Inflammation plays a central role in some of the most challenging diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, asthma and even Alzheimer’s. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we want to help you understand what causes inflammation, and educate you on the treatment options that are available. What Is Inflammation? Essentially, inflammation is a defense… Read more »
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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 »
Essentially, proper posture is very important to achieve good health. Poor posture is a result of bad habits over years and is evident in adults and children. Despite this, only a few people have a real grasp of the importance and necessity of good posture. What is Posture? Posture is the position in which we… Read more »
Anyone who’s been on a long road trip can attest to how exhausting it can be to sit still for hours on end. Your body aches, you feel drained and the only thing on your mind is getting out of the car. It can be difficult to stay comfortable during a long journey, especially if… Read more »
When your physical therapist gives you a regimen to follow as part of your care plan, you may think adding a few exercises to your daily routine is no big deal. But after a while, it gets easy to make excuses, especially on vacation.
Pain can be a complex issue that affects all areas of your life. Whether the pain is caused by an automobile accident, chronic illness, or has an unknown cause, it can impact every facet of your life. While pain cannot always be eliminated it can be reduced to a tolerable level, which will in turn enhance function, mood and quality of life. In the past decade, there has been a growing acceptance of alternative medicine for treating pain.
Golf looks like an easy game to play, but think again! Golf historically is perceived as being a low-risk sport when it comes to injuries; however, many golfers, especially those who lack proper technique, suffer from acute or overuse injuries.
Choosing the right type of stretching technique during your rehabilitation period has a significant effect on the speed of your recovery. In fact, implementing the wrong type of stretching technique could actually lead to further injury and slow down the recovery process. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we know that the recovery process of a… Read more »
Doctors often suggest eating less salt to lower sodium intake because most Americans get too much without even trying. While it’s a good idea to keep an eye on the amount of salt you consume, don’t avoid it entirely. Salt actually plays an important role in how your body functions. Why You Need Salt: At… Read more »
Falling is one of the leading causes of hospitalizations for seniors. Each year, one in three adults aged 65 years or older fall. This often leads to severe injuries to the hips or head, and can even lead to premature death. Sounds scary, but chiropractic care can help prevent falls! Why Seniors Fall Falls are… Read more »