Browsing: Sprains and Strains

Exercixe and sports injuries may result in sprains and strains and if they cause pain, you should seek the help of a Fort Lauderdale chiropractor.

Aраrt frоm ѕрinаl соnditiоnѕ, knее pain is one of the mоѕt common ailments оf thе muѕсulоѕkеlеtаl ѕуѕtеm. Thеrе is a large range оf рrоblеmѕ thаt саn affect thе knee, as thе knee jоint iѕ оnе of the mоѕt-uѕеd jоintѕ in thе body. Imаginе how often you uѕе уоur knее jоint – wаlking, running, ѕitting, bending. Nо wonder it саn gеt раin frоm wеаr аnd tear! Thе knее iѕ likе a hingе between thе thigh and thе shin bоnеѕ, with a ѕmаll jоint оn thе outside of thе leg (the knеесар). These jоintѕ are аll ѕuрроrtеd by саrtilаgе аnd ligаmеntѕ to kеер it flеxiblе and cushioned during асtivitу. Prоblеmѕ with the knee may inсludе poor mесhаniсѕ оr overuse оf thе knее joint, trаumаtiс injuriеѕ роѕѕiblу frоm ѕроrtѕ оr fаllѕ, аnd рrоblеmѕ аѕѕосiаtеd with аrthritiс сhаngеѕ in the jоint. This саn rеѕult…

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A friend asked me this week, “What do adjustments actually do to the spine besides make a cracking noise”? He knows that every time adjustments are performed on him, he feels better, had more energy and flexibility and wanted to understand precisely why. However, to fully grasp the concept and philosophy of chiropractic, you must recognize how the body works and what may cause problems that minimize the body’s natural healing and function. We all understand that the body is a self-healing, self-regulating entity. For example, when you fall and get a bruise and cut, what naturally happens in days? It heals. That is the best definition of health I explain to my patients. Health is not how you feel but how you function and heal, which is coincidently the first four letters of the word Health! When the body…

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Stress is the number one cause of most, if not all pains and diseases. The three types of stressors are: a) chemical-what we eat and breath b) mental stress-relationship, finances, work, etc c) physical stress – sports injuries, falls, traumas, car accidents This information is about the physical stress most people do not know about. It causes the most damage to the spine and leads to chronic issues such as arthritis and ongoing muscle and joint pain. It’s repetitive stress. In today’s workplace, about 86% of people sit at the computer. Even worse, surveys revealed that after work, an average person sits another 3-5 hours when driving, eating dinner, reading and watching shows/movies and sleep for 8 hours leading to a sedentary life of 21 hours. This repetitive lifestyle has been labeled sitting disease, which is the major cause of…

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Sprains and strains usually are mild injuries that frequently result from an alternative physical action, exercise, or sports. Sprains frequently happen in the ankle, knee, elbow, or wrist. They occur most frequently in the muscles that support shoulder, thigh, crotch, and the calf. Occasionally strains and sprains may be serious, requiring weeks of rehabilitation. Tendons and compromised muscles of the shoulder girdle may require a short amount of exercise, but managed re-strengthening needs to be started early. An elastic tube is an effective and safe way of supplying progressive resistance exercises. Exercise with this elastic tube is performed inside a small, pain-free range of movement, increasing activity as the pain subsides. Also, added shoulder exercises ought to be performed as suggested, including the internal/external rotation, flat abduction / adduction. This cost-effective rehabilitative system should be practiced under supervision to guarantee appropriate…

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