Do you get recurring low back pain despite getting regular chiropractic adjustments? Do you feel your alignment or posture goes off frequently? Do your feet or knees hurt? The reason you could be having these problems is the arches in your feet could be dropping too much. In other words, you could be getting flat feet. Flat feet are best corrected with custom foot orthotics. Edmonton chiropractor, Dr. Dean Collins, provides custom foot orthotics in Edmonton. In this article, Dr. Collins … [Read more...]
Improve Your Posture
Improving your posture is vital if you want your spine and nervous system to be working optimally. Good posture, body alignment, and body movement feed the brain a healthy dose of nerve signals so the brain can send a healthy dose of nerve signals back to the body to coordinate proper function. Some of these functions include movements, muscle strength, pain sensations, healing, thoughts, perceptions, heartbeat, and digestion.
Furthermore, if you improve your posture, the joints in your spine and extremities will bear weight more equally. In turn, this will allow you to have better flexibility, movement, and less stress on your joints.
The following articles explain how you can improve your posture from treatments like chiropractic care and lifestyle strategies like exercise.
You have had knee pain building up for months. It’s swollen and it bothers you when you are on your feet. The longer you walk, the worse your knee pain is. You didn’t have a fall or sports injury. X-rays show some mild arthritis in the knee joint, but anti-inflammatory drugs aren’t helping with the swelling or pain. You’re beginning to think it’s all in ‘your head’. And you may be right. Some knee pain is because ‘your head is out of alignment’. In a previous article, I discussed ‘5 … [Read more...]
You’ve had low back pain or neck pain for months. Or maybe you have suffered from headaches for years. Or maybe it’s an entirely different health issue other than pain. Whatever it is, you’re frustrated. It’s keeping you from your regular exercise routine. It’s also making you less productive at work. You’re tired, moody, and not enjoying life half of the time. Your friend has recommended you see their chiropractor. You’ve been told your … [Read more...]