Good posture is something we all strive for, but it’s hard when routine activities throughout everyday life can put a strain on our posture. Things such as stress caused by working from home or the hours spent sitting slouched over gaming devices impact our body’s ability to achieve and maintain good posture.
Many world-class athletes add ongoing functional sports chiropractic care to their training regime. Not only due to injuries, but it’s also because they and their coaches know that ongoing treatments are one of the best ways to prevent and treat sports injuries while improving overall performance. They understand biomechanics and the neuromuscular system, which can benefit athletes in any sport or activity.
The knee is the largest and most stressed joint in the body. It is important to treat injuries as soon as you can to prevent problems in the future. Knee pain can seriously interfere with your life. The treatments at Forward Health can relieve your pain naturally, sparing you the need for potentially harmful medication or surgical correction.
Most of us aspire to live a fulfilled and happy life, seeking satisfaction, joy, and energy. It’s important to begin each day managing our energy resources. Think of energy as money in a bank account, we can either deposit or withdraw from our account, and it fluctuates depending on our activities. The aim is to have more in our accounts and not be in overdraft! Often a few tweaks to your regular habits can create more happiness in our lives – our habits matter.
The sciatic nerve is the longest, widest nerve in the body. It begins on both sides of the body at the lower back in the lumbar spine and stretches across the buttocks and down the hip and leg, where it ends at the top of the foot. Any injury or damage along this nerve can cause excruciating pain.
You probably know that water contributes to wellness in big ways, which is why it’s so important to keep an eye on your water intake. However, staying hydrated is sometimes easier said than done, especially if your days are packed with work, childcare and other big responsibilities.
So, you’re aware of how important exercise is for your health, and we are constantly reminded about doing cardio, strength, and flexibility workouts, but there’s one extremely important area that’s often left out, Balance.
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is when muscle pain or stiffness develops a day or two after playing sports, weightlifting, exercise, or work that involves concentrated physical activity like lifting and carrying objects. DOMS is considered a normal response to extended exertion and is part of the adaptation process that the recovering muscles experience as they undergo hypertrophy or an increase in muscle size.
Golf is an enjoyable game that challenges both the body and the mind. It’s a great game that can be played at all ages to keep you active. It involves the foundation of the body’s range of motion, the spine. Because golfing is usually hours spent playing in a bent-over position, repetitive motion of rotating/twisting of the spine can create misalignment.