How to Use a Foam Roller for Better Health.
Foam rolling is a type of self-myofascial release, or self-massage, in which pressure is applied to certain body parts to help reduce pain.
Studies report that it can increase range of motion and that the combination of static stretching and foam rolling help the most for flexibility. It will not make necessary adjustments to the spine, but when used in conjunction with chiropractic care, significant benefits can often be realized.
Heat vs. Ice
Summer activities such as gardening and sports can take a toll on your muscles. When an injury occurs do you often wonder should I use heat or should I use ice? Listen in as Dr. Jurack from Muskego Health and Wellness give you some advice on which would be better. She also recommends if the discomfort persists to see a local health care professional, such as a chiropractor or herself for further evaluation.