Now that spring has sprung, it’s gardening season! Whether you’re set on growing your own vegetables or simply love tending to your flowers and plants, you want to do so safely and effectively. The last thing you want is to throw out your back, leaving you unable to garden or perform other activities for days, weeks, or months. In this article, we’re going to offer a few tips to help you protect your back and continue enjoying your hobby without worry. Prevention is the Best … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Back Smart Gardening
Cricket is one of the most popular sports around the world, especially in India and Australia. Given the nature of the game, many players risk injuring different parts of the body if they do not take the right steps to condition their bodies and play well. Here are a few injuries common with cricket players and how to avoid them. Lower Back Pain Most cricket movements make use of the lower back for stability. The repetitive bowling action causes lots of twisting on the lumbar region. Besides, … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Injury when Playing Cricket
Lasers have enjoyed a presence within the medical community for decades. While they are most commonly known for their ability to accurately cut tissue, certain configurations can be used to address a host of health issues. These are often known as low-level lasers and they differ dramatically from their high-powered counterparts. How do these lasers function? What conditions can they treat and what are some of their primary advantages? If you have been suffering from musculoskeletal pain or … [Read more...] about What are Low-Level Laser Treatments and What are Their Chiropractic Benefits?
There is no doubt that the recent COVID-19 outbreak has taken the world by storm. As we edge yet closer to more than five million cases across the globe, the concept of social distancing is even more important now than ever before. This is why it is quite ironic that some leaders have not yet endorsed the appropriate actions. The simple fact of the matter is that social distancing can (and has) saved lives. This is why it is crucial to appreciate the positive impacts that social distancing can … [Read more...] about The Critical Importance of Social Distancing While Outside
Strictly speaking, ‘lockdown’ is not a scientific term, but describes any of the unprecedented social distancing measures implemented, globally, to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which force people to stay at home. Keeping active is paramount to keeping yourself refreshed, invigorated and level-headed but, with fitness studios, gymnasiums, leisure centres and swimming pools closed, doing so without exposing yourself or others to potential infection can pose a significant … [Read more...] about Keeping Active at Home During Lockdown
Maintaining the proper posture has more benefits than you may think and ironically, relatively few of us can appreciate the correct techniques. Poor posture can result in lower levels of flexibility, a decreased range of motion, improper balance, and an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as lower back pain. Whether the result of bad habits or other issues such as weak core muscles, the fact of the matter is that there are a number of steps which can be taken if you wish to … [Read more...] about Your “Straight-Up” Guide to Good Posture