Archive for October, 2015
Many life events or habits can cause spinal misalignments. Consult your chiropractor if you are affected by one of the following: A difficult delivery of a baby Children tumbling and falling learning to walk and play. Poor posture. Improper sleeping position. A slip, fall, or sports injury. A motor vehicle accident causing whiplash, shock or injury. Using same body position or movement repetitively. Emotional stress, trauma, depression, illness or anxiety. Not getting enough exercise. Improper carrying of heavy loads. Lack of sufficient sleep. Excessive workload and exhaustion. Incorrect or heavy lifting.
Gardening is a great way to stay active and have fun in the sun. But many people sustain injuries that could easily have been prevented with a little know-how. S-T-R-E-T-C-H Before You Start Take 10 minutes to stretch before you start planting or raking. The stretches should be gentle and should not cause pain. Overall Conditioning: Take a walk, even on the spot. Don’t forget to lift your knees and gently swing your arms. Your Sides: Extend one arm over your head, bend from the waist. Hold for 15 seconds, and repeat for both sides. Your Thighs: Lean against a tree, bend your knee and grasp your ankle with your hand. Hold for 15 seconds, and repeat for both sides….