If you have a musculoskeletal injury or an orthopedic illness, your doctor may refer you to a Physical Therapist to help decrease pain and improve mobility. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we want you to understand some the common techniques our Physical Therapists use to enhance recovery. Some of these practices include: Exercise Exercise is the go-to… Read more »
The cartilage that cushions your joints can break down overtime, and without enough padding, your bones will hurt when they rub against each other.
Typical fall cleanup tasks, including raking, pruning and cleaning gutters can cause back pain, muscle strain, repetitive motion injuries, tendinitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome, as well as other injuries and accidents. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control reports that approximately 42 million people seek emergency room treatment for yard work-related injuries each year. At… Read more »
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and kills approximately 610,000 people every year. High blood pressure, cholesterol levels and smoking are the top risk factors associated with heart disease, but there are other medical conditions and harmful habits that can increase your chance of developing it. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we… Read more »
Your neck begins at the base of the skull and contains seven small vertebrae, your cervical spine. It supports the full weight of your head, which is on average about 12 pounds. While your neck can move your head in nearly every direction, this flexibility makes it very susceptible to pain and injury.
You may think of stretching as something needed only for athletes or people who workout all the time; however, this is not the case. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we want you to know that stretching before any type of physical activity, no matter how big or small, is crucial for many reasons.
Tightness in your hamstrings, buttocks, and calves can worsen the pain along your sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back to your feet. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we can help you overcome this discomfort! To loosen and strengthen those muscle groups and ease your sciatic pain, perform these four easy stretches:
Yoga is an ancient practice that was designed to bring together mind and body. Fundamentally, it incorporates breathing exercises, meditation and poses designed to encourage relaxation and reduce stress. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we believe practicing yoga regularly is the best way to reap the many mental and physical benefits. Benefits of Yoga 1…. Read more »
For many pregnant women, aches and pains in the lower back and hips are part of the experience. In fact, approximately 50% of pregnant women will experience back pain at some point before they deliver.
A deep tissue massage is a massage technique that’s mainly used to treat musculoskeletal issues, such as strains and sports injuries. It involves applying firm pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues.