On average, Americans send over 40 emails a day! And we spend close to 23 hours a week texting. Gamers, however, spend an average of 7 hours a week playing video games. Wow, that's a lot of technology time! So, how is it causing joint problems?
There is a link between walking in high heels and flip flops ankle injuries. Especially when walking downstairs. But don’t think that the opposite is any better. Walking downstairs in flip flops is also a painful choice. This time in your lower leg instead of your ankle. Therefore, high heels and flip flops could be [...]
The lower back gives the body great flexibility and strength. However, simple everyday activities can cause pain in this critical part of the body when performed incorrectly.
It’s important to take the appropriate measures to prevent injury & illness. Especially before a hurricane, even if one isn’t headed your way. However, since Hurricane Dorian is now on track towards Florida we all need to be prepared. Injury prevention is very important. And we should all be careful during and after a hurricane. [...]
Living in Florida, we've had our share of hurricanes. In 2017, Irma was projected to hit the East Coast of South Florida, quickly gaining speed. At the last minute, it switched paths and made a beeline towards the West Coast. Devastating many people who were not prepared for this turn. This being said, we should [...]
Are you having trouble finding sleep positions for sciatica? Our physicians and physical therapists at SOC are sciatica pain specialists. Our physical therapists have put together an article on the best pillows and sleeping positions for someone living with sciatica. Sciatica can be extremely uncomfortable. Especially with the stabbing and burning pain it comes [...]
Every day there are millions of people who end up suffering from many nagging types of back pain. On top of being painful, this can have a negative effect on your overall daily life. For instance, it can cause you to miss work or prevent you from participating in social activities. Additionally, it could keep [...]
When you travel on an airplane, it's typical to develop neck pain. Especially if you sit in an uncomfortable position or for an extended period of time. However some experience neck or back pain during or after flying. Therefore, here are some tips you can use during your next travel: Carry over-the-counter medication If you [...]
Golf is considered a low-impact game but it’s also the cause of a considerate amount of injuries. A golf injury is typically related to poor posture or an overuse of joints. Common injury areas are the elbow, lower back, wrist, hand, and shoulder. There are many ways you can avoid a golf injury. Start off with [...]
It’s understandable that parents worry when they see their child walking around with the sole of their feet making contact with the floor. Especially due to the list of issues which come with flatfeet as an adult. Naturally, parents are concerned about this. Therefore, if your child has flat foot does that mean they are [...]