It is often said that health is wealth. If a person is healthy and free from physical and mental ailments, he or she is free to be active in any way they wish to. Being healthy and pain- free gives a person freedom like no other. You can breathe with ease and be free of worry and unnecessary tensions. Unfortunately, you cannot be free from sickness all the time. At some point illness will catch up to you, through old age, spasms, etc. If you are experiencing any kind of muscular discomfort or pain, it would be best to consult a doctor who is an expert in this area. Many people try to self-medicate and end up making things worse. Contacting a professional can help you get immediate relief.
One of the most common complaints among people, both young and old, especially those in jobs that involve a lot of sitting, is low back pain. Finding a solution as quickly as possible before it becomes chronic is essential; the best place to start this treatment is with chiropractic care.
In Burlington and all around North America, people are becoming addicted to their mobile devices. Chiropractors and other healthcare professionals have noticed an increase in neck pain due to this growing epidemic and are commonly referring to it as “Text Neck.” Text neck is a term that is used to describe the neck pain and damage that is sustained from constantly looking down at a cell phone or tablet too frequently for too long. As you are constantly in a head hung forward posture, this causes overuse and repetitive stress on certain muscles of the neck and upper back. Because people are spending an increasing amount of time on their handheld devices like smartphones, e-readers and computer tablets, text neck is quickly becoming a growing health concern and can potentially affect millions worldwide!
Autumn is an amazing me of year when many of us look forward to seeing the spectacular array of colours and the crisp fall air. However, o en this excitement is accompanied by anxiety because the moment these beau ful leaves fall from the trees, it is leaf raking season. Instead of happily enjoying this amazing me of year, o en we injure ourselves in the process. With a couple simple ps, we can have you enjoying these last few warm sunny a ernoons instead of aching a er an a ernoon of leaf raking.
Looking at the stats, it seems like our backs secretly hate us! In every six month period, five in every 10 people surveyed suffered from low back pain. And if this isn’t enough, up to 85% of working people can expect to experience low back pain during their lifetime. 85%! So the question is what should we do about it this low back pain epidemic? Continue reading
Are you someone who suffers from migraine headaches? Someone who knows how debilitating they can be? Well, if this sounds familiar, there are several different treatment options that are available to you. At Edgar Family Chiropractic in Burlington, along with chiropractic treatment, we offer both acupuncture treatments as well as registered massage therapy. Continue reading
Registered massage therapy works therapeutically to optimize general health and well-being by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. It involves prevention as well as treatment of physical dysfunctions while providing relaxation to the body and mind. This type of therapy helps to reduce or even eliminate the discomfort associated with muscles, connective tissues, joints, tendons and ligaments.