If you have been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease or chronic condition that can't completely be taken care of by Western medicine, you may be looking into Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). A popular therapy is acupuncture, a therapy where points in the body are stimulated by needles to restore qi (energy), improve blood flow, release endorphins, and dampen pain. Understandably, though, many people are hesitant to try this treatment since the idea of inserting needles into the skin doesn't particularly sound relaxing!
A new season of Dancing With the Stars has begun, so no one can blame you if the cha-cha fever has taken hold. If you've been inspired by the show and want to tango and foxtrot with the best of them, starting dancing lessons is fun at any age. However, it's important for you to get a clean bill of health first so you don't injure yourself. Here's how a chiropractor can help you to safely samba your way onto the dance floor.
If you are going to the chiropractor and getting your back treated, one way you can support your chiropractor treatment, is by improving your posture. Here are three tips that will help you take care of your posture.
Invest In An Adjustable Chair For Your Work Environment
If you work an office job, and spend hour sitting down, it is vitally important that you have a comfortable chair. The best chair is one that is adjustable and that you can set up to fit your body perfectly.
If you've struggled with your weight in the past, you might have used food — particularly unhealthy food — as a reward system. For example, after getting done cleaning the house, maybe it was pizza night. Or, you got a promotion at work? Time for some cookies and ice cream. When you've committed to losing weight, it's important to have some rewards in mind, too. Of course, the rewards should not longer be focused around unhealthy foods.
Chiropractic care is not just a good way to help your body deal with stress and treat chronic or acute back pain; it can also keep your body healthy both directly and indirectly in many different ways. Here are three seasonal problems many people deal with that can often be mitigated by regular chiropractic treatments.
Whether you're allergic to the heavy pollen levels that emerge in early spring or whether you experience asthma attacks whenever you catch a whiff of newly mown grass, allergies can have painful and life-altering effects.