for the health of it

For the Health of It: Plagiocephaly and Torticollis Integrative Rehab

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss an affliction that can have a lifelong impact

  LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – Plagiocephaly (flat head) Syndrome can be on one side of the head or on the back or front of the head, as well as the front of the head of a newborn baby.  According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, a few causes of deformational Plagiocephaly can be the baby laying on one side of the…

For the Health if It: Understanding Vertigo

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss the causes and treatments of vertigo

  LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) — Vertigo is a sensation of feeling off balance, can cause dizzy spells, and you might feel like you are spinning.  According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, Vertigo is often caused by inner ear problem. BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) are tiny calcium particles are dislodged from their normal location and collect in the inner ear….

For the Health of It: Understanding Whiplash

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss the causes and treatments for whiplash

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) — We all think of whiplash when we think about someone hitting your car from the rear, but the reality is, it can happen in a myriad of ways.  According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, whiplash injury occurs when a person’s head is moved backward and forward suddenly with great force. This injury occurs mostly with car…

For the Health of It: Understanding Myofascial Release

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss myofascial release and how it can impact older folks

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) —  According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, Myofascial Release or MFR is an advanced hands-on technique that provides sustained pressure into restrictions in the fascia of the body to eliminate pain and restrictions. In order to release tension in the fascia, heavy pressure may be applied and this may cause some bruising. If at any time, there…

For the Health of It: The Importance of Geriatric Therapy

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss geriatric therapy options for seniors

  LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) — As we age, the need and importance for exercise and even movement becomes increasingly important.  Although many people can get up and moving in their homes, many older folks need some assistance.  Those who do not have a partner, children, or other caregivers can rely on geriatric therapy to help ensure that things stay moving….

For the Health if It: Using aqua therapy to heal

Tyler Ryan learns about the benefits of hydro therapy in the healing process from Hima Dalal

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – The goal of physical or occupational therapy is to get you better, quicker.  Aquatic therapy, or hydro-therapy, is appropriate for patients of all ages, surgeries, and abilities.  The list of patients who could benefit from aquatic therapy goes on and on – from athletes recovering from sports injuries, to the average patients with joint pain, to…

For the Health of It: Scar Tissue

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss treatments for scar tissue

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – Scar tissue can be formed post-surgery or due to weight gain or weight loss, poor posture, or an injury.  A scar can develop on the skin’s surface or inside the body. Scar tissue can cause pain, restriction in motion, tightness, itching, and difficulty moving. Scars can be hypersensitive or numb and can put pressure on the nerves,…

For the Health of It: Understanding Leukemia and potential treatments

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss Leukemia and the potential treatments with therapy

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, Cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the body that cause destruction of normal and healthy cells. A cancer of blood forming tissue and bone marrow hinder the body’s ability to fight infection. Many types of Leukemia exist and affect children and adults.  Cancer and side effects of cancer treatment…

For the Health of It: Sciatica – More than a pain in the rear

Tyler Ryan learns about sciatica from Hima Dalal

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) — Chronic back pain is very common, as is radiating pain and numbness, which is a different condition called Sciatica. Is it the same thing?  Hima Dalal from Vital Energy says “no, not really.”  Sciatica is weakness travelling down from the low back to the lower leg. The sciatic nerve start from low back and goes down to…