Vagus nerve is one of the twelve cranial nerves. It is the longest and one of the most complicated one of all. Vagus is a Latin word that means, “wondering” and indeed it wonders from the brainstem to vocal cord, heart, lungs, stomach and intestines. Vagus nerve functions to stabilize heart rate, respiratory rate, and digestive function. Vagus nerves afferent fiber projects … [Read more...] about Vagus Nerve Function and Dysfunction
It is generally known that the flexibility and mobility of the muscles and joints are important aspect for our body motion. However, the importance of the visceral (organs/intestines) mobility for our body function is not commonly known concept. Each organ in our baby is free to move. This is mobility that occurs with our all body movement as well as with … [Read more...] about Visceral Mobility is Important for Body Motion!?
It is commonly known that muscle and joint mobility and elasticity are important for movement. Did you know that inner organs also play an important part? Organs contract and relax influenced by body movements and breathing. When you touch your abdominal area, you can feel organs contracting when bending, and stretching when arching your back. Organs are made of smooth … [Read more...] about How Do Organs Affect Our Body Movement?
Sprained Ankle is the most common sports injury. It, unfortunately, is also the most ignored injury. Waiting for the swelling to subside is not enough treatment. The ankle joint consists of ligaments that connect the lateral and medial side of … [Read more...] about Don’t Leave Your Sprained Ankle Untreated!: it may damage your joints!