Many times the reasons behind neck and back pain are difficult to be pin pointed to a specific reason. However, that being said, topping the list in common causes are; poor work ergonomics, incorrect lifting techniques and injuries caused by accidents. We’re going to look at several ways that low-impact exercising can assist your recovery journey for neck and back pain. Try Swimming Swimming is more often the recommended exercise for patients suffering from back and neck pain. This is most … [Read more...] about How Low Impact Exercising can Assist with Back & Neck Pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a weakness, numbness, or tingling sensation in your hands caused by pressure applied to the hand's median nerve. This nerve runs the length of your arm and passes through the wrist's carpal tunnel and ends up in the hand. The carpal tunnel controls the movement and feeling in the thumb and all the fingers, except the smallest finger. Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Some of the leading causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome include: • Repetitive motions, including typing, … [Read more...] about Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
A healthy diet is not only good for your mental a physical growth and well-being, but it is also good for your overall quality of life and life expectancy. Healthy eating can help to protect you against several chronic non-communicable diseases, including diseases, heart diseases and cancer. You need to avoid some foods detrimental to your health, such as salty and sugary foods, high-calorie foods such as fast foods and industrially produced foodstuff like crisps. When you maintain a good … [Read more...] about Importance of Healthy Eating
Did you know that doctors have discovered more than 100 different types of arthritis? Characterised by stiffness and pain found within the joints, this condition affects millions of individuals from all age groups. Not only can it negatively impact your quality of life, but many activities that you may have enjoyed in the past could be difficult to perform. Therefore, seeking professional treatment is an excellent way to ensure that the symptoms associated with arthritis are kept in check. … [Read more...] about What Chiropractic Techniques Can be Used to Treat Arthritis?
Did you know that correct posture starts from the feet? Your feet form the foundation of your body and are intimately linked to the shape of your spine. Should your feet be improperly aligned, the rest of the body can be affected. From over-pronation or injury to flat feet, issues with your feet will ultimately impact the joints above them. Note that poor foot biomechanics triggered by how you walk or stand can lead to back and knee pain. Posture from Head to Toe A slumped back and sunken … [Read more...] about How Feet Alignment Affects Posture
The past 12 months have been quite difficult due to current health crisis; particularly in regards to social distancing measures. Not only have many of us been forced to curtail our everyday activities, but exercise has been a challenge. The good news is that things are slowly improving. Now that spring is on the way, it will soon once again be possible to engage in a number of healthy fitness activities.However, we should also remember that it is important to ease back into any type of training … [Read more...] about Post-Lockdown Fitness: Getting Back Into the Swing of Things