Leaning over a computer screen all day while working and writing can cause the muscles in your upper back and neck to become sore. The problem is that many people tend to lean their heads in a forward position as they type and read things on the computer screen. Leaning your head forward causes the weight of your head to put extra pressure on your neck muscles to keep it balanced against the forces of gravity.
18 January 2016
Having your hemorrhoids flare-up is not just painful, it puts you on the sideline of life until the swelling goes down and they subside. If you have repeatedly had hemorrhoids, here are three unconventional ways you can prevent your hemorrhoids from reoccurring. Invest In A Squatting Toilet One of the causes of hemorrhoids is straining when you are defecating. Toilets in the United States are designed so that you sit down to defecate; however, this position is not the most natural position for your body and puts additional strain on your body.
15 January 2016
Many people think of chiropractic adjustments as something you seek out when you're already in pain and looking for a solution. Thus, teenagers, with their limber and healthy young bodies, might not seem like the typical chiropractic patients. The truth is, though, that chiropractic care can be used as preventative medicine -- not just to treat current problems. In that light, here are three ways teens can benefit from regular visits to the chiropractor.
13 January 2016
Whether you've been struggling with a long-term ailment and have yet to find relief or you've recently developed a new type of pain that you don't want slowing you down, visiting a chiropractor can help to eliminate the issue you're facing and help you get back to enjoying life more fully. Here are three reasons that there's no better time than right now to find a chiropractor in your community and take advantage of the services he or she offers.
12 January 2016
Are you looking for a safe and natural way to decrease your discomfort during pregnancy as well as your risk of a difficult birth? Consider visiting a chiropractor throughout your pregnancy. Though there are some myths floating around that chiropractic adjustments are not safe for pregnant women, the ACA asserts that it is completely safe, and that in fact, there are many benefits. Read on to learn more! How do chiropractors treat pregnant women?
11 January 2016
It's easy to moan and groan about the health issues that ail you, but help is often just a phone call away. You local massage therapist has the training and experience to successfully help you through a multitude of common and uncommon health issues, all without the use of medication. He or she will also discuss some lifestyle, posture and even dietary changes that you can make after your treatment to keep your discomfort from re-entering your life.
8 January 2016
If you've booked an appointment with a local chiropractor for a physical health issue and you haven't previously experienced this form of treatment, it's only natural to experience a little uncertainty in the hours leading up to your visit. You can often reduce any hesitation that you're feeling by familiarizing yourself with what you can expect to have happen at the initial appointment. It's important to know that chiropractic care isn't a "
6 January 2016
If you are suffering from chronic pain, it may be difficult to treat your pain with medications alone. The source of your pain may be difficult to identify, and you may require a multi-faceted approach in order to find relief. People who have chronic pain conditions, those that are suffering after an injury, and even some patients dealing with the pain associated with certain cancers, turn to acupuncture as a way to ease the pain they are dealing with.
5 January 2016
Do you have a muscle that just keeps getting sore, no matter how much you stretch and massage it? Maybe you suffered an injury a while back, and though you're mostly recovered, the area still gets sore and tight when you work out. A special technique known as the Graston technique, which is often utilized by chiropractors, can help alleviate your soreness. What Does The Graston Technique Do? The Graston technique is a method of breaking up scar tissue within a muscle.
5 January 2016
A bulging disc is a common spinal condition that has varying degrees of severity. When a bulging disc occurs, the outer layers of a disc in the spine wear down and cause the inner layers to protrude between the vertebrae. In the least severe cases, people suffering from bulging discs do not experience any kind of symptoms. However, many people experience symptoms when the bulging disc puts pressure on a spinal nerve.
4 January 2016