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    Martial Arts Injuries - Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

    Posted: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:15:14 -0500

    Many forms of Martial Arts exist today, and each form has it's own risk for injuries. Injuries include sprains, strains, fractures, bruises, cuts, and overuse symptoms. Following specific rules of engagement, wearing the proper protective gear, and conditioning for the sport are key to injury prevention. Treatment is aimed at decreasing inflammation and pain, and at restoring the flexibility, balance and strength needed for this demanding sport.

    Concussion Management in the Female Athlete

    Posted: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:03:18 -0500

    Concussions in youth sports are on the rise. Prevention, treatment and appropriate return to play are essential. Female athletes are more at risk for concussions, and need an eclectic approach to prevention and management.

    Excellent Tips To Attain Complete Fitness

    Posted: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:14:52 -0500

    Are you struggling to attain complete fitness for a long time? Are you exercising for months without achieving significant results? If you are finding real information to get fit then you have landed at the right place.

    Maintaining Life Long Fitness After Physical Therapy

    Posted: Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:38:53 -0500

    Once your scheduled Physical Therapy after a medical event or total joint replacement surgery is over, you should strongly consider adding a fitness program to your daily routine to help improve your overall health and fitness. Maintaining life long fitness should be everyone's goal to help live a long productive life as we age.

    How Long Does Pain Last After Knee Replacement Surgery?

    Posted: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:40:02 -0500

    The length of time someone experiences knee pain after knee replacement surgery will vary for each person. The reasons can be many however some of the main factors are a persons bodyweight, how consistent they were in the physical rehabilitation after surgery and, their overall prior level of function, strength, and attitude.

    The Dangerous Effects of Stress

    Posted: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:16:15 -0500

    Stress seems to have a way of making it into everyday life. Whether it is that long commute home, looming deadlines at work or fighting with family members over dinner plans or whose turn it is to wash the dishes, it is certainly a way of life for many people. The effects of prolonged stress, however, may be more damaging than many may think.

    Common Cause of Back Pain and How to Treat It

    Posted: Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:56:20 -0500

    Low back pain affects nearly everyone in their life at some point. learn how to avoid that by doing nothing more than sitting, standing, sleeping the correct way plus one simple exercise for 5-6 repetition every day.

    Tips to Preventing a Stroke Attack

    Posted: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:57:32 -0500

    Stroke is sudden loss of cerebral consciousness typified by symptoms and signs that may be focal or global, spanning for a period more than 24 hours with the cause mostly traced to vascular origin. The end result is usually a permanent loss of functional ability or death. As the saying goes prevention is better than cure. The following preventing tips will be addressed; regular blood pressure monitoring, dietary modification, exercise, and life style modification.

    Analysis of Human Gait

    Posted: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:10:30 -0500

    Gait analysis is the systematic study of human motion, during this process the observer uses his eyes and brain couple with instrument for measuring body movements, body mechanics, and the activity of the muscles (Levine, et al. 2012) to assess, plan, and treat individuals with conditions affecting their walking abilities. In sports biomechanics it is use to help athletes run more efficiently and to identify posture-related or movement-related problems in people with injuries.

    24 Tips to a Successful and Healthy Living

    Posted: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:46:04 -0500

    The educational foundation of every child is a serious business; hence it should not be treated with levity. Exercise is a form of medicine and needs to be rightly prescribed. Fresh fruits eaten on an empty stomach flush the system and help mops up the body of free radical hence prolonging life

    Pre-Sleep Stretching Exercises

    Posted: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 05:45:20 -0500

    Spinal inter-verterbral discs are highly specialized structures that take part in shock absorption, stability, posture and spinal motions. Some studies shows that we gain approximately 2 cm height after a sleep due to unloading of discs in lying postures thus re-hydration of discs occur. But in the just the first 30 minutes after waking up itself great quantities of dehydration of spinal discs also occur and further challenges in re-hydration of discs continue throughout the day. Pre-sleep stretching exercises may have possible advantages in rectifying the irregular shape of spinal discs and loose/tight spinal ligaments and make the re-hydration process better during sleep. This mechanical means of re-hydration of spinal discs can enhance the longevity of spinal health.

