Cardio for Your Mental HealthPosted on .
People everywhere exercise to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, lean out, and slim down, but working out has many benefits for your mental health as well. For the past 10-15 years scientists have questioned how exercise can boost your brain power and mood. Study after study shows that making time for exercise, even for as …..Read & Comment
Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction During and After PregnancyPosted on .
During pregnancy, many women experience low back pain, especially as they progress further into their term. However, to properly treat the pain, it is important to distinguish if the pain is coming from their lumbar spine or their sacroiliac (SI) joint. The SI joint is where our pelvic bone (ilium) attaches to our spine …..Read & Comment
Become a Pro of ProteinPosted on .
PROTEIN. PROTEIN. PROTEIN. Protein shakes, protein bars, protein ice cream, protein cookies… What’s the deal with protein? Why are we seeing it EVERYWHERE? Why is protein essential for the body and how much should you be consuming? Today we live in a society where appearances and body image rules. “She’s too skinny”, “She’s too fat”, …..Read & Comment
Soothe Your Sciatica with StretchesPosted on .
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body. The nerve runs from both sides of the lower spine deep through your buttocks and down the back of your thigh to your foot. Being the longest nerve, it connects the spine to your foot and leg muscles. Any time there is pain felt …..Read & Comment
Are Your Ribs Important to Your Spine?Posted on .
Lots of patients here at OSR often mistake pain in their ribs for spine pain. This is because lots of people forget how many ribs we have, and where they are. The human body has 24 ribs, there are twelve on each side and they wrap from front to back. If someone is suffering a …..Read & Comment
Biosway by BiodexPosted on .
What is that large machine in the heart of our integrated, multi-disciplinary medical clinic? Some patients say it looks like a large weight scale but patients seem to be doing more than just weighing themselves. Some are laughing, some are intensely focused, some are contorting their bodies in awkward positions but all are being tested …..Read & Comment
Chiropractic Care After Car AccidentPosted on .
Minor car accidents can leave your body injured, sore, stiff or crooked. Being rear-ended or getting in a fender bender can cause a lot of stress. Not only do you have to deal with insurance and possibly getting your car repaired, but your body might be dealing with some repercussions of its own. The most …..Read & Comment
Diaphragm and Breathing TechniquesPosted on .
Breathing exercises are usually considered basic when it comes to rehab of the spine. No matter the location of the diagnosis, whether it be cervical, lumbar, or thoracic; if it affects the spine then breathing will be dysfunctional. Breathing should be a first and the last step to rehabilitation of the spine. Here at Oahu …..Read & Comment
Here I Go Again, But Not on My Own – IP JourneyPosted on .
Well here I am again. Blogging about the struggling journey through weight loss. If you have read my last blog, Ideal You, please don’t call me out on the fact that I wasn’t able to make it to the goals I set last time, or the fact that I thought I would not gain back …..Read & Comment
Why OSR is Right for YouPosted on .
Are you someone who suffers from chronic or acute back pain? Have you been meaning to see someone about it, but have been waiting for a more convenient time? Well truth is, there never really is a convenient time. But living in constant pain is no way to live. Studies have shown that people who …..Read & Comment