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Can stress cause headaches?

Can Stress Cause Headaches?

How Stress can lead to Muscular tension Stress and anxiety may originate in the mind, but stress is not just emotional or mental, it is also physical. A heightened state of stress causes your body to release Cortisol. Cortisol is often referred to as the stress hormone. But in reality, your body uses it to

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How to diagnose, treat and prevent Hamstring Strains

Diagnosing, treating and preventing Hamstring Strains

What are hamstring strains? A strain is a stretch or tear of a muscle or tendon. People commonly call such an injury a “pulled” muscle.  Your hamstring muscle group is in the back of your thigh and allows you to bend your knee and extend your hip. It is made up of three large muscles:

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ankle sprain ligament injury

What is an ankle sprain?

An ankle sprain, or ligament injury, causes a stretch or tear of one or more ligaments in the ankle joint. Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that connect bones at the joint.  What is an ankle ligament injury? There are many ligaments in the ankle. The most common type of sprain involves the ligaments on

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Treatment When You're Feeling Good

Treatment When You’re Feeling Good

Most people assume that they only need treatment when they have an injury, but what about treatment when you’re feeling good? Is there any use to this or is it just a waste of time? Let’s take a look at some of the criticisms and the advantages of this approach to treatment. Most people will

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Can Exercise Cause Injury?

Can Exercise Cause Injury?

Many things affect motivation. Some people seem to have it all the time, for others, there are more ups and downs than a rollercoaster ride. What we dislike is when injury contributes to either the lack of motivation or the deterioration of health even when motivation is there. We want to squash any chance that

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Physical Activity, Exercise & Training

Physical Activity, Exercise & Training

Physical Activity, Exercise, and Training are three very different things that are often confused as being the same thing. It’s important we understand the differences between those three when it comes to our purposes in the clinic and rehabilitation. Knowing the differences may mean you have a successful experience when dealing with health improvement. History

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