In the summertime, everyone's thoughts turn to the outdoors. We want to get out in the sun and have some fun. Some people do exercise outdoors, such as running, walking, and biking, all year long ...View Article
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Posted on 05-24-2018
Spring has finally arrived in Lincoln Square, which means the flowers need planting, the weeds need to be pulled and the grass needs to be mowed. Whether you consider gardening and yard work a chore or a pleasure, all of that bending reaching, pulling and twisting can wreak havoc on your body. To help make working outside an enjoyable experience and reduce the muscle pain that follows, it is important to prepare your body.
Before heading out to do your gardening and yard work in Lincoln Square and Ravenswood, doing a few stretches will help to loosen your muscles and reduce the aches and pains of bending and twisting. Here are more tips on how to prevent muscle pain while gardening this spring.
Feeling muscle aches and pains is common after a day of yard work, but there are some easy ways to alleviate the pain and discomfort. Applying a cold pack on the aching are for 24-48 hours will help to relieve the pain. It’s also beneficial to consider chiropractic care for relief of your aches and pains. Your chiropractor can recommend rehabilitative exercises as well as massage therapy.
To schedule your consultation for relief of muscle aches and pains, contact Comprehensive Chiropractic and Wellness in Lincoln Square and Ravenswood.
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