Greetings, Edmontonians. As the cold winds start to blow and the snow blankets our city, I know that it can be tempting to hibernate indoors and put your fitness routine on hold. But staying active in the winter is essential for your physical and mental well-being. And speaking from my perspective as a chiropractor, staying active is crucial to keep your spine and nervous system healthy. In this blog post, I'll share six valuable tips to help you maintain an active lifestyle during the … [Read more...]
Getting stronger means increasing your muscle strength and increasing your resilience. Both are necessary to get you healthy and to keep you healthy.
Benefits of increasing your muscle strength
From a chiropractor’s perspective having good muscle strength keeps your spine stable, improves your alignment and posture, improves your athletic performance, reduces the chance of injuries, and helps improve your balance and coordination. Furthermore, increasing your muscle strength will help you withstand and continue to partake in physical activities around the house like gardening, yard work, home renovations, shovelling, and general house work.
Increasing your resilience
Resilience is your body's ability to respond effectively when you encounter stress. Building up your internal response to a stressful situation can help ensure you heal better and stay healthy.
The following articles explain how you can boost your muscle strength and resilience from treatments like chiropractic care to lifestyle strategies like eating healthier, exercises, sleeping better, and stress management.
Hip pain is a common complaint I see amongst my patients. More specifically, patients describe their hip pain as their leg suddenly getting weak or giving out with standing up or walking. Sometimes low back pain and knee pain may be associated with their hip pain. If you have hip pain you'll know that this discomfort can disrupt your life. However, there's hope for relief without resorting to invasive procedures or painkillers. In this post, I'll shed light on how chiropractic care for hip … [Read more...]
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition that affects millions of people around the world. It is a common condition that can cause pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and wrist. There are many traditional treatment options available for carpal tunnel syndrome, including medication, splinting, and surgery. However, chiropractic care is an alternative treatment option that is becoming increasingly popular. In this blog post, we will discuss chiropractic for carpal tunnel syndrome, … [Read more...]