    Using a Counsellor at Work to Combat the Relationship Between Work and Stress

    Posted: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:39:02 -0500

    People are besieged with the media and their friends and family constantly talking about maintaining a work life balance. If they only knew that achieving that balance without increasing stress levels is not as easy as one, two, and three. After all, the majority of stress in a person's life comes from his or her job. They are under deadline, they were passed over for a much-wanted promotion, or the big meeting is scheduled on the exact same day as a daughter's ballet recital. Work is stress

    Understanding the Benefits of Dry Needling

    Posted: Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:53:12 -0500

    Dry needling is a process in which filiform needles are used to release trigger points to treat various conditions like headache, tennis elbow, muscle spasms, sciatic nerve pain and myofascial pain. Dry needling and acupuncture are two different types of practice. Search online to find an expert Physio in your area.

    5 Exercises That Help Your Knee Arthritis!

    Posted: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:02:42 -0500

    90% of us have some form of degeneration of the joints. One of the most common is knee osteoarthritis. Here are 5 quick and easy strengthening exercises to help. Better knees in less than 5 minutes.

    The Importance In Maintaining Correct Posture

    Posted: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:44:56 -0500

    The elderly of our society that we live in had good posture right from an early age. In their early days, many of these people had to follow some serious disciplinary postures to keep their back straight. Although, the next generation heard about these stories, but without any severe reminders of better posture, this generation is presently experiencing some serious consequences of poor posture.

    Professional Rapport - The Key to Successful Rehabilitation

    Posted: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:52:03 -0500

    The Physiotherapist can primarily emphasize on four principal determinants of 'Professional rapport' - 1. Patient-identified problems 2. Therapist-identified problems 3. Realistic goal settings 4. Explaining personal skill sets & the basis for his confidence.

    Osteopathy Today

    Posted: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:29:15 -0500

    Osteopathic medicine and traditional medicine have very different philosophies about medical care. Osteopathic medicine focuses on the belief that every system in the body is interrelated to the other body systems and interdependent for good health. Osteopathic physicians use modern techniques to treat their patients, just as medical doctors do. However, osteopaths add manipulative medicine to diagnose illness and injury and to enhance the body's natural ability to heal itself.

    Important Tips for Handling Sports Injuries

    Posted: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:28:26 -0500

    Due to great amount of physical activity involved in sports, the players are always vulnerable to injuries. Sports injury treatment depends on different factors like seriousness of the injury and the effected body part.

    Do I Want To Become A Physical Therapist Or Physical Therapist Assistant?

    Posted: Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:37:36 -0500

    When you are considering the possibility of entering the field of physical therapy or considering finding out more information between the two titles, there is a distinct difference when it comes to the length of the educational programs. When someone in their early twenties comes to me and asks me about the PTA programs, I recommend they do not stop at becoming a PTA but think bigger, and go on to school to become a Registered Physical Therapist. When a middle aged adult comes to me for my opinion and they are looking for a career change and have other obligations in life then, the Physical Therapist Assistant program may be more in line with their time frame and needs.

    5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Physical Therapy

    Posted: Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:27:09 -0500

    Physical therapy can be intimidating, but with hard work and perseverance, you can be on the road to getting your life back. A physical therapist can provide solutions, but it is up to you do complete them.

    Everything You Need to Know About Physiotherapy

    Posted: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:57:59 -0500

    Physiotherapy is used to help restore movement along with full body function to one's body. It is undertaken when someone suffers from injury, ailments or even disability. In case you find yourself struggling with a aches that won't subside, you could opt to try out this method of treatment.

    Improve Posture, Strength And Flexibility Using Clinical Pilates

    Posted: Tue, 27 May 2014 11:37:56 -0500

    Everybody has something different that they want to change about themselves. It is important to do this in the best possible way. Special exercises are going to provide a benefit. Someone who has the special training will be able to help those that do not have the knowledge of what exercises that they should be doing.

    The Benefits of Cranial Osteopathy for a Child

    Posted: Tue, 27 May 2014 10:33:49 -0500

    Cranial osteopathy is a specific and specialized branch of the holistic treatment osteopathy. It involves the gentle manipulation of the bones of the head and is especially used in the treatment of children.

    Did You Suffer Broken Bones in a Car Accident?

