The second key to human movement is FLEXIBILITY. According to the American Council on Exercise (ACE), flexibility is defined as “the range of motion of a given joint or group of joints or the level of tissue extensibility that a muscle group possesses.” That means that each joint and each group of muscles in your body
The first of three keys to human movement we will be discussing is MOBILITY. The dictionary defines mobility as the ability to move or be moved freely and easily. At Chirofit we look at mobility in the body as movement in the joints. Improper motion in the joints can cause pain, stiffness, and tightness. Have
Chirofit, the leader in manual and chiropractic therapy in the San Fernando Valley is proud to introduce The Movement! I am calling this post and related posts The Movement because that is the basis of treatment at Chirofit Chatsworth. This blog more of an introduction into how we look at the body and how
Tips for Avoiding Back Injury in the Gym The last thing you want when you go to the gym is an injury. Weight-training injuries are often caused by poor technique which can tear a muscle or connective tissue, damage a spinal disc, or contribute to a degenerative disorder. Weight trainers in particular are prone to
How to Fix My Pinched Nerve Pinched nerves can be excruciating and they are one of the most common reasons people visit a chiropractor. A pinched nerve can limit your range of motion by making it painful to look over your shoulder or bend over and it can reduce your quality of life.
Back pain is often chronic and it may range from mild to debilitating. Whether it’s from an acute injury, poor posture, work-related strain, or aging, lower back pain can reduce your quality of life and make even basic daily tasks difficult and painful. Many people who have no sign of spinal abnormalities on X-rays still