Have you ever known a person that is an avid equestrian, that did not have back pain? Neither have I. The reason back, neck and shoulder pain is so evident in the Equestrian related events is due to the jolting forces being transferred to the rider from the animal. The constant pounding riders take is enough alone to create spinal deviations that inevitably result in pain. There are warm up exercises that can help to avoid this. VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE
Lower Back Pain Causes: Could be the simple things.
Sometimes the most simple things we do could be our lower back pain causes. Often we think that it is the exercise or being on our feet all day that is causing this. When in fact it is simply plopping on the couch. During exercises you are warming up spinal fluid which is good. You are hydrating your discs and delivering nutrients that are needed. VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE
Whiplash is the most common injury resulting from car accidents, most often as a result of rear end or side impact collisions. Bing defines Whiplash as “injury to neck: an injury to the muscles, ligaments, vertebrae, or nerves of the neck caused when the head is suddenly thrown forward and then sharply back”. Whiplash injuries account for a large proportion of annual costs in terms of medical care and income support as well as lost productivity due to time away from work. The injury symptoms of Whiplash are very treatable using a system to rehabilitate the supportive soft tissue associate with this neck injury. VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE
About 1/3 of seniors, over the age of 65, fall every year causing spinal injury, shoulder injury and back pains. Falls are the leading cause of death and injury (including spinal fracture and spinal cord injury) in people over 65. The risk of falling increases as you age; therefore, maintaining a healthy spine and posture is extremely important as one approaches their senior years. VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE