Have you ever noticed how many people driving their cars have their heads thrust forward? Or have you looked around at other people’s posture while they’re at the computer, watching TV from their favorite couch or easy chair, or even while they’re waiting at the doctor’s office?
Slouching can cause neck and shoulder pain and . . . → Read More: Taking Microbreaks Makes All The Difference
Have you been surfing too many big waves in Santa Cruz? Dancing too many Zumba classes? Lots of golfing or tennis in our beautiful Monterey Bay area?
Doing these fun activities too much commonly causes inflammation. Often when patients have pain in their muscles, achy joints, or swollen joints, then they also have excess inflammation.
. . . → Read More: Inflammation From Too Much Santa Cruz Fun?
I love reading! I am definitely a bibliophile. And here in Santa Cruz, we have great local bookstores that are so much fun to hang out at, especially when they serve food and drinks to have while reading our books.
We can also buy really good books online. In addition to Amazon.com, I recently learned . . . → Read More: A Chiropractor’s Rx for Self-Care
The new Aspirin Alternative—Systemic Oral Enzymes, Written by Michael W. Loes, MD, MD (H), is a book that I highly recommend for people with inflammation, arthritis, soft-tissue and sports injuries. This interesting, easy to read book details a natural way to overcome chronic pain, reduce inflammation and enhance healing using systemic oral enzymes. It details . . . → Read More: The New Aspirin Alternative, Systemic Oral Enzymes Book Review
Prevention is really the key to stopping back pain and there are some really simple ways to keep ensure you remain pain free.
For example, when sitting for prolonged periods of time regular breaks become very important in preventing pain. Travelling long distances while sitting in a cramped car without regular breaks may cause a . . . → Read More: Take a break: You deserve it and so does your back!