Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy | A Closer Look For Moms-To-Be
21 June 2016
A swollen midsection, aching back, and general pains that come along with housing a growing baby can make pregnancy one of the most uncomfortable experiences you ever have as a woman. If you have always counted on a chiropractor to help you out when you have general musculoskeletal issues, you may be thinking that nine months is far too long to do without a visit --especially at a time when you feel like you need it the worst.
4 Tips For A Smooth C-Section Recovery
3 June 2016
Bringing a new baby into the world is a very exciting event, but it can also be physically trying. If a woman requires a Cesarean section (C-section) to deliver her child, she may experience a longer postpartum recovery period compared to a vaginal birth. A C-section is major abdominal surgery, but there are several things that a woman can do to help ensure a smooth recovery. If you will need a C-section in the near future, use the following tips:
3 Medications That May Worsen Your Asthma Symptoms
19 May 2016
If you have asthma and notice a worsening of your symptoms, your non-asthma medications may be to blame. Certain drugs can affect lung function, promote airway instability, and decrease your respiratory rate. Both prescription and over-the-counter medications can exacerbate your asthma, however, do not stop taking them without discussing it with your physician. Here are three medications that may worsen your asthma symptoms of coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and increased sputum production.
Dancing In The Pain: Understanding Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendonitis In Ballet Dancers
19 April 2016
Some injuries are nearly unique to ballet dancers, and flexor hallucis longus tendonitis is one of them. The condition is painful and can disrupt your dance routine. However, understanding what causes the ailment and what symptoms to watch for may spare you from being sidelined on the dance floor.
What is flexor hallucis longus tendonitis?
The flexor hallucis longus tendon is a muscle in the calf that helps to provide power to the foot.