It’s long been known that chiropractic care can be an effective treatment for back pain, neck pain, and a variety of other conditions affecting the muscles and joints. But did you also know that it can make a significant difference for athletes in maintaining top training form?
An injured or unhealthy spine affects your entire range of motion and can make even the simplest daily task feel impossible. For severe injuries, seeing a specialist is recommended. However, there are several changes you can make in your own life to avoid back injury or prevent small aches and pains from becoming serious issues.
As we age, our bodies experience the natural wear-and-tear of daily life—something we notice readily in places like the skin or our vision and mobility. However, the spine is also subject to this process of degeneration. One of the most common conditions people experience as they age is spinal stenosis.
Spondylosis refers to a degenerative condition of the spine, generally due to either aging or injury. Spondylosis occurs when the end plates of the bones start to change. This is normally due to weakening of the disc, which is the cushion between the bones.