One of the most common reasons why our patients come to see us has to do with knee pain. The knee plays a vital role in numerous processes throughout the day. In addition to bending and straightening the lower like countless times throughout the day, then knee also supports the weight of the upper body. Furthermore, in addition to acting as a hinge joint, the knee also has a certain degree of rotational flexibility to it. While this does provide the body with a greater range of motion, it also makes the knee more susceptible to injury. Fortunately, chiropractic care can help those who suffer from knee pain. The first step is identifying the most common causes of knee pain. Then, the right treatment can be provided.
The past few months have been difficult for everyone. Stress is at an all-time high in this country and long term stress can lead to serious physical health problems. Therefore, everyone has to think about ways to relax.
During the past few months, people have been spending more time at home. This has given people the chance to pick up new hobbies, catch up on TV shows, communicate with family members and friends, take care of their overall health and wellness. While gyms might be closed, there are still ways that people can stay in shape through home workouts. While it is nice to go outside and run, bike, or swim, there are also workouts called high-intensity interval training (HIIT) routines.
With students getting ready to return to school following the close of summer vacation, you need to make sure that your students optimize their backpacks to protect the health of their back and neck. During the past few years, there has been a growing concern that students are simply carrying too much weight on their backs. When backpacks are too heavy, this can lead to neck, shoulder, and back discomfort. Based on information that was published by the United States Consumer Product and Safety Commission, there were more than 22,000 strains, sprains, dislocations, and fractures treated by physicians in offices and emergency rooms in 2013 alone. With this in mind, what can students and parents do to protect their back and neck health.