Magnesium is one of the elements on the periodic table. Before nightmares from high school and college chemistry come back to haunt you, let’s skip ahead to why we love this mineral so much! According to some really smart people who wrote some scientific text books, magnesium is essential in over 300 cellular reactions in
I recently read a quote Kansas City Sports & Fitness by former Kansas City Chief Art Still, “Regular exercise may be the single most important lifestyle activity that will make people healthier.”1 As true as that statement is, those of us in pain my not be able to get the exercise needed to be healthy.
Shopping and eating organic is one of the largest evolutions of our modern time. More organic food items are showing up in grocery stores every day and farmers markets are popping up in cities everywhere. What is the real deal when it comes to organic food? Let’s weigh some pros and cons on eating organic.
Respiration or breathing is not just important to maintain life and function of the organs but plays a role in the development of pain and pain syndromes. When breathing is not ideal one must use many other muscles to aid the body in expanding the lungs so sufficient amount of oxygen is taken into the
Hi – I’m Jessica, the office manager here at KCNSJC. This is the story of how my husband and I decided to take the deflame challenge to see if it was possible for my husband to get off of his prescription medication… The doctors here at KCNSJC talk often about how inflammation in the body
In Lower Cross Syndrome the anterior hip is chronically tight and lacks motion due to muscle overactivity and posture. If one can not move through the anterior hip, the low back has to become hypermobile or have too much motion. This can lead to low back pain and inhibition or weak core muscles. The anterior
Lower cross syndrome is named for the crossing tightness and weakness that occurs in the lower back, core, and hip muscles. In LCS, tightness of the low back muscles crosses with tightness of the iliopsoas (hip flexors) and rectus femoris (main quad muscle). Weakness of the deep abdominal muscles crosses with weakness of the gluteus
Everyone wants to know; what is the best stretch for my hamstrings? There is no right answer to this question but there are better ways to stretch pre-workout. Almost all active individuals believe that their hamstrings are tight. Over half of the people who ask this do not actually have tight hamstrings but have tight
Forward head posture (FHP) has almost become the norm in society today. This occurs when sitting with poor posture for long periods of time. FHP leads to a reduction in the normal curve of the neck and muscle imbalance. When these changes occur the pos-ture is visible when standing or walking as well. When the