People mainly focus on the plank, dead bug, or Russian twist when working for the abdomen. These exercises are known to build core body strength quickly. Yet, they alone are not enough to achieve the perfect posture of your Pilates teacher.
A good pillow enables you to sleep by holding your head and neck in the correct position where your muscles rest, relax. What does a bad pillow do? A bad pillow hurts, and then you wake up tired and can’t rest.
If your shoulders and back are hunched over while you’re reading this, you’re not alone. Whether you’re a serial sloucher when standing or struggle to remember to relax your neck and shoulders while seated, it’s no secret that maintaining proper posture isn’t an easy habit to form. Most older adults have suffered the consequences of […]
Chiropractic care is designed to provide many benefits, so it may be worthwhile to consider after a car accident. Even if the accident was relatively minor, injuries can occur, and they may not be apparent until a few days after the accident occurs. Getting prompt medical attention can reduce the severity of these injuries and […]
A lot of people tend to skip stretching exercises before their regular workouts. Stretching is often perceived as unimportant because it doesn’t involve a lot of speed or strength. However, it is imperative to stretch before workouts because it prepares the body for intense physical activities. Stretching offers the following benefits: Loosens the muscle fibers […]
Physical Therapy is undergoing rapid change due to increases in medical technology information and increased experimentation. Physical therapy is in great demand and there does not seem to be enough qualified physical therapists to meet the current demand. Luckily, arising medical technologies are helping to pick up the slack. And in the meantime, many of […]
Dry needling is a moderately invasive procedure supported by dozens of peer-reviewed studies. Trained therapists use dry needling to eliminate musculoskeletal pain stemming from myofascial trigger points. While generally regarded as a safe treatment for healthy people, there are some inherent trigger point dry needling risks that you should be aware of, prior to scheduling […]
Almost all surgical procedures, even the simplest ones, have a bit of risk of complications. If you are considering spine or neck surgery, you should be conscious of that risk. The level of the risk depends on many factors, including your medical condition and lifestyle. For most patients, the risk can be managed, and their […]
For people with back pain, exercising can be a frightening thought. “Is that going to hurt?” is often the first overriding thing that comes to mind. The fact is, exercise is essential in helping improve back pain. The proper movements boost flexibility, increase blood circulation, and strengthen weak core muscles that can all expedite your […]
Children and older adults are vulnerable to spine problems. Do you usually feel a tingling sensation or numbness in your arm, hand, foot, or leg? Or do you have problems maintaining balance, walking, or controlling urination and bowel movement? Are you bothered by worsening neck pain or back pain? If your answer is yes, you […]