Articles of Interest
Preventing Golf Injuries
Golf is becoming increasingly popular and is an excellent way to stay physically fit. It is an activity that involves the entire body - building strength, mobility and endurance. With its focus on swinging, walking, bending, reaching and lifting, it is not surprising that the season ends early for those who are not physically prepared. Injuries to the back, shoulder, and elbow are the most common for golfers of all abilities. More
Avoiding Back Ache While Gardening- Part 1
Along with the spring and summer's warmer weather comes the delightful prospect of puttering around in the garden. It’s a long winter, and enthusiastic gardeners may be so anxious to get their gardens shaped up they are willing to risk back strain to get the job done. Fall is easily as big a culprit with the winter prep and endless raking of leaves. More
Avoiding Back Ache While Gardening- Part 2
A recent survey indicated that 88% of Chiropractors found that the most common cause of neck and back injuries in patients they treated in the warmer months were due to gardening and yard work.
Therefore, gardeners need to start thinking like athletes and perform a warm up and cool down before they begin their yard work to help prevent injuries. More