Understanding Sciatica

Understanding Sciatica

Sciatica is lower back pain that can also be felt as a shooting pain down the back of your leg. Knowing how the sciatic nerve works will help you recognize this cause of intense leg and back pain. Sciatica is a particular type of lower back pain or leg and back pain...
Is Text Neck Really a Big Deal?

Is Text Neck Really a Big Deal?

Let’s face it, when was the last time you were in a restaurant and everyone around was paying attention to those at the table as opposed to looking down at their phones? I’m sure you can’t quite recall. We often stay on our phones now more that we have real,...
Why You Should Stop foam rolling your It Band

Why You Should Stop foam rolling your It Band

Foam rolling for recovery is something you see quite frequently when at the gym and is often promoted in workout videos, blogs, and magazines. Almost as soon as someone completes an intense lifting session or workout, it’s not out of the ordinary to see them run over...
CBD for Chronic Pain

CBD for Chronic Pain

CBD has been a hot topic lately. With claims that CBD can help with everything from anxiety to seizures it seems to be a natural alternative for many ailments. Many are turning to CBD for to help manage their chronic pain and to replace over the counter medicines and...
Chronic sleep deprivation: How it affects your helth?

Chronic sleep deprivation: How it affects your helth?

Chronic sleep deprivation is defined as getting less than the recommended seven or eight hours of sleep each night for an extended period of time. It isn’t just associated with new parents trying to survive that first year with a baby; anyone getting less than the...
How Exercise Improves Bone Health

How Exercise Improves Bone Health

It’s a well-known fact that regular exercise improves your overall health, but did you know it can be even more beneficial for those with concerns about bone health? It’s been shown that exercise that puts some stress on the bone can increase bone mineral density...
Benefits of Regular Stretching

Benefits of Regular Stretching

While many people may associate stretching with their workouts, loosening up before or cooling down after, it’s actually a very beneficial practice to get into every single day regardless of your workout routine. Whether it’s first thing in the morning, every hour or...
5 Best Hip Exercises for Runners

5 Best Hip Exercises for Runners

It’s that time of year again. Time to work on a healthier lifestyle. For some of you that may mean just getting started into this whole running lifestyle, and for others, that means training for a 5K, half marathon, or marathon. It takes a lot of hard work and...
The 8 most common cycling injuries and how to avoid them

The 8 most common cycling injuries and how to avoid them

Unless you fall off, cycling is a sport blessed by its body-friendliness! In fact, riding big miles is more likely to get you fit than fractured. But, like any endurance sport, cycling can produce a catalogue of niggling aches and pains, which if left untreated can...
The Connection Between Your Hips & Lower Back Pain

The Connection Between Your Hips & Lower Back Pain

If you have lower back pain, you may not think much beyond just that area, but quite often, lower back pain can be caused by something not being quite right in the hips. That’s due to the close proximity and shared structures between the hip and back. Let’s...
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