Moving, having a baby, going through a divorce, changing jobs – these are all major life transitions that can leave you feeling stressed out and emotional. It's essential that you take the time to care for yourself, on a mental and emotional level, during these transitions. Good self care will give you the vitality you need to adjust to your new life situation with grace and positivity. Here are three types of natural therapies to consider during this time of change.
Whether you are getting ready for your first acupuncture treatment or if you have had these treatments done multiple times before, you should make sure that you dress properly for your appointment. Luckily, following these three tips can help you ensure that your clothing does not get in the way when it's time to have acupuncture done.
1. Wear Easy-to-Remove Shoes
You may be asked to remove your socks and shoes during your appointment, so go ahead and prepare for it by wearing shoes that you can easily slip off and on.
Lower back pain can be caused by something as simple as a sprain that is sustained while lifting heavy objects. On the other hand, it may be the result of an extreme sports injury. This injury places an unnecessary amount of stress on your spine and the surrounding muscles in your back. While lower back injuries may be painful, it can lead to other problems in your body, such as headaches. Headaches are often a result of tension and stress that are placed on the spine.
How many hours a day do you spend staring down at your phone, typing out texts and emails and playing games? Probably too many! All of this phone time can have a consequence: a syndrome that chiropractors and physicians are calling "texting neck." With symptoms that include stiffness in the neck and shoulders, shooting pains in the back, and the inability to turn your head properly, texting neck can make you pretty uncomfortable.
Whiplash is a common injury that people experience when they've had a car accident. Also known as "neck strain," whiplash is a condition caused by the sudden forward lurch and then backward jerk that occurs during an impact in an automobile. Unfortunately, symptoms of whiplash can days to present themselves after a car accident. As a result, many people fail to recognize the symptoms and connect them with the accident. Familiarizing yourself with the symptoms of whiplash and the chiropractic treatments for this condition can help speed your recovery time.