Gait cycle used to be a gigantic pain for me. Like everyone else training to become a chiropractor, I was exposed to it very early in my curriculum. What was the point? Today, after two decades of treating patients, I have come to see the gait cycle in a whole new light. I now use it as a tool to help me diagnose issues with the feet, ankles, knees, hips, and lower back.
If you enjoy adding flavorful spices into your cooking, you are probably quite familiar with more than one variety of the herb basil. Italian cooking often features sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum), which has a faint taste of anise, while Thai cooking heavily relies on Asian basil (Ocimum thyrsiflora), which has a sharper, spicier taste. However, you may not be as familiar with holy basil (Ocimum sanctum Linn), sometimes referred to as tulsi.
There is a delicate relationship between movements of the lower extremity and associated stability of the pelvis and spine. A link has even been uncovered between low back pain and the subsequent development of cervical symptoms, suggesting a chain of reactions throughout the musculoskeletal system. For a healthy patient, we must help establish patterns of joint and muscular interactions that function automatically, from head to toe.
You should consider helping your patients focus on vitamins and supplements to support their heart health. Improving cardiovascular health will not only lower their risk for high blood pressure, diabetes and a host of other chronic health issues, but will also help with weight loss and overall fitness.
Poor training practices, improper sports gear, and exercise-related accidents can all result in exercise-related injuries. Though some of these may require medical attention to effectively treat, there are many things active individuals can do at home to begin to feel better, as well as to speed up the healing process. This begins with assembling a home care rehab kit.