Posts Tagged "pain management"

Healing Through Sound & Vibration

Healing Through Sound & Vibration Nowadays, human beings are suffering more and more from mental stress and other related issues that deeply affect their day to day life. It’s pretty intense here in Miami! People with pain turn to conventional and traditional medicine to solve their health problems. Although this type of medicine focuses on treating symptoms through medication and surgical procedures, many times it does not solve the cause of the problem. On the other hand, alternative types of medicine vastly known and developed by older Asian cultures focus on finding and treating the root of the problem, healing both body and mind. Among the multiple...

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How To Pick Up Your Kid Without Blowing Out Your Back

How To Pick Up Your Kid Without Blowing Out Your Back

Mamas and Papas! Lend me Your Ears! And Low Backs! It has come to my attention (in the form of panicking new patients) that our kids are causing our emergency medical bills. Swimming classes? Sure. Organic fruit squeeze packs? Why not. But low back spasms and emergency doctor visits are certainly not what most families budget for in time or money. How do our growing munchkins cause low back spasms? Bending over to pick them up. Repeatedly. As they put more weight on every day. And wiggle and squirm. And hide behind hard-to-reach places. Moms and Dads & Grandparents, did you know that there IS a right way and a wrong way to pick up your child?...

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20 Seconds of Yoga to Enjoy The Rest of Your Day

If you’ve ever been to a chiropractor, it may be no surprise that you were given exercise recommendations, nutrition advice, or benefited from other complementary therapies.  The main goal of chiropractic care is spinal health and alignment, which is done through spinal adjustments and various soft tissue techniques. As a holistic approach to healing, chiropractic care focuses on the body as a whole working to ensure optimal wellness for patients. Among many additional treatments and therapies that may be recommended by a chiropractor, yoga is one of our favorites at Miami Sports Chiropractic & Yoga Center in Aventura.   What is yoga? Yoga is an ancient method of...

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Why Your Back Hurts All Day, Every day (and what you can do about it!)

Why Your Back Hurts All Day, Every day (and what you can do about it!)

Picking a tissue up off of the floor ‘the wrong way’ didn’t cause your low back to blow out. Nor did that weird posture in yoga. Or lifting heavy weights in Crossfit. I know that you stretch your low back and hamstrings everyday. And do your core work. And tried Pilates and liked it too! So why does your lower back still hurt all day, every day? CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO – 1 EXERCISE TO AVOID INJURING YOUR BACK Your low back is constantly in pain because you’re giving it a job it can’t handle.  That it isn’t designed to handle!  Your low back, located at the mid section of your entire upper and lower body is meant to connect the two....

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Which Pillow Should You Buy? 5 Tips For More Supportive Sleep

Which Pillow Should You Buy?  5 Tips For More Supportive Sleep

‘Hi Dr. Doman, I’m looking for an orthopedic pillow or something. I’m sleeping terribly and find that my normal pillows are so uncomfortable.   I can’t find a good position to sleep.  Any pointers? I have no idea where to start.   Thanks!’  – Michael R If you are someone who thinks that their pillow is the cause of their neck pain and poor sleep and would like to learn how to choose the right one, this blog post is for you! Hi Ray!  Sorry to hear about your pillow issues.  Very common! So here is the secret that the pillow companies aren’t telling you: While a comfortable and supportive pillow IS important, your posture and the...

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