Fascia is a continuous system connecting every cell in the body. It is a means of communicating within the body and is responsible for many functions previously attributed to the central nervous system. Those functions include refined and gross movement, posture, visceral function and autonomic function.
Neck pain can range from simple discomfort to severe pain preventing you from moving your head and neck or pain running down your arms or back. This can be due to a previous or recent injury, poor posture or repetitive strain. In many cases, some form of trauma is the first insult resulting in pain in the neck.
Stress is simply the body’s non-specific response to any demand made on it. Stress is not by definition synonymous with nervous tension or anxiety. So how do you live life with less stress?
Stress is often used to describe a certain physical and emotional state, but defining it is so subjective...
Are you giving yourself the TLC you deserve? Tender Loving Care does share the same acronym with the TLCs I will be talking about, but for our purposes, TLCs stands for Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes. And, it is these TLCs that need to be adhered to in order for you to achieve optimal health. When thinking about what it is to be healthy, in both body and mind, I look at how I can help my patients achieve this. I pride myself in helping my patients achieve their optimal physical health, but what about mental health.
Pain is something that I see everyday! I feel as though I know it well as I have personally felt the physical components of it for much of my adult life and see it in almost every one of my patients. I have explained it while teaching around the world. Developed educational curriculum around it and here I am talking about it to you.
So, what is pain?
The Sun Salutation is a sequence of 12 positions performed as one continuous exercise. Each position counteracts the one before, stretching the body, and strengthening muscles while alternately expanding and contracting the chest to regulate breathing. It is considered a comprehensive and ideal practice for physical and spiritual wellbeing.
The benefits of Yoga will also be discussed as well as providing you with a free handout for The Sun Salutation that you can download.
As a Chiropractor, I get this question a lot, especially since I have been told that I am not like “some other chiropractors” that a patient has seen in the past. However the word "Chiropractic" is taken from Greek, meaning, "Done by Hand" and I take this literally in that I use my hands to get my patients better.