Are you walking to and from work, running after TTC streetcars, and biking all around the city for groceries? Studies show that the average person will take 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day, which adds up to about 115,000 miles over a lifetime; that is more than four times around the planet Earth itself!
This usually means that people are out and about, gardening, running, swimming and getting active. What most people neglect to do is warm-up and cool-down before and after any physical exercise. You can prevent injury with a few solid tips to keep you limber and ready for the next day.
The 45 degree angle that a person tilts their head down to check their phone is adding upwards of 50- 70 pounds of increased pressure on the muscles of the neck?
I am asked all the time: What can I do myself to support this treatment? Even if a client doesn't ask, I always recommend stretches that people can do on their own time.
Putting your feet through long days and nights of little to no arch support and constant pounding on the pavement can leave your feet fatigued, over worked and sore. Bunions, calluses, hammer toe and other problems can arise from prolonged avoidance of foot problems.