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.
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.
Sleep is something that we need and do everyday. Our body's need the rest to function properly. But as much as we need to sleep daily, the reality is that most people don't get enough shuteye. Chronic sleep deprivation has been linked to many ailments and health conditions including muscle pain, headaches, cardiovascular disease, migraines, respiratory issues and numerous other conditions.
Anxiety is a normal emotion that almost everyone feels at one point or another. Life changing events, new situations, stress and major decisions can leave us feeling anxious. While some of these feelings are completely natural, they can also be very unhealthy and start to interfere with our daily life.
Chiropractors are highly educated and experienced physicians who believe in healing the body naturally. Chiropractic treatments are a non-invasive method of helping people recover from illness or injury without the use of medications or surgical procedures. The natural healing techniques used by chiropractic doctors have helped treat arthritis, osteoporosis, headaches, fibromyalgia, scoliosis, pregnancy-related ailments, neck and back trauma as well as numerous other conditions and injuries. Chiropractic care benefits patients by:
Now that the students are back in school and most adults have settled back into their work routines, people are doing a lot more sitting. But are we sitting properly? Having the right posture while occupied at your desk is a crucial but often under looked part of our overall health. Poor posture results in:
Most people, at some point in their life, have suffered the pain of a headache. While some aches can be mild irritants, other headaches can be debilitating with the pain so severe that it can interfere with your ability to go about your day-to-day activities.
Stress is part of life. In fact, some stress can be good for you because it can warn you of danger and trigger a reaction. However, bad stress can have a negative effect on our health. High stress levels are responsible for many illnesses and diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, digestive problems and mental health issues including anxiety and depression. Bad stress can also lead to negative behaviors such as drug and alcohol abuse and even shorten our lifespan.
Back pain is one of the most common health problems. This pain can be due to many reasons and it is important to discern what seems to be the main cause of the pain. If you have the habit of sitting or standing in the wrong posture, this can increase the possibility of back pain, as well as the severity. In such cases it is recommended to seek a chiropractor's assistance. A chiropractor is a professional who helps patients suffering from back pain, as well as other problems in the neck, muscles and headaches. A chiropractor will start by giving tips on healthy postures, as well as other non-surgical solutions.
Chiropractic treatment is a method of natural healing which forms part of alternative/complimentary health care that helps in both chronic and acute conditions. This form of alternate therapy involves the art and science of adjusting misaligned joints of the body, especially of the spine, which in turn reduces spinal nerve stress and therefore promotes health throughout the body. It is a natural, painless and non-invasive way to restore physical as well as mental health.