June 09, 2015
Are you troubled by chronic, reoccurring back pain? Is it starting to affect your quality of life, hindering your ability to enjoy your favorite activities or even making it impossible for you to earn a living? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you may want to see an osteopath for your back pain. Here are 10 solid reasons why: #1 – A Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) focuses on treating your whole body, not just the problem area, which generally means better results as your entire body is involved in the healing process. #2 –...
November 28, 2014
When your back hurts, it is hard to enjoy life. Even simple actions such as sitting, standing, and walking can leave you in discomfort or pain, and physical activities that you used to enjoy, like golf with your buddies or playing catch with your children, are no longer possible. That is, until you try yoga—at least that is what research says. In a three-year study which took place in the U.K. and was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, more than 313 adults who suffered with back pain were asked to take part in a randomized control trial....
January 27, 2014
When your muscles are sore, it can be hard to keep up with your exercise routines and improve your physical health. Therefore, the best thing you can do is remedy your aches and pains before they start to limit your wellness goals. Here are 10 all natural ways to do that: Do a warm-up and cool-down. A lot of muscle soreness can be avoided by working your muscles slowly and intentionally both before and after your exercise sessions. Engage in lighter exercise. If your pain is due to overworking your muscles, lighten up on the intensity of your...
August 30, 2013
Back injury can be tremendously incapacitating, tenacious, and problematic to remedy. Thus, every effort should be made to dodge back injury during resistance training. The lower back is principally at risk. It has been seen that 85% to 90% of all intervertebral disk herniations happen at the disk between the two lowest lumbar vertebrae (L4 and L5) or between the lowest lumbar and the top sacral vertebra (L5 and S1). This is not unexpected, given the enormously high compressive forces on the disks during lifting. The flat-back lifting posture has been determined to be better generally than a...
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January 21, 2013
Do you do everything you can to increase your physical fitness, such as eating right and performing regular cardio and strength training exercises, but neglect to take the time to stretch? If so, you could be missing a very important key to good health.
Benefits of Stretching
Performing daily exercises that involve stretching your muscles is important to your overall physical wellness. Some...