June is National Safety Month! Healing Touch Charlotte is participating in safety awareness by sharing tips on ergonomics throughout June. Ergonomics as defined by Medocinet: Ergonomics: The science of making things fit people. Ergonomics uses knowledge from the fields of anatomy, mechanics, physiology, and psychology to utilize human energy most effectively. Something that is ergonomic [...]
April is stress awareness month – held every April since 1992. Stress can affect your health and well-being in several ways. Stressed people are more susceptible to: headaches high blood pressure heart disease depression a lowered immune system insomnia To alleviate the effects of stress, you can: exercise – exercise and time spent outdoors can [...]
If you are looking to incorporate more natural options into your health and wellness or looking for suggestions for specific parts of your body Dr. Mercola’s natural health tips (below) is a great place to start. Learn more about some of the items below: Coconut Oil (brain) Natural cleaning product (lungs) Curcumin via turmeric (joints) [...]
If you have never been to a studio or class it can be hard to know where to get started with yoga. Below is a list of yoga poses and descriptions that alleviate acute back pain. Click on the image to enlarge.
I have found that some days it is easy to get busy and forget to move away from (or even at) my desk. It seems like I can go hours with moving my mouse and clicking being my only movement! Long stretches of sitting can be harmful to our health and can make our bodies [...]