October 16th marks another annual World Spine Day. This global event highlights and brings into focus the burden of debilitating spinal pain and its impact on the quality of life for hundreds of millions of people. It promotes proper posture and responsible physical activity to stay active and encourages good spine health.
October marks another National Chiropractic Health Month. As per their website, the purpose of this event “is to raise public awareness of the importance of musculoskeletal health and the benefits of chiropractic care and its natural, whole-person, patient-centered, and drug-free approach to health and wellness.”
When most people think about chiropractic care, spinal adjustments, and chronic pain relief are usually the first things that come to mind. However, a wide variety of ailments originate from the spine, and chiropractic care can address them. Is poor circulation one of them?
This year, National Women’s Health and Fitness Day falls on September 30. It is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This yearly event helps to bring attention to the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness specifically for women. How does chiropractic care fit into this national day of awareness you may ask? Continue reading for chiropractic wellness tips for women.
Stretching is really the only exercise you can do from home to keep your muscles loose and flexible to help reduce your risk of injury. During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you may have had your previous stretching habits interrupted and are trying to get back into the swing of things.
Due to COVID-19, many people are working from home, either for the first time or more often than usual. Generally, though, we don’t have proper desks, which is leading to backaches, neck aches, repetitive strain, and other pains. Creating the right ergonomics to work from home safely and pain-free is essential.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the way we do our jobs. You or someone you know may be one of the millions of Americans that have had to transition to working from home, either partially or fully. Many of those working from home may continue to do so partially even after this is all behind us.
While we’ve all been looking forward to the warmer weather and a chance to get out more, it isn’t without its perils. More people on the road means increased chances of getting into a car accident. You don’t need to be in a major accident for it to affect your health either. Any sudden jolts caused by an accident could affect your spinal alignment and create discomfort.
Fibromyalgia, for those who may not know, is a syndrome that disproportionately affects women and causes pain including abdominal pain, trouble sleeping, chronic fatigue, and psychological distress. While it can be difficult to diagnose fibromyalgia, chiropractors can make a diagnosis and work with you on a treatment plan. Chiropractors will also help to treat those same symptoms caused by different ailments.