As a runner, you know that you are prone to injuries more than the regular person. Whether it’s too much running or cross training, or using the wrong posture in doing so, these strenuous activities put undue stress on muscles and joints, and if left untended, can definitely lead to injuries. Another problem that runners… Continue reading Chiropractic Care and Runners: Just a Few Tips.
In general, swimming is an excellent form of low impact aerobic condition that is easy on the back and spine. Unlike running or many other forms of aerobic exercise, with swimming there is practically no impact on the spinal structures. The water supports the body, relieving stress on all joints in the body. For many with osteoarthritis… Continue reading Swimming & Back Pain
We’ve heard a lot about “workplace ergonomics” in recent years, but with the economy changing-more people are working from home, whether by choice or their employer’s decision to “go virtual”, -maybe it’s time to acknowledge the obvious: It’s just as easy to injure yourself no matter where you physically work. Think about it: When it… Continue reading Work Place Ergonomics
Golf is a common warm weather activity that those of us who live in the northern parts of the country don't participate in year-round. The physical demands of golf are much different from what most people experience in their daily lives and therefore, we should prepare our bodies for the specific physical stresses of golf… Continue reading Back in Swing
Correct Posture Month encourages people to think about how posture can affect their overall health. Posture refers to the position a person's body is in whilst they are sitting or standing. Sedentary activities such as sitting, reading, playing video games, using a computer sedentary activities and more physical activities like gardening, bending or lifting objects,… Continue reading Posture Awareness Month
Swedish massage therapy is the modality that comes to mind when most people think about massage. As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of… Continue reading What Is Swedish Massage Therapy?
You may be asking yourself, "What is Reflexology?" Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure points and areas on the hands, feet, or ears. We believe that these areas and reflex points correspond to different body organs and systems, and that pressing them has a beneficial effect on the organs and person's general health. Millions… Continue reading Reflexology