How Acupuncture Works

How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture is an age-old healing practice in which thin needles are placed at specific points in the body. It’s primarily used to relieve pain but also has been used to treat other conditions. Acupuncture seeks to release the flow of the body’s vital energy or “chi” by stimulating points along 14 energy pathways. Scientists say…

WHIPLASH

WHIPLASH

A whiplash injury is most commonly thought of as an injury sustained during a car accident. However, it can occur during any incident where there is a sudden change in speed on the body. Your head is heavy, weighing approximately 5kg. Your muscles and soft tissues surrounding your neck do a very good job of…

SCIATICA

SCIATICA

Sciatica is the term often given to nerve pain travelling down the leg. There’s a common misunderstanding about sciatic nerve pain—that excruciating burning, shooting, tingling pain that travels from your buttock, down your leg to your foot and toes. Contrary to popular belief, sciatic nerve pain doesn’t usually strike because of an injury to the…

GOOD POSTURE BENEFITS IN OUR OVER-ALL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

GOOD POSTURE BENEFITS IN OUR OVER-ALL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

During the last few decades, we have turned into a nation of flexion addicts. We are sitting at the computer, eating, traveling in cars and planes, watching T.V, talking on the phone, and eating. We think we are sitting, but physiologically we are slumping. We are almost always inclined forward even if we are doing…

Ways To Avoid Winter Joint Pain and Arthritis

Ways To Avoid Winter Joint Pain and Arthritis

Winter may be cozy, but it can also be painful. Muscles, ligaments, and joints just get stiffer with lower temperatures, Winter brings lots of outdoor fun, but at the same time, cold weather can make knee pain more symptomatic. Being fit and active is essential to maintaining healthy knees. Whether you are planning to hit…

SYMPTOMS OF TENDONITIS AND TREATING IT WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY

SYMPTOMS OF TENDONITIS AND TREATING IT WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY

A medical condition due to which the tendons in your body get inflamed is commonly known a tendonitis. When these tendons get inflamed they cause acute pain in your body. It happens mainly due to the overuse of tendons or aging. Usually people who are associated with sports are prone to this condition. Elderly people…

ARE YOUR KNEES WORN-OUT (BEST WAYS TO RELIEVE KNEE PAIN)

ARE YOUR KNEES WORN-OUT (BEST WAYS TO RELIEVE KNEE PAIN)

Are Your Knees Worn-Out  Are your knees stiff and achy when you get out of bed in the morning? Is it painful to go up and downstairs? Or stand up after you’ve been sitting for a while? Why your knees wear out.Few joints in the body do as much every day as the knees. They…