If you have ever had sciatica pain, you know the frustration of trying to relieve that nagging, seemingly elusive shock down the back of your leg. It radiates down the sciatic nerve from your lower back to your hips, buttocks, and leg. Maybe the best way to prevent its return is understanding the common causes of worsening sciatica pain. Continue reading “Common Causes of Worsening Sciatica Pain”
According to the American Physical Therapy Association, two thirds of Americans have lower back pain sometime during their lives. It’s what to do with and about that pain that matters. Should you exercise through lower back pain? The common sense answer to you now may be: if “it hurts when you do this,” then don’t do it.
All joking aside, chronic lower back pain can result in a lot of adults losing time at work, and it can interfere with normal day to day activities. The last thing you want to do is exacerbate the injury and increase the pain.
With the advent of digital technology in the information age, there’s been a continual promise to make life wholly easier. Our devices are supposed to help us accomplish more in a shorter amount of time, and more importantly, access information efficiently. The catch? These same devices strain our necks, hurt our shoulders, hands, and wrists.
When you think of a chiropractor, typically you associate them for back pain relief, but did you know chiropractors can also help relieve headaches? Learn more about the other signs that it might be time to visit your chiropractor!
Three million adolescents are diagnosed with scoliosis each year. Although this condition can affect a person at any age, young adults are among the most frequently diagnosed. If you have a child approaching adolescence, note these important scoliosis facts so that you can recognize the signs as quickly as possible.
You’ve just been in a car crash and your adrenaline is pumping. You don’t feel any real pain at the moment, don’t think any bones are broken, and you feel lucky to have escaped any serious injuries, so you head home. In a few days though, you begin to notice pain and some strange stiffness in parts of your body.
The shoulder is the most mobile joint in our body. It allows movement backward and forward, around in a circle, and it enables the arm to move up and away from the body.
Bicep tendonitis frequently sidelines professional baseball players, those who play tennis, swimmers, and golf enthusiasts since they all use repetitive overhead motions. You can get bicep tendonitis in both the shoulder or the elbow. Let’s define exactly what it is, and focus on 5 exercises to relieve bicep tendonitis.
Anyone who has ever experienced the jolt of pain doing something mundane like tying their shoes or pulling weeds understands how debilitating lower back pain can be. Once it happens, it can become a chronic problem that prevents you from enjoying life.
Known as a curvature of the spine to the left or right side, scoliosis is the most common spinal deformity of young children. In fact, nearly 3 million new cases of the condition are diagnosed in the United States every year.
So, as a parent, how can you know if your child is suffering from scoliosis and if you should seek treatment?