Joint pain

January 22nd, 2020 by

Joint pain What is a joint? A joint is the point of connection between two (or more) bones. There are different types of joints, which have varying degrees of mobility. The knee, shoulder, hip and fingers are very movable joints, while the vertebrae are less movable, and the joints of the skull are immovable. The Read more –>

The muscles, pillars of stability

January 16th, 2020 by

570 skeletal striated muscles Skeletal striated muscles bind bone through tendons. By contracting, they allow the voluntary movement of the skeleton in a specific direction. These contractions are controlled by motor neurons which connect the spinal cord and the muscles. Their activation leads to the release of calcium, which will bind to contractile proteins. Each Read more –>

Collagen is essential … but why?

January 8th, 2020 by

What is collagen? Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and plays a structural role. It is mainly found in connective tissues (skin, bone, cartilage, muscles, vessel walls …). There are 28 types of collagen in our body. All are composed of 3 α chains that form a helix, but each type Read more –>

Manual therapies for back pain

January 8th, 2020 by

On November 28th and 29th, Swiss Alp Health took part in the Swiss Congress of Manual Medicine SAMM (Schweizerische Ärztegesellschaft für Manuelle Medizin) in Interlaken, as manual therapies and certain dietary supplements work in tandem for the maintenance of mobility. Lumbar pain, how to act? Manipulations in manual therapy According to Dr. Med. Melchior Huggler, Read more –>

The unsuspected virtues of rosehip

January 8th, 2020 by

Rosehip have a long history of proven success in many areas, including cartilage, bones, skin and metabolism, with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powers. Rosehip, a local jewel Rosehip is a false fruit rosehip (dog rose) and rose, which is notably found in Europe. It has powerful antioxidant powers, thanks to a high concentration of flavonoids, Read more –>

9 health benefits of collagen

December 6th, 2019 by

Whether it is osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, skin aging or cellulite, oral intake of collagen peptides is good for the body. You, too, can benefit from the numerous properties of collagen ! What are the different types of collagen? Collagen is the most dominant protein in the human body and in mammals. It forms fibers in the Read more –>

Sport: a source of youth?

November 13th, 2019 by

Swiss Alp Health took part in the Swiss Sports Medicine Congress in Interlaken on 24–25 October. It was an opportunity to remind ourselves that mobility is an essential element of quality of life. Sport: a source of youth? According to Dr med. Boris Gojanovic, a sports doctor and general internal medicine specialist at Hôpital de Read more –>