    Posted: Wed, 14 May 2014 06:26:35 -0500

    Broken bones generally heal well, but once a fracture has occurred, it is important to immediately seek medical treatment to be sure the bone is reset in the correct position. Depending upon the individual, the bone will regenerate and heal. Therefore, it is important for the alignment of the bone to be correctly set to make sure that it is positioned correctly once healed. Some factors which can affect the healing time of a bad fracture include the actual bone that was broken, and the extent of the fracture. Physical therapy may be necessary to fully recover.

    Why Consider Physiotherapy As a Treatment for Your Pain?

    Posted: Tue, 13 May 2014 13:01:39 -0500

    Physiotherapy is an excellent way to get treatment for injuries as the results are permanent and provides full relief. It is the best alternative for people who do not want to take heavy doses of medicines. Physiotherapy can also help to avoid surgery for an injury. Search online to find expert Physio in your area.

    Osteopathy and the Natural Approach to Health Care

    Posted: Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:24:29 -0500

    Are you wondering if osteopathy could play a part in your approach to your own health care? Whether it's a specific neck or back pain, or general well-being, osteopathy can play a part.

    Car Accident Treatment and Safety

    Posted: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:46:14 -0500

    My primary job as a doctor who takes care of people who are injured in car accidents is to first and foremost arrive at an accurate diagnosis. With that diagnosis I can put together a treatment plan which will be both effective and cost-effective. Without all of the information including diagnostic testing, it is almost impossible.

    PEMF Treatment's Health Benefits

    Posted: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:57:39 -0500

    PEMF is a mode of treatment that has proved to be a success in many studies conducted by the National Institute of Health. PEMF, otherwise known as Pulse Electromagnetic Field is a technique that can be used to correct a number of medical conditions in a cost effective and timely manner. It is very simple to understand how PEMF works.

    Do Chiropractic Care and Physical Therapy Go Hand-In-Hand?

    Posted: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:31:29 -0500

    Across the United States, more and more alternative care offices or integrative medical practices are integrating the two services. Chiropractic care and physical therapy working together for your health can help to provide services for relief of pain, injuries as well as a number of other medical conditions.

    Is Your LTPAC EMR Equipped to Offer Premium Assistance?

    Posted: Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:41:20 -0500

    Long-term and post-acute care is a field that requires a great deal of accuracy, precision, and focus in nearly every position. Working to care for those who need it most can be a difficult task, as any doctor will tell you. Thankfully, however, new devices and software are engineered regularly to assist in LTPAC.

    Treatment of Fibromyalgia by Use of PEMF

    Posted: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:26:37 -0500

    Fibromyalgia is a pain processing disorder occurring due to abnormalities in how the central nervous system processes pain signals. It is typically characterized by chronic pain that is widespread in nature, fatigue and allodynia (heightened pain in response to touch). Moreover, patients suffering from this disorder are also likely to experience limb weakness, muscle twitches, palpitations, sleep disturbances among other complaints.

    PEMF For Management Of Osteoporosis

    Posted: Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:36:51 -0500

    PEMF refers to pulsed electromagnetic field. This is a type of therapeutic technique that is mostly used in the field of orthopedics. It has found great use in treating non-unions which is a complication of fractured bones whereby the bone fragments fail to heal normally.

    Minimising The Risk Of Infection After Implant Surgery

    Posted: Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:02:50 -0500

    Joint replacement surgery is a commonly performed elective surgery. It can alleviate ongoing pain in the patient, increase their mobility, and help them perform everyday tasks more easily and without discomfort. This increases the patient's quality of life, and is therefore a very popular option for anyone who has ongoing and debilitating joint pain.

    Rehabilitation: Become Your Loved One's Advocate

    Posted: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:03:24 -0500

    It's hard to accept the fact that a loved one is disabled temporarily or permanently. Your loved one may be in physical therapy now. One of the best things you can do for him or her is to be your loved one's champion and advocate. Physical therapy is a process and so is becoming an advocate. This article will help you get started.

    What to Expect for Your First Chiropractic Appointment

    Posted: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:20:48 -0500

    Chiropractors are masters of relieving back pain. They know every vertebrae of your spine and how the back functions in order to adjust and relieve pain. Some people are worried about their first visit to the Chiropractor, believing they will experience pain. This is not the case. Here is what to expect for your first chiropractic appointment.

