Herniated disc, also known as a slipped disc, is a relatively common condition. It can occur on any part the spine, but most often affects the lower back or neck region.
Herniated disc most commonly develops as a result of the normal aging process. Other causes include overuse and trauma to the spine. Genetic factors also
Knee pain is a pain localized in or around the knee. The pain usually is anterior, which means it’s felt at the front of the knee. But the pain also may be felt at the sides, back or along the joint line of the knee.
It is common pain and can occur suddenly or over a period of time, often difficult to pinpoint or describe it, and can affect people of all ages. Numerous things can cause knee pain, such as cartilage tear, ligament tear, arthritis or muscle problems.Continue Reading ->
Many people injure their backs while bending or lifting objects in the wrong way. A recent survey taken by the American Physical Therapy Association reports that nearly two-thirds of the Americans experience low back pain, and nearly half of the cases are
There is an ongoing battle between massage therapy and chiropractic. Which one is the real winner? Okay no battles really. Massage therapy and chiropractic work best in tandem.
Chiropractic care and massage therapy are often confused about being the same or very similar. While they may share some similarities, they are very different treatments. Both are effective at preventing some conditions and improving the healing process while providing pain relief.Continue Reading ->
Although there are several health-minded actions seniors can take to maintain their health, sometimes illness and injury are unavoidable. Medicare can be a blessing to many seniors, but it can get a little complicated when it comes time to enroll. You’ll have to navigate specific sign-up times, complicated forms, legal jargon, and seemingly infinite supplementary plans to choose from. Hopefully, these tips can put you on the right track.Continue Reading ->
Working on your fitness is a practical solution for preventing pain and issues in your spine. To really get healthy and take care of your body, however, you have to find ways to balance that fitness work with some essential self-care practices. However, finding the time to add them to a busy schedule can be a real issue. If you are struggling to work me-time into your workout schedule, here is a daily self-care checklist that may help you get started.Continue Reading ->