Back pain is a common ailment that most people will experience at one time or another. In fact, following a survey, it was estimated that more than 65 million Americans stated they had experienced back pain. However, there are ways to minimise discomfort and even alleviate back pain altogether. By strengthening your muscles and increasing… Read More
Research to Resolve the Burden of Low Back Pain in Military Service Members & Veterans
Research Paper Title Resolving the Burden of Low Back Pain in Military Service Members and Veterans (RESOLVE): Protocol for a Multisite Pragmatic Clinical Trial. Background Physical therapy (PT) is frequently used for the management of low back pain (LBP) within the US Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA). However, variations in PT practice… Read More
Sitting Down: What’s the Problem?
There are many detrimental effects of sitting in addition to the physical inactivity itself, which has links to obesity, diabetes and so on. For example, when standing, the spine has a characteristic ‘s’ shape whereas sitting curves the spine into a ‘c’ shape, which compresses the discs between the vertebrae and can increase the risk… Read More
How Does A Chiropractor Help Your Health?
The practice of chiropractic involves natural healing. It is widely preferred my many people who seek alternative or augmented care for various chronic and acute health conditions. Chiropractic practice has various health benefits and is sure to treat a variety of health issues. When you are experiencing neck pain, back pain, migraines, or muscle tension,… Read More
Paraspinal Muscles & Association with Strength among Fighter Pilots
Research Paper Title Cross-sectional area of the paraspinal muscles and its association with muscle strength among fighter pilots: a 5-year follow-up. Background A small cross sectional area (CSA) of the paraspinal muscles may be related to low back pain among military aviators but previous studies have mainly concentrated on spinal disc degeneration. Therefore, the primary… Read More
How to Avoid & Treat these Common Fitness Bootcamp Injuries
These days, fitness bootcamp classes are incredibly popular. However, at the same time, so is the number of people who are injuring themselves during these intense workouts. The issue here is not the workouts themselves; rather, it is participants and exercise professionals who do not know how to properly prevent and treat workout-related injuries. Explained… Read More
Low Back Pain (LBP)
Low back pain (LBP) is one of the leading causes of disability and consistently ranks as one of the top reasons for visiting a medical professional. It has been estimated the LBP affects 60% to 80% of the general population at some point during their lifetime, and 20% to 30% suffer from this disorder at… Read More
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