Studies have shown that weakness in the hips have a direct corrrelation with knee pain, shin pain, hip pain, ankle pain, and low back pain. Restrictions in the hips can even be responsible for shoulder and elbow pain!
So what does the concept of the kinetic chain have to do with your health and understanding of musculoskeletal injuries? Simply put, this concept helps inform us that joints in the body can cause dysfunction elsewhere in the body.
Simply put, healthy muscles need consistent stimulus for optimal muscle function and ability to be strengthened.
Sensory deprivation tanks have been around since 1954 and have had many uses for the purpose of meditation, relaxation, and various forms of alternative medicine.
Iliotibial band syndrome is a common injury among runners, cyclists and other athletes that involves the outer portion of the knee joint. The IT band is a thickening of fascia that begins near the hip joint.
Exercising while pregnant can be a daunting task. You want to stay healthy for you and your baby, but you might not be sure where to start. Completing 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise everyday can be great for both you and baby.
Metatarsalgia is pain and inflammation at the ball of the foot. The pain may increase with during weight-bearing activities such as standing, walking, and running.
Chronic pain in its simplest definition is discomfort that persists for longer than 3 months. Chronic pain can refer to symptoms lasting longer than the normal projected healing time.
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Low back pain can come from a wide variety of places, including muscle strains and overuse, poor posture, poor sitting or sleeping surfaces, compensation for weakness or stiffness, spinal stenosis, arthritis, and disk degeneration or herniation. Oftentimes it’s some combination of all of the above.