Have you ever gotten out of bed first thing in the morning only to feel a sharp pain in your foot when taking your first steps? Sometimes that pain lingers for a while but then goes away after you’ve walked for a bit. If you’ve experienced this scenario, you may have been dealing with Plantar Fasciitis.
It seems like it should be easy. Our bodies and minds require sleep, so it should just happen naturally, right? But for many, tossing and turning, lying awake for hours staring at the ceiling, and overall struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep is a nightly reality. So here’s my 5 tips to get a better night’s sleep.
When your back is hurting, it’s common practice to stretch it. That usually means bending forward at the hips and allowing the low back muscles to stretch a bit. This can also help to stretch out the hamstrings, calves, and with the right arm position, the shoulders and upper back as well. But what if this sort of stretching is actually doing more harm than good?
Every year during the holiday season, we get a serious urge to start working on our New Year’s resolutions. Everyone is deciding what it is they would like to change in the upcoming year in order to better themselves and that involves…