Throughout Australia, millions of people suffer from osteoarthritis. As a degenerative condition that can begin as early as your thirties, it can make life painful and frustrating. Fortunately, there are ways you can tackle the condition naturally. Alongside seeing your chiropractor, you can engage in simple self-help measures at home.
If you're overweight or obese, your medical team will probably recommend weight loss. Losing weight reduces the amount of pressure your joints feel.
If you're looking to get into Brazilian jiu-jitsu then you'll be getting into a sport which requires a lot of discipline and effort but which gives a lot in return. Unfortunately, like with every combat sport, you run the risk of an injury, and trips to the physio to massage out tight muscles and realign the spine are not uncommon. With careful preparation before each session, you can really minimise your risk of injury, and if you do find yourself at the physio there are many things you can do to supplement your recovery.
Knee pain in any form soon becomes the bane of your life. In addition to making you feel uncomfortable, it affects your sporting and working activities. Fortunately, tackling knee pain with a combination of physiotherapy services and self-care measures is simple.
Use cardio exercises to strengthen your knee
Knee pain isn't an excuse to stop moving. In fact, gentle cardiovascular exercises will strengthen the muscles that support your knee joint to reduce the pain.
Contact lenses are the ideal alternatives to traditional spectacles. In general, these corrective lenses are favourable over glasses because of their convenience. Their compact design and contact function ensure that their power is optimised. In addition, contact lenses are more comfortable to wear then glasses which can cause stress to the nose and ears.
Unfortunately, the use of contact lenses can leave one more vulnerable to infections. However, you should keep in mind that most of these infections occur due to incorrect wear and general use of the products.
For many people, the common assumption they have is that once they want to start a family, it will be as simple as getting pregnant on the first few tries. The reality, though, is much grimmer, as infertility has become much more commonplace in recent years. And if you and your spouse are facing infertility, it may seem like an insurmountable obstacle preventing you from having your own family.
Fortunately, in vitro fertilisation (IVF) is much more accessible in this day and age to couples looking for some help getting pregnant.