When to Use Compression

When to Use Compression

Compression can help sooth and heal many injuries, including sprained or strained ligaments and tendons. While it’s easy to tell if you have a sprained ankle or an inflamed tendon – a feeling of warmth, swelling, and pain are the usual signs – it’s hard to know what’s the right course of action. In some cases, it’s compression. What is…

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Good Posture is Essential for Everyone

Good Posture is Essential for Everyone

Poor posture is the root of many problems. It is a sign of skeletal or muscular imbalances that can be the cause of everything from headaches to backaches to joint pain. For athletes, poor posture constrains performance, increases the potential for injury, and inevitably shortens their career. As an athlete gets older their body’s ability to compensate for these imbalances is too much of…

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5 Reasons to See a Chiropractor

5 Reasons to See a Chiropractor

A chiropractor is a licensed medical doctor, who must adhere to a number of regulatory and licensing standards. The difference between a chiropractor and a general practitioner lies in the fact that a chiropractor knows how to “manipulate” the muscles and the skeletal system in order to improve posture, offer pain relief, and strengthen without resorting to prescription medication. Here are…

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