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Achilles Tendon Pain When Walking – A Guide

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. As you can imagine, it is pivotal in all aspects of lower limb propulsion and copes with high levels of load on a daily basis. Benjamin Hodgetts, Functional Sports Podiatrist and Strength and Conditioning Coach, says one of the most common running-related injuries he sees involve the Achilles tendon.   “We mainly treat Achilles Tendinopathy, which is commonly an overuse injury in runners, where the Achilles Tendon at the back of your heel, at either the insertion or mid-portion of the Achilles, becomes sore and inflamed,” Mr Hodgetts.…
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Tips for Children’s Spinal Health – A Back to School Guide

Going to school for most kids means carrying backpacks full of books and snacks, getting involved in sporting activities and sitting in bad posture. The sports activities are good but carrying weighty bag packs and bad posture is not good for kids’ spinal health. Many children have been hurt and it is important for us to give tips to steer clear of back pain and keep their spine healthy. Good spinal health is crucial for your kids’ development. This is because the spine protects the central nervous system. Any injury to it can disrupt the normal functioning of the kids’…
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The Best Ways to Prevent and Avoid Travel Back Pain

Our back is one part of our body that we often don’t give much thought to until it’s causing us pain and demanding our attention. One thing that can definitely make back pain flare-up is travel. Sitting in small, less than comfortable seating for an extended period puts wear and tear on your neck, spine, and hips, and can turn your vacation into an unenjoyable trip. Here are some ways that you can prevent and avoid back pain while you’re travelling – Move Around as Much as Possible Our bodies are designed to move. It helps keep us loose and…
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Are You Sleeping To Benefit Your Health?

What if I told you that the amount of sleep you get isn’t the biggest factor to your health? It’s not your mattress, either. We spend around a third of our lives sleeping. If you lived to be 80, that would be roughly 27 years. You can spend those 27 years negatively impacting your health, or making a positive impact by following a simple practice: good sleep posture. Never heard of sleep posture? The National Sleep Foundation noted that the position in which you sleep can affect not only your quality of sleep but your overall health. Bad practices lead…
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How Chiropractors Can Help Treat Pinched Nerves

Pinched nerves are a common problem among people nowadays. We sit in the same position for hours, and if we don’t posture ourselves correctly, we can accidentally cause a misalignment in our spinal structures. This can cause some of our nerves to be pressed at a wrong angle. Most problems that are caused by spinal misalignments can be treated with chiropractic adjustments. This is a form of treatment that doesn’t involve any medication. This article aims to help you have a better understanding of the condition and why chiropractic care is a great way to treat a pinched nerve. What…
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How Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve Stress

Stress has become one of the most prevalent problems for people in this day and age. The constant tension can be overbearing for a lot of people, and that can cause many issues to develop, from psychological problems like anxiety and depression to physical symptoms like chronic muscle tension. These conditions can bring one’s quality of life down drastically. If you’re looking for a way to relieve this stress, chiropractic care may be what you’re looking for. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits of chiropractic on stress and how it can help to alleviate that problem. The Origin of…
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How Chiropractic Helps Improve Your Nervous System

Chiropractic is a form of health care practice that aims to make corrections to the spine and relieve pressure from the vertebrae. The practice can treat many conditions and promote healthy joint functions. In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of chiropractic care to your nervous system detail. The Function of the Nervous System The human body is comprised of two sets of nervous systems: the peripheral nervous system (PNS) and the central nervous system (CNS). The PNS is the intricate branches of nerve endings that are responsible for the sensation of touch, pain, hot, cold, and more. The CNS…
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How Chiropractic Care for Arm, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder Pain Can Help

We may not always be aware of it, but we use our arms for the majority of the activities we engage in during our day-to-day life. They are probably one of the most versatile parts of our bodies! Similar to the spine, our elbows, shoulders, hands, and wrists perform both complex movements and functions. And so, due to the high range of mobility in these parts of the body, the joints can become stiff, painful, or even lose their ability to function normally. The working ability of the shoulder is also dependent on the arm, neck, and mid-back. Therefore, if…
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What You Should Let Your Chiropractor Know During Your Visit

When you speak to a chiropractor, you can’t just point and say that “it hurts here” and expect them to know what’s wrong with you. You need to give them details that are descriptive, honest, elaborate and specific. Here are some tips for communicating your current condition as effectively as you can so that your chiropractor can give you a proper diagnosis: 1 – Let them know about your work conditions Give them your employment information. This will help your chiropractor an insight of what might be causing your problems. If you’re an office worker, being stationary and sitting in…
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How to Improve Your Overall Health with Chiropractic Care

Chiropractors are trained to make adjustments to your body and improve your overall health. People all over the world have reported feeling relief from pain and a general sense of well-being with chiropractic care. The reason that chiropractic care is so incredibly effective is that the nervous system plays a part in all the other systems in our body. Sensory information from our hands to our toes are collected by the nervous system and transmitted up to our brains. Our brains can then make any necessary adjustments to ensure that our bodies are in a healthy state. A healthy nervous…

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