Sciatica

Sciatica

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*.

Better Posture = Better Health

Better Posture = Better Health

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

Stretching

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.