If you're lifting weights at the gym to try and get stronger and leaner, you're on the right track. Resistance training is incredibly beneficial to the body, but it can also take a toll on your muscles and joints-- especially your feet, ankles, knees, and back. You might not think that these injuries come from your desk job, but you will be surprised to learn that the time you spend sitting at your desk has a huge impact on your performance at the gym Take the following steps to keep yourself on the path to better fitness, instead of becoming side tracked by an unexpected injury.
If a loved one has recently become wheelchair-bound, you need to look for ways to begin making your home wheelchair-accessible. There is nothing more frustrating for those in a wheelchair than battling stairs, narrow doorways, and high counters and cabinets. Your loved one wants to be as independent as possible, and doing what you can to make your home accessible will help achieve that goal. Here are some great ways to make your home wheelchair-ready.
One of the most common diagnoses at a chiropractor's office is bad posture. Bad posture can lead to an array of problems; however, these problems aren't limited to back pain. One of the more obscure consequences of bad posture is difficulty breathing – but what causes this and how can chiropractic treatment help? What Causes Bad Posture? From a musculoskeletal point of view, there are two main underlying causes of bad posture:
When someone in your home has allergies, it can be a bit of a complex dance to identify and remove the sources. Sometimes, the source is easily identified simply because it is a common allergen--pets and mold fall into this category. But what about the lesser-known allergens that aren't as common? You may be surprised to learn that these common substances and items could be responsible for allergic reactions, but it's true.
There's nothing like a migraine headache to disrupt your life. Characterized by intense pain, visual disturbances, and even nausea and vomiting, a migraine can put you down for the count for the day, or even for several days at a time. What's worse is that once a migraine starts, there is little that can be done to stop it, and there isn't any one method of preventing a migraine that universally works for every migraine sufferer.