Do you have a stiff neck? Try these simple and effective remedies

With so many of us gazing into computers or staring down at our smartphones most of the day, it’s no wonder data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States)reports that nearly 20 per cent of us have experienced neck pain within the past three months

Do you have a stiff neck? Try these simple and effective remediesA stiff neck typically is the result of muscles weakening over time from poor posture or misuse, says chiropractor Andrew Bang, DC, of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Integrative Medicine. Looking down at your computer monitor all day can cause the muscles around the neck joints to tire and become overstretched. Driving for long periods of […]

Here are the best exercises according to your age  

Regular physical activity is needed to maintain strength, ward off aches and pains, and reduce the risk of long-term diseases. But the demands and limitations of your body tend to change over a lifetime

Here are the best exercises according to your age  Here are a few tips on the best types of exercises and activities to take up no matter what age group you fall into. For your teenage years and 20’s This is the period when you are at your peak physical condition, so establish workout habits and don’t hold back on challenging yourself. Fitness experts […]

Here’s why you need to correct your posture while sitting

Changes in posture are a result of bad habits, such as sitting hunched over and not standing correctly. Poor posture also can interfere with an active life. You can lose strength and flexibility, which makes you susceptible to injury

Here’s why you need to correct your posture while sittingSitting for long hours can be quite a challenge for a lot of us. However, sitting in a bad posture could be much more destructive, say experts. Posture refers to the way an individual holds alignment of spine in the body with all its adjoining structures. It includes every single movement that a person makes. […]

How to deal with lower back pain: Its causes, prevention and treatment

In most cases regarding lower back pain stem from strain or sprain due to simple overuse, unaccustomed activity, excessive lifting, or an accident. In most cases the best move is to wait and see if the pain resolves on its own. If the pain does not improve after three to four days, then it's time to see a doctor

How to deal with lower back pain: Its causes, prevention and treatmentWhat Is Low Back Pain? Low back pain is a universal human experience — almost everyone has it at some point. The lower back, which starts below the ribcage, is called the lumbar region. Pain here can be intense and is one of the top causes of missed work. Fortunately, low back pain often gets […]

Poor posture can interfere with an active life

Most people are familiar with the telltale look of aging — the slouching posture that makes men look small and feeble. Age can wear down the discs in your spine, which causes them to compress. Moreover, posture can worsen with age and cause back, neck, and shoulder pain. Adopting corrective lifestyle habits can help you stand up straighter

Poor posture can interfere with an active lifeChanges in posture are a result of bad habits, such as sitting hunched over and not standing correctly. “Over time, these habits can create muscle weakness and imbalances that trigger spasms and place stress on your neck, low back, and shoulders, says Dr David Binder of the Orthopaedic Spine Center at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. Poor […]