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.
Hurricane Injury & Illness Prevention is important, and you need to take the appropriate steps to stay safe. Especially before a hurricane, even if one isn’t headed your way. However, since hurricane season is now among us, we all need to be prepared. Injury prevention is very important. And we should all be careful during [...]
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 with. When someone experiences [...]
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 harm your overall daily life. A healthy spine is crucial to maintaining normal everyday activities. For instance, it can cause you to miss work or prevent you from participating in [...]
When you travel on an airplane, it’s typical to develop neck pain. Especially if you sit in an uncomfortable position for an extended 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 have chronic pain, before boarding a [...]
Golf is considered a low-impact game. However, it is also the cause of a considerable amount of injuries. A golf injury is typically related to poor posture or 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 the following [...]
When do Flatfeet Develop? Flat feet are most common in toddlers. By the age of 6, they usually will disappear. Children become less flexible at the age of 6, and their arches begin to develop. In fact, only 1 in 10 children with flatfeet does not develop arches. Unless the foot is painful or stiff, [...]