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Category: Health and Wellness

How Your Core Muscle Strength Affects Your Health

February 23rd, 2015

Do you ever find yourself slouching in a chair, slumping at the computer or your belly sticking out after standing for awhile? This is a sign of core muscle weakness that can negatively affect your health and create long-term back or neck pain. What are Your Core Muscles? Your “core” is the group of muscles

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Suffering with back pain? It could be your thighs…

January 23rd, 2015

If you are like one of the 80% of the population who will suffer back pain at some point in your life, you know back pain can be just a real pain. It can interfere with your life, make it difficult to bend and pick up your shoes, make you irritable and affect your ability

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Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

December 24th, 2014

Don’t let pain sideline you! There is nothing more exciting than taking on a new challenge, sport or activity. For most of us, the thrill of accomplishing a physical goal is what we live for. However, are you prepared for it? The term “weekend warrior” means a person who doesn’t really train for what they

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How Can You Stop That Nagging Neck Pain or Headache?

December 16th, 2014

Do you find it hard to get comfortable at night because of the ache in your neck or do you suffer from headaches? Many people suffer from chronic neck pain, tightness and frequent headaches. Some people may try to mask the symptoms with popping Advil or Tylenol. Since the root cause of the problem is

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Overcome Knee and Hip Pain

November 25th, 2014

The knee joint is the second most complicated joint in the body and has to move in many directions. The knee and hip work in tandem allowing you to walk, run, squat and kneel. When either your hip, knee or ankle have problems moving, the other joints can be strained causing pain. Therefore, even if

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Does My Herniated Disk Require Surgery?

November 19th, 2014

It’s a condition that goes by several names including slipped disk, or herniated disk. Whatever it is called, if you’re suffering from it, it’s likely causing pain. Let’s briefly look at the anatomy behind the injury, how common it is, and what the options are for treating it. Disks: Seat Cushions For Your Back and

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Where Your Pain Is Coming From

October 20th, 2014

If you are suffering from aches or pains, here are some important questions that can help you determine the root cause of the problem: How long have you had your pain? For example, acute low back pain may be from a muscle strain. Chronic low back pain is typical of restricted joints, tight muscle tissue

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Answers and Advice for Low Back Pain

October 11th, 2014

  According to the 2012 American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Low Back Pain Survey, 61% of Americans said they have experienced low back pain, and of those, 69% felt it has affected their daily lives. If you have recently suffered from low back pain, you are definitely not alone. Millions of Americans—around 25 percent of

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