Aches and pains may be caused by something you don’t even realize you’re doing to your body on a daily basis. Some of the most common issues our patients encounter is neck and low back pain. After determining the cause, we often find that the underlying problem lies elsewhere due to compensation patterns. A full body screening will reveal if the pain may be originating from another location, such as the upper back.
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It seemed like a good idea at the time. But, that time has passed. Now it’s time to detox and get your weekend fun behind you. Try these three simple and safe detoxification tips to increase your energy levels.
Why should you do a detox?
Just like you do deep cleaning of your home a few times a year, proper detox practices allow for gentle “cleaning” of your organs for optimal functioning and wellness. Some common symptoms that often improve with the correct form of detoxification include allergies, fatigue, headaches, brain fog, and digestive distress.
“You should feel good and energized when doing a detoxification cleanse,” says Naturopathic Doctor Sara Gomendi. “If you are experiencing headaches, fatigue, or diarrhea during your detox, then the program you are utilizing is likely not the most beneficial for you.” [Read more…]
Dr. Riley has a Fit Tip drill to help you with core stability and core activation.
Here are three reasons your back might hurt first thing in the morning. First off, it could be your mattress, the quality of your mattress, how old it is, how firm it is. Secondly, physiology. Hydrostatic pressure is something that we deal with when we sleep. Everything has a tendency to rehydrate or swell. That could be a contributing factor as well. Lastly, what position are you sleeping in? Are you sleeping on your side, or your back, or your stomach? A few tips to help you out with that, obviously, lets get you into a firm high-quality mattress. Related physiology, just keep moving, stay active. Stay off of your stomach when you sleep. A lot of us are stomach sleepers. We want to stay off of our stomach. Sleep on your side or your back, and then, ultimately, we want to take it nice and easy in the morning. No bending, no lifting, those types of things. Give our bodies a few minutes to get warmed up.