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Unhealthy Effects Of Your Bad Posture To Your Body And Mind

Who knew that a slouching, which is often seen as laid-back or comfortable position, could do so much damage not just in your body but in your mind as well? Start paying attention to your posture from now on, correct your bad posture habits right away, and save yourself from this health problems in the process!
Worsens Depression
Isn’t it they say that cracking a smile actually helps alter your mood from feeling blue to feeling a bit happier? That’s because body language don’t just affect us physically, but as well as mentally and emotionally. Slouching all the time starts causing back pain or neck pain and since your body is always in pain due to the poor posture, you become irritated, tired, or aggravated most of the time.

Leads To Career Problems Employees who are always in good posture whether they’re walking, sitting in front of a computer/while talking to a client/during meeting, or even just by standing while waiting for the elevator tend to be more successful. Proper posture makes…

8 Types Of Chiropractic Adjustments

Our body’s structure is there to ensure everything is aligned and functioning properly. When even one part of that structure goes wrong, a chain of reaction from your body begins. You start experiencing pain, discomfort and other symptoms to different parts of your body and you develop more health issues. Here are the different techniques that chiropractors use to treat irregularities on your spine and other parts of your body.

1.Direct Thrust Technique Or better known as spinal manipulation. This technique concentrates on correcting subluxations on the spine which often restricts motion and cause pain in the patient by applying quick and controlled thrust on the affected vertebrae. This technique is very famous for the audible popping sound every thrust, but don’t worry because that’s just gas trapped between the joints being released.  

2.Spinal Mobilization This type of chiropractic adjustment is done by utilizing gradual movements like gentle stretches to encourage proper alignment as…

Learn About Vibracussor And What It Can Do For You

Vibracussor is a handheld vibration instrument that is used to relax tight muscles, increase circulation and break up scar tissues. This works almost like a massage but on a much higher level because it uses vibration compression waves that can be adjusted from 8 to 52 percussion cycles per second depending what suits the patient’s condition.  If you’re not still sure of you should give this a try, here are the things that this device can do for you.

Benefits

The Device Penetrates Deep Into The Joint Tissue And Surrounding Areas To Stimulating Them Joint problems are one of the reasons why some people have pain every day and trouble moving around. Vibracussor can help loosen stiff joints so that fluids that lubricate the area can freely enter and help regain motion.

When Applied, The Device Loosens The Tissue, Helping To Restore Your Body’s Range Of Motion The tissue that that coats the muscle and various parts of your body to keep your structure strong is called fascia tissue. However, du…

10 Researched Benefits of Chiropractic

If you're still living on believing that Chiropractic is for back and neck pain alone, you're completely mistaken! There are so much more to look forward when you opt to Chiropractic care, a handful of benefits you never thought would be possible!

Top 4 Most Common Toxic Reactions After Your First Chiropractic Visit

Chiropractic care is a very effective way to relieve pain and achieve overall wellness. However, for first time chiropractic patients know that you may feel sick afterwards but will only be temporary.  You should know that this is not because the doctor did something wrong or the adjustment itself, but actually a natural reaction of your body called toxic release.

What happens is that, the toxins in your body are being released by the spinal manipulation which causes temporary unpleasant symptoms through the process of expelling these toxins. Since your body is adjusting with this change, you will feel sick afterwards so don’t be put off by this thinking that this alternative treatment doesn’t help.

To be more prepared for your first visit, here are the symptoms that you may experience:

1.Lethargy Hours following your first session, you’ll feel very tired as if all your energy escaped your body. But don’t be alarmed, this is just because your body is reacting to the chemical and electrica…

Sciatica Physical Therapies To Relieve Patients From Pain

When a person starts experiencing pain with muscle weakness, numbness, or persistent tingling sensations in the lower back, buttocks and legs, compressed sciatica nerves due to a slipped disc is often the reason behind it. While pain medication may help for the time being, physical therapies like physiotherapy, osteopathy and chiropractic care is still highly recommended.

Top 10 Health Conditions Chiropractic Care Can Help With

Chiropractic care corrects spinal alignment abnormalities as a means of treating a wide range of health problems. Here are some of those conditions.

1. Migraine
There are times when you don’t know where and how the headache came out. But with cervical spine adjustment the pressure from the joints in the area will be released which will help ease the intensity of the headache.

2. Posture Problem
Poor posture doesn’t just lead to back pain and other related injury, but it also affects your digestive tract, confidence and stress level. The first step to correcting your posture is paying attention to it. Your chiropractor improves your condition through adjustments, exercises, and recommendation on proper positions.

3. Wrist Pain
Wrist pain can manifest itself in many ways, from simple weakness to searing pain. Chiropractic treatment may include adjusting the affected joint to restore proper functionality, immobilization (i.e. a splint), and cold or heat.

4. Pelvic Pain
Symptoms vary from person …

Top 7 Tips To Keep Moving Even If You’re Seated Most Of The Time

We probably all know by now that sitting for extended period of time is bad for our health. However, we have to accept that nowadays that’s the position we would be mostly in due to the kind of jobs people generally have and the lifestyle that we’ve all evolved to be living.

This is sad, yes. But while we can all try to be clever with how we stay active to counteract the effects of sitting, know that the chair will have to be a constant companion.

So the question is, is there no other way? Of course there is, you may be propped in the chair most of the time, but you can still keep your body moving.

Yes, it’s called dynamic sitting! So basically, you inject small movements even as you go on your deskbound activity. Compared to static sitting, this keeps your body from being completely sedentary which could and would cause a lot of health issues more than you can imagine.

There may be chiropractors in Singapore that can help you correct your posture, relieve the pains accompanied with prolo…

Treat your computer neck

Often times, we sit behind our computers and feel sudden numbness of our neck. This could be because of lack of motion, but if the pain continues it could be detrimental. Seek and consult your Chiropractor to know more about your condition!

Top 10 Common Posture Mistakes And Their Fixes

We all know that poor posture can have a major impact to our health, how we live and how we feel every day. If you’re guilty of any of these posture mistakes, dig in and you’ll learn how to correct them and relieve the pain, caused by the muscle tension due to bad posture, in the process.

1. Sitting And Working At A Computer 
The Fix: This chains you to the chair for long periods of time which isn’t good because our body is designed for movement. To lessen the bad effects of this in your health, getting an ergonomic office chair helps. But it would be better to get a standing desk to promote more movement.

2. Talking On The Phone Or Texting
The Fix: Any activity that makes your head tilt in an unnatural angle or position is causing the muscles at the back of your neck to tighten and hurt. To counteract that, you can do stretches and movements that open and lengthen the muscles in the front of your body. Try reaching for the sky while lunging.

3. Slouching In A Chair
The Fix: It may not be p…

Top 5 Health Benefits You Can Get From Active Release Technique

One of the fastest growing treatment methods that chiropractors use for their patients is Active Release Technique. This is a method that treat the soft tissue system through massage targets the body’s muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and fascia. Therefore, aside from athletes, who would obviously benefit from this treatment, even regular people who had injured their muscle or strained muscles and nerves can benefit from this treatment.  

1.Increased Flexibility Since this technique relaxes the muscles and soft tissues, the stiffness between your muscles and joints lessens. This then allows normal movement and improves flexibility of muscles.

2.Increase In Ability Of Movement After Injury Injuries could happen due to sports, vehicular accidents, or while doing some exercise. When this happens and no matter what injury you suffer from, people are usually forced to move so little not only because it hurts but also because in fear of making the injury worse. But the active release techni…