condition. Here are some tips for having a healthy and fun summer workout: