Sinuses are the hollow cavities in the skull lined with soft tissue called the mucosa. They have a thin layer of mucus that moisturizes the inside of the nose. This mucus then shields the nose from dust, dirt, microbes, and other pollutants. Healthy sinuses humidify and filter the air we breathe in which ensures that the kidneys, lungs, and blood stay safe from toxin invasion. The presence of toxins in these two organs can lead to infections, such as a sinus infection. These are the functions sinuses perform under normal conditions.
We often make the mistake of believing that health is distinct from lifestyle, however, that can’t be farther from the truth. Our lifestyle, from what we eat, do we exercise or not, and other such factors have a massive impact on our mental and physical wellbeing. We also don’t give much thought to the preventative actions we can take to keep our mind and body healthy for long.
There are several myths surrounding chiropractic treatments and those who perform these treatments. Here, we are trying to break down some of the myths about chiropractic treatments and answer some important questions. The biggest of which, “Are these treatments safe?”
Are you concerned that ongoing chiropractic care could cause more harm than good? You shouldn’t be. Those who receive regular chiropractic treatments have reported vast improvement in their pain level, range of motion, mobility and everyday lifestyle.
Low back pain is among the most common complaints in Americans today. As many as one out of every five people experience low back pain as an adult. It’s important to find non-drug related options to relive this perturbing and prevalent condition. In the age of rampant opioid addiction, it is simply imperative to explore non-drug alternatives. According to the American College of Physicians, spinal manipulation is an effective therapy for many with back pain issues.
As an athlete, chances are at one point in your career, you may suffer from some type of injury. Should you be treated by your primary care physician or should you seek help from a sports doctor or chiropractor?
A sports medicine chiropractor may be the better option. They are trained to relieve pain, improve stamina and performance and advise you on how to treat and/or prevent further injuries.
Do you suffer from leg pain? Millions of people suffer from leg pain every day. Symptoms may vary depending upon your specific situation as well as the actual cause of the leg pain. Some may be suffering from sciatica, which starts in the lower back and affects either one or both legs. Others have pain that is isolated to certain areas such as the lower legs or thigh area, while others have issues with their knees, toes or feet.
The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is now in its final decision making for the new healthcare programs that they will cover to serve the members of Tricare. The good news about this is the possible inclusion of chiropractic and acupuncture. The final news is set to be unveiled in the coming months.
Many pregnant women have experienced serious back pain throughout the course of their pregnancy. It is common for women to experience some level of back pain while they are delivering their baby. During pregnancy, women must be careful regarding the medication that they take to relieve back pain. Many pregnant women have found relief from their back pain by visiting a chiropractor.
Do you find neck cracking to be soothing? Does it stop neck pain or stiffness? Many people today crack their own necks or seek assistance from a licensed chiropractor. But is this safe? Can it lead to serious health risks such as a stroke?