    Iliotibial Band Syndrome and How Physiotherapy and Sports Rehabilitation Can Help

    Posted: Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:43:33 -0600

    As the good weather approaches, so too does the athletic season and a plethora of triathlon events begin to take place. Recent physiotherapy and sports rehabilitation news articles have focused on triathlon and overuse injuries and where on the triathlon course those injuries occur and iliotibial band (ITB) injuries are a common injury, but exactly what do they entail and how are they treated?

    To Stretch a Point or Not - A Derby Physiotherapists Thoughts

    Posted: Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:54:59 -0600

    Athletes, trainers and sports massage therapists debate the importance of stretching on an on-going basis, but recent research suggests that if athletes can learn to overcome the short term pain of pushing their muscle length into further range, then they'll enjoy the benefit of increased flexibility. The research derives from focus on post-operative knee patients that showed that, under anaesthetic, their muscle range was far greater than when they were conscious, something suggested that it was not that their muscles were tight, but that their brain's pain response to stretching was what was causing them to stop.

    After Your Accident: Five Tips to Prep for In-Patient Rehab

    Posted: Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:47:17 -0600

    By definition, no one plans to have an accident. But they do happen. And when they are serious, there may be medical care, surgery, hospital stays, or even in-patient rehab. In-patient rehab is what is sounds like, rehab that is done in hospital or a rehab facility. Typically this type of rehab is for patients who have suffered a severe injury or accident, serious illness or a traumatic event that has caused a stay in acute care or a long term hospital stay. The rehab is part of the recovery process and is designed to help patients relearn basic and daily functions and skills.

    Hypothesis on Knee Malalignments in Transverse Plane

    Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:23:43 -0600

    There is a lot to explore and draw meticulous conclusions on any joint dysfunctions and the structures to be repaired. It is highly unimaginable that any one single tissue will be at fault to create mechanical aberrations in a joint. But there are high possibilities of more than one tissue involvement to set a cascade of problems in all related structures of a joint, till the joint deforms and loses its function completely.

    What Is Myofascial Release and How Can It Help Immobility and Pain?

    Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:59:21 -0600

    After sustaining an injury to muscle and soft tissue, regardless of the cause, it is imperative to address the severity to ensure further damage is not done nor scarring incurred. With minor strains and sprains or even contusions (bruising) often rest and hydrotherapy using ice initially and heat after swelling has gone down will do the trick, but for more intense injuries where tissue damage and scarring has taken place, an approach that helps is known as Myofascial Release Therapy.

    Which Would You Choose? Drab or Shiny Brass?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:40:26 -0600

    Walking canes are often used to provide a person with additional balance and mobility support. This is particularly important if the person is weaker on one side of the body and needs more support in that area. Thankfully, there are plenty of fashionable options available.

    What Is Perspiration?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:37:44 -0600

    Why does your body perspire when it is too hot? Why do you sweat when you do physical activities? Why do you sweat when you feel anxious or scared?

    What Is An Abscess?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:36:21 -0600

    Do you feel a bump in body? Does this bump have yellowish fluid inside? Is this bump painful and does it look ugly?

    What Causes An Abscess?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:24:37 -0600

    An abscess is a condition that can be both embarrassing and painful. Therefore, it is important for you to know the causes of this condition in order for you to prevent it from happening and to learn how you can treat it in case you experience it. One of the causes of this condition is bacterial infection.

    How To Measure Your Muscle Health

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:24:14 -0600

    How do you know if your muscles are healthy? It is very important to be aware of your muscle health because it is essential for keeping a lot of physical activities such as walking, running and so on. Below are some indications to know whether or not your muscles are in a good condition.

    Why Do We Get Puffed Out After Exercise?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:12:14 -0600

    Exercise is good for the body. However, many people do not like it because they feel so puffed out after doing some physical activities especially strenuous ones such as running. What is the reason for this?

    Where Can We Take Our Temperature?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:11:56 -0600

    Do you want to find out what your body temperature is? Do you want to know whether or not you have a fever? There are many ways on how you can find out your body temperature.

    Is Our Coordination Genetic?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:11:19 -0600

    What is motor coordination? This is the coordination between the brain and the musculoskeletal system. You are able to walk straight without falling because of this.

