3 November 2016
Playing games on your mobile device is an enjoyable way to kill some time, and whether you're into strategy games, casino games, or racing games, you can easily log a lot of hours of gaming over the course of the week. It's important to be sure that your love of mobile games isn't negatively affecting your body to the point that you need to schedule a massage appointment. Mobile gaming has the potential to result in repetitive-strain injuries of varying degrees of severity, all of which you'd be best to avoid.
25 October 2016
If you've recently been injured in an auto accident, you may find yourself still dealing with twinges, aches, and pains resulting from the battering your body took during the crash. Unfortunately, it's often the "invisible" ailments that can cause the most trouble for months and sometimes even years after an accident. If you've been suffering from frequent or periodic spells of vertigo since you were first injured, you may wonder whether these symptoms will ever go away without medication or surgery.
20 October 2016
One of the worst types of chronic pain that you can run into is lower back pain, mostly because back pain can lead to issues that will lower your overall quality of life. For example, issues with your lower back can lead to issues with sleeping, poor posture, and even headaches. Listed below are two tips that can help you manage your back pain. See a Chiropractor The first stop that you should make when you are dealing with any type of chronic back pain is a chiropractor's office, mostly because he or she will be able to quickly diagnose the root cause of your pain and administer back-pain treatment.
20 October 2016
Any sudden, sharp movement of your neck that causes your head to jerk back and forth quickly can cause neck strain or sprain, also referred to as whiplash, which is damage to the muscles, tendons, or ligaments that hold the neck upright. Whiplash can result in the inability to turn your head from side to side, headaches, and pain in the neck and down the back. Luckily, this is not something you will have to suffer through for the rest of your life.
17 October 2016
When you think of chiropractors, you may generally think of a doctor for adults, but this isn't the case at all. Chiropractors are also trained to work on children of all ages, whether they be infants or preteens. Since a much lighter and more careful hand needs to be used when working on children at different stages of their growth and development, this training is essential for chiropractors. Children need chiropractic work for a variety of reasons too, so this option is definitely something to keep in mind if you think that your child may have an issue.
13 October 2016
If you are an athlete, you may think that a chiropractor can only help you if you are injured. However, several athletes use chiropractors to help them avoid injury and gain a competitive advantage in their sport. Below are the three ways that chiropractors work with athletes throughout their careers. Injury Prevention with Regular Assessments and Maintenance The misalignment of the spine and pelvis can contribute to several types of sports injuries, including chronic pain, strains, and serious trauma.
13 October 2016
Although every chiropractor is different, they all want to improve your health and help you to make better choices to keep your musculoskeletal system in good shape. Because of this, there are several lifestyle choices that are frequently recommended by chiropractors (as well as other doctors) for patients who are generally healthy and would like to remain so. Here are three of these choices and why they're so often recommended.
13 October 2016
Although it is relatively rare in the general population, osteochondritis dissecans, or OCD, tends to be more common in young male athletes. This disorder occurs when part of a bone, typically located in the knee, is injured and cut off from its blood supply. If blood flow is not restored to the area, that segment of bone will eventually die, grow brittle, and get knocked loose from the healthy bone tissue around it.
15 June 2016
When it comes to choosing a chiropractor, you cannot assume that one practitioner is as good as another. Instead, what you will find is that even small differences between one chiropractor and another can affect the quality of care that you receive. Thus, you should have some criteria in mind when you set out to choose the chiropractor that is best suited to help you overcome your maladies. Stature When you choose a medical practitioner, you may not be used to considering the doctor's physical stature, but chiropractors are unique among medical professionals.
6 July 2015
Summer is a certainly a season during which most people are busy and active. Between playing in the pool, taking hikes, barbecuing, and riding your bike in the nice weather, you're likely putting a lot of stress on your body this season. This is not necessarily a bad thing – exercise and being outdoors are great for your health. You should, however, make sure you're taking a little time to focus on whole-body wellness and rejuvenation this summer, so your body stays strong and able to tackle those fun summer tasks!