Tips on How to Lessen the Impact of Low Back Pain and Sciatica: Physical therapists typically treat lower back pain (LBP) or sciatica (pain, numbness, or tingling down the back of the leg) that are caused by one of the following: spinal stenosis or arthritis, a herniated lumbar disc or a sacroiliac (SI) dysfunction. LBP may also stem from a variety of other medical conditions such as a tumor, cancer, or poor kidney function. Treatment for LPB and Sciatica is best done with the partnership of a medical professional who understands the different treatments for each diagnosis to ensure the right solution is in place to relieve your suffering. However, here are some generic tips that could make you more comfortable until you seek out medical intervention.
8 Ways to Injury-Proof Your Running: ￼Runners love to run. Runners understand the runners high. When runners can’t run because of injury, they become cranky. Unfortunately, running injuries are common and expected, simply because of the repetitive nature of the sport. However, there are some things that you can do in order to reduce your chances of injury.
Mindful Tips for Pain-Free Daily Movement: Who knew that your everyday activities could create problems if you are not mindful? Regular, everyday movements like sitting-up, standing, walking, and bending can cause problems and pain if they aren’t done correctly. In this eBook, I will share with you my best tips on how to be mindful when going about your daily life to avoid musculoskeletal disorders and pain down the road. If you’ve already developed pain, being mindful of daily movements now can help you alleviate your pain and redeem your quality of life.
Balance & Fall Prevention Tips: Have you ever lost your footing on stairs, wet/icy pavement, or the floor of your own bedroom as you get up at night—causing you to fling your arms out to try and catch yourself before landing and raising your heart beat to cope with the suddenly stressful situation? Nearly everyone, regardless of age, has experienced these scenarios, probably multiple times in their lives. Everyone takes their sense of balance for granted because this sense seems to be automatic, until they are in danger of losing their balance.