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Do You Suffer With Nagging Back and Neck Pain?
At Physical Therapy Institute we specialize in getting to the “CORE” of your problem. Then we teach you how to stop the pain!
Why do most people suffer from back pain? Most people will experience back pain sometime in their life due to core muscle weakness. When the spinal joints, hip joints, sacroiliac joints, and the muscles of the abdomen, pelvis, spine, and hips don’t move well, a resulting strain occurs on the spine. This causes pain and
Ifyousufferfromanachingback or neck pain, it could simply be thatyourcoremusclesareweak. You may have heard of the term “core”, but what is it? Your core is the foundation of your body and like a building, needs to be strong and supportive. If your foundation is weak or crooked, then the other structures which rely on this, will not function
can occur at any stage of life. However, this typically happens as we become older and less active as adults. The good news is we use our years of experience to evaluate how your pain is connected to your core and when needs to be done for you uniquely. If you are suffering with pain again isn’t it time you come in for an evaluation.
properly. However, unlike a building, your core needs to not only be strong and supportive, but also move. The timing and strength of the various muscle contractions is critical for your proper body function. When it isn’t, abnormal strains occur to your spine, causing a lot of common aches and pains.
Diet And Your Core Diet is a big part of a healthy core. Your core muscles need the energy to work all day long and work even harder when you increase your activity level or do any form of exercise. Here is a great energy snack idea to use during your day and best of all it’s an excellent healthy choice that can be used to supplement your diet as well. ENERGY DRINK Ingredients: · 2 cups of water or coconut water · One lime or lemon · 1-2 tablespoons of chia seeds
Directions: 1. Pour water / coconut water into a container with a sealable top 2. Squeeze the juice from lime, lemon, or orange into the water
3. Spoon chia seeds into the mixture 4. Cover with a sealable top and shake 5. Let sit for at least 30 minutes prior to drinking 6. Chill with ice or refrigerate as desired ** Now you have a homemade power / energy drink without all the cost
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