Oh, My Aching Feet

Training Your Ears To Hear Better When You Cannot See

People who have lost their sight find that their other senses seem to be more sensitive. The truth is, the loss of one sense does not cause the other senses to be more sensitive. It is the removal of the sensory stimulation from one sense that allows you to become more finely tuned to the stimuli of the remaining senses. If you have lost your ability to see and find that you hear more than you ever did before, and you want to hear even better, there are ways to increase your ability to tune in to sounds around you. Read More 

3 Spinal Stenosis Treatment Methods

Spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal; this narrowing is often caused by disc degeneration. If you suffer from spinal stenosis, it is common for you to feel twinges of pain, tingling and numbness down your extremities, and weakness while moving. Spinal stenosis most commonly occurs in the lumbar spine, the portion of the spine that makes up the lower back, but it can also occur in the cervical spine, the portion of the spine that makes up the neck. Read More 

3 Ways To Increase Your Effectiveness At Burning Calories

With the new year approaching, may people are trying to set goals to get into shape. If you need to lose a few pounds but have trouble losing them quickly, follow these 3 tips for a more effective calorie burn. High Intensity Workouts First, you need to incorporate some high intensity workouts. While walking around the block will help you to burn a few calories, you really need to do turbo kickboxing, swim laps, run laps, or do a great cardio workout on a treadmill or elliptical. Read More 

Don’t Let a Lack of Mobility Keep Your Down

Some people find themselves struggling to get out of a chair and begin settling into a sedentary lifestyle. Not being able to get around as easily as you once did is frustrating because of the loss of independence. Before you give up entirely on going out to your favorite spots, learn about the various devices that help you maintain an active life. Walkers If you need just a little assistance to be steady on your feet, a walker will help. Read More 

How Improper Heavy Lifting Can Lead To Back Pain & What A Chiropractor Can Do About It

Heavy lifting is dangerous when you are doing it the wrong way on a daily basis. If you are having back problems, seek help from a doctor. He or she may recommend that you see a chiropractor to possibly avoid undergoing back surgery. In this article, you will learn how improper heavy lifting leads to back pain and what a chiropractor can do about it. How Does Improper Heavy Lifting Lead to Back Pain? Read More