We don’t realize it, but our shoulders work almost constantly. They are involved in every activity we perform. And because we use them constantly, every minute of the day, shoulder injuries are extremely troublesome. If we suffer it at work, the situation becomes even more complicated, because very often such injury makes our work difficult or even impossible to perform.
Nobody looks forward to surgery, but when pain or limitations resulting from illness or injury prevent us from performing our daily tasks, it may be the only option. Although it is scary, in most cases surgery can help us return to the activity level we enjoyed prior to the injury. The key to getting back in shape is proper rehabilitation, both before and after the surgery.
Stress is our inseparable companion. It can be mobilizing, but when it lasts too long, it can adversely affect our health. We should not underestimate its symptoms, because if left untreated, it can lead to more serious diseases, overload the nervous system, and cause somatic ailments.
Usually, when we think about troubles with the pelvic floor, we associate it with women but in fact, both sexes can struggle with pelvic issues. The good news is that many of them can be treated with a painless, non-invasive manual therapy technique called Counterstrain.
Many patients suffering from back pain or joint inflammation are not entirely sure whether they should seek help from a physical therapist or a chiropractor. Rehabilitation and chiropractic care address similar conditions and areas of the body. Understanding the differences is important to take an informed decision about the most appropriate treatment.
As women, we are likely juggling many things, from work, family life to social obligations, it can be hard to find a moment to check in on our health. But remember – a woman’s body goes through a lot in a lifetime – from sometimes drastic hormonal changes to the unique stresses from pregnancy and raising kids. We cannot forget about the importance of regular check-ups.
What do we usually do when our stomach hurts? Mild abdominal pain may go away without treatment. If not, most of us will probably reach for some natural remedies or painkillers in the first place. Sometimes changing our diet, exercising, and avoiding stress can help...
Many people worry about becoming forgetful as they age, thinking that it might be the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease, however, some forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. Each of us sometimes forgets where we left our car keys, a phone, or a wallet. However,...
What kind of treatment comes to your mind first when your spine hurts? Probably, like most of us, a consultation with an orthopedist and then, most likely, physical therapy. Not many patients, as well as professionals in the field, realize that orthopedic problems may...
“Tired” is a nebulous word that covers a broad spectrum of levels of fatigue. A crucial distinction, however, is between regular fatigue and illness-related fatigue.