Spring is here, and with it comes yard work and back pain from gardening. Whether you’re a casual gardener who likes to keep your backyard neat and trim, an avid rose cultivator, or you grow your own vegetables, gardening back injuries can happen. Luckily, with the right choices, all of those activities can be safe and pain-free.
When people think of sports injuries, they often picture team sports, and in particular those where a lot of contact is expected like football. However, it’s not difficult to be injured performing any strenuous physical activity, including golf. How does one get injured playing golf?
Last spring, saw a phenomenon known as coronavirus cabin fever — a cabin fever that directly correlated with the rolling lockdowns and quarantining during the early months of the pandemic. While the early stay-at-home orders in some regions, as well as sectors of the economy migrating to work from home, initially led to a decline in car accidents, it wouldn’t last for long. A noticeable uptick in accidents started occurring; something we could experience again
At Total Chiropractic Care & Wellness, we see all types of injuries, including pedestrian injuries. As the weather gets warmer, you’ll likely start to venture outside more often. We compiled a list of some simple pedestrian safety tips to help keep you and your family safe.
Many of us will suffer from some form of back pain over the course of our lives, some more severe than others. Sometimes you’re sleeping in a position that’s causing you pain that could be adjusted, or you pull muscles in your back that could cause you great pain for days or even weeks.
We all know that keeping ourselves hydrated is important for our overall health. In order to keep properly hydrated, it’s recommended that we consume about half a gallon of water over the course of the day. If you’re not drinking enough, you’re under the weather, or performing activities where you aren’t replacing enough of the water in your body that you’re expending, you may experience dehydration. A milder case can cause headaches, muscle cramps, and
Back pain could be from muscular, nerves, disks, etc. yet no matter the cause, hot baths can help by relaxing muscles. Why does that matter if the source of the pain isn’t muscular? When an injury happens, muscles commonly contract around the nerve, disk, etc. to protect it. The contraction usually triggers a pain response and possibly even muscle spasms, which are even more painful. That’s where a hot bath can help.
Falls are one of the biggest threats to an older person’s health and ability to live on their own. A broken bone in old age can lead to an array of complications. Even for someone younger, falls can be serious, especially if they involve a concussion. According to the National Institute on Aging, six out of 10 falls happen in our homes. Fortunately, indoor fall prevention tips are easy to implement with a bit of
Winter weather is more than watching snowflakes through the window while drinking hot cocoa. Driving on icy roads can’t always be avoided. Driving in these dangerous conditions can lead to car accidents, which, in turn, leads to injuries and aches.