Can Exercise Prevent Low Back Pain?..

Date: October 24, 2018 | Time: 12:00pm

While it's not possible to totally prevent low back pain (LBP), individuals who regularly exercise appear to have a reduced risk for LBP. Additionally, fit adults who develop back pain may experience it less often, at a reduced intensity, and for a shorter duration than those who lead a more sedentary lifestyle. Which type of exercise is the best? A general rule is to keep trying different activities, starting with those MOST appealing to you. After all, you should enjoy exercise,.... <view entire article>

Neck Pain - What Is Cervical Spinal Stenosis?..

Date: October 23, 2018 | Time: 12:00pm

Simply put, spinal stenosis describes a narrowing at the openings of the spine. When spinal stenosis exists in the cervical spine, it's called cervical spinal stenosis (CSS). This condition is usually the result of wear-and-tear or aging, and hence, is most common over the age of 50. However, CSS can occur at any age if a vertebra in the neck sustains a fracture. There are two types of CSS: central and lateral CSS. Central CSS is narrowing of the central canal.... <view entire article>

Great Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome..

Date: October 22, 2018 | Time: 12:00pm

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is caused when the median nerve is compressed as it passes through the tight bony carpal tunnel at the wrist. The condition can result in pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand, and it can affect one's ability to carry out everyday life and work tasks. Here are a few GREAT exercises for CTS that require no equipment and can be done anytime and anywhere: PRAYER: Place your hands in a "prayer" position. Touch the palm-side.... <view entire article>

What Is Frozen Shoulder?..

Date: October 21, 2018 | Time: 12:00pm

Adhesive capsulitis (also known as "frozen shoulder") is the end result of inflammation, scarring, thickening, and shrinkage of the capsule that surrounds the humeral head or "ball" part of the ball and socket joint. Adhesive capsulitis dramatically reduces the range of motion of the affected joint, which can severely impact one's ability to carry out their normal daily activities. A frozen shoulder may or may not be associated with shoulder pain and tenderness. Though all movements are affected, raising the.... <view entire article>

A Brief Overview of Whiplash..

Date: October 20, 2018 | Time: 12:00pm

Whiplash is a non-medical term that represents a large range of injuries to the neck caused by or related to a rapid, sudden movement of the neck often to and beyond the end-ranges of motion that results in injury to soft tissues and sometimes bony tissues in the neck. Cervical acceleration-deceleration (CAD) describes the mechanism of injury while whiplash associated disorders (WAD) describes the signs and symptoms of an anatomical injury. Aside from injuries in the neck, shoulders, and back, WAD.... <view entire article>

Nutrition and Exercise for Hypertension..

Date: October 19, 2018 | Time: 12:00pm

Hypertension is usually a silent disease that leads to cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and renal morbidity and mortality. This condition can seriously affect quality of life, reduce life expectancy, and place significant burdens on the healthcare system. Classic medications used to treat hypertension can involve side effects including headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, weakness, fatigue, and erectile dysfunction. Hence, many patients with elevated blood pressure look for other means to help manage their condition with fewer, if any, side effects. In.... <view entire article>