Oct 17, 2017, 10:17 AM
Spinal Manipulation Yields Great Results for Short-Term Improvement A randomized controlled clinical trial compared medication, needle acupuncture and spinal manipulation for managing chronic spinal pain. The highest proportion of early recovery was found for spinal manipulation (27.3%), followed by acupuncture (9.4%) and medication (5%). Manipulation achieved the best overall results.
Oct 17, 2017, 10:15 AM
What is Spinal Degeneration? Your spine is made up of 24 individual vertebra stacked on top of each other. To allow for flexibility and movement, there is a cushion, or “disc,” in between each pair of vertebra. As we age, these discs can wear, becoming progressively thinner over time.
Oct 17, 2017, 10:14 AM
Proper adjustment of your bicycle helps to minimize fatigue, discomfort, and overuse injury. The following guidelines should help fit your bike to your body: Choose the right size bike – a rough estimate for choosing the proper frame size is to subtract 10.5 inches from your inseam. Straddling a proper-sized bike will leave approximately 1” clearance between your groin and the top of the frame. Adjust the saddle so that when the ball of your foot is on the pedal (with your leg fully ex...
Oct 17, 2017, 10:12 AM
What is Tennis Elbow? Most of the muscles that extend your wrist are attached to a bony bump on the outside of your elbow called the Lateral Epicondyle. Sometimes, through injury or overuse, the site where these muscles insert can become irritated or inflamed. This condition is called Lateral Epicondylitis or “Tennis Elbow”.
Oct 17, 2017, 10:10 AM
5 Risk Factors & 32 Solutions for Back Pain Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missing work. It’s actually the second most common reason for doctor’s visits, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Back pain can happen to anyone at any time- without warning.
Oct 17, 2017, 10:08 AM
What is Cervicogenic Vertigo?We can help with Vertigo, dizziness, in Fort Myers Florida Your brain processes three different inputs to establish your sens e of balance: your inner ear, your eyes, and tiny pressure sensors that line the inside of the joints of your upper neck. Each of these systems relays information to your brain about the position of your head and body. Dizziness or “vertigo” arises when one or more of these balance systems malfunctions and “confuses” your brain by sendin...
Oct 17, 2017, 10:06 AM
Active Daily Living Advice – Getting In and Out of Bed Getting In and Out of Bed To lie down: Sit on the edge of the bed, pull your arms to your sides and tilt your body into the bed, maintaining the bend of your knees at 45 degrees. Finally, bring your feet into in a lying position or roll onto your back. To get up: From a side-lying position with your knees bent, push your body upright into a sitting position, swinging your legs over the edge of the bed as you rise.Coast Chiropracti...
Oct 17, 2017, 10:05 AM
How to Sit At Your Desk Comfortably We know that sitting for prolonged periods of time is bad for our health, but many people are required to spend the bulk of their day behind a desk. If standing isn’t an option, here are some ways to re-adjust your work-space so you can work more comfortably and ward off potential injuries. 1. Adjust your chair – The seat height of your chair should allow your feet to rest flat on the ground with your thighs parallel to the floor.
Oct 17, 2017, 10:03 AM
Hamstring Doorway Stretch Your hamstring is the group of muscles in the back of your thigh that flex your knee, i.e., moving your heel toward your buttock. Tightness in this muscle is a common contributor to low back pain, especially in those who sit all day. Here’s an exercise to help stretch your tight hamstrings.Coast Chiropractic CentersMove Better.
Oct 17, 2017, 10:00 AM
What is Knee Pain? Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions — including arthritis, gout and infections — also can cause knee pain.Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) (“runner’s kpain.
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