Suffering from headaches? You’re not the only one. Chances are half of your friends, family and coworkers are too. According to The American Headache society at least once a year, 50% of the world’s population suffers from headaches. These headaches come in various forms and severities. They could either occur repeatedly or occasionally. Headaches come in various forms, some may leave the individual numb while others could be severely enfeebling and may even result in nausea.
It is absolutely normal for someone who has never visited a chiropractor to ask questions in order to have a comprehensive knowledge of what chiropractic treatment entails. Anxiety and fear of the unexpected could mount certain difficulties which are common as with anything. To aid a better understanding of the chiropractic profession, The Texas Chiropractic Association enlighten the public on what the profession represents, procedures and the expectations after every appointment. Calling your local chiropractic clinic to request a consultation is the easiest way of finding out exactly what to expect. We offer free consultations, contact us here or call us if you have any questions.
Spinal Decompression takes pressure off of the spinal disks. Spinal Decompression is used to improve a patient’s quality of life by reducing pain. Why Allen Health? We recognize that each body is unique and that different bodies will respond to unique treatments. As a team, we work together to discover the root cause of your problem and then develop a plan that will restore health and vitality. Techniques we use include: Spinal Manipulation, Physical Rehab, Massage Therapy, Spinal Decompression, Cold Light Laser. Every person’s idea of optimal health is different and our goal is to help lead you onto YOUR path of total health and wellness. Read more details at Spinal Decompression Allen, Texas.
Your back has many connected parts, including bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, nerves and tendons. Your spine supports your back. It’s made up of 24 separate bones called vertebrae stacked on top of one another. Below these are the bones in your sacrum and coccyx, which are at the bottom of your spine. Between the vertebrae are discs that act as shock absorbers and allow your spine to bend. Your spinal cord threads through the vertebrae. It carries nerve signals between your brain and the rest of your body. The spinal cord ends in your lower back, and continues as a bunch of nerves. This is called the cauda equina, Latin for ‘horse’s tail’, which it’s thought to resemble. It’s usually difficult for doctors to say exactly what’s causing back pain. This is because there are so many different parts to your back and tissues that surround it. Even tests such as X-rays and MRI scans don’t help for most people. See our causes section below for more information.
The shoulders, elbows, and hands need stretching too! Arm circles loosen up the elbows and shoulders. To do arm circles, stand up tall with feet hip-width apart. Extend the arms out wide, palms facing down. Start making small circles in the air in a clockwise motion for 15 seconds. Then go 15 seconds in the opposite direction. Repeat for 3-5 sets of 30 seconds. The knee to chest stretch opens up the lower back, butt, and knees. Lying on the back with knees bent, bring one knee up towards the torso. Pull the knee closer until there is a pull. The stretch can be done in several ways. For example, extend one leg while bringing the next leg to the chest. Or bring both knees to the chest simultaneously. When stretching with arthritis, take a few minutes to warm up. Take a brisk walk around the room or house. Finally, stretch daily, choosing the time of day with the least arthritic pain and don’t over do it. Everything in moderation. Doctors often recommend stretching and exercise to help patients manage arthritis. Integrate the four techniques into a daily routine. Arthritis patients can also seek help from a physical therapist for a personalized plan. Don’t be afraid to stretch!
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