Every 3 minutes, someone in Canada acquires a brain injury. Some individuals recover quickly, while others spend years -- or even the rest of their lives -- attempting to regain their former state of health. Post-concussion syndrome is one common type of traumatic brain injury that has no known cure, and some patients never fully recover from this painful, hard-to-diagnose condition. If you've been battling post-concussion syndrome for a while, you may find relief from some -- or all -- of these three symptoms if you visit a licensed massage therapist.
Heavy weightlifting can be one of the most taxing sports for the human body. Bearing extra weight places unique strain on soft tissues in the joints and between the vertebrae in the spine. Even though many injuries can be avoided by using proper form during lifts, as a weight lifter you should be aware of the possibility of developing degenerative disc disease, what can be done to prevent it, and how to treat and recognize it if you develop it.