Adding Flexibility Into Your Daily Routine

Flexibility is an essential component in the holistic physical fitness of an individual. It can be defined as the ease with which a person is able to move a joint through its range of motion. We may not realize it, but flexibility is required in all of our day to day activities such as bending walking and lifting. As one ages,muscles and joints tend to become stiffer. This affects movement and if left unaddressed, can lead to a loss of flexibility over time. Flexibility helps to preserve the range of motion of muscles and joints. It is the loss of tissue elasticity that can cause muscles and joints to tighten up. Flexibility training is an important part of living a full and healthy life.

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Joint Pain and Cold Weather – It’s Real

Stiffness, aches and pains are often associated with changes in weather, especially the falling temperatures of winter.

As a result of the falling temperatures; aches and pains are experienced by many in different parts of their body. The most affected during this season are the hip joints, knee joints and ankle joints. Ultimately it compromises our ease of movement and flexibility and may even result in injury if not taken care of.

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What is Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapy helps people get back full strength and movement in key parts of the body after an illness or injury. Physical therapy doesn’t just help a person rebuild strength and range of motion, though — it also can help someone manage pain, whether that pain is caused by bad posture, an injury, or a disease like arthritis. When done properly and consistently, physical therapy can help prevent permanent damage and recurring problems.
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Spondylosis early symptoms, Physical Therapy treatments

Spondylosis refers to degeneration of the spine. Most often, the term spondylosis is used to describe osteoarthritis of the spine, but it is also commonly used to describe any manner of spinal degeneration. Symptoms of spondylosis can include:

Localized pain in the area of back or neck. Pain may shoot up to the limb if a herniated disc causes the pinched nerve. A large disc herniation in the region of the lumbar spine may cause nerve compression and pain that starts in the low back and travels down the leg into the foot. This is called sciatica.
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