FHP can actually flatten the natural curvature of the neck leading to fatigue, tight muscles, TMJ (jaw) pain and headaches.
The sciatic nerve is a large nerve that begins at the base of the spine, passes through the buttocks and continues down the back of the thigh and into the lower leg. This nerve can become compressed or inflamed. If this occurs, pain may be felt along the length of the nerve down the back of the leg. This pain is referred to as *sciatica*.
Also called Medial Epicondilitis, Golfer’s Elbow is pain and inflammation on the inner side of your elbow, where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump.
Your muscles heal very differently than other structures. It’s not enough to focus solely on trying to stretch, strengthen or otherwise rehabilitate your injured muscles, you have to fix your brain’s Motor Control Center too.
In a culture where office workers routinely spend 8 – 10 hours slumped in front of a computer every day, we tend to regard holding ourselves upright as something we only do when we want to impress. But good posture is an integral component to overall health.
Stretching, when done properly, can do more than just increase flexibility. Learn about the elements of good stretching and in what order to stretch your body parts.