If you are like most folks in today’s economy, you spend the majority of your day seated and inert. You sit at your kitchen table, you sit in your SUV, you sit at your desk at work, you sit in your SUV once again, and then you end up sitting on your futon, watching TV until you snooze off. Our Houston chiropractors here at Chiropractic Clinic Houston beseech all to get off their behinds and begin working out ...Continue Reading → Share
Joint mobility is important, whether you are an athlete or not. But the more active you are, the more you need to take care of your body. A lot of sports require very unusual body movements that can lead to injury: muscle strains, ligament sprains, and tendon tears. Nobody wants to experience any of said injuries, and one of the best ways to stay injury-free is to focus on joint mobility. Athletes of all kinds, from soccer athletes, to football, ...Continue Reading → Share
The knee is by far the biggest joint in the body. For this reason, any amount of pain in the knee can greatly impact your quality of life. Knee pain is regularly caused by direct injuries, mechanical problems, or arthritis.
A blow to the knee can impact more than just one of the parts of the knee: ligaments, tendons, bones, and cartilage. List underneath are just a set of the more common knee injures.
A rip to the anterior ...Continue Reading → Share
With the second round of the US Open coming to a close, the competition is beginning to get fierce. All the stars are under the spotlight. Every shot they take, movement they make, under close scrutiny. The whole world of tennis lovers is watching their beloved athletes put on a dazzling performance. One athlete who is missing from the scene, however, is tennis superstar Rafa Nadel, the Spanish lefty powerhouse whose size, speed, strength and athleticism have won him 64 ...Continue Reading → Share
The purpose of this article is not to treat folks who have lower back pain. Rather, it is a prevention guide – for those who want to avoid developing any such pain. Seventy-five percent of the population has lower back problems. Many people sit behind a desk for the majority of the day. This results in weakening of the lower back and an improper posture, which can result in back pain in the future. To counteract this less than ideal ...Continue Reading → Share
Even though summer is beginning to come to an end, and even though school is right around thy corner, the warmer weather is still around for a few more months. The nature of this warm weather results in folks deciding to wear sandals and flip flops. These sandals can be quite stylish, but it is crucial to wear them only once-in-a-while. If a person wears them too frequently, these shoes can really cause a bunch of complications, like acute foot ...Continue Reading → Share
Everybody has had someone tell them: “Straighten up! Quit slouching!” And sure, straightening up does help you look thinner and more virile, but that’s not the only reason why you should be standing up straight. A straight spine actually improves the functioning of one’s organs and can also make less severe any chronic back pain, or any other pain for that matter.
Why Good Posture? Because Back Pain Is No Fun.
When you slouch, your rib cage presses down against your organs. ...Continue Reading → Share
Tendonitis is a painful ailment where there is swelling and imflammation in the tendons. It is quite a common issue and is generally found in the knees, wrists, shoulders, or elbows. Symptoms include acute pain, swelling, and redness in the effected areas.
Although tendonitis is a common injury, there are a few simple steps you can take to obviate over-stressing your muscles and tendons.
The first thing one can do to prevent tendonitis is to begin a new, light workout regimen. ...Continue Reading → Share
How Can I Find Out If My Foot Pain is Really Plantar Fasciitis?
Often times, folks think they have Plantar Fasciitis if they are experiencing any sort of pain in the foot – irrespective of location, whether it be the top of the foot or the bottom, left or right. But the fact is that the plantar fascia is only one of the numerous structures on the bottom of the foot. This means it is not the only thing that can ...Continue Reading → Share
Osteoarthritis is by far the most common type of arthritis. It typically begins to become a problem for folks later on in life, as years of wear and tear on the joints begin to add up. The joints can handle only so much moving and bending. After a while, things begin to break down. And when this happens, the extremely unpleasant and undesirable condition of osteoarthritis begins to deleteriously affect the quality of one’s life.
More often than not, the symptoms ...Continue Reading → Share