    Does Our Body Perspire Everywhere?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:10:55 -0600

    Perspiration is very important for the body because it helps in eliminating toxins in the bloodstream. Many people wonder is all parts of the body sweat. To better understand this, you must first understand the different sweat glands.

    Where Does Fat Typically Deposit On The Body?

    Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:10:29 -0600

    When you eat fatty foods, it is not always a guarantee that your body can burn all the fats you consume. This is especially true if you do not exercise or if you do not have enough physical activities to burn the calories. More often than not, the fats are just stored.

    Exercise Tablet

    Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 07:54:31 -0600

    Even in this 21st Century, there is not much difference between people who are addicted to smoking/drinking from people who don't smoke/drink but are addicted to long-term medications for diseases that could have been avoided by healthy lifestyle & various preventive measures. It looks like we are in Anti-Hippocrates Era!!

    What Is The Most Used Muscle?

    Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:59:36 -0600

    A lot of people wonder which muscle in the body is the most used. The answer is very simple. It's the heart or the cardiac muscle.

    What Are Common Symptoms of Referred Pain?

    Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:49:11 -0600

    What is referred pain? It is a condition where in one part of your body experiences pain or discomfort even without an immediate cause. One good example of this is shoulder pain when your shoulders are in a good condition.

    What Happens When Our Body Temperature Falls?

    Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:08:25 -0600

    There are times when the body temperature falls below the normal. When this happens, the body will do its best to keep itself warm. This is the reason why you shiver.

    Can You Overcome Allergic Reactions?

    Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:21:54 -0600

    Allergies are common. Sometimes, you will have to bear with them no matter how irritating they are. But did you know that there are ways to overcome your allergies?

    Why Does Referred Pain Occur?

    Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:15:22 -0600

    The brain is not always 100% sure of its surroundings and senses. Sometimes, it makes mistakes as well. One good example for this is referred pain.

    How Do Tablet Based Drugs Release Into Your System?

    Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:09:51 -0600

    Medications and supplements come in different forms. You can buy them in tablet, capsule, syrup or gel form. This article will talk about the tablet based drugs and how they are released into the body.

    Preparing to Apply to Chiropractic School

    Posted: Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:24:14 -0600

    Between hoping your courses are the right fit to get you in, figuring out what to write in your admissions essay and that long period of waiting, applying to chiropractic school can be a challenging process. These tips will help ensure that you have everything you need for a successful application.

    Muscles: Movers Vs Stabilizers

    Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2014 08:33:18 -0600

    Your musculoskeletal system has 2 generic types or muscles: movers and stabilizers. Stabilizer muscles support and hold your body upright. Learn how to strengthen stabilizer muscles along with the movers to help decrease and prevent pain and dysfunction in the body.

    Fitness Therapy Vs Physical Therapy

    Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 10:01:49 -0600

    The term fitness therapy is a fairly new concept within the rehabilitation and health & wellness industries. Throughout the past several years the most common mistake that people make is thinking that fitness therapy is in fact physical therapy simply because the two terms sound so similar. Even though these two professions share similar verbiage and both play a much needed role within the rehabilitation system in order to maximize efficiency of patient/client recovery, both services differ in philosophy and purpose.

    What Are the Best Physiotherapy Schools in America?

    Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:32:31 -0600

    The U.S. is going through a period of rapid change in terms of a shift in demographics. Much like other countries around the world, America's baby boomers are now senior citizens and the nation must deal with a healthcare crunch.

    Are Your Nose And Mouth Connected?

    Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:06:39 -0600

    Pinch your nose. Then take a spoonful of food into your mouth. Chew the food while your nose is still pinched.

    What Is Muscle Memory

    Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:44:23 -0600

    Have you ever wondered why people with amnesia can still play the music they love using the piano or the guitar? Have you ever wondered why you can do physical things without keeping much attention on your actions? Have you ever contemplated on how your body can react to things such as kicking a rolling ball and driving a car?

    Reasons For A Prosthetic

    Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:44:10 -0600

    You may have seen people with artificial arms and legs around you. These are the people who chose to have prosthetics in order keep their life as normal as possible. What are the reasons for a prosthetics and why do people use them?

