If you've ever fallen asleep feeling all right but then woken up with back pain, any one of several factors could be at play. In many cases, it's the spot in which you're sleeping that can contribute to back or neck pain, however. Hopefully, your bed doesn't leave you in pain; if it does, it's definitely time to shop for a new one. However, people don't merely sleep in their beds.
As a responsible and concerned parent, you probably spend plenty of time making sure your child gets expert medical treatment for any and all illnesses as well as seeking preventive care before an illness develops. But what you may not realize is that your child can benefit from benefits of chiropractic care that result from correcting spinal fixations even if back pain symptoms aren't present. Here are three reasons this may be the case.
If you've recently downloaded Pokemon Go to your mobile device and frequently find yourself walking around your city with your eyes fixated on your screen, it's important that you make your safety a priority — beyond trying to avoid walking into light poles. Maintaining a posture in which your chin is tucked toward your chest can lead to neck or upper back pain, which can land you in the local chiropractic clinic in need of an adjustment.
When your spouse has had an injury that requires visiting a physical therapist to help with the rehabilitation process, it's appropriate to attend these appointments with them. Doing so shows moral support, and it helps with travel logistics if your spouse has trouble getting in and out of the car. Another valuable reason to attend these appointments is to ask the physical therapist some questions that your spouse might not think to ask because he or she is too focused on the exercises or is discouraged by the injury.
A deep tissue massage is great for loosening stiff muscles and relaxing tense tissue throughout your body. A deep tissue massage is usually performed for extended periods of time and can feel painful during and after the massage. The pain that is felt during the massage is because of the amount of pressure that needs to be applied throughout your body in order to alleviate stiff and tense muscles. Once the deep tissue massage is complete, your body may feel sore.