We’ve all experienced some sort of pain in our lifetime, but what is pain? Pain the uncomfortable sensory and emotional feeling associated with an actual or potential tissue damage. Most of the time pain is the last sensation to occur. Simply, it’s a warning sign, or the body pressing the big red help button. It’s
Here are our top 3 tips to beat stress, overwhelm and slow down this Christmas! As the year draws to an end and silly season begins, stress levels tend to be on the rise. Holidays, family events, presents, work, and social engagements – many people feel as though they don’t stop from December to the
Why does my Myotherapist use Dry Needling and what is it? Dry Needling involves inserting very small acupuncture needles into the skin, muscles or ligaments in the body to create a response. The term “dry” refers to the fact the needle has no liquid being injected, rather the needle itself mechanically stimulating different body parts.
I have shoulder pain… so why are you checking my neck and back? Shoulder pain is a common reason for our patients to seek help from the team at Thrive Health Co. More often than not, there is more to a shoulder injury than meets the eye. Our shoulders are complex joints with lots of
Do you suffer knee pain? A Chiropractors guide to how you can fix it! Knee pain is a common and disabling complaint that we see at Thrive Health Co. The are many things that can cause knee pain and treatment for knee pain always follows a thorough assessment by one of our experienced health care
Thrive Health Co. is offering Exercise, Strength and Conditioning Classes for Seniors because we believe it’s very important to make exercise an everyday habit at any age. When you’re not active and you have a sedentary lifestyle, over time you will get stiff, lose muscle mass and risk becoming injured.
A good night’s sleep is vitally important to allow us to function at optimum performance and deal with our busy life schedules. A restless night’s sleep leads to us feeling tired, agitated and unable to concentrate the next day. A number of restless nights’ sleep can lead to poor eating habits, too much caffeine, irritable
At Thrive Health Co. we would say approximately 90% of our patients admit to sitting with poor posture and they all agree it causes or aggravates their back pain. Did you know, we spend up to 80% of our day sitting down; working at the computer, watching television, eating meals, work meetings and so on.