Yoga’s not just for women, or just for people who like to meditate. It’s not just for the super bendy or for people who don’t like to work up a sweat. It is for everyone because it’s functional. It improves movement patterns, corrects muscle imbalances and alignment. It requires you to move through a full range of motion as you enhance dynamic flexibility.
About 80% of people experience back pain at some point and many of us don’t know the cause. Health.com points our the 4 reasons why your back might hurt. Take a look at these 4 reasons your back hurts, and try to figure out if you’re increasing your odds for injury.
Some triggers for back pain and things to avoid include,
Many of us living in China scoff at the Chinese aversion to ice, specially those of us who have been educated that ice is one of the best (and cheapest) forms of aid for healing minor sports injuries.
In our health-conscious society that has developed in the last 30 years, great focus has been placed on taking steps to prevent medical problems like heart disease, cancer, diabetes, etc. With skin cancer being directly linked to sun exposure and frequent sunburns, a number of methods have arisen to reduce these factors: high SPF level sunblock,
Skin BioPrinter change the way we treat burns and even use of motion sensor technology found in smartphones to advance the treatment of chronic pain. Problem is, if you aren’t aware of the advances, you may find yourself suffering unnecessarily.
Has anyone ever suggested biting your tongue to distract from another source of pain? Or keeping busy at work to get your mind off other stressors? Or working out at the gym to ease tension? All of us deal with some type of stress or pain on a daily basis, whether physical, emotional, etc. To manage this,
Working in Sports Medicine and Spine care, it is expected that almost every patient will come in with a pain-related injury. With expats being so active in Shanghai, knee injuries from extreme workouts or back pain from playing rugby are regular encounters. While standard medical care, including physical therapy, medication, injections and bracing, remains the primary approach to treatment,
The bottom line that everyone should remember is that if one is in doubt, consult a doctor. If back pain is getting worse over time, does not feel better with rest and over the counter pain remedies, and/or involves neurological symptoms then it is advisable to be evaluated by a back pain doctor.
Everyday more than 4 billion people start their day with a cup of java to wake up, brush the sleep away and get going for the day. While most people drink coffee to get their day off to the right start, many are not aware of the health benefits associated with coffee: decreased risk of developing dementia,