    What Is Inside Your Nose

    Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:44:01 -0600

    Food becomes more delicious when it smells delicious. A place becomes more comforting when it smells good. The atmosphere is ruined when there is a foul smell.

    What Is Inside Your Mouth

    Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:43:54 -0600

    The mouth is one of the prominent parts of the face. It is where you eat and drink. Sometimes, you can also breathe using it.

    How Do Muscle Stimulants Work

    Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:42:38 -0600

    Do you know what stimulants are? These are substances that can stimulate the body and increase its functions. Take coffee as an example.

    How Do Muscle Relaxants Work

    Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:42:24 -0600

    When you exercise a lot, your muscles become sore and painful. They experience spasms and other conditions that cause discomfort. One of the ways on how to deal with these conditions is to use muscle relaxants.

    Everyday Counselling

    Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:44:54 -0600

    Everyone has difficult experiences, both at work and at home. By using counselling skills you can enable other people to deal with their concerns, making it easier for them to work through their feelings. An essential counselling skill is to give time and space for people to handle their experiences. These experiences may usually leave people with a sense of loss - not only bereavement, but other experiences too, like parents' break up, exam failure or broken relationships. By giving time to other people you can help them to change a painful experience into a painful memory. Everyday counselling is what almost all of us do from time to time for friends and colleagues. Friendship certainly helps, but acquiring specific basic counselling skills and also knowing the pitfalls to avoid will most certainly assist the person needing support.

    Female Athletes and ACL Tears

    Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 09:21:01 -0600

    Did you know that female athletes are four to six times more likely to tear their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) than male athletes participating in the same sport? As a former softball player, I have seen many of my teammates tear their ACL. One in particular was running to first base and stutter stepped because her stride was off, meaning had she kept running the way she was she would have stepped over first base so she had to stutter step to fix her stride to land on first. This small stutter step, which many of us had done in the past, caused her ACL to tear. There was no contact on the knee just the stutter step. When we think about injuries we usually think about the injury occurring from some sort of contact whether it is being hit by another player or falling to the ground. This isn't always the case; these injuries can happen at any time such as in the case of my friend and her stutter step. So, why does this happen?

    What Is The Difference Between An Osteopath and a Chiropractor?

    Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:19:07 -0600

    As an osteopath I get asked this question several times a week by my patients. I always say that the answer is not simple and succinct as it depends a lot on the individual therapist and their preferred treatment approach. This article helps explain.

    Visiting A Chiropractor Without Having Any Fear

    Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2014 06:40:09 -0600

    In case you are experiencing a severe neck or back pain then you need to visit a chiropractor right away. Such an individual can really offer you some great help and so you don't have to fear about anything. Most of the people feel that visiting a chiropractor might prove to be a terrifying experience but it is not at all true.

    Can Osteopaths Treat Indigestion?

    Posted: Fri, 10 Jan 2014 08:09:50 -0600

    Indigestion is a condition that many people suffer from. It is very common therefore you should not really be too worried if you have it. However, if the episodes appear frequently, you need to start consulting a doctor to confirm your condition.

    Is One of Your Arms Shorter Than The Other?

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:32:12 -0600

    Have you ever heard of musculoskeletal alignment? It is the alignment that determines the symmetry between the left and right side of the body. Although many wish to believe that the body is symmetric, at least in physical attributes, this is not entirely true. Having one arm shorter than the other is a normal condition.

    How To Treat Indigestion

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:31:09 -0600

    Indigestion is also known as upset stomach. It brings pain and discomfort to people who are experiencing it. There are many causes however the main cause is the acid that leaks to the oesophagus or the throat.

    Factors That Affect Your Balance

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:27:13 -0600

    Balance is important in performing daily tasks. Imagine you do not have a sense of balance. You will always trip when you walk.

    Do Some Foods Cause Indigestion?

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:23:40 -0600

    Indigestion is a condition wherein acids in the stomach spill and reach the oesophageal area. It is a very painful condition that should be relieved immediately. There are many causes of indigestion such as medical conditions and food allergies.

    What's In Your Blood

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:23:24 -0600

    Blood runs all throughout your body. If you try to cut yourself in any part, you will definitely see blood gushing out. This is because the blood vessels are located in every area to ensure that every cell, tissue and organ is getting the nutrients they need from the blood.

