In a Ted Talk with Nilofer Merchant who is a successful business woman, discusses a walking meeting. She inspires those who have a one on one meeting, to make it into a walk. Not only does walking affect your spine positively, but it encourages fresh minded ideas. Watch the video below to learn more about the affects of a walking meeting and be enlightened on new ideas for a healthy lifestyle.
This breakthrough has opened the doors for medical research in the field, and is changing the quality of life of many paralyzed individuals. After extensive research conducted at a research lab in University of Louisville, a breakthrough was discovered. After a quick diversion from her patient, Dr. Susan Harkema was astonished. The main reasoning behind her study was to send electrical stimulation to broken spinal cords however, it resulted in making the patient move. Gradually over the years, she applied electrical stimulation to paralyzed men, all developing movement. This is another puzzle piece for those who are paralyzed and want to walk again.
Janine Shepherd is an admirable person, she is a talented cross country skier with hopes in winning an olympic medal. Unfortunately, one day after training for a bike ride, she was hit by a truck. In Janine’s ted talk she discuss how powerful the human body is in the process of recovery. Her optimistic outlook and recovery will change not only your quality of life, but your perception.
Ever use the term, “You’re a pain in the neck” when someone is stressing you out? Well, there’s more truth in those words than we realize. In a Huffington Post article by Cristina Iacob, the link between physical stress and chronic pain is explained along with some helpful ways in which both can be relieved. If you are someone suffering on a daily basis, then you know, first hand how this struggle hinders the quality of your life. Read on, its an article you won’t want to miss.
Commuting to work of various distances is common amongst the average person. However, recent findings have shown that long and strenuous commutes have an impact on your back.Those who travel by car are affected the most, reporting a stiff feeling after their commute. Compared to traveling by car, those who take a train or bus reported less of an uncomofrtable feeling. The problem does not only reside with commuting,it continues into the work environment when people are not changing their positions for hours; having a negative impact on their back. Eventually, not seeking the correct care, can lead to permanent joint and muscle damage. According to Doctor Katherine Cran, having proper posture, and engaging in physical activity can only be beneficial.