Shoulder Conditions to Look Out For

Shoulder Conditions to Look Out For

Did you know that the shoulder is the most flexible joint in the human body? While the shoulder’s extreme mobility allows folks to use their arms in amazing functional ways, it also poses the threat of injury. Let’s talk about the common conditions that can create...
How long does it take to recover from Rotator Cuff surgery?

How long does it take to recover from Rotator Cuff surgery?

The rotator cuff is a set of four small muscles in the shoulder that allow the upper arm to rotate. Injuries to the rotator cuff are found if a person has an accident or does heavy lifting, or can be from normal wear-and-tear and repetitive activities over many years....
What you don’t know physical therapy can treat

What you don’t know physical therapy can treat

You might think of stretching, exercising, massage therapy? You might think of areas of the body like your neck, or your knee… But did you know that physical therapy can also treat digestive conditions? This may surprise you, but physical therapy can also be used to...
Follow these tips to reduce back pain throughout your work day

Follow these tips to reduce back pain throughout your work day

Did you know? According to a study conducted by Georgetown University, nearly 65 million Americans reported back pain to their doctors, and back pain was reported to be the leading cause of work-loss days and work-limitations. Yikes! So many of us sit behind a desk,...
What is the process of chiropractic care?

What is the process of chiropractic care?

So you’ve been in an accident, or had a fall. Maybe there was no incident and you have been experiencing chronic pain for years; what next? Let’s take a look at the timeline of care when going to see a professional, licensed chiropractor… At MedAmerica Chiropractic...
Are Squats Good for Pelvic Floor?

Are Squats Good for Pelvic Floor?

The pelvic floor is best supported by strong neighbors; the glutes! Those butt muscles will help to keep the pelvic floor stabilized and strong. It’s important when walking that the glutes are activated to help keep the pelvic floor supported to avoid prolapse, or...
What is a chiropractor?

What is a chiropractor?

The specific definition of a chiropractor is a licensed healthcare professional who treats disorders of the musculoskeletal system through manual adjustment or manipulation of the spinal vertebrae to correct nervous system dysfunction. When we think of a chiropractor,...
Is Walking Good for Pelvic Floor Muscle?

Is Walking Good for Pelvic Floor Muscle?

The pelvic floor is a muscle like any other in the body. We can do exercises to strengthen in, there can be knots that need to be massaged out, and there can be issues if it is too weak. One of the easiest and best things to do to strengthen the pelvic floor is...
Why is the pelvic floor important?

Why is the pelvic floor important?

The pelvic floor is made up of ligaments, connective tissue, and muscles that support the bladder, bowel, and for women, the uterus. Having a strong pelvic floor helps to maintain health and keep your body functioning properly. If the pelvic floor is too loose, it can...