    What Are Genetic Muscle Conditions?

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:22:45 -0600

    Muscles allow the body to move. They give strength and allow you to do the activities that you love - both mental and physical. However, muscles are not divine.

    What Are Genetic Bone Diseases?

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:21:22 -0600

    Bone diseases can happen to anyone. Some people are more likely to have them due to their genes. If you want to know the different genetic bone diseases, continue reading below.

    Can Our Weight Affect Our Circulatory System?

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:21:02 -0600

    Some people are overweight while some are underweight. Some have a normal body mass index while others are obese. How can your weight affect the functions of your body?

    Why Does The Heart Sometimes Randomly Palpate?

    Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:17:45 -0600

    Do you sometimes feel that your heartbeat is too fast or sometimes too slow? Do you sometimes hear the beating of your heart because it is too strong and fast? What makes your heart palpate?

    Do NOT Ice a Sprained Ankle: Here is Why

    Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:24:58 -0600

    Should you ice a sprained ankle? The answer will shock you... not only is ice NOT helpful, it actually stops the healing process for a sprained ankle. Here is what you need to know...

    How to Heal a Sprained Ankle Faster and Better

    Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:24:12 -0600

    Most of us don't have 1-3 months to lay around wait for a sprained ankle to heal itself. Contrary to what you may know, R.I.C.E. is a slow and tedious course of action for an ankle sprain and it doesn't address strength, stability, or range of motion in the ankle which leaves it at a high risk for re-injury.

    When Do Bones Stop Growing?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:45:09 -0600

    When your bones stop growing, you also stop growing in terms of height. The question is when does this happen? When do you and your bones stop growing?

    Does All Blood Clot?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:44:11 -0600

    Blood clotting is very important. Without it, your body will be depleted of blood when you get open wounds. You will be subject to infection because the wounds are exposed to bacteria and viruses.

    Can You Stretch Bones?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:42:49 -0600

    A lot of people want to be tall. Being tall is an advantage in many fields such as sports and business. However, is it possible to stretch your bones to become taller?

    Why Do People Have Different Blood Types?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:42:02 -0600

    It is very important to know your blood type especially when you encounter accidents that induce blood loss. You should understand that not all blood types can be mixed. In fact, if you mix one type of blood to another that is incompatible, this can be very dangerous to your health and may cause immediate death.

    What's The Purpose Of Coughing?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:41:21 -0600

    Coughing can be very annoying. It will not only produce sounds that may disturb the people around you but it can also be very painful such as in the case of dry cough. But what is the purpose of coughing?

    What Are The Dangers Of Conducted Blood Flow?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:39:24 -0600

    Blood flow in the body is very important. If your blood does not flow, the nutrients will not be replenished and the organs will die. If the blood does not circulate, the toxins will not be removed from the body because the blood will not be filtered by the kidneys and the spleen.

    What Is the Duodenum?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:38:38 -0600

    Have you ever heard the word duodenum before? It is not a difficult scientific word. It is just a term that refers to the connecting part of the stomach to the small intestine.

    Is The Thyroid A Gland?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:38:06 -0600

    What is the thyroid? The thyroid is the gland located in the neck area. It can be located easily because it is below the voice box.

    How Does Your Pituitary Gland Keep You Healthy?

    Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:34:50 -0600

    Every part of your body is important to be healthy. Whether it is an organ or a gland, it is essential to understand how every part, big or little, affects your overall well-being. This article will talk about the pituitary gland and how it keeps you healthy.

    How to Improve Your Posture Fast

    Posted: Thu, 26 Dec 2013 08:42:01 -0600

    Your posture (how you sit or stand) affects you in lots of ways. It's not just parents and teachers being awkward when they tell you to sit up straight. It's actually for your well-being as a person.

    What Are The Main Body Types?

    Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:45:39 -0600

    Do you know what body type you have? In many cases, it is very important to know what it is in order for you to effectively choose clothes and fashion items that will go well with the shape of your body. Below are some of the most common body types that people have.

    What Are The Least Known Organs?

    Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 07:20:58 -0600

    Some organs are popular while others are almost never mentioned. Why is this so? It is because people usually know only the organs that are vital to the body.